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Which Businesses Will Succeed in a Perfect Storm?

Debbie Messemer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Debbie Messemer

Companies that align all their people on their vision, strategy and goals will be in best position to quite possibly become the companies that spark the next new business term and hot segment.

Is It Wrong That We're Drooling This Much Over Lamborghini's New Sports Car?

Posted 12.20.2013 | Business

Hip-hop artists have a new Lamborghini to name-drop on their tracks. The new Huracan LP 610-4 replaces the Gallardo as Lamborghini’s least expen...

9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With res...

A Look at the Dangers of On-the-Lot Financing

Drew Hendricks | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Drew Hendricks

On-the-lot financing is becoming more popular as many people with bad credit or no credit attempt to buy vehicles. However, for many, the loans that buy them a dream car turn out to be a nightmare.

The Growing Divide in U.S. Gas Prices

Drew Hendricks | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Drew Hendricks

Gas is one of the most considerable financial burdens on families, corporations, and governmental entities in the United States. As prices fluctuate, ...

3 Ways Alternative Energy Cars Can Save Drivers Money in 2013

Drew Hendricks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green
Drew Hendricks

Everyone knows that alternative energy cars can save you money on gas, but there are other ways that these cars can decrease the impact your means of transportation has on your wallet.

The Best of Channel Surfing on YouTube: Week of February 25, 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Each Monday on Channel Surfing, What's Trending quickly flips through the best of what's happening around YouTube and serves it up for your viewing pleasure. Because no one has the time to watch everything, even when it's great!

Obama's Dilemma: The "Private Sector" Is Actually Doing Much Better Than "Fine"

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

How "pro-business" a president has Obama turned out to be?

I Was There -- Why Romney Is Still Wrong on Michigan's Auto Industry

Gary Peters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Detroit
Gary Peters

Today, because of President Obama's commitment to Michigan, Detroit's auto industry is leading America's economic recovery, but this never would have happened if Mitt Romney had his way.

Kia CEO Resigns After Recall

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea — The top executive at Kia Motors has resigned after the company recalled more than 100,000 vehicles worldwide over defective...

Friday Talking Points [130] -- Who Is This "They" Obama Speaks Of?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since we took last week off to write something patriotic for Independence Day weekend, we've got two weeks to cover today. Fortunately, every other w...

Lexus GX 460 Sales HALTED: Toyota Responds To 'Don't Buy' Warning From 'Consumer Reports'

AP | DAN STRUMPF and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. is temporarily halting sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports issued a rare "Don't Buy" warning a...

GM, Chrysler Reconsider Thousands Of Dealership Closings

AP | STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — General Motors Co. and Chrysler will reconsider decisions to close thousands of dealerships as part of a compromise meant to stave ...

Tesla: Mechanics Will Make House Calls

The Associated Press | Dan Strumpf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK - Taking a cue from house-call services like Best Buy's Geek Squad, electric carmaker Tesla Motors is launching a maintenance plan where mech...

Bailed-Out Banks Making Profits -- For Taxpayers

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Money wasn't just "given" to Wall Street firms. It bought something of value. And now that the firms (and the market in general) are recovering, they're starting to pay it back. With interest.

Creators of the Hydrogen 'Urban Car' Attempt to Crush Hydrogen Car Challenges

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

At first glance, a car powered by super plentiful hydrogen sounds pretty good. The newly unveiled Urban Car emits less than 30 grams per kilometer of carbon dioxide.

Auto Giants Reposition Globally

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Cars are not longer just big business; companies have to build vehicles, but also be able to create multilateral partnerships which include workers, politicians, civil servants and investors.

WWGD? (What Would Greenies Drive?): The Ultimate Green Car

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

These days, almost every auto company promotes the greenness of its fleet one way or another.  Some tout their clean emissions , others high mi...

Easy Ways to Get More from Your Car

Trevor Traina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Trevor Traina

Where are your old documents? The glove compartment? The basement? Keep them in one place. Make a binder or store them online. A car or truck with a full history has greater resale value.

Make Sure that Our Country Does Not Become Detroit

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Wallis

My brother is the COO for the largest non-profit service provider in the city. His family's home is now worth less than their mortgage -- an experience now common to many Detroit area homeowners.

Why Detroit Can't Be Trusted to Handle a Bailout

Charles H. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles H. Green

Both bankruptcy and bailout offer the same dismal prospect: a zombie-like return of the same poor thinking that made Detroit the East Germany of American business.

What Detroit Needs

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aram Khayatpour

We all make jokes about how lazy and lobby-driven Congress is, and as sad as the truths behind those jokes are, when times are good, we can afford to have government operate like that.

Smart Ways to a Bailout -- Step 1: Stop Demonizing the UAW

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

You've probably heard claims about those inefficient UAW members supposedly making $70 an hour, including benefits, making unions the prime culprit in the failures of the Big 3 automakers. But it's all a big lie.

California Air Pollution Kills More People Than Car Crashes, Study Shows

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Lowering air pollution in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley would save more lives annually than ending all motor v...

Chevy Volt Exec Bob Lutz On Colbert Report (VIDEO)

Comedy Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Colbert gets faux-outraged that an electric car is tantamount to admitting that humans have to do something about climate change. COLBERT: "Why not j...