• officer Jul 27, 2018

    ’AAA for Horses’: When NYPD Horses Lose Shoes, the Blacksmith Comes to Them

    When one of the New York Police Department’s horses loses a metal shoe, or they just wear out on the gritty city streets, a blacksmith shop on wheels rushes to the rescue, equipped with a 2,850-degree furnace and trained farriers who can make the fix on the spot. It’s like AAA for horses.

  • emperor Jun 17, 2019

    SDCC 2019: Things to Do Without a Badge at San Diego Comic-Con

    Good news, superhero apprentices! Even if you don’t have a badge for SDCC 2019, there is still so much to experience in the Gaslamp Quarter.

  • BMW Feb 8, 2019

    Automakers Recall 1.7 Million Cars With Fatal Airbags

    Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. The inflators can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds more were injured. The moves, announced Friday by the U.S. government,...

  • CEO Dec 3, 2018

    The ‘Netflix’ Model of Car Ownership Is on the Rise for Drivers Who Need Wheels — Without the Debt

    Automakers, dealers and start-ups now offer car subscriptions as an alternative to the traditional financing model, which increasingly involves going into significant debt. The services typically charge a flat monthly fee that bundles together all the disparate expenses of car ownership, including insurance and maintenance. “There’s a reason consumers are gravitating toward these services — what’s out there right now...

  • CEO Jul 23, 2018

    Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne Steps Down, Leaves No Script

    Sergio Marchionne’s achievements as one of the automotive world’s most charismatic chief executives include the bold trans-Atlantic merger of Italian carmaker Fiat and U.S. No. 3 Chrysler after he restored both to health. But Marchionne told analysts during a big presentation last month that his true legacy at Fiat Chrysler Automotive would be the culture of a corporation where “mediocrity...

  • Twitter Apr 20, 2018

    Temple Fraternity Suspended

    A Temple University fraternity has been suspended after allegations of underage drinking and sexual misconduct. The investigation is ongoing.

  • driver Mar 15, 2018

    Lawsuits Accuse Automakers of Faulty Air Bags, Recall Delays

    General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes all knew of problems with dangerous exploding Takata air bag inflators years before issuing recalls, according to three class actions filed Wednesday with the federal court in Miami. The lawsuits cite company documents obtained through previous legal actions against other automakers over faulty Takata inflators. The plaintiffs allege that automakers were informed of...

  • California Jul 3, 2017

    Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

    The first Tesla Model 3 electric car for the masses should come off the assembly line on Friday with the first deliveries in late July, the company’s CEO says. CEO Elon Musk, in several Twitter messages early Monday, says the new car passed all government regulatory requirements for production to begin two weeks ahead of schedule. The company plans to...

  • driver Jun 1, 2017

    Five Hurt After Mercedes Fleeing Police Collides With Minivan: Cops

    A car that committed a traffic violation in front of an unmarked police car sped off and collided with a minivan, sending both vehicles spinning out of control and sending nearly a half dozen people to the hospital in the Bronx, officials say.

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