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  • Honda wins green-automaker award

     
    The Union of Concerned Scientists has awarded American Honda Motor Co. its fifth consecutive “Greenest Automaker” title for efforts to reduce carbon emissions from cars. Honda, which produces a natural-gas-powered Civic and several hybrid vehicles,...
  • Toyota settles San Diego crash case involving sudden acceleration

     
    Toyota Motor Corp. has quietly settled a high-profile lawsuit over a fatal crash near San Diego last year that drew national attention to sudden acceleration in its vehicles and led to massive recalls and an unprecedented apology from its president.......
  • The thoughts that count: Mind control meets technology

     
    Charlatans and con artists have laid claim to its power for centuries. In science fiction, Jedi knights call it “the Force,” and the mind-bending X-Men (and Women) are old hats at it. It is the stuff of fantasy. Now, that fantasy of harnessing th...
  • Governor: Tesla to build electric cars in Northern California

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was so excited Thursday morning that he couldn’t keep quiet about a big economic development announcement he planned for the afternoon. At a mid-morning environmental event at Google’s Mountain View headquarters in Silicon...
  • Judge orders Toyota to hand over thousands of pages of records

     
    A federal judge Friday ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to turn over thousands of pages of records to lawyers who have sued the Japanese automaker because of alleged sudden-acceleration problems. U.S. District Judge James V. Selna gave Toyota 30 days to......
  • Electric car maker Tesla prices IPO at $17 a share

     
    Tesla Motors Inc., the Silicon Valley-based electric sports-car maker, got a warm welcome from investors in the company’s initial public stock offering late Monday. Tesla priced its IPO at $17 a share, above the expected range of $14 to $16.......
  • Greening factories at Kraft Foods and General Motors

     
    Manufacturing facilities are usually paired with images of belching fumes and crowded trash chutes – anything but eco-friendly. But factories around the country are attempting to scale back. Kraft Foods Inc. said Wednesday that it has reduced net...
  • Toyota and Ford owners most common repeat owners

     
    Toyota Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are winning the trade-in wars. Nearly 58% of the buyers trading in a Toyota stuck with the brand when they purchased a new vehicle during the first quarter this year, according to auto......
  • Consumer Confidential: Buy a Lexus, not a BabylissPro hair dryer

     
    Here's your fillet-o-Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Consumer Reports says it's OK to buy Lexus GX 460 SUVs again. The magazine lifted its "Don't Buy" warning after Toyota Motor Corp. recalled more than 9,000 of the......
  • Bill would limit NHTSA officials’ moves to auto industry

     
    The U.S. Senate will consider new legislation aimed at limiting federal auto safety officials from working for the automakers they regulate, the first in what is expected to be a series of bills provoked by Toyota Motor Corp.’s sudden acceleration......
  • Toyota again selling Lexus GX 460 SUV, contacting U.S. owners about fix

     
    Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it had resumed sales of its Lexus GX 460 SUV after a temporary suspension to fix a glitch in the vehicle’s stability control system. The automaker also said it has begun contacting U.S. owners of......