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Los Angeles Times Television Critic"North America" (Discovery Channel, Sunday). The latest blockbuster nature documentary to justify your purchase of an HDTV (see also "Planet Earth," "Life," "Frozen Planet," "Africa") is the seven-part "North America." There are some hectoring musical...
General Motors Co. reported lower first-quarter profits Thursday as it struggled with the continuing economic slump in Europe and a dip in earnings in North America. Profit for the nation’s largest automaker profit fell 14% to $865 million...
Here's some Ozzy Osbourne news that has nothing to do with the singer's marital troubles: Black Sabbath is headed out on a full North American tour. The legendary English heavy-metal band -- or three-fourths of it, anyway -- announced Thursday that it...
Ford Motor Co.’s first-quarter profit rose more than 15%, helped by record earnings in North America and strong performance by its auto loan financing arm. Ford’s net income was $1.6 billion, or 40 cents per share, compared to $1.4 billion,...
Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying. No injuries have been reported related to the problem....
Toyota's North American subsidiary has formed a new political action committee, according to a recent Federal Election Commission filing. The Federal Election Commission "statement of organization" form shows the new PAC listed as "Toyota North...
Toyota Motor Corp. profits soared in the latest quarter, helped by strong sales in North America and a slide in the value of the Japanese yen. Toyota, which surpassed GM in 2012 to become the world’s largest auto company, said profit for its third...
Strong business in North America helped Ford Motor Co. post a big increase in fourth-quarter profit Tuesday, excluding a tax adjustment last year, but the automaker is still being hurt by Europe’s economic malaise. The nation’s second-...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Ducati North America on Thursday announced record sales for 2012 -- the company's best year in the market, with a 21% increase over 2011 in total sales of motorcycles and a 42% jump in its apparel division. [For the Record, 7:20 a.m., Jan. 17: An...
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-------------------- Nature Wars The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds Jim Sterba Crown, 368 pp., $26 -------------------- The nature-challenged reader will discover many new and startling facts in Jim...
Tornadoes and wildfires. Droughts and hurricanes. The United States saw almost every sort of calamity this year as 11 billion-dollar natural disasters struck the country. Superstorm Sandy hit New York, ruined parts of the New Jersey coast and closed the...
The storied British brands Jaguar and Land Rover brought three new premium vehicles to the Los Angeles Auto Show, hoping to make a splash in its most important regional market. Now one company under the name Jaguar Land Rover, the automaker launched a...
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