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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
After so-called "defeat devices" were discovered in Volkswagen diesels that turn off emissions controls except when a vehicle is undergoing tests, other automakers are being scrutinized.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
General Motors has agreed to pay $900 million to settle criminal charges related to an ignition switch defect, which was tied to the deaths of at least 124 people. No GM executives were charged.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
GM and federal prosecutors are expected announce a $900 million settlement in the mishandling of an ignition-switch defect. It led to more than 100 deaths and recalls of millions of GM vehicles.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Chipotle says it's going to hire 4,000 workers this week. Thousands of applicants turned out on Wednesday for the restaurant's National Career Day. Second-round interviews begin on Saturday.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Truck sales are a key economic indicator. While Wall Street worries about China, sales of pickup trucks are through the roof. We examine what that means for the auto industry and the U.S. economy.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Only about 53 percent of Americans own stocks, and those who do mostly have them in retirement accounts they may not tap for decades. So the stock market's recent drop won't have much effect on them.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Their sales have dropped by more than 40 percent in the past decade. And with new tougher fuel economy standards, the days of riding with the top down could be numbered.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Carmakers want desperately to provide drivers with more entertainment and information, while motorists keep their eyes on the road. Advances in voice recognition could help them do so.
Friday, June 19, 2015
German families in the 60s loved cheap American-raised chicken. And Americans loved cheap VW Beetles. We hear how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry.
Monday, June 15, 2015
In the 1960s, Tom Burrell became the first black man in Chicago advertising. In this "Planet Money" report, we hear how he changed the way people think about ads, and how advertising thinks about us.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Severe storms are creating massive flooding in Texas, Oklahoma and throughout the Great Plains. Meteorologists say this downpour most likely ended the years long drought for that port...
Friday, May 08, 2015
Cadillac, the luxury car brand, is experimenting with a new way to name car models. Evocative names like DeVille, El Dorado and Fleetwood are out, and new names, such as CT6, ELR and XTS, are in.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Golf courses are water hogs, and that thirst is especially notable as California's drought grows in severity. At Pelican Hill, a top golf course near Los Angeles, water conservation is an obsession.
Monday, March 02, 2015
When it comes to buying cars, there has been a growth in lending to people with sub-prime credit. Lenders are also extending loan terms. But both could be signs of danger.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Is Apple about to change our lives again?
The company's stock has been on the rise this week, partly because of a rumor that Apple wants launch a line of cars, and do it by 2020.
Wall Street and Silicon Valley are excited, but people in the car ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A labor dispute between shipping lines and dock workers has created big cargo backups at many West Coast ports. The slowdown is touching nearly every part of the nation's consumer economy.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Lesley Gore, a teen artist embraced by other teens when she sang "It's My Party" in 1963, died Monday of cancer in Manhattan. She was 68 years old.
Gore's string of hits came before 1960s counterculture reached its heights. Gore's clear emphatic and authoritative voice helped her define the sound ...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
CEO Don Thompson is leaving struggling McDonalds. His successor is Steve Easterbrook, the company's chief brand officer.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Those futuristic prototypes that cost millions to produce have re-emerged at the Detroit auto show. It's a sign that the industry has regained confidence amid an accelerating economy, analysts say.