CHICAGO -- Through a steady drizzle, hundreds of activists marched down Chicago's Magnificent Mile and blocked the entrances to some of the main drag's highest-end stores during a Black Friday morning protest of the fatal ...Read more
Thanksgiving door-buster deals may have cut down the Black Friday crowds, but many shoppers still went out Friday in search of deals -- sometimes more for the sake of tradition than the markdowns.
Kellie Johnson, 54, and ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Joe Siudzinski travels around town just fine in his six electric vehicles. He can get by with a 15-minute charge on a round trip from his home to the San Francisco airport, or a breakfast break and a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Several years after automotive experts began predicting hydrogen fuel cell technology would be the powertrain of the future, the future still isn't here.
Car companies are building, leasing and even selling...Read more
WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Concerns about the safety of crude oil trains loom over a proposed rail takeover that would create the largest rail system in North America.
Last week, Alberta-based Canadian Pacific made public its ...Read more
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LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The last Boeing C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane built at the company's Long Beach plant departed from the facility Sunday, ending production -- at least for now -- of the last military or civilian ...Read more
Sales at retail stores dropped on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, a sign that more consumers opted to shop earlier and go online for holiday gifts.
Combined sales for those two days, which have traditionally kicked off the...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Thanksgiving audiences stuffed themselves with helpings of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" at the weekend box office. The finale of the young adult movie series led ticket sales for a second weekend...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Two days after California's elected tax board gave SpaceX exemptions worth millions of dollars last year, the rocket company donated $7,500, at the request of board President Jerome Horton, to a ...Read more
If you feel dumb about investing, maybe a robot can do it for you.
In fact, that's what traditional investment advisers are worried about as more flesh-and-blood investors turn to computer-driven "robo advisers."
Robo ...Read more
Dear Ms. Lank: My parents gave me a property in the 1980s. I paid $100 a month to help them out, took care of them till they died and made improvements on the property. I have a chance to sell now and wonder what I am ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Corp. said it sold an iPad an average of every second on Thanksgiving Day. And Wal-Mart said it sold enough movies on Thursday to watch for close to 3,000 years.
The Black Friday shopping bonanza ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Over the past five years, American Express has dangled a carrot to encourage cardholders to patronize independent stores on Small Business Saturday: statement credits from $10 to $30.
As the sixth annual homage...Read more
It's Black Friday, so people's thoughts turn from a celebration of thankfulness to spending gobs of cash on modestly discounted consumer goods.
I'm not here to judge.
But I am here to offer some tips on two of the big Rs...Read more
Q: I always enjoy your columns, but the recent one on downshifting confused me a little. We have a 2013 Toyota Corolla with 7,000 miles and a 2012 Toyota Sienna with 44,000 miles. Both have automatic transmissions. When we...Read more
Q: It's very difficult to remove the key from the ignition of my 1991 Honda Civic when the car is cold. As the car warms up, this issue seems to go away, and there is no problem removing the key when the vehicle is not ...Read more
By now, you've probably had your fill of turkey. Nevertheless, when it comes to automobiles, there are any number of turkeys. Give this list a look, and then give thanks that most of these turkeys have passed from new car ...Read more
Auto show season kicked off in Los Angeles last week with beauty, beasts and bores. Here's what's new:
Hit: Buick LaCrosse
The only large sedan debuting in Los Angeles, the LaCrosse design should translate well from the ...Read more
Janet Yellen will never be confused for Santa Claus. But the chair of the Federal Reserve shares the habit of double-checking her work before coming to a conclusion.
Federal Reserve bankers get their last major economic ...Read more
The Nissan Maxima has been completely redesigned for 2016, with all-new sheet metal featuring deeply sculpted character lines created using a special stamping technique.
Maxima has evolved over the past 35 years from a ...Read more
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