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Tiger Surges At Honda Classic – ESPN

Tiger Surges At Honda Classic NEXT VIDEO Tiger Surges At Honda Classic Tiger Surges At Honda Classic Tiger Makes The Cut Tiger Makes The Cut Tiger: ‘A Lot Of Work To Do’ Tiger: ‘A Lot Of Work To Do’ Nothing Easy For Tiger Nothing Easy For Tiger PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods arrived at PGA National in near darkness Saturday morning and left before noon seeing some daylight…

Posted: Saturday, March 01, 2014

Some recalled GM cars with switch problem sold overseas – USA TODAY

Opel GT was among the U.S.-made vehicles with possibly faulty ignition switches that GM sold overseas and has recalled. The GT was a Saturn Sky sold by GM’s European Opel brand.(Photo: Axel Wierdemann) Story Highlights Were included in expanded recall total but just named Extends recall to Europe, Japan and South Korea Were export versions of vehicles recalled in North America General Motors’ ignition switch recall now includes three continents,…

Posted: Saturday, March 01, 2014

Rory McIlroy extends Honda lead – ESPN

Tiger Makes The Cut NEXT VIDEO Tiger Makes The Cut Tiger Makes The Cut Tiger: ‘A Lot Of Work To Do’ Tiger: ‘A Lot Of Work To Do’ Consistency Key For McIlroy Consistency Key For McIlroy McIlroy Leads At Honda Classic McIlroy Leads At Honda Classic PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — So much for any haunting flashbacks. A year to the day after walking off the PGA National course in…

Posted: Saturday, March 01, 2014

Winter Chills February Auto Sales, Look For Bigger Discounts In March – Forbes

U.S. auto sales in February are expected to be only slightly above the same month a year ago, thanks to severe winter weather. There are positive signs for a stronger spring selling season, though, once the weather improves. Automakers are scheduled to report February sales on Monday, March 3. Cars.com, Chicago, estimated that February sales would be up only about 1.1 percent in February vs. the same month a year…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

Consumer Reports says these are the worst new cars of 2014 – Autoblog (blog)

Consumer Reports has announced its annual list of worst vehicles, a cringe-inducing contrast to its list of top vehicles. Ignominiously leading the way in 2014 is Chrysler, which has a staggering seven models listed. Jeep nearly sweeps the small SUV segment by itself, with its Compass, Patriot and 2.4-liter version of the new Cherokee, while the only midsize sedans listed by CR were the Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger. The…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

GM Announces Repairs in Recall of 1.4 Million Cars – New York Times

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Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

Tesla gains new admirers as it heads towards the mass market – The Economist

Watch out, Detroit IF COMFORTABLY outpacing your rivals is the main measure of automotive achievement, Tesla’s electric car is a resounding success. The Model S last year outsold its nearest luxury rival, Mercedes’s petrol-engined S-class, by 30% in America. And in its top specification the Tesla will also beat the German car in the race from 0-60mph. As a battery-maker Tesla is also moving fast. This week it announced plans…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

2014 Geneva Motor Show: Bentley GT Speed, Flying Spur V8 to be introduced – New York Daily News

Bentley wants to make sure attention is all on its stunning vehicles when the curtains rise at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The luxury automaker has a whole slate of debuts for the show, including an updated Continental GT Speed, new luxury packages for its whole Continental fleet, and a new, power powerful Flying Spur. RELATED: SOON YOU’LL BE ABLE TO PARK A BENTLEY IN YOUR LIVING ROOM! If you…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

GTA 5 getting new cars and guns next week – GameSpot

Rockstar Games today announced that the next major free update for Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer mode for Grand Theft Auto V, will launch next week and bring with it a host of new downloadable content. The Business Update, as Rockstar is calling it, will arrive on Tuesday, March 4 on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. The update will introduce new sports cars like the Albany Alpha, Dinka…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

US safety regulators probe GM recall linked to 13 deaths – Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co (GM.N) reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes. The issue could prove costly to GM as the automaker faces a potential fine from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cost of replacing the ignition switches in question and…

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014

Rail cars used to ship oil are ‘unacceptable public risk,’ NTSB official says – Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. The cars, known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments of oil trains in Casselton, N.D., and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S. border, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rail cars used to ship oil are ‘unacceptable public risk,’ NTSB official says – Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. The cars, known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments of oil trains in Casselton, N.D., and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S. border, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Louis Vuitton rolls out custom luggage to match the $136000 BMW i8 plug-in … – New York Daily News

Luggage that doesn’t match your $136,000 plug-in hybrid? Unthinkable! Design house Louis Vuitton has unveiled a set of luggage that is designed to go with BMW’s new plug-in sports car, the i8. RELATED: ELECTRIC FEEL: PLUG-IN HYBRID BMW I8 IS BOTH UNRULY AND RESPONSIBLE, PRICED AT OVER $135,000 BMW The Louis Vuitton i8 luggage series is made of carbon fiber, making it extremely lightweight and sturdy. “This collaboration with BMW…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

‘Consumer Reports’ says to avoid these new cars – USA TODAY

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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rail cars used to ship oil are ‘unacceptable public risk,’ NTSB official says – Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. The cars, known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments of oil trains in Casselton, N.D., and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S. border, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

9 revelations from GM’s recall chronology – USA TODAY

A 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LT Sedan.(Photo: GM Wieck) The chronology of events leading to General Motors’ massive ignition switch recall revealed a number of points over more than 10 years at which there were opportunities to prevent subsequent crashes and deaths if more effort had been made to connect the dots and better decisions had been made. The toll now is 33 crashes and 13 deaths linked to the recall…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Feds to investigate GM ignition recall timing – USA TODAY

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Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Rail cars used to ship oil are ‘unacceptable public risk,’ NTSB official says – Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Rail tank cars being used to ship crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region are an “unacceptable public risk,” and even cars voluntarily upgraded by the industry may not be sufficient, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. The cars, known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments of oil trains in Casselton, N.D., and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S. border, NTSB member Robert Sumwalt…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

9 revelations from GM’s recall chronology – USA TODAY

A 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LT Sedan.(Photo: GM Wieck) The chronology of events leading to General Motors’ massive ignition switch recall revealed a number of points over more than 10 years at which there were opportunities to prevent subsequent crashes and deaths if more effort had been made to connect the dots and better decisions had been made. The toll now is 33 crashes and 13 deaths linked to the recall…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

9 revelations from GM’s recall chronology – USA TODAY

A 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LT Sedan.(Photo: GM Wieck) The chronology of events leading to General Motors’ massive ignition switch recall revealed a number of points over more than 10 years at which there were opportunities to prevent subsequent crashes and deaths if more effort had been made to connect the dots and better decisions had been made. The toll now is 33 crashes and 13 deaths linked to the recall…

Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014