Honda Civic

Four-legged ‘breathalyzers’ come to aid of diabetics

CONCORD — They flunked out of other schools that train service dogs.<p>One disliked walking through puddles, another lost all focus whenever he spotted …

San Francisco Bay Area

She was on cocaine, pot and alcohol when wreck severed friend’s spinal cord, troopers say

A 19-year-old woman who caused a head-on collision that killed one person and injured three others near Purdy had alcohol, cocaine and marijuana in …

Crime

The best Nürburgring fails of the year

It’s December! So ‘tis the season to be jolly… and laugh at people falling off the Nürburgring. Oh yes, it’s that time of year where your social …

Jaguar Cars

Mumbai: Man posing as a businessman cheats several of crores for scrap

Raigad cops arrest Khalapur resident for pretending to be owner of a shut firm looking to sell off scrap and swindling potential buyers by taking …

India

2018 Chevrolet Cruze | In-Depth Model Review

Overall Rating:<p>Getting mentioned in the compact-car segment is no easy feat, but the Chevrolet Cruze is doing its best. Squeezed into a class that contains almost two dozen cars, including two recipients of our 2018 10Best Cars award (the Honda Civic Sport and the Volkswagen Golf), the Cruze stands …

Trucks

Top 10 safest cars for 2018

Autos

The Advantages of Front-Wheel Drive for Cars | Feature

From the December 2017 issue<p>If engineers had had their way, front-wheel drive would have dominated automotive design from the beginning. But, in a victory for right-brain thinkers, stylists and enthusiasts actually have a say in the car-development process. Few can deny, though, that eliminating …

Trucks

San Jose: Two arrested after burglary suspects fire shots near schools

SAN JOSE — Two people were arrested and two are still being sought after a botched burglary Tuesday morning led to suspects firing shots in the air — …

Crime

'Talking Cars' Drives the Kia Stinger and Hyundai Kona

Value-automaker Kia is brancing out with its all-new Stinger, a rear-wheel-drive, twin-turbo sports sedan. Meanwhile, sister company Hyundai is …

Consumer News

A young black officer tries to bridge the divide between the police and his people

Officer Aundre Wright The Bridge Builder 3 years in uniform<p>“I hear something on the radio, I go. Ease the gap between black and white, between police …

Policing

2 charged after hundreds of lottery tickets stolen from Winnipeg businesses

Two Winnipeggers are facing charges after police said hundreds of lottery tickets, a car and license plates from a number of Honda Civic vehicles …

Crime

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Teased Ahead of Detroit Debut

Sketches preview a slick-looking interior<p>The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has been teased ahead of its official debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show via exterior and interior sketches. From the outside, Volkswagen’s new sedan looks more mature and restrained with cues from the Arteon–especially in the new …

Autos

2018 Honda Civic Type R: A Supercar for the Suburbs

The top-selling sedan on the road gets a racetrack-worthy upgrade, pumping out 306 hp and speeds of 169. Too much for the carpool lane? Dan Neil takes the speedster for a fast and furious ride<p>Perhaps it’s a sign of the times, but lately, when I’m out testing some megabuck crotch-stuffer, I see …

furious

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Aims To Be Relevant Again

Believe it or not, in the United States, Volkswagen’s best-selling model is still the Jetta. Yes, even as sedan sales implode, and even with the Golf …

Autos

Building a restaurant business on the shoulders of the delivery industry is a recipe for failure

If one of the best-run restaurant groups in the country walks away with a 12 percent margin, imagine your how your local restaurant is doing.<p>Americans will spend $260 billion on takeout this year — and most savvy restaurant owners understand that, as so many consumers place orders via mobile, …

Restaurants

OneRepublic surprises high school students with concert | The Network | The Network

Think about the last moment that gave you goosebumps. The last time you saw something that inspired you. The most recent reminder that working tirelessly at something you're passionate about is 100 percent worth it. Those are the moments that truly matter. And sometimes, we're lucky enough where …

Cisco Systems

Kelley Blue Book's 10 Best New-Car Deals for December

Picks for standout new-car lease, financing and cash-back deals for those hunting for 2017 models.<p>Boston Globe—Boston Globe via Getty Images<p>Bargain …

Autos

We drive the Alpine A110... and it should the Porsche Cayman worried

Fans of traditional two-seater compact sports cars rejoice.<p>Just in time for Christmas, there’s a new kid on the block – or rather back on the block - …

Autos

BMW Strikes Teen After Road Rage Incident In Laurel: Police

Police are investigating after a road rage incident left a teen hospitalized in Prince George's County.<p>LAUREL, MD -- A teen was hospitalized after …

Washington D.C.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Prototype Drive | Review

The current Volkswagen Jetta, the sixth generation since the Golf with a trunk was introduced in 1979, arrived for the 2011 model year as VW grudgingly acknowledged that its brand was not seen in America as the gateway to the German luxury-car makers, but rather as just an alternative to the …

Autos

Missing College Student Found Safe: Police

Philip Robert Cerria, of Marlton, was reported missing earlier Tuesday.<p>GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Camden County College student that was reported …

Philadelphia

Man, 19, charged with attempted murder after shooting in Weston

A 19-year-old Toronto man is facing 18 charges in connection to two shooting incidents in Etobicoke and the Weston area over the last three weeks, …

Crime

Skoda Kodiaq SUV is Kiwi COTY for 2018

The Skoda Kodiaq was named New Zealand Car of the Year (NZCOTY) at a special function at Auckland's Viaduct Events Centre last night.

Autos

New snowfall expected to hit Northeast, Midwest, following weekend storm

New snowfall is expected to sweep across the Northeast and upper Midwest early this week on the heels of a major winter storm that blanketed parts of the South and Mid-Atlantic.<p>The National Weather Service on Sunday issued winter weather advisories in connection with the expected snowfall for parts …

Weather

Why the SUV-isation of our roads is a large mistake

The larger and more complex a car, the higher the life-cycle emissions. And cars are getting larger and heavier<p>They only tell us what exhaust …

Business (South Africa)

2 dead, 5 injured in crash in Fort Worth

Two people were killed and five others, including a child, were injured Sunday night in a Fort Worth crash, according to MedStar.<p>The crash happened …

Texas

One Dead in Weekend Crash In Hayward

The head-on collision resulted in a second, 4-car pileup.<p>HAYWARD, CA — A 54-year-old man died Saturday afternoon after he was involved in a vehicle …

San Francisco

The 10 Most Eye-Popping Concept Cars of 2017

The future looks awesome.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>As the calendar flips to the last page of the year, the time comes for a tallying of events and activities during …

Trucks

Could getting demerit points from speeding increase my insurance?

<i>I got a speeding ticket for going 20 km/h above the limit but it doesn't say how many demerit points I lose. Does that mean I won't lose any? I really don't understand how demerits work and I'm worried that my insurance will go up. – Mike, Toronto</i><p>At a loss trying to figure out how demerits work? …

Autos (Canada)

2019 Volkswagen Jetta prototype first drive: stress relief

Matthias Erb, the engineer tasked with turning VW’s North American operations from car importer to full-on development office, isn't able to relax …

Volkswagen