Casual Key West

The blazing sun is about to sink into the Gulf of Mexico, leaving a long twilight...

News Briefs: GM, Toyota, DuPont, Harris Poll

GM Plans Redesigns General Motors full-size SUVs and pickups -- Suburban, Tahoe and Silverado -- may be restyled for the 2008 model year. A pickup-truck...

NHTSA Calls for Higher Fuel Mileage

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently proposed an increase in Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for light trucks from the current...

Nissan Announces Full-Size Truck

Nissan says it will introduce a full-size pickup named Titan King Cab and a large SUV based on it in 2004. Titan will have...

NHTSA’s Early Safety-Warning Rule Is Coming

The Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act reporting requirements which will go into effect April 1, 2003, will have an impact on...

Okanagan Utopia

"Most of the time we have perfect weather for the apple harvest, but if we get...

NHTSA Looks Closer at GM Engine Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has upgraded its investigation of possible engine problems involving 3.8-L V-6 engines used in Buick, Chevrolet, Pontiac...

NHTSA Reports Seat-Belt Use Up

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the national seat-belt use rate has increased from 73 percent in 2001 to 75 percent...

Snowbird Getaways: Texas

A visit to Austin, Texas, will get your toes to tappin'. A stop in Houston will provide more culture than a petri dish. And...

Snowbird Getaways: South Carolina

Snowbirds flock to the expanse of South Carolina sand that kisses the Atlantic as if coming home to roost. Ocean breezes flutter awnings and...