Train derails in southeast Texas, forcing evacuations

A freight train derailed Thursday in southeast Texas, prompting authorities to urge nearby residents to evacuate their homes as hazmat crews assessed the damage, the Orange County sheriff's office said.
Local
October 30
Destined for the scrap heap, clockwise from top left: Dodge Grand Caravan, Ford Fusion, Buick Regal Avenir, Honda Civic Coupe.

Rust in peace: Automakers ax their struggling models

A list of cars that are on their way out.
Autos
October 30

Motor Mouth: Oil nevers wears out, but everything in it does

Q: A friend of mine never changes the oil in his car. He has gone 70,000 miles without a change. He claims that oil never…
Variety
October 28

Edmunds: Spooktacular car tech

they are actually the latest driving aids designed to make piloting a car easier. Here are a few of Edmunds experts' favorite tech features guaranteed to make your hair stand on end.
Variety
October 26

Thieves take $1M worth of gloves meant for Florida hospitals

Thieves have stolen over 6 million gloves, worth $1 million, meant for first responders at Florida hospitals.
Local
October 23
The 2020 Taycan, Porsche’s first all-electric car, is very fast as well as economical.

Going fast and green

The new generation of electric supercars can outpace gas models.
Autos
October 23

Motor Mouth: Platinum spark plugs are good for the long run

Q: We own a 2014 Mercedes E350. The owner's manual states that spark plugs should be replaced at 60,000 miles or six years. At the…
Minneapolis
October 22

Feds seize nearly 2,500 'unsafe' tire rims in Minneapolis imported illegally from Asia

The seizure was made this week at an undisclosed warehouse.