California Prepares Counteroffensive in Great American Gas War, Asks Automakers For Ammo

California is considering a formal, public counter-proposal to the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of the existing fuel economy requirements for passenger vehicles. Gearing up for the launch, the state has requested that automakers present detailed information on their future products and explain why they’re seeking relief from fueling mandates they previously agreed to adhere to. […]

US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Russia

US Navy Photo Forced to pay the high cost of overuse of America’s carrier force during the global war on terror, backlogs at public shipyards and extended maintenance periods are seeing US carriers spending more time in port or in the shop than deployed. The deployment rate for US carriers has dropped to a 25-year […]

As Dr. Z Prepares to Move On, Daimler Taps a Swede for CEO Job

Daimler AG and its Mercedes-Benz division won’t have Dieter Zetsche at the helm for much longer. The mustachioed, jeans-loving chief executive, who’s headed the automaker since 2000, leaves the position in May, the automaker announced Wednesday. Dr. Z isn’t leaving the company — come May, the 65-year-old will accept the role of chairman of the group’s supervisory […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

As Inventory Dwindles, Genesis Prepares to Turn It On Again

If you noticed your neighbor adding a glistening new Genesis model (the midsized one or the bigger one) to their driveway in the past month, you’re a member of a very small group. Genesis, the luxury marque born of Hyundai, didn’t sell many vehicles in August, but that’s all part of the plan. The brand’s […]

Microsoft prepares to kill the Windows 8 store: No new apps from November

(credit: Microsoft) Windows 8.1 dropped out of mainstream support earlier this year, entering the five-year extended support period in which it receives only security fixes. However, Microsoft is still accepting new application submissions to the Windows 8 Store. Submissions for new Windows Phone 8 apps are also currently accepted. Today, Microsoft announced that this is […]

Canada prepares for tonight's tough test against Mexico at Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Canada's Little League sluggers from British Columbia are still on a baseball high from Saturday night's thrilling victory over Spain as they head into tonight's elimination game against Mexico. Joey Marino's walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning kept the Canadians hopes alive at the Little League World Series in Williamsport. The dramatic […]

Maurizio Sarri prepares £140m transfer wishlist for Chelsea spending spree – EXCLUSIVE

The chain smoking Italian is poised to be named as the new Chelsea manager once contract negotiations with his former club Napoli, where he has already been replaced by Carlo Ancelotti, have been sorted out – and once current boss Antonio Conte has been sacked. Sarri’s agents are in London this week for talks and […]