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KickingTiresLos Angeles-based start-up Coda announced today that it is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy and pulling the plug on its electric vehicle. The news echoes other recent high-profile struggles for EV start-ups like Aptera and perhaps most notably Fisker,...
KickingTiresThe travails continue for Anaheim, Calif.-based Fisker. Executives at the struggling plug-in-vehicle maker met with Congress Wednesday, and new details emerged on Fisker's government dealings. It goes like this. The U.S. Department of Energy approved $529...
KickingTiresFollowing a nuclear test and subsequent global sanctions, escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula have North Korea issuing near-daily threats against its southern neighbor and the U.S. ??? and the latest developments have left nearby nations girding...
KickingTiresIn 2007, Congress and President George W. Bush approved a law mandating that the government set automotive rear-visibility guidelines by the beginning of 2011. In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed that backup cameras be...
KickingTiresA bipartisan group of U.S. senators last week introduced a bill that would prohibit rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles with an open manufacturer's recall. The legislation, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013,...
KickingTiresTwo automaker groups are challenging a proposal for hybrids and electric vehicles to make artificial noises at low speeds. Congress authorized the initiative, aimed to keep drivers from pulling an Andy Bernard from "The Office" on nearby pedestrians or...
KickingTiresAs Congress hammered out an overdue budget deal that averted the much-discussed fiscal cliff ??? but kicked the can down the street on larger reforms ??? it's important to note that auto sales played a huge role in propelling the......
KickingTiresA set of federal rear-visibility standards that could mandate backup cameras in all vehicles by 2014 met yet another delay this week, leaving the measures' finalization up in the air. According to the Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety........
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI got a lot of feedback on my Sunday column/letter to the NRA, but in the spirit of the season I figured I'd wait until after the holidays to fire back. At the end of the column, I rhetorically asked,......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe Palm Beach County Commission may wade into constitutional law and take a stand on a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Bringing a Washington D.C. political fight to their West Palm Beach meeting chambers, county commissioners are considering...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....
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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsA week after the e-mail heard 'round Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Weston) is still surprised about the harsh tone taken by rookie U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-Plantation). "I've been in public office 18 years, and I've never had......
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