#12 California: Jobseeker Michael Williams flashes a 'hang loose' sign as he stands on an exit ramp in Irvine, Calif. to advertise himself to the job market. For the Golden State, the 2000s have been a bust. The last time, California had fewer workers on the job, people were gripped with millennial fervor and worried about the Y2K bug (December 1999).
A thorough – and sometimes painful – examination of the struggles of the US auto industry.
Toyota hearings resumed Tuesday on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers pressed three top officials on what the company knew and when they knew it. In Japan, there's a suspicion the recalls are about rolling back the carmaker's market share.
Toyota recalls, investigations, and congressional hearings hurt the company and buoyed sales results of Honda, Ford, Hyundai, and others. But it could have been worse.
The sudden loss of power steering in Chevy Cobalts and other GM compact cars tends to happen with older cars. Here's what to do if the GM recall involves your car.
Toyota had the most driver complaints about rogue car acceleration over a five-year period. But other car makers, led by Ford, also had numerous complaints filed against them, reports Edmunds.com.
The Toyota problem is a philosophical problem of management, not a technical issue.
A patrol guard stationed along the Great Wall in Beijing inspects the General Motors Hy-wire, the world's first driveable fuel cell vehicle, making its first appearance in China, on Nov. 14, 2003.