Officials say 35.5 m.p.g. rule will cut foreign oil demand, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and save drivers money.
Many Americans who have insurance, including the union-hall set, are wary of overhaul and would rather stick with the status quo.
Partnerships with West have given it needed technology; now it's the world's biggest car market, having passed the US this year.
The sale of GM's European unit to a Canadian-Russian consortium could help diversify Russia's energy-focused economy.
Teens take a break from practicing karate moves to tend to an urban garden.
In 1965, CEOs of major US firms made 24 times an average worker’s pay. By 2004, that ratio was 431 times.
An oversight panel predicted Wednesday that automakers General Motors and Chrysler are unlikely to pay back much of a $23 billion loan package.
GM announced the tentative deal with Magna in May at a time when it was desperately trying to avoid bankruptcy protection.