Internal e-mails at Toyota suggest a reluctance to address sudden acceleration. The documents come to light at a time when Toyota is trying to rebuild its image.
New emission caps on greenhouse gases will add $950 to car prices but save $4,000 in fuel over the life of the car, the government says.
A Staten Island Ferry worker was suspended for showing his St. Patrick's Day cheer.
With a high-speed passenger rail network proposed for the US, companies are gearing up to build the equipment on American soil.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says his advice to 'stop driving' recalled Toyotas was 'a misstatement.' A spokeswoman adds that it was merely an exhortation to owners to get their cars to the dealer 'as soon as possible.'
The Nano from Indian carmaker Tata is pictured outside Bombay, India. At approximately $2,500, it has been called the cheapest car in the world.