Gas prices could hurt the auto industry. It is banking on hybrids and other 'green' cars to buffer the blow from a further rise in gas prices.
The 2011 Consumer Reports car issue recommends new models by familiar brands, including Toyota and Honda. And for value-conscious buyers, it offers this time-tested advice: Buy Used.
Super Bowl commercials everybody is talking about after Sunday's game.
Eminem makes appearance in emotional Chrysler 200 ad. And an animated Eminem hawks Lipton tea.
You don't have to wait until Sunday. Many companies are already airing their Super Bowl 2011 commercials days before the Big Event. The goal is to create a pre-game buzz around their ads. Check out our favorites, so far.
As its economic clout rises, Germany sheds its postwar identity, becoming more assertive in Europe and the world.
A youth plays in the snow at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
If you're wondering how financial planner Charles Failla sees the next decade of investing and beyond, consider this: Both his 3-year-old son and 18-month-old daughter are studying Mandarin. "That gives you some idea about my conviction on emerging markets," says Mr. Failla, principal at Sovereign Financial Group in New York. While the "jury is still out on the US – which has a lot of problems to fix – I am very optimistic about China and India over the next 20 years." There's plenty of advice about what investors should do for 2011. But where do financial pros suggest you put your money through 2020? Here are five themes for the new decade:
Car of the year award went to GM. Ford grabbed truck of the year. US automakers are rebounding.
A newly redesigned Audi A6 is introduced at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 10, in Detroit, Mich.