The 10 ‘most American-made’ cars and SUVs may surprise you

The 10 'most American-made' cars and SUVs may surprise you

One Tesla model topped another to rank as the most “American-made” vehicle for 2022 in this long-running index that judges contenders based their US-based assembly line, major parts sourcing and other features. It’s Tesla’s TSLA, +9.35% Model Y earning the No. 1 ranking from Cars.com this year, the auto listing and news site announced Tuesday. … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook recommends this decision-making tactic above others

Apple CEO Tim Cook recommends this decision-making tactic above others

Apple CEO Tim Cook says there’s at least one question your iPhone can’t answer: How do you build a life that provides both meaning and fulfillment? Luckily, Cook himself has some advice on that front. At Gallaudet University’s commencement ceremony in Washington DC last month, Cook advised the new graduates to make decisions based more … Read more

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame?

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who's to blame?

With investors worldwide looking at a $1.5 trillion in recent cryptocurrency losses, a blizzard of class-action lawsuits are being prepared. One big question is: who, if anyone, is to blame? See: Bitcoin slumps below $20,000 as cryptocurrency rout rolls on US federal regulators say 46,000 people have reported losing $1bn in crypto to scams since … Read more

FDA authorizes 1st COVID-19 shots for infants, preschoolers

FDA authorizes 1st COVID-19 shots for infants, preschoolers

US regulators on Friday authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers, paving the way for vaccinations to begin next week. The Food and Drug Administration’s action follows its advisory panel’s unanimous recommendation for the shots from Moderna and Pfizer. That means US kids under 5 — roughly 18 million youngsters — are eligible … Read more

Elon Musk Expected to Reiterate Desire to Own Twitter in Meeting Thursday

Elon Musk Expected to Reiterate Desire to Own Twitter in Meeting Thursday

Elon Musk is expected to confirm his desire to own Twitter Inc. TWTR 2.07% when he speaks to the social-media company’s employees on Thursday, according to a person familiar with the matter. The billionaire Tesla Inc. chief executive is slated to answer pre-submitted employee questions for roughly an hour at a virtual Twitter all-hands meeting … Read more

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Travel costs are up but travelers aren't canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to gas … Read more

The ‘best’ and ‘worst’ places in America for first-time home buyers

The 'best' and 'worst' places in America for first-time home buyers

Angelenos, congratulations — you officially live in one of the worst metro areas for first-time home buyers, according to a new study by Bankrate.com. Out of the 50 largest metro areas studied, Los Angeles ranked 49th in affordability, 48th in employment factors, 30th in safety, and 39th in housing-market tightness, as the supply of homes … Read more

Consumers changing eating, shopping clothes as inflation pushes up prices

Consumers changing eating, shopping clothes as inflation pushes up prices

A man shops for meat at a Safeway grocery store in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 16, 2022, as Americans brace for summer sticker shock as inflation continues to grow. jim watson | AFP | Getty Images The highest inflation in roughly 40 years is prompting people to shift their shopping clothes, especially at the grocery … Read more

Ford Comes to the Rescue of Tesla

Ford Comes to the Rescue of Tesla

Ford (F) – Get Ford Motor Company Report and its CEO Jim Farley have one obsession: to beat Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report. In launching the start of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup, the clean version of the best-selling F-150, Farley had been clear. “We plan to challenge Tesla and all comers to … Read more

US has over 750 complaints of Teslas braking for no reason

US has over 750 complaints of Teslas braking for no reason

DETROIT– More than 750 Tesla owners have complained to US safety regulators that cars operating on the automaker’s partially automated driving systems have suddenly stopped on roads for no apparent reason. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed the number in a detailed information request letter to Tesla that was posted Friday on the agency’s … Read more