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November 14, 2014 4:25 PM These People Actually Took The Onion's Story About Jay Cutler Literally

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, a military aircraft flies over a large United States flag placed on the field before an NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs during the Bills' Salute to Service celebration, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver 8

November 13, 2014 11:22 PM Dow Closes At Record High

(NEW YORK) — Thursday was another benchmark for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Nasdaq went up 5 points to 4,680.14, and the S&P 500 went up 1.08 points to 2,039.33. More people filed for unemployment last week, but the Labor Department isn’t worried. It says the increase of 12,000 isn’t sharp enough to disrupt the job market’s positive momentum 12

November 13, 2014 9:57 PM Automakers agree on measures to secure data generated by cars

BOSTON (Reuters) - Two U.S.-based groups representing some of the world's biggest automakers have agreed on privacy standards for securing vast quantities of data generated by the dozens of tiny computers and tracking systems used in modern vehicles. "Automakers pledge to provide protections for sensitive information that goes beyond similar principles 25

November 13, 2014 2:06 PM 15 Words You Had No Idea Were Acronyms

Acronyms: It feels like they’ve always been with us. Perhaps that’s why we’re constantly inventing retroactive etymologies for older terms like “fuck” and “posh.” (No, “fuck” does not stand for “fornication under consent of king,” nor does “posh” derive from “port out, starboard home.” Sorry!) It’s only in the past hundred years or so that acronyms began 10

November 13, 2014 1:27 PM Volkswagen Golf named Car of the Year

You may not think of it as the most exciting car in the world, but the newly redesigned Volkswagen Golf compact car has been named Motor Trend magazine's Car of the Year. The award is for all four available versions of the Golf. That includes the sporty Golf GTI, the diesel-powered Golf TDI, the electric-powered e-Golf and the basic Golf 1.8T. This seventh-generation 9

November 13, 2014 5:04 AM Carmakers Unite Around Privacy Protections

Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists' privacy in an era when computerized cars pass along more information about their drivers than many motorists realize. The principles were delivered in a letter Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission 18

November 12, 2014 11:56 PM UAW faces competition with rival under VW labor policy

Even though the UAW fell short of a slam-dunk victory with Volkswagen's new labor policy at the Chattanooga, Tenn. plant the union won a key victory with a nearly assured right to represent workers. The new labor policy announced by Volkswagen for its Chattanooga plant on Wednesday fell short of the slam dunk, exclusive recognition that the UAW wanted 10

November 12, 2014 6:23 PM Would you buy a used car from Tesla?

Tesla Motors (TSLA) founder Elon Musk is also known as the co-founder of PayPal and CEO of commercial space company SpaceX. Now he's going into the used car business. Tesla is planning to sell its flagship Model S cars as certified used vehicles as people trade them in or as leases expire. The company confirmed the plan recently to Automotive News, but has not given 9

November 12, 2014 1:02 PM OFFICIAL: Mercedes-Benz Puts An END To All The Rumors, Delivers The DETAILS About Its All-New Nomenclature

As today's leading automakers continue to dive into all-new, niche markets that never previously existed, it's become pretty obvious that everyone's nomenclature sucks. BMW's is a contender for being one of the worst with its marketing of cars like the X4 xDrive35i or how about the 4-Series Gran Coupe that's actually a sedan yet falls into even-numbered 18

November 12, 2014 11:39 AM Mercedes Recalling 10,509 C-Class Units for Steering Issues

A number of Mercedes-Benz C-Class compacts will be recalled by the German carmaker, due to loss of steering when the vehicles are moving at slow speeds. According to Mercedes, 10,509 C300 and C400 units from the 2015 model year will be recalled, with all these vehicles belonging to U.S. owners. The company has received two reports from outside the U.S., claiming 11