Well, good for Pittsburgh, I guess. It does have a nice downtown and it is cool being around all that water. I'm just not ready to say they've turned the corner yet - they did lose almost 9% of their population between 2000 and 2010, a decade when many other troubled Northeastern cities returned to growth or at least… » 8/27/14 7:09pm Yesterday 7:09pm

Unless he was somehow representing himself as an agent of Ferrari, I don't really see how they would have had a leg to stand on. His property, he can do what he wants with it. What next? Home builders suing home owners over post-sale floorplan changes? Apple suing because they don't like how your iPhone case looks? » 8/27/14 6:56pm Yesterday 6:56pm

Corolla might be a floral term, but it has an older meaning that is more relevant for why Toyota chose it. Its a Latin-based term for a coronet or small crown, which fits the theme for a few of Toyota's other sedans - Corona (Latin for crown), Camry (Japanese for crown), Crown, and Crown Comfort. » 8/27/14 3:17pm Yesterday 3:17pm

The Russian auto industry hasn't done much to prove itself worthy of being saved. Most sales are still generated by essentially Soviet-era designs that weren't terribly competitive 30 years ago. What new models have been launched in the past few decades were introduced about 10 years behind schedule and were 2… » 8/27/14 10:56am Yesterday 10:56am

So, is Daimler planning radically reduce Aston's manufacturing capacity, cost-cut their models into uncompetitiveness, mandate platform sharing with a struggling Japanese company to save money, then dump the remains on a venture capital firm? » 8/26/14 7:28pm Tuesday 7:28pm