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Club Car parent company reports fourth quarter profit of $255 million

Ingersoll-Rand, maker of Club Car golf cars and Trane air conditioners, reported fourth-quarter profit of $255.5 million, or 95 cents a share, up from $47.7 million, or 16 cents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/club-car-parent-company-re
What Is It?

...Lincoln line fit the luxury auto standards. Air conditioning was an option and included vents in the roof with the cool air traveling through transparent pipes in the...headlights and others only two."In 1957, the air conditioner systems were still located...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-29/what-it
2015 Toyota Yaris is revamped, gets more safety features

...average by Consumer Reports magazine; past Yaris reliability has been well above average.For 2015, the Yaris arrives with nine air bags. Still, it earned only four out of five stars, overall, in U.S. government crash testing.The starting price, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-29/2015-toyota-yaris-revamped-ge
Business news

...Club Car parent Ingersoll-Rand reports quarterly profit gainsIngersoll-Rand, the maker of Club Car golf cars and Trane air conditioners, reported fourth-quarter profit of $255.5 million, or 95 cents a share, up from $47.7 million, or 16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/business-news
Augusta singer clears hurdle on 'American Idol'

...World attraction, American Idol Experience, and was voted by the audience to win a front-of-the-line pass to the on-air judges.Because auditions in Nashville, Tenn., and New Orleans ? the closest to Augusta ? had already passed, she was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/augusta-singer-clears-hurdle
Raymond Sack

...volunteer at the Master's Table. Mr. Sack was a graduate of Michigan State University and a proud Spartan fan. He was a US Air Force and retired as a Quality Manager in the Manufacturing Industry. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Linda M. Sack...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174011885
Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...state environmental agencies have developed a joint comprehensive air and water monitoring plan as well as an action plan to limit...management officials say there is currently no adverse impact on air quality," she said.According to the statement released Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/allendale-county-train-wreck-
New safety technology lowers chance that driver will die in a car crash, study finds

...and six of the nine vehicles with zero deaths were SUVs.Side air bags and structural changes to vehicles are also helping. Automakers...front, side and rollover crashes, allowing the seatbelts and air bags to do their jobs well, said Russ Rader, an institute spokesman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/new-safety-technology-lowe
Economic breakfast: Augusta tops in job growth, but could use quality of life improvement

...community is not all about money and jobs, though. Medcalfe touched on the quality of life in the Augusta area, topics of crime, air quality, education and health. In comparing the largest 110 metro areas in the nation, Augusta placed 73rd on a list developed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-28/economic-br
Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

...Ford struggled with higher warranty costs, including a $500 million charge for the recall of 850,000 vehicles with defective air bags. The company is also rapidly expanding in Asia, where it's building five plants and launching the Lincoln brand.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/ford-beats-estimates-despi