WASHINGTON - 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.
WASHINGTON - The government says it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward peril.
WASHINGTON - The government should require automakers to make the latest collision-prevention technologies standard equipment on all new cars and trucks, federal accident investigators said last week.
The four Republicans seeking to unseat Georgia's 12th District congressman, Democrat John Barrow, had the floor Monday in a forum sponsored by the West Augusta Alliance.
ATLANTA --- A side skirmish in the battle for health care is breaking out because of one legislator's suspicions that some nonprofit hospitals are more concerned about fat executive paychecks than treating the poor.
NEW YORK - Julia Louis-Dreyfus will return this weekend to "Saturday Night Live," where she began her career over two decades ago.
AIKEN - Officials want Savannah River Site to be considered for a demonstration facility that would reprocess nuclear fuel, a key part of President Bush's push to spread nuclear energy.
Q: The price of petrol is killing me this summer. I'm already dreading winter - how bad are my home heating bills likely to be?
American automakers have not lived up to promises to eliminate mercury from new cars, exacerbating the already significant problem of mercury pollution from junked cars, according to environmental groups. While automakers have reduced dramatically the use of mercury in convenience lighting switches in cars, they still are using them in hundreds of thousands of new cars, the groups said in two reports Monday.
The Augusta chapter of Project Linus is collecting blankets for its outreach ministry. Blankets must be washable and in child-friendly colors, crocheted, knitted or quilted.