Toyota, China's BYD announced electric car venture

BEIJING (AP) — Toyota Motor Co. and Chinese electric automaker BYD Co. announced a partnership Thursday to develop battery-powered vehicles, adding to a flurry of industry tie-ups to share soaring dev...

Car sales surge in Taiwan despite coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Car sales surged by more than 15 percent in Taiwan in March, despite the onslaught of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with electric car maker Tesla forcing its ...

Edmunds: Why having old tires on your car is a risk

Tires are of vital importance since they are the only part of the vehicle that makes contact with the road. Yet motorists often neglect their condition and age, and the results can be catastrophic. In...

At a glance: Another wave of disruptions hits sports

Sports was hit by more disruptions Friday because of the new coronavirus. A look at the latest developments: GOLF Augusta National postponed the Masters and no futu...

AP Exclusive: NCAA tried to save March Madness with 16 teams

As it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held over three weeks because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage...

Ohio order would force NCAA Tournament games without fans

An order from the governor of Ohio to restrict spectator access to indoor sporting events because of concerns about the coronavirus would force the NCAA to play men's basketball tournament games in th...

Barco, Pity Martinez lead Atlanta United past Cincinnati 2-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Ezequiel Barco and Emerson Hyndman scored and Atlanta beat FC Cincinnati 2-1 on Saturday night in United's first game since losing Josef Martinez to a knee injury. Wit...

An NCAA Tournament with empty arenas? It can't be ruled out

Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas. What normally would be thought an impossibility isn't so far-fetched as the United States and the rest of the world attempt to ...

Atlanta star Josef Martinez tears right ACL, set for surgery

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United star Josef Martinez will undergo surgery after tearing the ACL in his right knee during the season-opening match at expansion Nashville, dealing a huge blow to one of Maj...

Police: Woman steals 3 vehicles, slams others in wild spree

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman went on a carjacking spree in Manhattan, stealing three cars, flipping one over and crashing into more than a dozen other vehicles before being taken into custody, New York Cit...

Zimbabwe VP scolded for using soldiers in divorce dispute

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean judge on Friday described as “frightening” the use of soldiers by the country’s vice president in a divorce-related dispute, and ruled that his wife should regain ...

Automaker Daimler sees full-year earnings sag by half

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, saw its operating earnings fall by half in 2019 as its flagship luxury brand saw weaker profits in a tougher global auto ma...

Picture of luxury vehicle inside Beijing's Forbidden City triggers indignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos uploaded to Chinese social media Weibo on Jan.17 drew waves of condemnation across the Internet because two Chinese women posed with a Mercedes-Benz G-Class in Beij...

Trump on mission to sell US overseas as Senate trial resumes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on a mission to sell the United States to the global business community just as his historic impeachment trial gets underway in the Senate. ...

Trump heads to Switzerland with Senate trial to reconvene

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White Hous...