The old rule of thumb in design is the KISS principle: “Keep It Simple Stupid.” Or, as some people write it, “Keep it simple, Stupid.” Either way. The advertising business long ago adopted the adage. The newspaper business tries to adhere to it as well.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to propose in the coming days a rule requiring event data recorders -- the so-called black boxes in vehicles that record crash data -- in all new light vehicles.
A123 Systems, a bankrupt maker of batteries for electric cars, was expected to kick off its politically sensitive auction today pitting a United States bidder against at least three foreign rivals for a company that was partly funded with federal government money.
General Motors and its joint ventures sold 260,018 vehicles in China in November, up 10 percent year-over-year, the company said in a statement today. It was GM's best November ever and second-best month all-time in China, its largest market.
Republican Governor Rick Snyder said he wants Michigan to be the 24th state to adopt a "right-to-work" law making payment of union dues voluntary, setting up a confrontation with organized labor in the home of the American auto industry.
Fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the United States remained at its highest level in November, University of Michigan researchers said Wednesday. Greenhouse gas emissions in September, meanwhile, declined to their lowest level since researchers began tracking them in October 2007.