Posts
  • You may not have heard of Gett, but don't discount it. The Uber and Lyft competitor just got a major boost from Volkswagen.
Gett, an Uber-like service that's popular in Europe, announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with the Volkswagen Group. It's getting a $300 million investment as part of the deal.

    Volkswagen invests $300 million in Uber competitor Gett

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — You may not have heard of Gett, but don’t discount it. The Uber and Lyft competitor just got a major boost from Volkswagen. Gett, an Uber-like service that’s popular in Europe, announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with the Volkswagen Group. It’s getting a $300 million investment as part […]

  • Mitsubishi Motors

    Mitsubishi Motors president quitting amid fuel economy scandal

    HONG KONG — Top executives at Mitsubishi Motors are resigning, weeks after the company admitted it falsified fuel economy tests affecting hundreds of thousands of cars. President Tetsuo Aikawa and Vice President Ryugo Nakao will step down from their posts on June 24 at a general shareholder’s meeting, the company announced Wednesday. Mitsubishi said last […]

  • 12520-jpeg

    How to avoid the ‘Energizer Bunny’ scam this tax season

    MoneyTips The ongoing IRS telephone tax scam just keeps going, and going and going … and going, like some kind of evil battery mascot out to steal your money. In this rip-off, imposters call, pretending to be from the IRS, claiming you owe tax and must pay immediately or lose your driver’s license, your business […]

  • (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    GM to recall over 1 million pickups to fix seat belt problem

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than a million Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks worldwide because the seat belts may not hold people in a crash. The recall covers certain model 1500 pickups from the 2014 and 2015 model years. GM says a steel cable that connects the belts to the […]

  • the_most_common_jobs_in_america_22082_12320

    The 30 most common jobs in America

    As the needs of industry change, so too does the commonality of U.S. jobs. In certain sectors of the labor force, millions of Americans work the same positions. However, just because a job is common doesn’t mean there isn’t continued demand. Many of these positions are essential parts in the machinery of the U.S. economy. […]

  • Mustang

    Ford Mustang, Germany’s favorite sports car

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — In Germany, the land of the Autobahn, where speed is regarded as a national right, the best-selling sports car last month wasn’t the locally-built Porsche 911. It was the Ford Mustang. The Mustang, built in Flat Rock, Mich., is still a novelty in Europe, where it went on sale for the […]

  • Volkswagen, logo, dealership
Graphics Project

    Volkswagen hit with deceptive advertising suit

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A new government lawsuit charges Volkswagen with deceptive advertising for its “clean diesel” ad campaign. “For years Volkswagen’s ads touted the company’s ‘Clean Diesel’ cars,” said Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, which filed the suit on Tuesday. “Our lawsuit seeks compensation for the consumers who bought affected cars […]

  • thinkstockphotos-513806478-1

    Like working outside? Here are the 25 most outdoorsy jobs

    For many people, spending their days inside an office building at a 9-to-5 job is an insufferable routine. Luckily, there are plenty of jobs available for those who love to be outdoors. Using the most recent data from O*NET, an occupational database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerTrends found the 25 most outdoorsy […]

  • Eight-year-old Nadia Baylor and eight-year-old Julian Folgham sit on the floor in Flint, Michigan, playing with toys, giggling and chattering -- until they talk about the water.

    Children of Flint: Inheriting anxiety, giving up hope

    FLINT, Michigan — Eight-year-old Nadia Baylor sits on the floor in her home in Flint, Michigan, playing with her toys, giggling and chattering — until she talks about the water. “This water is poison,” she says, without skipping a beat. “If I drink it, I going to die and I don’t want to die. Nobody […]

  • This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the driver.

    GM recalls 200,000 cars for Takata air bag trouble

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata driver’s air bag inflators. The move is part of a broader recall of over 5 million vehicles announced last month by U.S. safety regulators. Takata inflators can explode with too much force in […]