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  • Good riddance to Grand Prix

    There are myriad reasons why the Baltimore Grand Prix should be given the "one and done" treatment ("Grand Prix deal shaky," Nov. 8). Open car racing has inherent dangers. If a car should flip, the driver is relatively defenseless. Great measures were...
  • Should you buy a computer on Monday or Friday?

    Timing is everything if you're trying to get the best deal on a computer, airfares, cars and even stocks. Surveys indicate that there are days and times of the month when you are more likely to get a bargain. Online retailers, for instance, lower...
  • Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University

    Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University
    He lives a continent away, and serves aboard an aircraft carrier soon to be deployed to the Arabian Sea. But a 3,000-mile stretch won't stop Lieutenant Commander Scott Brown, USN, from rooting on Loyola, his alma mater, in Thursday's Turkey Bowl...
  • Mini model train display in Arundel chugs through the ages

    Mini model train display in Arundel chugs through the ages
    His father always set up an elaborate network of Lionel model trains late on Dec. 24, so when Frank Winner and his little brother, Jim, got up Christmas mornings, they'd find the living room of the small family home filled with moving cars, blowing...
  • Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011

    Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011
    Just after sunrise, a caravan of nearly 1,000 new cars begins streaming down the ramp of a massive cargo ship, a procession that won't end until evening. Mercedes-Benz and BMW models go one way. Land Rovers and other models go another. Some days, the...
  • Roadside vendors, a sign of summer, fill demand for locally grown produce

    Roadside vendors, a sign of summer, fill demand for locally grown produce
    Cars pulled off Ruxton Road, one after another Monday morning, almost as soon as the first crates of fruits and vegetables were unloaded from the large white truck parked on the shoulder. At the roadside market operated by Hampstead-based Misty Valley...
  • Company aims to build viable electric car in Md.

    Company aims to build viable electric car in Md.
    Genovation Cars Inc., a Rockville-based company, wants to do what many in the auto industry have failed to do — build a fully electric, battery-powered vehicle that the public embraces. On Thursday, company executives were at the Glenn L. Martin...
  • Auto show in Baltimore draws shoppers, but mostly dreamers

    Auto show in Baltimore draws shoppers, but mostly dreamers
    They came to the Motor Trend International Auto Show in Baltimore with five cars on their list and a plan to narrow it down to three. "We're moving out of the minivan category because we're now 50-somethings with no kids to haul," said Mindy Doring,...
  • Detroit auto show signals a turnaround for the industry

    Signs that the auto industry recovery is likely to continue this year are everywhere at the North American International Auto Show — massive two-story video screens, dozens of futuristic concept and previously unseen vehicles and thousands of car...
  • Start Your Engines

    As the world’s largest car-buying market, Los Angeles boasts an annual auto show that rivals any on the planet. And with more than 1,000 vehicles on display — including more than 50 world and North American debuts — this year’s L....
  • Fuel mileage standards: Washington gets something right

    Fuel mileage standards: Washington gets something right
    Lost in all the recent furor over the federal debt-ceiling and gridlocked Washington was a major breakthrough for the Obama administration and good news for the economy, national security and environment. Thanks to an accord reached with automakers,...
  • Investors' flight to Treasuries seen to have a short-term benefit to consumers

    Investors watched stock markets swoon and economists fretted about the nation's fragile recovery on the first day of trading after the unprecedented downgrade of the nation's credit rating. But amid the gloom Monday were a few bright spots for consumers:...