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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:28 PM
Dave Gold, the founder of the 99 Cents Only Stores more than three decades ago who saw it expand into a billion-dollar empire, has died. He was 80.
Apr 24, 2013 at 8:54 AM
Toyota held onto its status as the world's top-selling automaker in the first quarter of this year, although the three-way race with General Motors and Volkswagen is proving tight, as its sales fall in China and Japan.
Apr 21, 2013 at 2:04 PM
Global and Chinese automakers showcased family-friendly sedans and SUVs targeting coveted urban buyers at China's biggest auto show Saturday as competition intensifies in this huge but crowded market.
Apr 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM
The Japanese automaker, which said Wednesday it had sold 5.125 million hybrid vehicles as of the end of March, started selling the Prius, the world's first mass produced hybrid passenger car, in 1997.
Feb 13, 2013 at 9:19 AM
Vehicles are more dependable than ever, says J.D. Power and Associates. The consulting company's latest study, which measures problems experienced in the last year by owners of 3-year-old vehicles, found that reported problems fell 5 percent to the...
Jan 28, 2013 at 7:49 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. released its tally for global vehicle sales for last year Monday at a record 9.748 million vehicles
Jan 22, 2013 at 2:15 PM
As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It's why electric cars aren't clogging the roads and why Boeing's new ultra-efficient 787 Dreamliners aren't flying high.
Dec 26, 2012 at 2:18 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it has reached a settlement worth more than $1 billion in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over acceleration problems in its vehicles.
Dec 24, 2012 at 9:45 AM
Owners of electric cars in Washington state don't pay gasoline or gas taxes, but they're soon going to be hit with a $100 fee to own the battery-operated cars.
Nov 17, 2012 at 4:24 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Eugene woman recently acquitted of murder charges was reported missing in Portland early Saturday morning, police officials said.

Portland police said that the missing woman, 25-year-old Angelica Swartout, was found...
Nov 17, 2012 at 12:52 PM
A Eugene woman recently acquitted of murder charges was reported missing in Portland early Saturday morning, police officials said.
Nov 14, 2012 at 5:37 PM
A driver pulled around two stopped cars and slammed into a school bus loaded with elementary school students Wednesday afternoon.
Nov 14, 2012 at 9:25 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering — the latest in a spate of quality woes for Japan's top automaker.
Nov 5, 2012 at 9:20 AM
Toyota's quarterly profit tripled, driven by a recovery from natural disasters, and the company raised its full-year earnings forecast Monday despite a sales slump in China.
Oct 22, 2012 at 8:44 AM
A Florence woman died Saturday after being injured Oct. 14 in a car crash on Highway 126W near Walton, Oregon State Police said.