Honda Motor Co.’s gasoline-electric Accord is the most fuel-efficient U.S. mid-size sedan yet doesn’t get its window sticker average, Consumer Reports found, making it the latest hybrid to fail the magazine’s road tests.
Christie’s sold $134.6 million of contemporary art in New York in an hour as international buyers from 26 countries chased after works including Andy Warhol’s electric chair silkscreen and Martin Kippenberger’s slouching man in his underwear.
A $1 billion office-and-hotel tower being developed by Korean Air Lines Co. in downtown Los Angeles will be the tallest building in the western U.S. upon its completion in four years, according to the project’s architect.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, her husband Chris Martin, who fronts U.K. rock group Coldplay, and two children will leave London to live in Los Angeles “for at least the next two years,” the Mail on Sunday reported. *Paltrow “has loved living in London” and now wants to be closer to her mother and brother, who live in California, a source tells newspaper.
California and New York, along with Florida, agreed to join more than 40 other states in a nationwide settlement 16 months in the making that seeks to end abusive bank foreclosure practices that followed the collapse of the housing bubble, a person familiar with the matter said.
Honda Motor Co.’s 1994 Accord was the most frequently stolen car in the U.S. in 2011 for the fourth straight year as the vehicle’s popularity and lack of security features made it a favorite among thieves.
Coldplay’s new CD is carefully crafted, immaculately conceived with Brian Eno and full of gently uplifting rockers. Such qualities have helped Chris Martin’s men to seven Grammy awards and 50 million record sales.
Toyota Motor Corp., Chrysler Group LLC, Nissan Motor Co., Honda Motor Co. and their dealers plan to scrap more than 15,000 new vehicles damaged by Hurricane Sandy as the industry continues assessing the storm’s impact.