Articles by Brett LoGiurato
Obama's Auto Bailout Success Story Will Prove Crucial in Election Fight vs. Romney
February 02 2012 7:11 AM
Picture President Barack Obama's reelection campaign as a showroom. Over there, at one stand, is an overall improving economy -- he hopes. And somewhere in the showroom, either as a part of the economy stand or standing on its own, will be the health and restoration of the United States automotive industry. If the past week and a half is any indication, Obama plans to use it as a critical point in his reelection campaign as the industry continues a dramatic recovery from dire straits just mor...
New Car Sales: Which Automakers Came out on Top in January? [PHOTOS]
February 01 2012 4:09 PM
Many major automakers reported January sales on Wednesday, and their results signaled further rebound in a recovering United States auto industry.
Bankrupt American Airlines Could Cut 14,000 Jobs
February 01 2012 2:46 PM
AMR Corp.'s American Airlines will work to drastically reduce costs by more than $2 billion annually, the company said Wednesday, with a heavy portion of those cuts resulting from a reduction in labor costs.
Obama, at Auto Show, Pokes Romney on 'Let Detroit Go Bankrupt' Bailout Stance
January 31 2012 5:53 PM
President Barack Obama pushed into second-gear at the Washington Auto Show on Tuesday, taking a swipe at potential challenger Mitt Romney as the Republican primaries in Florida were underway.
Chrysler Swings to Profit; Industry-Wide U.S. Car Sales in January To Show Gains
January 31 2012 4:57 PM
Chrysler is profiting from strong Jeep sales and automakers are expected today to announce healthy year-over-year January sales increases in the U.S., with only General Motors Corp. trailing the pack.
FDA Approves Skin Cancer Drug for 'Major Advances in Treatment'
January 30 2012 3:07 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday gave a green light to a basal cell skin cancer drug made by Roche Holding AG and Curis Inc. The drug will be marketed by Roche's San Francisco-based Genetech arm under the brand name Erivedge.
Ferris Bueller Honda Super Bowl Ad: Watch it Here [VIDEO]
January 30 2012 12:37 PM
There was plenty of speculation last week about the 10-second tease of Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller. Was it a Super Bowl ad? Was it a sequel? Turns out it's the former: a more than two-minute Super Bowl ad for Honda.
- Humane Society Blasts Magazine for 'Absurd' Hitler Editorial
January 28 2012 12:36 AM
The Humane Society of the United States pushed back Friday against a controversial editorial in a meat industry trade magazine that analogized the organization to Adolf Hitler.
Gluten-Free Beer Company New Planet Taps Into Rapidly Expanding Market
January 27 2012 4:15 PM
Pedro Gonzalez began to miss the simple foods within a couple years. In 2003, doctors diagnosed Gonzalez with celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune disease triggered by consumption of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, according to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.
The Big Lead on the USA Today Acquisition: A Q&A with TBL Editor in Chief Jason McIntyre
January 26 2012 8:20 PM
Take a look at The Big Lead's site and you'll see a list of the Top 15 online sports properties along the side. It's a measure of how far the once-fledgling site started in 2006 by former newspaper and magazine journalist Jason McIntyre has come in those five years. Now, Big Lead Sports by FSV ranks No. 6 in online sports properties, in front of the sports media group that just took over a majority stake in it -- USA Today. The Big Lead makes up the centerpiece for USA Today and Gannett...
Barack Obama's Car is on eBay, and You Can Buy it for a Mere $1 Million
January 26 2012 6:34 PM
Lisa Czibor is positive her listing of the 2005 Chrysler 300C -- one that President Barack Obama reportedly once owned or leased and drove -- will sell for the hefty price of $1 million.
Could Generation Y Lead Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Push?
January 26 2012 3:08 PM
A new survey conducted by Deloitte suggested Gen Y consumers, generally between the ages of 19 and 31, prefer hybrids or electric vehicles -- vehicles with some electrified elements.