4 injured in fire at bio-diesel plant in Geismar

GEISMAR, La. (AP) — Authorities say four people are being treated for injuries after a fire erupted at a bio-diesel plant in Ascension Parish.

Multiple news outlet reports the fire happened late Thursday...

Gov. Haley leading delegation to Germany for auto show

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Nikki Haley will lead a nine-day economic development trip to Sweden and Germany to recruit jobs in the automotive industry, Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said Thursday.

Meetings...

Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.

With the...

Gasoline prices in Arizona at $2.54 per gallon

PHOENIX (AP) — Gasoline prices around Arizona are at their lowest level heading into the Labor Day holiday weekend in more than a decade.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average...

Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood suit

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city of Pittsburgh's recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle legal claims brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining defendant.

The...

Labor Day drivers to enjoy lowest gasoline prices since 2004

NEW YORK (AP) — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer.

The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest...

Car brands plans for Apple CarPlay, Google's Android Auto

A look at two dozen automotive brands and plans for Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto:

Alfa-Romeo: Working with CarPlay and Android, but hasn't set a date for introduction into any vehicles.

Audi:...

US markets rebound a day after big plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of...