The Highway Was Supposed to Save This City. Can Tearing It Down Fix the Sins of the Past?

Helen Hudson will tell you what the 15th Ward was like when she was a girl. In the 1950s and early ’60s, the Syracuse neighborhood was home to thousands of predominantly black residents who had settled in the growing upstate New York city during and after the Great Migration. Those who remember it, like Hudson,…

VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study

German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters when it came to emissions. It was all thanks to Volkswagen’s diesel cheating mess, and it cost not just Volkswagen, but all German automakers, billions of dollars.

Ford Writes Down $181 Million in Software Company Stock Value Following Class Action Lawsuits [Corrected]

Correction 3:47 p.m. ET: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Ford wrote off its entire $181 million investment in Pivotal Software. Ford lost $181 million in market value from its Pivotal stock due to the events described in the article, but as a Ford spokesperson wrote to Jalopnik after publication of…