Seattle, Washington - Driverless vehicles could intensify car use - reducing or even eliminating promised energy savings and environmental benefits, a new study co-authored by a University of Washington engineer finds.

San Diego, California - Consumers don’t always have to spend top dollar to get a great car. The Consumer Reports 2016 Brand Report Card reveals mainstream brands like Subaruand Mazda can often deliver as much quality as more opulent luxury brands.

Santee, California - Take one part learning new skills, add a dollop of determination, sprinkle in some hope and you have a recipe the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department hopes will lead to future employment for inmates at the Las Colinas Detention and Re-Entry Facility.

New York - Bra shopping is a complex process for women of any age, but the way Millennial women shop for and select bras differs significantly from the behavior of older generations, according to the 2015 Bra Journey Insights report from global information company The NPD Group.

San Diego, California - The American dream of owning a home comes with a large dose of reality - the often-overwhelming amount of time, energy and money it takes to maintain a property. Light bulbs burn out, furnaces strain and dishwashers leak.

Irvine, California - Golf apparel manufacturer Carnoustie Sportswear has introduced its Fall '16 men's lineup of Mercerized Cotton Knits, Performance Knits, Cotton Suedes and The Mackenzie Collection of cotton outerwear.

San Diego, California - You’re cruising along the highway and suddenly the dreaded “check engine” light blinks on your dashboard. As you rifle through your manual trying to determine the cause, steam starts rising from under the hood. What now? On January 27, students at UC San Diego were invited to learn how to respond to just such roadside emergencies as part of a new Life Skills series. The workshop, hosted by the UC San Diego Women’s Center, also focused on how to find a reputable repair shop. Studies have shown that women, in particular, can be the target of higher price quotes on auto repairs.