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In metro Phoenix, transit races to catch up with sprawl

Transportation 2050, coined T2050, sets out a plan to triple light rail's reach in Phoenix by adding 42 miles of rail over the next three decades. | Photo courtesy of Valley Metro Rail

September 19, 2017 - 4:50pm

In-car entertainment startup takes a backseat ride to success

From left to right, CEO Rob Flessner, VP of Sales Michael Dillon and CTO Eugene Kurdzesau testing the Vugo experience. | Photo courtesy of Vugo.

May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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'Visceral' appeal of collector cars helps drive Russo and Steele auction, says owner

Scottsdale's Russo and Steele sold 800-plus cars in just four days at its January 2017 auction.

February 17, 2017 - 12:30pm

Buckle up: Phoenix a key test site in Waymo driverless studies

Waymo engineers have reduced the production cost of car-mounted LIDAR units by 90 percent since 2009. | Waymo courtesy photo by Shavon Rose Photography

February 13, 2017 - 12:21pm

Wrench sells hassle-free car repair by bringing mechanics to the consumer

The on-site car maintenance startup called Wrench has serviced more than 2,000 vehicles since launching this summer. I Photo courtesy of Wrench.

December 9, 2016 - 4:11pm

Innovation of the Week: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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