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Charlotte startup rides electric-vehicle wave

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Distressed automakers in Detroit feeling the burn of fuel prices gave Brooks Agnew the push he needed.

Forget about the gas-powered automobile, they told him. Building electric cars was his best bet for survival amid a ...

Agencies offer big ideas at no cost to Ad Council

CHICAGO -- When Chicago ad agency Schafer Condon Carter was approached in February about reworking a major campaign, the client wanted a revised strategy, new creative and a full commitment of talent and resources for the better part of a year.


Redfin buys Walk Score

SEATTLE -- National real-estate brokerage Redfin has acquired Walk Score for an undisclosed sum, the two privately held Seattle companies announced Wednesday.

The deal gives Redfin access to Walk Score's database on every U.S. address and the ...