The K900 sedan is a clever branding play for the Korean automaker, showing customers it can put a BMW surrogate on the road.
By Doron Levin
FORTUNE -- Kia Motor's new fullsize K900 luxury sedan evokes memories of a January day in 1989 in Detroit when a different Asian automaker, Toyota Motor Corp. (TM), lifted the veils from its first luxury sedan, the LS400.
In those days Detroit and German automakers didn't MOREFeb 21, 2014 2:38 PM ET
As a nation unaccustomed to being questioned by the outside world, Japan is fumbling over and over in its international spat with China. The nation will need to play PR catchup.Feb 21, 2014 1:08 PM ET
The world's largest retailer is disavowing a report that it's "looking" at supporting a Democratic push. But the company has a history of playing word games on the wage issue anyway.
By Tory Newmyer, writer
FORTUNE -- You may be experiencing neck strain if you've been trying to track Wal-Mart's position on a federal minimum wage increase over the last couple of days. Bloomberg made waves on Wednesday when it reported that MOREFeb 21, 2014 5:00 AM ET
The young, hungry Wall Street kids profiled in Young Money are raking in the dough. They're also overworked and miserable. But you knew that already.
By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- If you live in New York City, you know the young Wall Street type: dark suit, wide-knot tie, meticulous hair, and an all-business demeanor that contradicts the baby face. Oh, and they're making a ton of money.
But it turns out that MOREFeb 20, 2014 9:40 AM ET
Located in the heart of NASCAR country, composite-material specialist DeBotech builds stuff for everyone from the Department of Defense to Lamborghini. Now it's helping the Americans win medals.
By Ken Otterbourg
FORTUNE -- At the Winter Olympics, technology is everywhere, from the waxing science of cross-country skis to the controversial, skin-tight suits used by the American speedskaters. But the breakout star of the Sochi games might just be the sleds used MOREFortune Editors - Feb 20, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Ali Partovi is one of Silicon Valley's most successful angel investors. In an exclusive interview, he explains why he's betting on vegan-friendly food company Hampton Creek.
By Beth Kowitt, writer
FORTUNE -- As an investor, Ali Partovi straddles two worlds. On one side is the passion for technology that led to him to be an early backer of companies such as Dropbox and Facebook (FB). And on the other is an intense interest in MOREFeb 19, 2014 12:08 PM ET
Bringing Farmed and Dangerous to a TV network would be a major win for a show produced in part to advance a corporate interest.
FORTUNE -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has held talks with several TV networks to continue Farmed and Dangerous, the four-part comic miniseries satirizing the industrial food system, which began running on Hulu this week.
Mark Crumpacker, chief marketing & development officer of the eco-conscious, fast-casual restaurant chain, declined MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Feb 19, 2014 9:23 AM ET
The UAW should rethink its southern strategy, because states like South Carolina and Mississippi could be less hospitable than Tennessee.
By Doron Levin
FORTUNE -- The vote that narrowly defeated the United Auto Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga is history. VW now has a tricky task on its hands, for the automaker has said it wants a works council in its factory -- is that still possible without a union?
History would MOREFeb 18, 2014 11:40 AM ET
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