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Jerry Seinfeld lands 'dream guest' for new season of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

Published: 2019-07-19T05:15:00Z 

Jerry Seinfeld on Wednesday announced his lineup for the eleventh season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," which included his "dream guest" ...

America's Sports Car , the Corvette, almost didn't survive the Great Recession

Published: 2019-07-19T03:11:15Z 

America's Sports Car, the Corvette, almost didn't survive the Great ... The first car, introduced in 1953 was a striking counterpart to the big sedans and ...

Wicker Warns Against the Dangers of Leaving Unattended Passengers in Hot Cars

Published: 2019-07-19T02:40:27Z 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today warned against the dangers of leaving unattended children in hot cars and provided tips ...

Emergency officials warn about the danger of hot cars and kids

Published: 2019-07-19T01:18:45Z 

McLean says overheated cars can turn into a deadly situation for children. It only takes seconds for someone locked in a parked car to get heat ...

Tires slashed, cars prowled in Olympia neighborhood

Published: 2019-07-19T00:45:00Z 

Olympia police said they're searching for the person who damaged at least a dozen cars in west Olympia's Woodbury Crossing neighborhood ...

Hearing on "Legislation to Make Cars in America Safer"

Published: 2019-07-19T00:11:16Z 

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Wednesday ...

Stevenage car crash leaves 14 injured

Published: 2019-07-19T00:05:52Z 

Two cars involved were apparently street racing when then collided on ... some seriously, after a crash involving two cars at a street-racing meet in ...

Stevenage crash: 14 injured as cars plough into crowd after collision at event

Published: 2019-07-18T23:55:56Z 

Footage posted on social media showed a car emerging onto the main road while another vehicle was passing at speed. They collided, causing both ...

Cramer's lightning round: I congratulate Elon Musk for making a lot of cars

Published: 2019-07-18T23:48:45Z 

Tesla: "Why do I have to buy the stock? I'm going to congratulate [CEO Elon Musk] for making a lot of cars. I think that does the — I mean that's the ...

Why you're seeing abandoned cars around Charlotte and what you can do

Published: 2019-07-18T23:26:15Z 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Driving around Charlotte you may have noticed more abandoned cars along the road than usual. Sometimes it's because ...

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?

Published: 2019-07-18T23:03:45Z 

Cars are responsible for a lot of the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming, but so is their manufacture. Could plastic made from weeds, ...

South Plains Auto Theft Task Force etching VINs on cars to fight auto theft

Published: 2019-07-18T22:57:44Z 

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Governor Abbott has designated July as Watch Your Car Month. Texas is 25th in the nation for highest number of auto ...

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars

Published: 2019-07-18T22:30:00Z 

Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked ...

Your car's outdoor temperature reading is usually wrong

Published: 2019-07-18T21:56:15Z 

AUSTIN, Texas — Cars have become impressively well equipped with all types of gadgets, gizmos and technology. However, there's one feature on ...

Leaving children in hot cars remains problematic after record number of deaths in 2018

Published: 2019-07-18T21:45:00Z 

But, when the car is parked and the air conditioning is off, the inside of a car can heat up quickly. That can mean trouble for kids left in the car, whether ...

Used Cars And Trucks Are A Cheaper Alternative To New, But Not As Cheap As You Might Expect

Published: 2019-07-18T21:22:27Z 

Used cars and trucks aren't as cheap as many experts expected. The upshot for consumers is, a used car or truck is always going to be cheaper than a ...

Living in Cars Is Becoming Even More of a Thing in Los Angeles

Published: 2019-07-18T21:00:00Z 

Street-parked RVs, vans and just regular-ass cars being used as residences are common to see in Los Angeles. But as homelessness balloons along ...

Think Cars Will Always Dominate Because 'New York's Not Holland'?

Published: 2019-07-18T20:08:11Z 

This one's for all you politicians and community board types out there who reject street safety plans because "New York's not Holland." Video Valkyrie ...

Jerry Seinfeld and Eddie Murphy Talk Stand-Up, Stardom and Reuniting for 'Comedians in Cars ...

Published: 2019-07-18T19:58:40Z 

The pair, who united for an event to celebrate Murphy's appearance on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," have come a long way since gushing ...

Pittsburgh Reveals the Downside of Self-Driving Cars

Published: 2019-07-18T19:52:30Z 

Wider inequality. More sprawl. Worse transit. Those are some of the outcomes we could see from self-driving cars in cities, according to a ...


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Man in Raphine concerned about impact of new truck registration fee

Published: 2019-07-19T04:30:00Z 

Gerald Yapo reached out to WHSV with concerns about a recent increase in his truck registration fee. He says his fee increased from $99 to $235.

Camp Fire debris trucks causing damage to driver's windshields

Published: 2019-07-19T04:30:00Z 

The constant flow of dump trucks hauling Camp Fire debris to the Anderson landfill has been well documented, but there's more to the story than ...

Bevo Mill residents say erratically driven trash trucks are safety risk in neighborhood

Published: 2019-07-19T03:56:15Z 

SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - People in the Bevo Mill neighborhood say they are frustrated and fed up with city trash truck drivers. Video captured ...

Southern Utahns invited to 'fill trucks ,' 'stuff bus' with school supplies for homeless students

Published: 2019-07-19T03:33:45Z 

United Way Dixie has partnered with Stephen Wade Auto Center and the Red Cliffs Mall – among others – for the fifth annual "Fill the Trucks to Stuff ...

Landfill dumping fee for pickup trucks doubles

Published: 2019-07-19T03:22:30Z 

Galloway said the charge to dump a pickup truck load was just over $77 plus environmental fees and fuel recovery fees that brought the total to just ...

Around 50 Austin food trucks targeted in months-long string of burglaries

Published: 2019-07-19T02:27:03Z 

The men are going after clusters of food trucks throughout the city without a specific location, but appear to be tracking food truck parks, police say.

Food truck inspections in Nueces County: The bottom line

Published: 2019-07-19T01:09:03Z 

CORPUS CHRISTI — You may have spotted these restaurants on wheels throughout town, or maybe you've eaten at one yourself. We're talking about ...

Please Stop Using Citro├źn H Vans as Food Trucks

Published: 2019-07-19T01:01:09Z 

The van was intended to be a simple and easy to repair work vehicle, so I suppose it makes sense as a food truck, but after a long hard life under the ...

Food Truck Thursday sparks local food truck trend

Published: 2019-07-18T23:48:45Z 

"There's absolutely a trend going on with food trucks," said Valdosta Main Street Director Ellen Hill. "Of course people love to eat, they like to try new ...

Volvo Trucks , Samsung announce battery power tie-up

Published: 2019-07-18T23:15:00Z 

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI on Thursday announced the formation of a strategic alliance that will develop battery packs for Volvo Group's electric ...

Proposed Bills Would Update Insurance Minimums and Mandate Automatic Braking on Trucks

Published: 2019-07-18T23:03:45Z 

Two proposed bills in the House of Representatives aim to reduce harm caused by large truck crashes by updating the minimum insurance ...

Ports Host Clean Truck Program Rate Workshop Aug. 1

Published: 2019-07-18T22:58:23Z 

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will host a workshop on Aug. 1 on modernizing the San Pedro Bay truck fleet to further reduce air pollution.

Samsung to Develop Batteries for Volvo Electric Trucks

Published: 2019-07-18T22:52:30Z 

The alliance will cover joint development of battery packs specifically developed for Volvo Group's truck applications. Samsung SDI intends to provide ...

A stinky situation: Heat takes trash trucks off Fayetteville streets

Published: 2019-07-18T22:30:00Z 

Fayetteville, N.C. — Sixty percent of the City of Fayetteville's sanitation trucks are out of commission, and it has nothing to do with engines overheating.

What The Truck – Backhaul: Platooning Trucks of Wall St.

Published: 2019-07-18T21:56:15Z 

Head into the weekend as Dooner and special guest co-host Zach Strickland talk platooning Pelotons, play earnings over/under, get an air freight ...

Monster trucks roar and celebrities sing at the Johnson County Fair

Published: 2019-07-18T21:22:30Z 

There's one monstrous addition to the Johnson County Fair this year, and it involves thousands of pounds of metal and Titan-sized tires crushing less ...

3 New Birmingham Food Trucks to Try

Published: 2019-07-18T21:22:30Z 

Birmingham's food truck scene shows no signs of slowing down. We've found a handful of new roaming kitchens with fun concepts: a British-themed ...

Used Cars And Trucks Are A Cheaper Alternative To New, But Not As Cheap As You Might Expect

Published: 2019-07-18T21:22:27Z 

Used cars and trucks aren't as cheap as many experts expected. The upshot for consumers is, a used car or truck is always going to be cheaper than a ...

Volvo Group creates alliance with Samsung SDI for electric truck batteries

Published: 2019-07-18T21:11:16Z 

The Swedish truck maker delivered its first battery-powered FE refuse truck and FL straight truck in February to European customers. It plans ...

No big trucks allowed on Willow Creek subdivision

Published: 2019-07-18T21:11:15Z 

Residents in one high traffic area of Willow Creek subdivision won't be seeing large trucks on their streets after the Bossier Parish Police Jury passed ...


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AAA: Car escape tools unable to break laminated windows

Published: 2019-07-18T00:11:15Z 

AAA said an increasing number of new cars, specifically one in three 2018 vehicle models, have laminated side windows which are a nearly ...

25 Best Cars for Long Commutes in 2019

Published: 2019-07-18T00:11:15Z 

Here are a few cars that offer value, efficiency, reliability, safety, performance, ease of parking and comfort — and one or two that will please car ...

Interstate rivalries: States loosen regulations to woo driverless cars companies

Published: 2019-07-18T00:00:00Z 

Some worry that the varied rules from state to state could hinder car manufacturers, but others, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, welcome the ...

A Big Wing Could Be the Secret to Big Speed

Published: 2019-07-18T00:00:00Z 

This car's enormous rear wing echoes the mega hill climb racers of the era, and the splitter, massive front canards, side skirts, and flat floor all work ...

'A people-oriented place': City bans cars on dangerous street to expand park in Hayes Valley

Published: 2019-07-17T23:15:00Z 

Octavia Street is a busy two-way road in the heart of Hayes Valley. More than 1,000 cars travel up and down the street on a daily basis. Bicyclists and ...

Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021

Published: 2019-07-17T23:03:45Z 

The number of electric car models available to consumers in Europe is expected to triple by 2021, according to European Union transport experts.

Dream Cars Pull Into Pittsburgh For Annual Vintage Grand Prix

Published: 2019-07-17T22:52:30Z 

Now that 55-year-old muscle car has 207,000 miles on it. It is one of dozens of beautiful rides scattered across Pittsburgh leading up the final weekend ...

Kentucky advocates demand changes to keyless ignition cars after Deaf woman dies

Published: 2019-07-17T22:41:15Z 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Advocates for the Deaf community are hoping for change after one woman's death last week.

Demand for electric cars has grown slowly. But the tsunami is coming

Published: 2019-07-17T21:51:25Z 

Electric cars promise to change the way we drive, making it greener and potentially even safer. But electric vehicles' path to wider adoption is full of ...

Tesla's Gigafactory 3 will be up and building cars by the end of the year, report says

Published: 2019-07-17T21:45:00Z 

Tesla's Chinese Gigafactory 3 is practically rocketing up, with estimates now placing it as being at least partially operational by the end of 2019.

Federal Check Against Chinese Subway Cars Could Mean Lost Jobs In Mass.

Published: 2019-07-17T21:33:45Z 

A transit rail car manufacturing facility in Springfield has found itself in the middle of an international trade and security dispute that could lead to a ...

Turo, the 'Airbnb for Cars ,' Surpasses $1 Billion Valuation

Published: 2019-07-17T21:21:19Z 

By Rebecca Heilweil. After its newest fundraising round, Turo — the so-called Airbnb for cars — has officially reached unicorn status. On Monday, the ...

Here Come the Boomers Who Are Mad About the Mid-Engine Corvette

Published: 2019-07-17T20:48:45Z 

As you know, one of the quintessential parts of being a car enthusiast is being routinely Mad Online. Or, if you're a buyer of a certain demographic ...

Some Nissan Rogue drivers say cars brake for no reason

Published: 2019-07-17T20:15:00Z 

ZEBULON, N.C. (WTVD) -- New cars are now equipped with the latest technology that's supposed to help you on the roadways and prevent crashes, ...

Car Shopping, Handbags And Wealthy Uncles: The Quest To Explain High Drug Prices

Published: 2019-07-17T19:07:30Z 

High drug prices are a hot topic in politics right now. President Trump has made lowering them a cornerstone of his re-election bid and is pushing a ...

SFMTA votes to ban cars on part of Octavia

Published: 2019-07-17T18:56:15Z 

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors voted unanimously to close Octavia between Hayes and Linden ...

2020 Cars Getting the Most Buzz

Published: 2019-07-17T18:45:00Z 

Few things get car fanatics as excited as getting a first look at the new model. Whether you can't wait to see the update on your old, reliable sedan or ...

9 Of The Best Cars And SUVs For Dog Lovers

Published: 2019-07-17T18:33:45Z 

If you're like many pet owners, driving around in your car with your dog is just a part of your regular routine. Whether taking trips to the park, the vet's ...

Oil Minister Says India Won't Totally Ban Gasoline, Diesel Cars

Published: 2019-07-17T18:00:00Z 

A government policy think thank has recently suggested that banning gasoline and diesel scooters, three-wheelers, and passenger cars by 2030 ...

Man learns the hard way to use caution when buying used cars

Published: 2019-07-17T17:15:00Z 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Jesus Alvarado thought he could trust the man on Craigslist who he bought his 2004 325ci from – until it ...


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Carlisle considering a food truck pilot program

Published: 2019-07-17T23:06:27Z 

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Carlisle wants to bring more people downtown, so it's considering adding food trucks as an option for patrons. But the idea ...

7th Street corridor project aims to reroute trucks from downtown Macon

Published: 2019-07-17T21:22:30Z 

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A project aims to reroute trucks from downtown Macon to 7th Street. The project will redirect trucks from Dr. Martin ...

Peloton unveils Level 4 platooning technology with autonomous following truck

Published: 2019-07-17T20:26:15Z 

Its new technology would allow the lead truck to steer two commercial vehicles in a platoon, a driving strategy featuring digitally tethered trucks ...

Restaurant inspections: Palm Springs food trucks , Mexican and Italian restaurants shut down briefly

Published: 2019-07-17T20:15:00Z 

Two Palm Springs food trucks, a Lake Worth Mexican restaurant and a West Palm Beach Italian eatery were closed temporarily last week after failing ...

Tuesdays are for Food Trucks in Brooklyn Park

Published: 2019-07-17T20:03:45Z 

A few Tuesdays this summer will feature live music and food trucks at the Community Activity Center in Brooklyn Park. Food trucks will compliment live ...

Super Store Industries Deploys Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Published: 2019-07-17T19:52:30Z 

Super Store Industries (SSI) has announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks at multiple SSI facilities, supporting both ...

Commentary: Truck drivers are aging… or are we entering a golden age in trucking?

Published: 2019-07-17T19:52:30Z 

Truck manufacturers are always seeking to influence truck buyers' purchasing decisions and have historically used several factors to that effect.

Fridays After Five: Live music, kid stuff, more food trucks in Athens Friday

Published: 2019-07-17T19:41:15Z 

Your favorite food trucks and then some will be back Friday in downtown Athens along with live music and games, crafts and activities for kids. It is all a ...

Peloton to Develop System for Driverless Following Truck in Platooning

Published: 2019-07-17T19:30:00Z 

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Peloton Technology Inc. announced it is expanding its vision for truck platooning and ...

Key West bans mobile advertising trucks . They're a safety hazard, police say.

Published: 2019-07-17T19:07:30Z 

As expected, the Key West City Commission on Tuesday voted to ban a mobile advertising truck known for its colorful LED screens on three sides.

Peloton's new automated vehicle system gives one driver control of two trucks

Published: 2019-07-17T18:45:00Z 

Instead, it wants to augment a human truck driver's ability with automated vehicle technology. The company, which has raised $78 million from BP ...

NYCHA will deploy new electric tilt trucks to Astoria Houses to improve trash pickup and rat mitigation

Published: 2019-07-17T18:45:00Z 

Staff has been trained to operate six electric tilt trucks to supplement regular trash and recyclables pickup at high-need NYCHA complexes with the ...

Peloton Announces Level 4 Driverless Truck Platooning System

Published: 2019-07-17T18:00:00Z 

If you were wondering how platooning technology developer Peloton would respond to Daimler Truck and Bus chief Martin Daum's recent remarks ...

Peloton's Automated Following for trucks keeps the driver at the forefront

Published: 2019-07-17T17:37:30Z 

We still haven't been able to engineer a better driver than a human, so Peloton wants to make better use of what we've already got, instead of ...

Foley Equipment goes national in joining truck service network

Published: 2019-07-17T17:37:30Z 

Wichita's Foley Equipment has joined six other Cat dealers around the country to form a network that services independent trucks. Called RIG360, the ...

Ford secretly proposed a pickup truck emoji, and it might make it to our phones next year

Published: 2019-07-17T17:15:00Z 

Ford revealed today that it was behind a successful campaign to get a pickup truck emoji shortlisted for next year's wave of new characters.

India's trucks are works of art

Published: 2019-07-17T16:52:30Z 

Trucks are a crucial aspect of India's economy; they help it move and grow. And Bedford brand trucks were one of the first introduced to India, brought ...

Tedeschi Trucks Band performs at CMAC in Canandaigua (photos)

Published: 2019-07-17T16:30:00Z 

Tedeschi Trucks Band performed at Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center (CMAC) in Canandaigua on Tuesday night. Blackberry Smoke was ...

Food trucks will arrive Thursday to assist New Iberia food pantries

Published: 2019-07-17T16:30:00Z 

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)- Two food trucks will be arriving at 10 am. Thursday to assist food panties in New Iberia. City officials and community leaders ...

Altoona First Frontier Festival Day 2: Free bands, craft beers, food trucks , artisan goods

Published: 2019-07-17T16:16:35Z 

The Saturday edition and second day of the Altoona First Frontier Festival features four bands performing at Downtown Altoona's Heritage Plaza July ...