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Authorities want to ID these cars seen in the area when Faye Swetlik was last seen

Published: 2020-02-13T02:48:45Z 

CAYCE, SC (WOLO) – Wednesday night Cayce DPS released pictures of two vehicles seen in the area around the time Faye Swetlik was last seen.

Police: Car picked up at Lower Burrell garage catches fire in Tarentum

Published: 2020-02-13T02:45:32Z 

21 minutes ago. A man's car caught fire Wednesday night in Tarentum less than a half hour after he picked it up from a Lower Burrell repair shop, ...

Stockton cemetery staff says burglar has been breaking into mourners' cars

Published: 2020-02-13T02:15:00Z 

Officials at the San Joaquin County Catholic Cemetery said they have seen an increase in the number of car break-ins over the last several weeks.

Near-zero visibility on rural roads sends cars into ditches

Published: 2020-02-13T01:29:30Z 

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — There's no question the most dangerous and difficult part of the winter storm Wednesday, Feb. 12, came as many got ready to ...

#9pmroutine: CMPD encourages drivers to lock their cars amid spike in thefts

Published: 2020-02-13T01:18:45Z 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - With a spike in car thefts, CMPD is warning neighbors to lock their cars and even set a reminder every night. Police say nearly ...

Downtown's Broadway poised to be first LA street to ban cars

Published: 2020-02-13T00:25:12Z 

If a Los Angeles City Councilmember gets his way, one of the city's most unique and historic streets could be shut off to cars. Today, Councilmember ...

Subway Cars in Use Since 1969 Take Final Run

Published: 2020-02-13T00:22:30Z 

The R-42 subway cars first hit the tracks in 1969 — the same year the MTA was founded — and were the first ... Read More ...

Hundreds of Opel Insignia cars recalled due to fire risk

Published: 2020-02-12T22:41:15Z 

The voluntary recall of certain models of the car is being carried about by Leeson Motors Limited and affects 386 vehicles in Ireland. The affected ...

Featuring a silver exterior and blue-gray bench seating, the rusty R-42s are the second oldest type ...

Published: 2020-02-12T21:00:00Z 

R-42s once totaled 400 cars in the subway system's fleet, and many have already been replaced by R-160s. R-179s, newer trains which recently had ...

MoMA to Park Cars in Sculpture Garden for 'Automania' Exhibition This Summer

Published: 2020-02-12T19:54:49Z 

The Museum of Modern Art in New York has long had a track record for showing mediums other than painting and sculpture. Helicopters, the ...

While the number of electric cars in Russia is on the upswing, they remain a rare sight

Published: 2020-02-12T19:30:00Z 

With each passing year, the number of electric cars sold in Russia is growing exponentially, but it is still to early to suggest the country is undergoing ...

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Fairview Fire Department holds dedication ceremony for two new fire trucks

Published: 2020-02-13T03:00:00Z 

Fairview Fire Department dedicating their new water tanker and utility truck tonight. The purchases were made possible through a lump sum of money ...

The 4 best food trucks in Tampa

Published: 2020-02-13T02:03:45Z 

Looking to try the top food trucks around? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top food trucks in Tampa, using both Yelp data and our own ...

ALEA conducts routine truck inspections

Published: 2020-02-13T00:33:45Z 

"Generally that's going to be our motor carry safety unit, either truck inspections or weighing trucks," Alabama State Trooper Sergeant Michael ...

Portland Renews Tax On Drivers Of Heavy Trucks

Published: 2020-02-12T23:48:45Z 

Over objections from the state's trucking industry, Portland's city council chose to renew a tax on drivers of heavy trucks that travel on city roadways.

Roswell residents worry gas station, fire trucks a dangerous mix

Published: 2020-02-12T23:08:29Z 

Roswell residents worry that a new RaceTrac gas station planned near a fire station could lead to more accidents and delays for firemen responding to ...

What's a Dualie?

Published: 2020-02-12T22:52:30Z 

A dualie (also called a "1-ton") pickup is typically a manufacturer's 3500 Series truck that features heavy-duty frame enhancements, springs, shocks, ...

Scania's Battery Electric Trucks Operational On Norwegian Roads

Published: 2020-02-12T21:11:15Z 

Norwegian wholesaler ASKO says it is deploying two battery-electric Scania distribution trucks in its operations in Oslo, Norway. The pilot marks ...

Henrik Fisker Teases, or Accidentally Posts, Upcoming Alaska Electric Truck

Published: 2020-02-12T20:53:43Z 

With just three words, another pickup truck seems to have entered the electric fray. Henrik Fisker, the CEO of Fisker Inc., tweeted out and then quickly ...

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Rush Enterprises reports solid 2019 results despite big drop in Q4 truck sales

Published: 2020-02-13T01:07:30Z 

Rush Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: RUSHA), which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, on Wednesday ...

Mullen's trucks help buoy 'difficult' fourth quarter

Published: 2020-02-13T00:22:30Z 

Mullen Group's (TSX:MTL) trucking and logistics units gave a small but important boost during the fourth quarter, helping offset continued weakness in ...

Big rig driver 'in a hurry' slams into Schertz fire truck

Published: 2020-02-13T00:22:30Z 

SCHERTZ, TEXAS – Out of service for the foreseeable future, with the front passenger side badly damaged along with its aerial platform and bucket, ...

Man gets six months for tampering with emission devices on trucks used in Marcellus gas fields

Published: 2020-02-12T23:37:30Z 

WILLIAMSPORT - One of six men who admitted tampering with emission control devices on heavy-duty diesel trucks used in the Marcellus Shale ...

Body found in burned truck in Grayson County identified

Published: 2020-02-12T23:37:30Z 

GRAYSON COUNTY, Va. – One of three bodies found inside a burnt-out truck in a heavily wooded area in Grayson County in November has been ...

Alameda Gets a Superhero-Themed, Mexico City-Style Taco Truck

Published: 2020-02-12T23:03:45Z 

Now, however, the East Bay's celebrated taco truck scene has finally landed in Alameda with the arrival of a new superhero-themed truck that's parked ...

Nissan Canton reducing production of Titan trucks

Published: 2020-02-12T23:03:32Z 

CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Nissan Canton is temporarily reducing production of Titan trucks. This comes after delayed shipments out of parts of China.

As snow falls, more than 150 plow trucks will travel Central Ohio roads overnight

Published: 2020-02-12T22:52:30Z 

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Crews with the Ohio Department of Transportation are gearing up for a messy night ahead. Before Thursday ...

Franklin County Trucking Company's musical tribute to trucks is gaining steam

Published: 2020-02-12T22:07:30Z 

"I have always been drawn to the truck driving culture, and have always had a deep respect for the hard-working men and women out there on the ...

Late night food trucks return to campus

Published: 2020-02-12T21:00:00Z 

Food trucks are returning to campus this month, nearly two years after UM's own food truck suspended regular service. The trucks' arrival comes in ...

Truck's steering wheel stops flying steel beam inches from driver's chest

Published: 2020-02-12T20:37:30Z 

Lowe — 49, of Wayne, Michigan — was driving a box truck about 1:30 p.m. Thursday on his way to Lansing to make a pickup for his company DNC ...

SoCalGas, Western Milling Unveil First Ultra-Low Emissions Trucks

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:15Z 

The near-zero-emissions natural gas trucks will be fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG) that can almost eliminate smog-forming pollutants and ...

Electric Pickup Trucks : Why Truck Fans Should Care

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:15Z 

If recent automotive announcements are any indication, we truck fans are witnessing the dawn of the E-truck wars between electric pickup trucks.

New Jersey tow truck drags away car with baby in backseat

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:08Z 

Dude, where's my car — and kid!? A towing company repoed a New Jersey man's car with his 1-year-old bundled up in the backseat, cops said ...

Police search pickup truck for evidence in fatal hit-and-run

Published: 2020-02-12T19:07:30Z 

Police in Springfield have conducted a search warrant on a pickup truck that may have struck a pedestrian on Main Street, but the driver may already ...

17 Pickup Trucks That Were Recalled For Surprising Reasons

Published: 2020-02-12T18:45:00Z 

But the common ground where we all come together is that we all prefer to be either in a truck or an SUV. Why? Well, because they're fun, they're ...

Truck driver's steering wheel saves him from being impaled by steel beam

Published: 2020-02-12T18:45:00Z 

Johnnie Lowe was driving a 26-foot box truck to pick up auto parts in Lansing for his employer, DNC Logistics, when a steel beam got loose from a ...

Oklahoma State University employee saves man trapped in a burning truck

Published: 2020-02-12T18:35:05Z 

An Oklahoma State University employee is being credited for saving a driver's life after the man suffered a medical emergency and crashed his truck, ...

Panama City Fire Department getting 2 new fire trucks

Published: 2020-02-12T18:11:15Z 

In his slideshow, he listed the department's 10 trucks, including one that has practically aged out already. "In Panama City, for 20 years, (a fire truck) ...

UN, Turkish aid trucks head to Idlib, Syria

Published: 2020-02-12T17:48:45Z 

HATAY/ERZURUM, Turkey. The UN on Wednesday sent 52 truckloads of humanitarian aid to Idlib, northwestern Syria. The trucks carrying essential ...

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Fatal accident involving two cars on Route 43 near Tiff City

Published: 2020-02-13T00:11:15Z 

TIFF CITY, Mo. — About 4 miles north of Tiff City, Missouri, two cars were involved in a fatal accident that killed an Oklahoma resident. At around 1:40 ...

Innocent Owners Sue Detroit For Seizing Cars , Holding Them Ransom

Published: 2020-02-12T23:15:00Z 

Last summer, Melisa Ingram and Robert Reeves both had their cars seized and impounded by police even though they were never accused of any ...

Thief breaks into students' cars at Rockmart High School

Published: 2020-02-12T23:03:45Z 

ROCKMART, Ga. - Students and faculty at Rockmart High School found their cars smashed into and their property was stolen when they arrived at the ...

Rental cars can be remotely started, tracked, and more after customers return them

Published: 2020-02-12T22:32:00Z 

Now, something almost identical has happened again to the same Enterprise Rent-A-Car customer. Four days after returning a Ford Mustang, the ...

Car -o-nado: Navy Dad's Car Helped Start a Love of Unique Cars

Published: 2020-02-12T20:48:45Z 

Car enthusiastic Brendan Prout's love of automobiles was passed down fromboth his grandfather and his father Rear Admiral James G. Prout III.

Police: Man wrecks luxury cars while trying to steal Bentley

Published: 2020-02-12T20:03:45Z 

SALT LAKE CITY — Police arrested a Salt Lake man after he allegedly broke into a luxury car dealership in downtown Salt Lake City and damaged ...

Car 'splatometer' tests reveal huge decline in number of insects

Published: 2020-02-12T19:52:30Z 

Two scientific studies of the number of insects splattered by cars have revealed a huge decline in abundance at European sites in two decades.

Oil Giant BP Banks On Bikes, Plug-In Cars And Fuel-Free Forecourts To Go Carbon Zero

Published: 2020-02-12T19:37:47Z 

BP's new boss Bernard Looney said on February 12 that he wants the oil giant to pivot away from petroleum. By doing so the 111-year-old company ...

Impound our cars , and Staten Islanders really will secede (opinion)

Published: 2020-02-12T18:56:15Z 

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you don't know by now that city lawmakers are engaged in a war against motorists, the City Council surely clued you in this ...

The UK Could Ban Gas and Diesel Car Sales in 12 Years

Published: 2020-02-12T18:33:45Z 

Britain announced that it will ban sales of new diesel and gasoline powered cars in 15 years last week. That was five years earlier than expected, but ...

Close call as cars collide directly in front of motorcyclist

Published: 2020-02-12T18:22:30Z 

Close call as cars collide directly in front of motorcyclist ... While waiting at an intersection he witnessed a collision between two cars right in front of ...

Multiple cars catch on fire in Nederland High School student parking lot

Published: 2020-02-12T18:22:30Z 

NEDERLAND, Texas — Officials are investigating a fire that happened at a Southeast Texas high school on Feb. 12. Nederland ISD contacted officials ...

Connected Cars Take 5G Leap In Time For NADA Show

Published: 2020-02-12T18:00:00Z 

Think Super Bowl for cars. This weekend marks the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) show in Las Vegas. While the product focus will ...

Beavercreek urges residents to remove cars from streets during winter weather

Published: 2020-02-12T17:51:34Z 

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) – The City of Beavercreek is urging its residents to help the snow plows and salt trucks out by removing cars from the ...

10 cars involved in 'domino effect' crashes on I-69

Published: 2020-02-12T17:48:45Z 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Multiple cars were involved in three connected crashes this morning on I-69. The Allen County Sheriff's Department ...

MTA's vintage R-42 subway cars make final trips through New York City

Published: 2020-02-12T17:18:24Z 

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The MTA marked the end of an era Wednesday, as the agency's R-42 subway cars made their final journey through New ...

State lawmaker sets sights on 'reasonable' car tab relief

Published: 2020-02-12T17:15:00Z 

A state Senate committee has approved a measure to provide car tab relief for Washington drivers. Car tab relief debate heating up in Legislature.

Meet the Man Who Sells Devices to Hack Your Car's Keyless Entry

Published: 2020-02-12T17:03:45Z 

Passive keyless entry systems have become increasingly popular in the past decade. Simply walk up to your car with your key or fob in your pocket ...

Cars for our future: electric, empathetic & beyond

Published: 2020-02-12T17:03:45Z 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Cars that get to know and anticipate the driver to the first all-electric Mustang to second-generation electrics to a car that is ...

WalletHub: 2020's Cities that Overspend on Cars + Q1 Auto Financing Report

Published: 2020-02-12T16:52:30Z 

Interest rates for new cars are at one of their lowest points in three years, with the average new-car loan today charging 14 percent less interest than ...