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Man who was once homeless helps open food truck to feed those in need

Published: 2019-06-30T00:45:00Z 

It's not uncommon to see food trucks parked outside during lunch, but Johnny's Wagon is not your typical food truck. A few dozen people recently lined ...

Sharing the road with truck drivers: Focus on safety after 7 killed in Randolph

Published: 2019-06-30T00:45:00Z 

CONCORD — Kyle Bilodeau backed the truck's tractor snugly under the ... That horrific accident will remind truck drivers even more about safety, ...

Frederick Food Truck Festival brings out large, hungry crowd

Published: 2019-06-30T00:31:31Z 

An estimated 2,500 people attended the inaugural Frederick Food Truck Festival on Saturday to sample a dozen food trucks, 20 vendors and live ...

Daytona featured on 'The Great Food Truck Race'

Published: 2019-06-29T20:37:30Z 

DAYTONA BEACH — Seven food trucks served up menus that included pulled pork sandwiches and piña colada buttermilk cake doughnuts on the ...

Letters: Too many trucks where trucks don't belong

Published: 2019-06-29T20:26:15Z 

Yet, on a daily basis, we have large commercial trucks, including full-sized semi-trailers, taking shortcuts down our street and through our alley, ...

Large crowd shows up for Keller Festival car show

Published: 2019-06-29T20:03:45Z 

TUSCUMBIA — Hundreds of car and truck enthusiasts braved the heat today to check out over 200 cars and trucks at the Shoals Car and Truck Club's ...

Sharing the road with truck drivers

Published: 2019-06-29T17:15:00Z 

CONCORD — Kyle Bilodeau backed the truck's tractor snugly under the ... east of the State House, wants to become a third-generation truck driver.

Watch Ram's Hellcat-Powered Rebel TRX Being Run Up Sand Dunes

Published: 2019-06-29T16:52:30Z 

In the video, at least ten FCA vehicles were in attendance at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Michigan, with most being blacked out Ram trucks with ...

BREAKING: Volvo Trucks plans $400M expansion, 777 new jobs for Virginia operation

Published: 2019-06-29T16:52:30Z 

Volvo Group says it will spend nearly $400 million to expand its Volvo Trucks North America New River Valley assembly operation in Pulaski County, ...

12 Utah County food trucks you absolutely have to try

Published: 2019-06-29T16:04:53Z 

If you've never had food truck food, you're missing out, and there are plenty of food trucks in Utah County to keep you happy. But here are 12 that have ...

Spektakuläre Trucks soweit das Auge reicht beim 4. Truck Event Austria in Wels

Published: 2019-06-29T15:45:00Z 

Bunte Trucks soweit das Auge reicht. Ein Kran, welcher die Besucherinnen und Besucher mit einer Aussichtsplattform auf 80 Meter über das Gelände ...

2020 Ram HD One of the Best Redesigned Trucks for Next Year Says US News

Published: 2019-06-29T15:33:45Z 

Ram trucks never disappoint, and the 2020 Ram HD is sure to exceed expectations thanks to its redesign, powerful engine choices, intense capability, ...

Global Articulated Dump Trucks Market Forecast, Marketing Channels, Major Industry Participants ...

Published: 2019-06-29T15:22:30Z 

Articulated Dump Trucks market research report 2015-2024 helps businessman/investor avoiding unpleasant surprises. Intuition and experience can ...

Global Articulated Dump Trucks Market 2019-2024: Historical Data and Long-Term Forecasts ...

Published: 2019-06-29T15:22:30Z 

The Articulated Dump Trucks market report provides an unbiased and detailed analysis of the on-going trends, opportunities/ high growth areas, ...

Carbon Canyon truck ban in the hands of Caltrans

Published: 2019-06-29T15:00:00Z 

Residents have been expressing concern that excessively large trucks ... Brea, and Caltrans would speed up implementing the new truck rules," Mr.

US Senators File Bill to Cap Speeds of Tractor Trailers

Published: 2019-06-29T14:48:45Z 

Two legislators in the United States Senate have offered legislation that would cap the speed for 18-wheeler trucks in an attempt to save lives.

Ford's family of pickups primed for work, play

Published: 2019-06-29T14:15:00Z 

America's love affair with pickup trucks continues to burn hot and heavy, fueled by relatively low fuel prices and strides in technology. Whether it's a ...

America has a truck driver shortage, and Sikhs step up to fill it

Published: 2019-06-29T14:03:45Z 

America faces a growing shortage of truck drivers, with the latest figures saying more than 50,000 drivers are needed. The problem filling the gap is ...

The cofounder of a Y Combinator-backed trucking startup says there's one thing about self-driving ...

Published: 2019-06-29T13:40:32Z 

Starsky Robotics is operating unmanned semi-trucks on public highways in Florida as of June 16. It's a first for the trucking industry, which usually has ...

Residents Question Box Culverts - County to Schedule Inspection

Published: 2019-06-29T13:07:09Z 

Residents on North Thornton Road say fire trucks and school buses should not be crossing two box culverts near the north end of the road that are ...

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The Coolest Cars of Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: Day 1

Published: 2019-06-30T00:33:45Z 

As a result, cars of all shapes, sizes, genres, and budgets have congregated for the 97th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, making it a ...

9 injured in Las Vegas crash involving 3 cars , RTC bus

Published: 2019-06-30T00:02:27Z 

Nine people were hospitalized after a crash Saturday afternoon involving three cars and a bus, Las Vegas police said. Officers and fire crews were ...

Rejected Car Designs For Existing Cars

Published: 2019-06-29T23:26:15Z 

Designing anything involves a varying degree of trial and error. When it comes to something as large and complex as a car, it's a refinement process.

Ask Us: Squad cars should not be in 'fuel efficient vehicles' parking spots

Published: 2019-06-29T23:03:45Z 

About those squad cars, which Ask Us Guy hasn't personally witnessed parking in the spots for environmentally friendly vehicles, they typically ...

Police investigating after gun battle in North Charleston damages cars

Published: 2019-06-29T22:41:15Z 

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Police officers are investigating after a gun battle in North Charleston damaged cars Saturday afternoon.

Dallas Police Officer Accused Of Writing Fake Tickets To Cars He Never Pulled Over

Published: 2019-06-29T22:30:00Z 

COM) — The Dallas police officer accused of writing fake tickets earlier this week, wrote them for cars he never pulled over. According to the Dallas ...

Self-driving cars are a chance to design a new part of our culture

Published: 2019-06-29T21:22:30Z 

Driverless cars aren't just a new kind of car. They're teachable machines that come with new ownership models and rules. And we don't yet have ...

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK factory - report

Published: 2019-06-29T21:11:15Z 

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest automaker Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce plans next week to build electric cars at its central ...

Tracks cleared after 6 train cars derail in South Dakota

Published: 2019-06-29T20:37:30Z 

A spokesman for RCP&E's parent company, Genesee & Wyoming of Darien, Connecticut, tells the Rapid City Journal that a total of 82 cars made up ...

Cruise-in at Togus draws veterans to classic cars

Published: 2019-06-29T20:27:35Z 

The 18th annual cruise-in is meant to give veterans at the hospital a chance to get outside and see some cool cars, and perhaps reminisce about their ...

The very real, fatal and preventable danger of leaving children in cars

Published: 2019-06-29T19:52:30Z 

She doesn't need a lot, just a few quick things, but the lines are long. She returns to the car 10 minutes later, opens the trunk to put in the groceries and ...

What's The Future Of Sports Cars ? Porsche, Ferrari Looking To Challenge Tesla By Going Electric

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

Jaguar, BMW, Mercedes and Audi have joined the electric car market but the industry is now preparing itself for the sports car, as Ferrari (RACE) and ...

There have been 15 heatstroke deaths of children left in hot cars already in 2019. And it's not even ...

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

Fifteen children have died from heatstroke in the U.S. this year as a result of being left in hot cars – and it's not even July yet. Three of the deaths have ...

Empty train cars derail in southwest South Dakota

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. — Lilith Tucker steadied her tiny bicycle with one foot and surveyed the wreckage of derailed railroad freight cars blocking a ...

Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars

Published: 2019-06-29T18:56:15Z 

MADRID (Reuters) - Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the new conservative city hall, ...

Someone keeps throwing kittens from moving cars in Toms River. Luckily this one was rescued ...

Published: 2019-06-29T18:22:30Z 

Someone keeps throwing kittens out of a car onto busy streets in Toms River, according to multiple reports in the last week. At around 8 p.m. on ...

Honda's1.6M recalls of Takata airbags is final phase since 2016

Published: 2019-06-29T18:06:19Z 

June 29 (UPI) -- Honda is recalling 1.6 million cars in the United States over problems with Takata airbags with reports confirming 14 related deaths ...

Honda recalls 1.6 million cars over Takata airbags

Published: 2019-06-29T18:00:00Z 

June 29 (UPI) -- Honda is recalling 1.6 million cars in the United States over Takata airbags with reports confirming 14 related deaths and over 200 ...

Crime 101: A look at cars and criminal charges

Published: 2019-06-29T17:03:45Z 

How do cars fit into crime? There are your obvious charges like DWI, traffic violations and speeding to elude arrest that can happen when someone is ...

Britons' bad driving skills to inspire technology that can make driverless cars 'think' on the road

Published: 2019-06-29T16:52:30Z 

Prof Whiteson claimed the driverless car market is a "Wild West" as the government works to determine whether these cars are safe to drive ahead of ...

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Sex in Self-Driving Cars Will Be Great (if You Don't Mind Being Watched)

Published: 2019-06-28T20:50:53Z 

If the adult performer tilted the steering wheel of the car too much, she ran the risk of disabling the driver assist features that allowed her and her scene ...

Honda recalling 1.6 million cars to replace Takata airbags. Is your car affected?

Published: 2019-06-28T20:48:45Z 

Approximately 1.6 million Honda and Acura cars are being recalled to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger airbag inflators. On Friday ...

Bentley Pays Homage to a Classic Race Car with a Special Edition Continental

Published: 2019-06-28T18:33:45Z 

Only 100 of the cars will be built, and although H.J. Mulliner isn't making car bodies anymore (it closed in 1991, after being merged with Park Ward) ...

Google Maps detour stranded 100 cars on muddy Colorado road

Published: 2019-06-28T16:52:30Z 

GPS and in-car navigation systems leading people astray is not a new phenomenon. Increased connectivity and crowdsourcing has improved the ...

Don't ditch gasoline just yet: BMW argues electric cars are overhyped

Published: 2019-06-28T16:41:15Z 

BMW is spending millions of dollars developing electric cars that motorists don't want to buy, according to the head of its research and development.

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Published: 2019-06-28T16:01:50Z 

2020 Ford Explorer AWD3.0 L, 6 cyl, Automatic (S10), Turbo. 2020 Ford Explorer AWD2.3 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (S10), Turbo. 2020 Ford Explorer ...

Homeless Fort Worth Man Admits to Breaking Into 30 Cars

Published: 2019-06-28T15:56:15Z 

A homeless man has been arrested for breaking into cars in several Fort Worth neighborhoods and stealing money and at least two guns.

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars

Published: 2019-06-28T15:55:03Z 

Cruise is testing computer vision and sound detection AI to help autonomous cars respond to passing emergency vehicles, a company spokesperson ...

Glickenhaus Hard At Work Developing New Race & Road Cars

Published: 2019-06-28T15:22:30Z 

"The road cars will be testing at the end of this year and we'll begin building them for customers in Danbury, approximately March of next year.".

How GM's Cruise self-driving cars navigate around double-parked vehicles

Published: 2019-06-28T15:11:15Z 

For self-driving cars, learning the rules of the road is just the beginning. Cars can be programmed to acknowledge stop signs and obey speed limits, ...

BMW doubles down on plug-ins and battery-powered cars , saying the future of sporty driving is ...

Published: 2019-06-28T15:00:00Z 

BMW is doubling down on electric cars, announcing this week it would have 25 models in showrooms by 2023. That's two years earlier than its original ...

In spite of tougher standards, European cars get dirtier

Published: 2019-06-28T15:00:00Z 

European automakers need to sell many more electric cars, but their customers aren't buying. Instead, they're buying more gas powered SUVs that ...

40 cars derail inside tunnel from Port Huron to Sarnia

Published: 2019-06-28T15:00:00Z 

According to Port Huron's city manager, about 40 cars derailed inside the one-lane tunnel while the train was passing through. At least one car was ...

Endangered species? SUVs squeezing out affordable, entry-level cars

Published: 2019-06-28T14:26:15Z 

What's telling, however, is that the Fiesta is one of the casualties of the shift by automakers and consumers away from passenger cars. It's being ...

Average age of a car on US roads hits record 11.8 years old

Published: 2019-06-28T14:26:15Z 

The average age of a car in the U.S. hit a new record, according to the results of a study released Thursday from IHS Markit. The average age of a ...

Nationwide, 14 children have already died in hot cars this year

Published: 2019-06-28T14:15:00Z 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to, 52 children trapped in hot cars died in 2018. In 2019, there's already been 14 child deaths.

40 train cars derail inside Port Huron-to-Sarnia tunnel

Published: 2019-06-28T13:47:31Z 

Approximately 40 rail cars derailed inside the tunnel while the train was passing through the one-lane St. Clair River Tunnel, Port Huron City Manager ...

Bad burglar, bad driver? Man targets two businesses, hits three cop cars , police say

Published: 2019-06-28T13:06:22Z 

It may have looked more like a demolition derby than a burglary arrest but the man who crashed into three police cars during an escape attempt is ...

Great Race for classic, vintage cars ends at LeMay museum

Published: 2019-06-28T13:02:33Z 

This weekend, around 120 classic cars will hit the streets of Tacoma as part of the Great Race, a nine day, 2,300 mile "time, speed, and endurance ...

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty

Published: 2019-06-28T13:01:53Z 

In addition to the immediate cost of the ticket, many automobile violations can lead to double-digit percentage increases in car insurance premiums, ...

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Dispute between city, volunteer firefighters results in lost-and-found fire trucks

Published: 2019-06-29T02:36:48Z 

The mayor of Little River-Academy reported three of the town's fire trucks stolen right after the volunteers suddenly dissolved their department in a ...

Campaign launched to deal with overloaded trucks

Published: 2019-06-29T01:52:30Z 

The Directorate for Roads of Việt Nam (DRVN) is planning to launch a campaign to put an end to heavy trucks that had been modified to carry excess ...

Little River-Academy Volunteer Fire Department trucks found

Published: 2019-06-29T00:31:45Z 

After a series of phone calls, it was told to the people who had the trucks that if anyone was caught driving one of them, legal action would be taken ...

Interstate shooting victim remembers moment when bullet flew through truck's window

Published: 2019-06-29T00:11:15Z 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Memphis man says he was driving on I-55 earlier this year when someone shot out his passenger side window.

Things to do June 29: Monster Trucks in Medina and Freedom Fest in Green

Published: 2019-06-28T23:37:30Z 

Monster fun: Monster trucks will take over the Medina County Fairgrounds on Saturday. There will be eight trucks competing head to head in the ...

Chastain stays busy while chasing Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoff berth

Published: 2019-06-28T23:03:45Z 

JOLIET, Ill. – Ross Chastain smiled widely when asked Friday how his multi-win, playoff-brink of a season in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck ...

Fire trucks stolen from Little River-Academy have been found

Published: 2019-06-28T21:57:40Z 

Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange said on Friday that the fire trucks reported stolen from Little River-Academy were found. "Sometime late yesterday, the ...

Truck drivers, training schools say trucks should not be crashing into bridges

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

Truck drivers, training schools say trucks should not be crashing into ... They teach them how to operate the trucks down the road safely," explained ...

Missing fire trucks turned over to sheriff

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY, Texas (KWTX) The three fire trucks reported missing after a local volunteer fire department disbanded have been turned ...

Bill Would Limit Heavy Trucks to 65 mph

Published: 2019-06-28T21:51:44Z 

The majority of trucks on U.S. roads already have the speed-limiting ... The bill would require all new trucks to have speed limiters activated, and it ...

Volvo Trucks expansion to add 777 jobs

Published: 2019-06-28T21:11:15Z 

Volvo Group is investing $400 million to expand its Volvo Trucks plant in Dublin, a move that will add 777 jobs within six years. Volvo's investment also ...

Senators revive plan to cap semi truck speed limits at 65 MPH nationwide

Published: 2019-06-28T20:48:45Z 

Yesterday, two senators reintroduced controversial semi truck "speed limiter" legislation that they say will improve highway safety and save lives.

Senate Bill Would Require Truck Speed Limiters Set at 65 MPH on All New Trucks

Published: 2019-06-28T20:39:58Z 

A Republican and a Democratic senator have teamed up to introduce a bipartisan bill that would require all new Class 7 and Class 8 trucks to be ...

LA City Council Vetoes Automated Trucks At Port Of LA

Published: 2019-06-28T20:29:09Z 

LA City Council Vetoes Automated Trucks At Port Of LA ... for the use of automated driverless trucks at one of the Port of L.A.'s largest terminals.

Senators offer bill to limit heavy truck speeds to 65 mph

Published: 2019-06-28T19:31:20Z 

DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say ...

Logging Trucks And Tractors Descend On Oregon Capitol To Protest Cap-And-Trade Bill

Published: 2019-06-28T19:30:00Z 

Semi-trucks and tractors surrounded the Oregon Capitol Thursday to show support for GOP lawmakers who agreed Friday to return for weekend ...

Senators Offer Bill to Limit Heavy Truck Speeds to 65 Mph

Published: 2019-06-28T19:29:22Z 

The majority of trucks on U.S. roads already have the speed-limiting software built in, but it's not always used. Most other countries already use it to cap ...

Missing Little River-Academy fire trucks found

Published: 2019-06-28T19:07:30Z 

Lanham said the trucks were located at Iron Horse Storage in Belton by deputies the Bell County Sheriff's Department and were impounded.

Trailer Loaded With 300 Bales Of Straw Overturned, Striking Two Oncoming Pickup Trucks

Published: 2019-06-28T18:33:45Z 

(Dearborn County, Ind.) - A pickup truck hauling a trailer stacked with straw bales was going too fast for a curve when it overturned and struck an two ...

Truck History Museum Rolls Into Brooklyn

Published: 2019-06-28T17:37:30Z 

The truck and trailer glistened with restoration work. New boards lay on the bed of the trailer, one originally used to haul coal and lumber. The huge ...

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Collector Cars Docket

Published: 2019-06-28T00:09:28Z 

Car has been mechanically serviced and inspected. Powered by its original 302ci 8-cylinder engine and automatic transmission. 71,000 original miles ...

Apple's Latest Acquisition Shows Self-Driving Cars Are in the Doldrums of Disappointment

Published: 2019-06-27T21:00:00Z 

The startup had previously partnered with Lyft to explore self-driving taxis, and worked on technology to retrofit large fleets of conventional cars for ...

Crash Testing Bike Helmets? POC Sports & Volvo Cars Collaborate

Published: 2019-06-27T20:03:45Z 

POC Sports builds a lot of safety gear for cycling, snowboarding, and skiing. Now, POC has embarked on a new initiative with Volvo Cars to further ...

Air Compressor Failure On New BART Cars Trigger Monday's Underground Train Evacuation

Published: 2019-06-27T19:18:45Z 

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A failure of the air compressors on two new BART cars forced the underground evacuation of 421 passengers from a stalled ...

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution

Published: 2019-06-27T19:07:30Z 

Trucks and cars with Crit'Air 5 registration (1997-2000-registered diesels), as well as cars without a sticker have been banned from central Paris since ...

Moving cars shot with BB gun in La Jolla

Published: 2019-06-27T19:07:30Z 

SAN DIEGO — Someone shot two moving cars in La Jolla with a BB gun, and police haven't been able to track down the person responsible. The BB ...

Audi A3, A3 e-tron, S3, RS3: Recall Alert

Published: 2019-06-27T18:56:15Z's Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with's long-standing ethics policy, editors and ...

Ten Cars That Were Reborn, Only To Die Again

Published: 2019-06-27T18:33:45Z 

The Chevrolet Camaro is reportedly on the chopping block. Again. Yes, after killing the Camaro, then resurrecting the Camaro, Chevy is once again ...

Independence Day: When we'll be prisoners of our cars no more

Published: 2019-06-27T18:11:15Z 

I am, as a product of Gen X, perhaps among the last generation to be obsessed with the notion of car ownership. Yes, I love cars. I love the different ...

What you don't know about your car's information security should scare you

Published: 2019-06-27T18:11:15Z 

The advent of modern infotainment systems and connected car technology has been great for convenience, but it's also given hackers a new way to ...

Foreign-Based Automakers Dominate Cars .com's 2019 American-Made Index

Published: 2019-06-27T18:10:56Z 

Trade tensions and tariff threats have garnered plenty of headlines in 2019. The breakneck pace at which such threats are issued and rescinded is ...

Four of 10 most American-made cars sold in the US are built in Alabama

Published: 2019-06-27T17:03:25Z 

The annual "American-Made Index" compiled by found nine of the 15 most U.S.-sourced vehicles are manufactured by Honda Motor Co.

Here's how Cruise's autonomous cars navigate double-parked cars

Published: 2019-06-27T17:01:18Z 

Cruise, the driverless car startup acquired by GM for $581 million in 2016, today detailed in a blog post how its fleet of over 180 self-driving Chevrolet ...

This is how self-driving cars deal with double-parking

Published: 2019-06-27T16:52:30Z 

It's annoying, but when you drive up to an Uber car or delivery van that's double-parked, you deal with it. For self-driving cars, it's a more complicated ...

Cars expenses may eat up nearly a fifth of your income

Published: 2019-06-27T16:31:07Z 

Unless you own a boat, chances are that your car is the biggest-ticket item you own after your house. It's a major expense that most people can't avoid, ...

Apple's Silence Hurts Efforts to Take Drivers Out of Cars

Published: 2019-06-27T16:07:25Z 

Apple is among dozens of companies that have California permits to test autonomous cars on public roads. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, in his ...

Electric Car Charging Hassle Will Spur Buyer Resistance

Published: 2019-06-27T15:56:15Z 

Battery cars face many barriers to success, but the charging system is the biggest hurdle and this threatens to derail the whole European Union (EU) ...

Apple's Silence Hurts Efforts to Take Drivers Out of Cars

Published: 2019-06-27T15:56:15Z 

It should be obvious that a car is not a smartphone. Apple Inc. is acting as if they're the same. It's no secret that Apple is working on self-driving vehicle ...

Cars .com again ranks Jeep Cherokee as most American-made car

Published: 2019-06-27T15:33:45Z 

(FOX NEWS) -- According to the latest rankings by, the Jeep Cherokee is the most American-made car you can buy for the second year ...

How Self-Driving Cars Will Cope With Unruly Riders

Published: 2019-06-27T15:11:15Z 

Bona fide reasons are presumably things like getting into a ridesharing car and ripping up the upholstery, which is a costly untoward act, given that the ...