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Police: 'Some' killed when SUV hits Christmas parade

Nov. 22, 2021 00:30 AM EST

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An SUV sped through barricades and into a parade of Christmas marchers in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday, killing multiple people as it hit more than 20 adults and children in a horrifying scene captured by the city’s livestream and the cellphones of onlookers. ...

Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show

Nov. 17, 2021 20:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battery-powered vehicles will get top billing at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opens this week after a year's hiatus due to the novel coronavirus. Subaru, which has seen strong sales growth in the U.S. during the past decade, will unveil its first...

Two people killed after car crash on Blue Ridge Parkway

Nov. 09, 2021 13:03 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have begun an investigation after two people were killed in a crash on the Blue Ridge Parkway on Monday, the National Park Service said. According to the park service, dispatchers received a report at 8 a.m. of a vehicle off the road...

Big SEMA automotive aftermarket show returns to Las Vegas

Nov. 01, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The return his week of a big automotive products trade show is expected to draw as many as 100,000 people to the Las Vegas Convention Center, tourism and event officials said. The Specialty Equipment Market Association show, commonly known as SEMA,...

Maine attorney general clears police officer in shooting

Oct. 26, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

GORHAM, Maine (AP) — The Maine attorney general’s office has cleared a police officer in a shooting of a man who resisted arrest in a confrontation in a parking lot two years ago. A report released Monday said Officer Dean Hannon shot and killed Kyle Needham, 32, in a...

Toyota scraps V8 in Tundra redesign, adds hybrid powertrain

Sep. 21, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is dumping the big V8 engine in the latest redesign of its Tundra full-size pickup truck, a bold move in a market that likes big, powerful engines. The 381 horsepower, 5.7-liter V8 will be replaced by a base 389 horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6...

Man restores 1941 Chevrolet sedan, just like his dad’s

Sep. 11, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Art Stevens grew up on the farm south of Bowling Green where he was born in 1948. He learned to drive behind the wheel of his dad’s 1941 Chevrolet sedan. That was the mid-1960s, and Art’s father, Leroy Stevens, had moved on to a more modern...