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Indiana man still repairing foreign cars after half-century

Oct. 24, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Dick Bougher remembers when the local Chrysler plants had large signs in the parking lots banning foreign cars from entering. He remembers when people would sometimes flip over a Volkswagen if they saw it parked downtown. And that’s right at the...

Tesla builds 1st store on tribal land, dodges state car laws

Sep. 15, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NAMBÉ, N.M. (AP) — Carmaker Tesla has opened a store and repair shop on Native American land for the first time, marking a new approach to its yearslong fight to sell cars directly to consumers and cut car dealerships out of the process. The white-walled,...

Inquiry after vehicles towed to scrap yards without OK

Sep. 12, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

LUDOWICI, Ga, (AP) — Local and state law enforcement agencies are investigating whether the owners of a southeast Georgia tow truck company stole more than 20 vehicles from a repair shop. Long County sheriff's deputies tell WTOC-TV that vehicles were taken by South...

Florida man wins $1 million the day he opened his auto shop

Sep. 09, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

CALLAHAN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man won $1 million in a lottery game the same day he and his wife opened an auto repair shop. Brian Woodle, 46, bought the $5 Gold Rush Supreme scratch-off ticket from a Circle K in Callahan. “I love working on...