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California cuts electric-car rebates, drops luxury models

Dec. 4, 2019 4:57 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's rebate program to entice more drivers to purchase electric vehicles has gotten less generous, especially for residents looking to buy luxury models. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that effective Tuesday, regulators have stopped offering rebates for buyers of...

California recovers $23M from auto parts makers' bid rigging

Dec. 4, 2019 4:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has recovered more than $23 million from settlements with 52 automobile parts manufacturers for illegal bid rigging that jacked up consumer costs, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Wednesday. The parts makers suppressed competition by conspiring to fix prices...

Edmunds: Pros and cons of outgoing car model vs. redesign

Dec. 4, 2019 6:13 AM EST

The end of the calendar year can be an exciting time for new-car buyers. Many vehicles have been redesigned and are packed with the latest technology. However, the outgoing models are still on dealer lots and likely to be discounted steeply by automakers and dealers looking to meet year-end sales goals. These...

Michigan automobile museum to add $5M exhibit on muscle cars

Dec. 1, 2019 3:18 PM EST

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan museum that boasts the largest vintage automobile collection in North America plans to open a new building to display muscle cars. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the $5 million project at the Gilmore Car Museum would add more than 25,000 square feet of exhibit...

Santa Clara top CSU Fullerton 70-55 in Cable Car Classic

Nov. 30, 2019 8:33 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Josip Vrankic scored 17 points and Santa Clara never trailed in beating CSU Fullerton 70-55 Saturday night in the Cable Car Classic finale. DJ Mitchell scored 11 and grabbed seven rebounds and Tahj Eddy and Trey Wertz scored nine points apiece for the Broncos (8-1), who have won...

Wilson carries SE Missouri over Denver 66-51

Nov. 30, 2019 6:52 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Quatarrius Wilson tallied 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Southeast Missouri to a 66-51 win over Denver on Saturday, the final day of Santa Clara’s Cable Car Classic. Alex Caldwell and Skyler Hogan led SE Missouri with 16 points each. SE Missouri closed the first half on...

Police: man arrested for sitting naked in car outside Kohl’s

Nov. 30, 2019 11:47 AM EST

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they’ve arrested a man on Black Friday after he was spotted sitting naked in a car at a shopping center. Knightdale police said an officer smelled marijuana coming from vehicles in a parking lot next to a Kohl’s store when he spotted...

Murkey carries Denver past Cal State Fullerton 65-62

Nov. 29, 2019 10:55 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ade Murkey scored 11 of his 17 points after halftime as Denver rallied to edge Cal State Fullerton 65-62 in the second game of the Cable Car Classic at Santa Clara, California, on Friday. Robert Jones added 16 points for Denver (3-4), which had trailed by 13 midway through the...

Wertz leads Santa Clara over SE Missouri 87-75

Nov. 29, 2019 8:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Wertz had 24 points and DJ Mitchell scored 20 as Santa Clara defeated Southeast Missouri 87-75 in the Broncos’ Cable Car Classic on Friday. Tahj Eaddy had 12 points for Santa Clara (7-1), which won its fourth consecutive game. Alex Caldwell had 16 points and five...

Arnold lifts Cal St.-Fullerton over SE Missouri 64-57

Nov. 27, 2019 10:15 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Wayne Arnold had 21 points as Cal State Fullerton defeated Southeast Missouri 64-57 in the Cable Car Classic on Wednesday. Austen Awosika had 13 points and six rebounds for Cal State Fullerton (3-3). Brandon Kamga added six rebounds. Darrious Agnew had 15 points for the Redhawks...