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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...

Protests disrupt autobahn traffic before German auto show

Sep. 07, 2021 07:43 AM EDT

Environmental activists protesting car culture disrupted traffic on several highways around Munich before the opening Tuesday of a leading auto show in the German city. Demonstrators unfurled banners with slogans such as “Block IAA,” in some cases abseiling from...

Police identify man who died in single-vehicle bridge crash

Sep. 04, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Police in Salisbury, Maryland, have identified the 64-year-old man who was killed when his vehicle struck a guardrail on a bridge. The Salisbury Police Deparment said in a news release Friday that Charles Bickauskas of Salisbury was crossing the...

Metal worker shows Tennessee students bead rolling

Aug. 21, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Few of the students in a welding class at William Blount High School on Monday, Aug. 16, thought they were creative, but within an hour each had crafted a piece of metal artwork. Sean Rose of Rose Metal Works came from Indiana to the Sparks Car...

Motorcyclist knocked out in hit-and-run crash, then robbed

Aug. 19, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Twin Cities motorcyclist suffered a broken leg when he crashed into a driver who fled from the scene, then was robbed after he was knocked unconscious. Evan Wise captured the crash on his helmet camera which shows a car pull out in front of him in...

Montana man drives classic Glacier touring car to California

Aug. 14, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Three years ago, Hamilton’s Dennis Moore found a Montana treasure. The 1940 Lincoln Zephyr convertible that transported dignitaries for Glacier Transportation Company on scenic drives through the national park had been hidden away in a Helena...

US probing whether Mercedes vans can roll away unexpectedly

Aug. 06, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating whether some Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans can shift out of park and unexpectedly roll away. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers an unknown number of vans from...

Delta variant forces cancellation of New York auto show

Aug. 04, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York International Auto Show has become a casualty of the fast-spreading coronavirus delta variant. Show organizers said Wednesday that they've decided to cancel it this year, a little over two weeks before the scheduled start. ...

7 sent back to Canada after using library lawn to enter US

Jul. 08, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Seven people apprehended after entering Vermont illegally from Quebec by driving across the lawn of a library built in both the United States and Canada were immediately returned to Canada, the U.S. Border Patrol said Thursday. Surveillance videos...

Data show Virginia traffic fatalities rose in 2020

Jul. 03, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Data show deaths in car crashes rose statewide last year, even as Virginians drove less due to the coronavirus pandemic. Crash fatalities increased by 2% from 827 in 2019 to 847 in 2020, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported, citing data from the...