Latest Automobile shows News

Plane narrowly misses van crossing runway for barbecue

Aug. 16, 2018 6:17 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A jetliner taking off narrowly missed hitting an airport van that crossed a runway to go to an employee barbecue. The Envoy Air jet, with 50 passengers and 3 crew members aboard, was taking off on June 27 from Missouri's Springfield-Branson National Airport. Video shows the van...

Rally car goes up in flames in western Maine

Jul. 23, 2018 11:11 AM EDT

NEWRY, Maine (AP) — The racing is hot at the New England Forest Rally. Sometimes it's too hot. Officials say Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino escaped unharmed after their rally car rolled twice and crashed into flames. Block's helmet camera, posted on social media , shows the car hitting a large rock on a...

Detroit auto show switching to June starting in 2020

Jul. 23, 2018 6:02 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Organizers of the North American International Auto Show say that starting in 2020 the annual Detroit event will take place in June instead of January. A statement from the show Monday says the new schedule will enable automakers, industry suppliers and others to "deliver dynamic exhibits...

The Latest: New Mexico crash leaves 3 critically injured

Jul. 15, 2018 2:11 PM EDT

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly bus crash in New Mexico (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Authorities say at least three of the 22 people injured in a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway are in critical condition. Three people died in the wreck early...

Autopsies on 2 kids left in car show death from exposure

Jul. 3, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Autopsies on two small Arizona children left strapped in car seats for hours in a closed vehicle have determined the infant girl and her toddler brother died from exposure, and they suffered no trauma and had no drugs in their bodies. The reports by the Pinal County Medical Examiner's Office...

The Latest: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled

Jun. 23, 2018 5:15 PM EDT

DOON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the crude oil leaking after a train derailment in northwest Iowa (all times local): 4:10 p.m. A railroad official says 14 of 32 derailed oil tanker cars in the northwest corner of Iowa dumped an estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil into floodwaters, with...

Video shows headless rattlesnake striking man

Jun. 20, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who shot a rattlesnake got a surprise when the headless reptile tried to bite him long after he thought it should be dead. Billy Forbus tells WSFA-TV he saw the snake when he was working in his garden and shot it. He later put it in the back of his pickup truck to go...

Judge orders restrictions for 'Diesel Brothers' stars

Jun. 18, 2018 7:41 PM EDT

WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Stars of the Discovery Channel show "Diesel Brothers" have been ordered not to modify vehicles in ways that could lead to greater pollution. Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment attorney Reed Zars told the Standard-Examiner he was glad a judge intervened with the June 8 order....

Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

Jun. 18, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240...