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Edmunds: Ford Bronco versus Jeep Wrangler

Dec. 02, 2021 07:39 AM EST

After a 25-year hiatus, the Ford Bronco is back. This new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors via boxy proportions, round headlights and short overhangs while introducing the latest in convenience and technology features. It’s generated plenty of excitement and serves as an...

Edmunds: Low inventory means high car prices on Black Friday

Nov. 24, 2021 06:18 AM EST

This has been a tough year to buy a new or used car in America. With COVID-19 factory shutdowns, semiconductor chip shortages, rising prices and supply chain issues, it’s been nothing but bad news for car shoppers. And for those who’ve waited, hoping Black Friday sales would bring some...

Montana man pleads guilty to pandemic relief loan fraud

Nov. 23, 2021 19:30 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The owner of an eastern Montana restaurant pleaded guilty Tuesday to spending $75,000 from a federal COVID-19 relief loan to buy vintage automobiles rather than using it as working capital for his business, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday. ...

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...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 15, 2021 09:14 AM EST

Traverse City Record-Eagle. Nov. 14, 2021. Editorial: Lingering lead water lines are a nationwide problem Just because we can’t see something, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt us. It seems we find ourselves relearning that lesson...

Toyota to switch to GR Supra in NHRA Funny Car competition

Nov. 14, 2021 13:29 PM EST

Toyota on Sunday unveiled the GR Supra it will use in the 2022 NHRA season, ending a 10-year run with the Camry in Funny Car competition. The reveal was made at the NHRA season finale at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, and the car is expected to debut in the 2022...

Edmunds compares the Tesla Model 3 and Volkswagen ID.4

Nov. 10, 2021 06:47 AM EST

Introduced for 2021, the Volkswagen ID.4 is the German automaker’s first all-electric SUV and part of a new wave of electric vehicles for American consumers. It boasts a spacious interior and styling that’s futuristic but not too futuristic. The ID.4 is the upstart...

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...

Bentleys to Buddhas: Vintage-car shop restores temple statue

Nov. 09, 2021 10:54 AM EST

McCANDLESS, Pa. (AP) — The major branches of Buddhism are often known as “vehicles,” or ways of spiritual practice. So it’s only fitting that when the monks of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center needed a major restoration of its outdoor statue of the Buddha, they...