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California Woman The 11th Confirmed Death Due To Takata Air BagsA 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators.
Car Owners Slam $14.7 Billion Volkswagen Settlement: 'We Got Played The Fool'The settlement calls for the German automaker to spend up to $10 billion to buy back or repair about 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines and pay their owners an additional $5,100 to $10,000 each.
Germany To Tesla: Stop Calling It AutopilotAutopilot is Tesla's array of driver assistance features such as lane maintenance and traffic-aware cruise control.
Los Angeles Goes Car Free For A Day For CicLAviaSome six miles of streets in neighborhoods in and around downtown Los Angeles are closed to motor vehicles Sunday as the city's latest celebration of the CicLAvia festival opens the lanes to cyclists.
Toyota Recalls 340,000 Hybrid Priuses For Defective Parking BrakesToyota Motor Corp. recalled 340,000 gas-electric hybrid Prius cars around the world Wednesday, 212,000 of them in Japan and 94,000 in North America, for a defect in their parking brakes.
Dallas Shoplifting Call Leads To Chase & Suspect Shot With Taser On HighwayTwo men are in jail after a wild high-speed chase that ended with one of them being shot with a taser gun while running across lanes of a busy North Texas highway.
Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive ManualA new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.
Call Kurtis: Why Are Sunroofs Spontaneously Exploding?While driving to work, Eric Hernandez says without warning the sunroof of his 2006 Scion TC shattered.
Fatal Crashes Between Cyclists, Cars On The Rise In West SacramentoA mixture of bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists are proving deadly along a heavily traveled road in West Sacramento.
Cars With No Steering Wheel, Pedals Considered By California RegulatorsThe redrafted regulations will be the subject of a public hearing Oct. 19 in Sacramento.
Roseville Police Seek To Combat Wave Of Vehicle TheftA wave of car thefts in Roseville is prompting the police department to arm citizens with a special tool.
How Will The City Deal With Golden 1 Center Traffic?City engineers believe their traffic management system with new cameras around the downtown corridor will keep traffic flowing around Golden 1 Center.

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