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3 Teen Police Volunteers Steal LAPD Cars, Stun GunsThree teenagers in a program for those who may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on patrol around the city before leading authorities on wild pursuits that ended with crashes, Chief Charlie Beck said.
As Auto Leases End, Used Cars Could Upend MarketCompanies juiced sales with sweet leases during the past few years, but now they face a hefty supply of nice, low-mileage used cars at a time when most people want SUVs.
First Volkswagen, Now Fiat Chrysler Accused Of Cheating Emissions TestsThe lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Justice Department marks the second time the government has gone after an automaker alleging use of software on diesel engines
Necessary Highway 65 Widening Could Cost $60 MillionIf you're familiar with Placer County, you know Highway 65, between Rocklin and Roseville involves a nasty commute.
California Will Get Additional $66 Million In Volkswagen SettlementThe automaker has acknowledged that vehicles were programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road.
Judge's Ruling On Waymo Files Deals Big Blow To Uber Self-Driving Car ResearchThe ruling was mainly a victory for Waymo, the autonomous car unit spun off from Google, even though the judge refused to order a halt to Uber's autonomous car research as Waymo had requested
Driverless Car Testing Getting Green Light On California RoadsCalifornia is opening the door for testing on the streets of truly driverless cars without a backup driver. The California Department of Motor Vehicles is in charge of regulating the technology, but before wheeling it out, the agency heard from the biggest carmakers in Silicon Valley are all racing to be number one.
20 Cars Destroyed In Fremont Used Car Lot BlazeFire officials in Northern California say at least 20 cars were destroyed in a fire at a used car auction lot.
Deputies: Woman Arrested For Second Time In Month For Car TheftA woman was caught after crashing a stolen car into two other cars in a Sacramento neighborhood Monday morning.
2 Killed After Suspect Chase In StocktonStockton police are investigating a chase with robbery suspects that ended in a crash that killed two people.
Utah Supreme Court Won't Allow Tesla License To Sell Cars In StateTesla had argued that a state law barring car manufacturers from owning dealerships didn't apply to the company. Tesla sells its cars directly to customers rather than using independent dealerships, something Tesla attorneys argued is vital to their business.
Two Children, One Adult Shot Near Park In Del Paso HeightsPolice say a child's birthday party turned violent in Del Paso Heights at Margarette Marks Park just before 4 p.m. Sunday.

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