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Wednesday, 12 January 2022 22:03

Kentucky Lawmakers Seek to Fix Skyrocketing Motor Vehicle Property Tax Quandary

Written by Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square

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Kentucky lawmakers are working on an immediate fix to the state’s motor vehicle property tax, which is expected to rise substantially this year.

Wednesday, 12 January 2022 21:45

Detroit Auto Show Returns in September with Indoor-Outdoor Format

Written by Anthony Alaniz, Motor1.com

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The coronavirus pandemic has not been kind to auto shows. They weren’t doing great before either, but the virus saw organizers canceling many events throughout 2020 and 2021.

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In October, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) partnered with famed custom car builder Ringbrothers and the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) for a sky-high fundraising event.

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The 20th Annual Race for Automotive Education is planned for Feb. 22-24 at ProKart Indoor Racing, Burnsville, MN.

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 21:13

Tesla, MN-Based Talon Metals Agree to Terms for U.S. Nickel Supply

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

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Tesla has agreed to a nickel supply deal with Talon Metals, a Minnesota-based company, the first U.S. supply of nickel for the electric automaker.

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CARSTAR Ellis Brothers Collision in Milford, MI, surprised Cooley Elementary School teacher Deanna Barcey with a free auto body repair to kick off the new year.