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After delaying the deal earlier this year, Asbury Automotive Group has completed its acquisition of Park Place Dealerships.

While residents of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas should be on high alert, Hurricane Laura also could cause devastation much farther north than typical storms, officials and forecasters said Aug. 25.

The Unplugged Performance team and veteran racer Randy Pobst had planned to adopt a pretty conservative strategy for their modified Tesla Model 3 Performance’s first Pikes Peak run.

Thursday, 20 August 2020 19:32

Judge Dismisses Arizona AOB Fraud Lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Brnovich approved the stipulation for dismissal in the suit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively GEICO) and defendants Auto Glass Express (AGE) and its owners and managers, Danielle Dean and Saxton Lafasto, for an alleged fraudulent scheme.

On Aug. 14, a deserving Houston recipient experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide her independence and the ability to work and take care of her family---thanks to the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® program, along with car donor Allstate and vehicle repair partner Joe Myers Collision, a Berkshire Hathaway Automotive company.

Two major auto insurers have been approved for rate decreases for private passenger policies in Louisiana, state Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon said Aug. 17.