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Thursday, 19 May 2022 12:31

U.S. Agency Opens Probe into Fatal Tesla Vehicle Crash that Killed 3

Written by David Shephardson, Reuters

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A U.S. auto safety agency said May 18 it has opened an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla vehicle in California the same month that resulted in three deaths and could have been caused by its advanced driver assistance system.

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1Collision announced the addition of All Magic Paint & Body's four locations in Southern California.

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Gary Plover of Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc., has been appointed to CAWA’s Manufacturers' Advisory Council.

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Volvo Trucks North America customer Quality Custom Distribution (QCD)---a Golden State Foods (GSF) company---is increasing its commitment to zero-tailpipe emission freight transport with its latest order of 30 Volvo VNR Electrics.

Friday, 06 May 2022 14:20

California Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Year-Long Gas Tax Suspension Bill

Written by Madison Hirneisen, The Center Square

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A group of bipartisan lawmakers unveiled a new proposal to bring relief to consumers at the gas pump April 28, announcing a plan to suspend the state’s excise gas tax for an entire year.

Friday, 06 May 2022 14:10

Senate Committee to Consider Temporary Suspension of Alaska's Gas Tax

Written by Kim Jarrett, The Center Square

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The Senate Transportation Committee will consider a bill to suspend Alaska's 8 cents-per-gallon gas tax through June 30, 2023. 

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