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Friday, 24 August 2018 18:29

In Las Vegas, 96 Percent of Passengers Would Use Lyft’s Self-Driving Car Again

Written by Staff, Intelligent Transport

Lyft and Aptiv have announced that 5,000 self-driving rides have been completed in Las Vegas, NV, with 96 percent of passengers indicating intention to ride again.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 17:23

2 Veterans Receive Wheelchair-Accessible Vans in MT Body Shop’s Giveaway

Written by Jonathon Ambarian, KTVH News

A Helena Valley, MT, auto body shop gave back to some local veterans on August 18.

Monday, 20 August 2018 16:24

CA Says It Needs Strict Vehicle Emissions Standards

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has responded to a proposed federal freeze of emissions standards by releasing a proposal of its own to ensure 2021--2025 model year vehicles meet California standards.

Friday, 17 August 2018 16:39

Downtown Fresno, CA, Body Shop Sold to Caliber Collision After 72 Years

Written by Frank Lopez, The Business Journal

After 72 years under local ownership, downtown Fresno, CA's Travelers Body & Fender Work is undergoing a transition, as it was recently sold to a national collision repair company.

Thursday, 16 August 2018 23:22

CA Body Shop Owners Work With Filmmaker To Bring Back Piece of the 1960s

Written by Joel Rosenbaum, The Reporter

While working on a television show on hidden symbols in architecture on the buildings around Washington D.C., Canadian filmmaker John Wesley Chisholm met a man who would send him on a journey around the Eastern United States and eventually to Vacaville, CA.

Of the thousands of cars at Hot August Nights this year, the most valuable one might be a newly restored 2013 Toyota Camry. But to Erika Macias, a Reno, NV, single mother and cancer survivor, it is an invaluable, life-changing gift of transportation.

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