Seattle’s Elephant Car Wash to shutter, sign to be saved

FILE – In this July 8, 2009, file photo, a worker dries a car at Seattle’s famous Elephant car wash, near the Space Needle in Seattle. Seattle’s iconic pink elephant sign soon will have a new home. The Seattle Times reports the Elephant Car Wash on Battery Street near Denny […]

AGL launches an electric car subscription service

Access to a car, at-home charging, insurance and maintenance for as little as $300 a week. Australian energy company AGL has partnered with car subscription service Carbar and electric car charging provider Jet Charge to launch an all-electric car subscription service for consumers looking to dip a toe in the […]

Wanted man avoiding warrant struck by car: US Marshals

The U.S Marshals Service says a wanted man was struck by one of their vehicles in Texas after he tried to flee deputies attempting to serve a warrant. Screengrab from KRIS-TV A wanted man is out of the hospital after authorities say he was struck by a deputy’s car while […]

California man, 80, pulls driver from car crash into canal

Steve Montelongo, foreground, and Jack Swarts, farther back, are evaluated along the irrigation canal Swarts crashed into Thursday morning, Oct. 8, 2020 near the intersection of Crows Landing and Hatch roads in south Modesto. Montelongo helped Swarts get out of his car. Delilah Cordova It’s been a while since Steve […]

Photos: Bear demolishes Colorado car after getting trapped

A bear demolished the inside of a Colorado driver’s car while looking for food, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. Photos show the car doors badly damaged. CPW SE Region/@CPW_SE A bear isn’t the kind of passenger you want in the car, but a Colorado driver is finding out the hard […]

What Owning A Classic Car Has Taught Me About Being A Leader

Emily Porter is President, West at Havas Formula, where she oversees the agency’s West Coast business. getty I’m not mechanical. Techy perhaps, but not mechanical. A little over a year ago I got a wild idea to buy a classic car. Not sure if this qualifies me for a midlife crisis, but […]

This is exactly how much car prices have gone up

Car prices higher than ever, averaging over $38,000 Buying and operating a new car costs motorists nearly $9,300 annually Longer loans and higher interest rates are a major factor Experts suggest shoppers should consider buying “nearly new” models It takes just a quick visit to your local dealership – or […]

Online retailer Carvana debuts car vending machine in Novi

Buy Photo The eight-story Carvana car vending machine in Novi can accommodate 27 vehicles. (Photo: Daniel Mears, The Detroit News) Novi — Online vehicle retailer Carvana is expanding its presence in Metro Detroit with the opening Thursday of one of its signature “car vending machines.”  The machine, which online shoppers can visit […]

Arizona lawmakers, activists denounce federal clean car standards rollback

As an election that many call pivotal for climate action grows nearer, a group of Arizona lawmakers denounced the Trump administration’s rollback of the U.S. clean car standards at a virtual news conference hosted by the Sierra Club on Tuesday. © Mark Henle/The Republic Vehicle traffic contributes significantly to ozone pollution levels and the […]

What Ceramic Coatings Can (and Can’t) Do For Your Car

Engineering Explained on YouTube Of all the miracle car-care products out there, ceramic paint coatings seem to get maximum hype: Never clean your car, never worry about paint chips, shine those scratches right out. The hype might not be precisely true, but it hints at the practical basis of the […]

RepairSmith Donates $250,000 in Free, ‘No-Contact Car Repair’ Service to Nonprofits Advancing Socioeconomic, Racial and Ethnic Equality

“RepairSmith launched Jump Start to provide relief to organizations that advance socioeconomic, racial and ethnic equality. We are proud to launch with Project Angel Food, which supports people affected by life-threatening illnesses by cooking and delivering healthy meals free of charge to their homes in Los Angeles,” said Joel Milne, CEO of […]