cars

Close-up Of Valet's Hand Giving Car Key To Man
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Paul Kurtz
August 16, 2019 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — First it was the taxi business. Now Uber and Lyft are being blamed for putting a big dent in valet parking. Five years ago his company was handling about 400 cars a night outside some 20 Center City restaurants. Those days are long gone says the supervisor, who asked...
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In this May 1, 2015, file photo Ford Focus vehicles are seen on a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich. Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
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August 14, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Tom Krishner, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission. The company has faced a string of lawsuits and complaints about the transmissions, which...
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Automotive Engineer Works on the Personal Computer, He Perfects New Car Model Prototype Sketch. He Works in the Bright and Modern Office. - stock photo
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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In this March 28, 1990, file photo, Chrysler Corporation Chairman Lee Iacocca sits in a 1990 Dodge Viper sports car as the Chrysler in the 90's six city tour makes a visit to New York.
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July 03, 2019 - 6:41 am
By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writers DETROIT (AP) — Lee Iacocca, the auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, has died in Bel Air, California. He was 94. Two...
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The growth of fuel-efficient and electric cars means Americans are paying fewer gas taxes. States, which use gas taxes to pay for road repairs and public transit, are raising taxes on about one in three drivers in America to make up for lost revenue.
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July 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The growth of fuel-efficient and electric cars means Americans are paying fewer gas taxes. States, which use gas taxes to pay for road repairs and public transit, are raising taxes on about one in three drivers in America to make up for lost revenue. A total...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
June 13, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have taken a man into custody in connection with a rash of tire slashings in South Philadelphia and Center City. At least six vehicles were damaged on South Street near 18th Street. Police responded to a call early Thursday morning of a person with...
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June 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All hail the bicyclists of the greater Philadelphia region. They’ve got legs of iron and nerves of steel as they compete for a slice of space on our car-choked streets, sailing through clouds of vehicle fumes and motorists’ irritation while leaving nary a...
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In this May 10, 2019, file photo a container ship is unloaded at the Virginia International Gateway terminal in Norfolk, Va.
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May 31, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., pulling at the shares of companies that make cars, operate railroads, or sell anything with...
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Car inspection.
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One British driver was apparently confused by the meaning of bucket seats. A British motorist was pulled over by police for driving a car that had no bumper, no headlights, and a flat tire. When he stopped, police noticed...
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