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Police arrest man suspected of setting car on fire

Spokane police arrested a man Monday on suspicion of lighting a car on fire in north Spokane.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Friends, family remember 22-year-old woman who drowned after car plunged into Spokane River

It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 4:41 p.m.

Your high-tech car is a magnet for hacking

From such trips to vehicle theft and taking wireless control of cars, reported attacks on smart cars have ballooned sixfold over the past four years, according to research.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck by car

A pedestrian died in the hospital Friday after being hit by a car in the vicinity of the 2600 block of 29 Avenue, according to a Spokane Police Department news …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

Lime wants to spread 1,500 shared cars around Seattle

Lime is launching a car-sharing service in Seattle this week, starting with the placement of 50 vehicles on city streets.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Man carrying flowers hit by car downtown

A man was injured Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a car in downtown Spokane.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

U.S. brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles.


Two people hospitalized after their car hit a moose

Idaho State Police say two people were hospitalized after their car struck a moose on U.S. 95 south of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 1:45 p.m.

FBI investigates after car blast kills 1 on downtown street

A car exploded on a downtown street, killing at least one person and leading to a shelter-in-place order for nearby residents, and federal authorities are helping local officials in the …


She was at Table Rock to check out the view. Someone pushed her car off the cliff.

A trip to Boise’s Table Rock to see the city lights turned sour last month when a woman returned to the parking lot to find her vehicle had been crashed …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

Testing finds flaws with autos’ electronic safety systems

Cars and trucks with electronic driver assist systems may not see stopped vehicles and could even steer you into a crash if you’re not paying attention, an insurance industry group …


Woman claims she jumped from car to escape abuse

A Heyburn man is charged with felony aggravated battery after a woman said she jumped from a moving car between Burley and Declo to escape the man as he hit …


Dead Russian reporters researched mercenaries, mining in CAR

Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday.


Backing off auto tariffs, U.S. and EU agree to more talks

President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the …


Black bear noshes on lunch inside surprised woman’s minivan

WSB-TV reports that Carrie Watts of Rabun County found a large black bear enjoying her sandwich, chips and a cookie inside her minivan after climbing through an open window.


UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:06 p.m.

Tariffs will drive car prices up ‘dramatically,’ AutoNation CEO says

Auto prices in the United States will rise “dramatically” if the Trump administration imposes tariffs, AutoNation Chairman and CEO Mike Jackson said Wednesday.


Snake slithers out of car’s air vent as Virginia woman is driving

The office manager looked down next to the steering wheel of her Cadillac SRX and saw a snake slithering out of the air vent. Trying to stay calm, she pulled …


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 8:08 a.m.

Records: Teen suspect said he ‘drove at’ Maryland officer

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, authorities said Tuesday.


Police: Man purposefully drives car into restaurant, kills 2

Authorities say a man intentionally drove his car into a North Carolina restaurant, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others.


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.

Get Into My Car … Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

Amazon’s latest perk … free delivery to your car.


How ‘Hitler’s car’ ended up parked in Medina

Unloaded, parked on the street, with no special security, worth at least $7 million, was one of the mammoth, armor-plated Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser parade cars used by Adolf Hitler.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 5:27 p.m.

If interest rates rise, GM likely to expand subsidized loans

If auto loan interest rates rise as expected this year, General Motors and others are likely to make more subsidized loans, including zero-percent financing, to keep car sales flowing.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 1:48 p.m.

SpaceX ‘Starman’ at wheel of sports car flying on new rocket

A SpaceX “Starman” is aboard the company’s new rocket that’s set to make its launch debut from Florida.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Car plunges off ferry dock in Anacortes

Officials have suspended ferry service on San Juan Islands routes after a car plunged off a dock at Anacortes.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:26 p.m.

Car theft suspect found sleeping in back seat of stolen vehicle

A man was arrested Monday after falling asleep in the back seat of car he allegedly stole, according to the Spokane Sheriff’s Office.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

Car plows into crowd in New York, killing one and injuring several, police say

New York police are looking for a driver who fled after striking several people, killing one and seriously injuring another, on Sunday morning.


Elderly Richland woman dies after car plunges into river

An elderly Richland woman has died after becoming confused and driving her car down Columbia Point boat ramp into the frigid Columbia River.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 7:51 p.m.

Car recalls at all-time high, but 30% remain unrepaired

The steady stream of recalls masks the fact that about 30 percent of recalled vehicles remain unrepaired on America’s roads, according to federal statistics.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:57 p.m.

Authorities: Student killed by police after car hits officer

A possibly intoxicated 22-year-old Temple University student in town to celebrate her birthday drove her BMW into a Florida police officer and was fatally shot by another officer in Miami …


Car plows into Honolulu restaurant injuring 7

Six people, including a 3-year-old girl, were transported to the hospital after a car smashed into a Honolulu restaurant.