Stories tagged: trucks
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
Short of lowering the road or raising the railroad bridge, there’s only so much Spokane can do for inattentive motorists on Stevens Street.
Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks.
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
For the second time in a month, a messenger delivered bad news to the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Altman of Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
The Trump administration is holding off on imposing new tariffs on car imports as the government considers revisions to a report on the national security implications, according to a Bloomberg …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Ride-sharing giant Uber is winding down its self-driving truck technology business, better known as Otto, which Uber acquired in 2016 for $680 million.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
With lucrative sport utility vehicle and truck sales on the ascent, Detroit automakers are racing to ditch slow-selling cars in favor of the big rigs that mint money.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
The number of vehicles with specks of radioactive material has increased to 19 as checks continue at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant continue.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Fueled by increased demand from rental car companies, strong truck and SUV sales, and recovery from hurricanes in Florida and Texas, U.S. monthly auto sales appear to have posted a …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Some of America’s most popular cars and trucks are made in Mexico – for now. Many Americans have benefited from Mexico’s emergence as a production hub. Low-cost production helps keep …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
U.S. consumers bought a record number of new cars and trucks in 2016. A repeat performance in 2017 could be a tall order.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Automakers are on the cusp of a second record-breaking year for sales as dealers made an end-of-year push to empty their lots over the weekend. But even as the industry …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
This year, as in every other year in the past several decades, Americans will buy more Ford pickup trucks than any other vehicle. The final tally for 2016 will come …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Ecology’s completely new regulatory concept would hinder the ability of infrastructure to develop and make it impossible for Millennium to operate.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
All 16,000 Volvo heavy trucks that were recalled earlier this year for a dangerous steering problem have been repaired.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Ford Motor Co., pushing back against criticism by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for moving work to Mexico, is highlighting its booming business in big trucks after shifting production to …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish for an IndyCar race at Texas.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
Fiat Chrysler is turning to weekend car tinkerers and good-guy hackers to expose software vulnerability in its cars and trucks.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2 p.m.
General Motors announced its largest recall of Takata air bag inflators yet, but the nation’s biggest automaker says the parts are unique to its trucks and SUVs and don’t pose …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a recall.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
The Idaho Senate on Friday approved legislation allowing trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds to run on Idaho interstates, after Congress gave Idaho the go-ahead for that in December.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 6:52 a.m.
Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling nearly more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to …
Thu., Oct. 9, 2014
About a dozen people showed up Tuesday evening to hear the Spokane Valley City Council debate possible restrictions on parking of semitrucks, tractors and trailers in residential neighborhoods. City attorney …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 1:48 p.m.
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickup trucks because the front seat belts can malfunction.
Sun., July 15, 2012
Ryan Truex remembers when the workers on his older brother’s car would stuff him in a box used to hold dirty rags and tape up the hole on top. Terrifying …
Sun., April 3, 2011
Jamie McMurray took a step toward jump-starting his season Saturday by winning the pole at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. McMurray turned a lap of 96.509 mph in his Chevrolet to earn …