Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Car club raises money for strapped Waterloo vets postWaterloo Cedar Falls CourierThe Midwest Grease Kings was started a couple of years go by less than a dozen owners and collector cars of early 1970s vintage and older. The group attracted 800 to 1,000 people, and... Read more
Popular Mechanics The Manual Car Is About More Than Shifting GearsPopular MechanicsLike lane change departure warnings and automatic braking when you get too close to the car ahead of you, auto turn signals are part of the tech wave blazing the trail from dumb cars to smarter cars to... Read more
Business Insider Have your first look at BMW’s next great sports carBusiness InsiderOn Thursday, BMW unveiled the new Z4 Concept sports car at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Monterey, California. The stylish new concept is the automaker’s interpretation of what the purebred sports car of the future... Read more
OCRegister Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in StantonOCRegisterInvestigators were still at the site at about 5 p.m. to evaluate the crash. The surrounding area was closed for the investigation. Details about what happened just before the crash were not immediately available, but Rehnelt said the driver... Read more
Bloomberg Fast, Dirty Natural Gas Plants Get Boost From Electric CarsBloombergSuch units can keep the grid from buckling from the strain of people charging cars in peak demand periods. The catch? While the plants can start generating power almost instantly, they don’t recycle waste heat, making them emit more... Read more
MLive.com Arizona chain buys 12th Grand Rapids area car wash locationMLive.com“The addition of this location is a nice complement to the other stores we’ve added in Grand Rapids this year and we are glad to welcome the Standale team to the Mister Car Wash family,” said Tim Vaughn, division... Read more
A Smartphone App to Relieve Your Car-Buying AgonyNew York TimesThe app addresses one of the most tedious steps in the car-purchasing process — waiting around, sometimes for hours, while the dealer tries to line up a loan. Nowadays, it’s often quite a sum. Americans borrowed an average of $30,689... Read more
Los Angeles Times Two Thai students are believed dead in car trapped in Kings RiverLos Angeles TimesAuthorities say they’re struggling to recover two bodies from a car that crashed down a cliff two weeks ago and landed in the middle of a raging river. Thailand’s Consulate in Los Angeles... Read more
Sacramento Bee Getting rid of California lawmakers’ cars actually did save some moneySacramento BeeDespite the Legislature’s protest that switching to a mileage-based reimbursement system would raise expenses, the 2011 elimination of a perk providing cars to lawmakers has saved hundreds of thousands of dollars annually, according to a Sacramento... Read more
Washington Examiner Democrats look to fit electric car credits into .’s ethanol mandateWashington ExaminerThe Environmental Protection Agency’s renewable fuel mandate could get a whole lot more complicated if Democrats are able to add electric cars to a credit program designed to boost corn ethanol and other liquid biofuels in... Read more