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Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 02:48 PM EDT

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Best Vehicles to Buy Used

Buying a used car is a great way to save money, but those savings just don't add up if the car is not reliable or if you don't enjoy driving it.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nissan Introduces Rear Door Alert System

Nearly 40 children needlessly die every year after being left in a vehicle on a hot day. Now, the automotive industry is responding with safety technology designed to protect our most precious cargo.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:35 AM EDT

Volvo to Be 1st Major Carmaker to Ditch Combustion Engines

Volvo to Be 1st Major Carmaker to Ditch Combustion Engines

Volvo will begin producing electric motors on all its cars from 2019, becoming the first traditional automaker to forgo the combustion engine altogether. The Swedish company, which has been making cars since...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:35 AM EDT

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

Tesla Says Its Model 3 Car Will Go Into Production Friday

The first Tesla Model 3 electric car for the masses should come off the assembly line on Friday with the first deliveries in late July, the company's CEO says. CEO Elon Musk, in several Twitter messages...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:06 PM EDT

Memorial Day Traffic to Hit Highest Levels Since 2005

Memorial Day Traffic to Hit Highest Levels Since 2005

If you’re planning to hit the road Memorial Day weekend, you won’t be alone. More than 39 million Americans are expected to travel during the holiday weekend, bringing Memorial Day travel levels to the...

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Wild Scene as Pickup Crashes Into 2 Vehicles, House
Wild Scene as Pickup Crashes Into 2 Vehicles, House

The driver of a pickup truck is facing charges after crashing into a house and several vehicles in a wild scene in Burlington, Massachusetts on Wednesday night.Burlington police and fire responded at...

A Sun-Filled Turkey Day
A Sun-Filled Turkey Day

For the Thanksgiving holiday, it will be sun-filled, but colder, with temperatures starting off in the upper 20s for most, so bundle up if you are participating in any of the Turkey Trots that are taking place.

Holiday Travel: Quiet for Now, But Sunday Will Be Busy
Holiday Travel: Quiet for Now, But Sunday Will Be Busy

More than 51 million Americans are expected to travel for the holiday.

Juvenile Charged With 1st-Degree Murder of 18-Year-Old in NH
Juvenile Charged With 1st-Degree Murder of 18-Year-Old in NH

The New Hampshire Attorney General's office has identified the victim who was fatally shot Sunday night in a parking lot in Goffstown.

Boy Killed in Crash Remembered as 'Sweet, Kind and Gentle'
Boy Killed in Crash Remembered as 'Sweet, Kind and Gentle'

Family friends, neighbors and classmates came together Wednesday to share memories and say farewell to a young Massachusetts boy tragically killed in a pedestrian crash over the weekend.

Town Celebrates 'Ellie-Ween' as 6-Year-Old Trick-or-Treats
Town Celebrates 'Ellie-Ween' as 6-Year-Old Trick-or-Treats

Six-year-old Ellie Bauer missed Halloween this year while she was in the hospital battling cancer. Her community had a special pre-Thanksgiving celebration so she could trick-or-treat.