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A noose was found hanging on an Oakland Public Works truck used by African-American workers. (CBS)

Noose Found On Oakland Public Works Truck Used By African-American Employees

Oakland police say they are investigating reports that a noose was found placed on a city Public Works truck used by African American employees, and the workers union says they have no doubt it the move was rooted in racism.

08/27/2014

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US Safety Agency Offers Online Vehicle Recall Check

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.

08/27/2014

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Spider Webs Force Suzuki To Recall Midsize Cars

The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow.

08/27/2014

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Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

A thief is seen breaking into a car in front of a Concord home using an electronic device to unlock the door. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Concord Thief Uses Mystery Electronic Device To Break Into Car

Thieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.

08/25/2014

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

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U.S. Auto Loans Soar To Highest In 8 years

U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.

08/18/2014

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Ford Recalls 83,250 Cars And SUVs

Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they’re parked.

08/15/2014

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Three-Wheeled Commuter Car ‘Elio’ Closer To Going On Sale

Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which has two seats, three wheels and gets 84 miles to the gallon.

08/15/2014

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Get A First Look At GM’s Second Generation Chevy Volt

“The Volt did and continues to do great things for the brand,” said Chevrolet marketing chief Tim Mahoney.

08/13/2014

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