| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Students at Roanoke College are restoring a 1939 Pontiac Silver Streak. It's a great story because they're turning it into an electric car. That's the great thing about EVs; you can put batteries in just about anything, including a pre-war classic.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A Chicago-bound Amtrak passenger train derailed near Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, officials said.
The train "made contact" with a vehicle at a public highway crossing, Amtrak said, causing the engine to turn on its side and the first two cars of the...
| Feb 6, 2012
On Jan. 9, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra and Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque were voted North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY). Fifty automotive journalists reduced 17 cars and seven trucks to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:52 AM
This was a brazen theft.
It happened in mid-afternoon in a Walmart parking lot.
A woman who had exited a Walmart in Englewood noticed a man under her van. The van's muffler was hanging down, When she asked the stranger what he was doing, the man said he...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A 40-year-old woman told a deputy that when she came out of the shower at 2:00 a.m. she noticed that a man that had been in her residence, Wayne C. Graham, was gone — along with her Pontiac, reports Will Greenlee in his Off the Beat blog for TCPalm....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Below is a list of vehicles investigators are seeking more information for in regards to the murders of Heidi Childs and David Metzler.
The two Virginia Tech students were killed in August of 2009 in the Caldwell Fields part of the Jefferson National...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 12:04 PM
According to the "Consumerist", Forbes magazine has released the top ten most frugal cars to own. with the Toyota Yaris being the most frugal car to own. The list is interesting because it takes into account things like depreciation and maintenance...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 1:35 PM
New Year's in the automotive world takes place in September, when the current year's models go on sale and next year's models are introduced, some radically new, some barely changed at all. Who will be the winners, losers and also-rans...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 6:44 AM
An overnight fire damaged a house and a garage in Jenison.
At 11:30 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to a report of a car fire inside an attached garage in the 7700 block of Park Lane Avenue, near Wagonwheel Street in Jenison. The homeowner said she...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Quick: Name the 10 greatest cars of all time.
The Ferrari GTB/GTS series of the 1970s and '80s? The 1974-88 Lamborghini Countach?
No, no — too unattainable. I'm talking about cars real people could own.
The 1964-and-a-half Mustang? The 1968...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:15 AM
This teen had a short trip to the pokey.
Less than an hour after Richard Anthony Owens, 18, was let out of jail for trespassing, the Zephyrhills teen was back inside the slammer after he allegedly tried to break into a car — in the parking lot of...