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Judge Says He's Inclined To Back $10B Volkswagen Settlement DealA federal judge in San Francisco said he's strongly inclined to approve a nearly $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
Dallas Shoplifting Call Leads To Chase & Suspect Shot With Taser On HighwayTwo men are in jail after a wild high-speed chase that ended with one of them being shot with a taser gun while running across lanes of a busy North Texas highway.
Report: Only 18 Percent Of Americans Can Drive ManualA new report shows fewer Americans own a car with manual transmission let alone know how to operate one. And there appear to be a number of reasons for it.
Auto Club Urges Against Legalizing Marijuana In CaliforniaDrug-impaired driving is a growing problem, and a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in California could make it worse, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Henrik Fisker Announces New Electric Car VentureHenrik Fisker, whose previous Anaheim-based automotive venture went bankrupt in 2013, announced plans Tuesday to introduce a new luxury electric vehicle to compete with Tesla.
California Eyes Unusual Power Source: Its Gridlocked RoadsAll those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.
New Law Allows Californians To Rescue Pets From Hot CarsGov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that allows Californians to rescue animals trapped in hot cars without fear of prosecution.
Councilman Calls For Los Angeles To Become Leader On Self-Driving CarsLos Angeles City Councilman David Ryu has introduced a motion calling for Los Angeles to become a nationwide leader in adopting self-driving cars.
Neighbors In OC Fight Back Against Car VandalsA group of teenage car burglars have been nabbed in Trabuco Canyon.
Man Arrested For Damaging Cars In Del ReyIt remains unclear if anything was stolen from the vehicles.
Stolen Car Suspects Avoid Capture In Laguna Hills After Ducking Into Parking GarageThe car is occupied by two people -- a man and a woman.
Fatal Accidents Raise Concern Over Tesla's Autopilot TechnologyThe leader in testing self-driving cars has been involved with two accidents resulting in death.

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