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Search on for 4 missing from overturned car carrier ship off Georgia coast

The South Korean cargo vessel is carrying about 4,000 cars

Rescuers scoured the Georgia coast on Sunday for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned and caught fire, but the efforts ran into trouble amid the flames and instability of the ship, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The Golden Ray cargo ship's problems began early Sunday morning when it listed heavily and rolled on its side in St. Simons Sound near the Port of Brunswick with 23 crew members and one pilot on board. Coast Guard Capt. John Reed said 20 were safely evacuated from the

Kia confirms Hyundai Santa Fe to be produced alongside Sorento

Officially confirming what we've all but known for some time now, Kia announced this morning that its West Point, Georgia plant will add a second vehicle to its production line, the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe. The move will also be paired with the addition of a second shift beginning Octo

Nissan Leaf coming to Conyers, Georgia this spring?

We, along with the rest of you, have been led to believe that the roll-out of the all-electric Nissan Leaf would begin happening sometime this fall with places such as San Diego, CA, Seattle, WA and Tennessee first in line to fill some of the expected 20,000 orders from customers. Apparently that information is wrong. Inste

Spy Shots: 2010 Kia Sorento

Not due to go on sale until next year, the 2010 Kia Sorento has been spied and photographed, by an Autoweek.nl reader. While the two pics don't reveal much, the front end bears more than a striking resemblance to the Kia KND-4 concept from the 2007 Seoul Motor Show. Unlike the current Michael Harley

Rampaging driver takes a ride inside GA mall

Road rage hits the shopping mall. Augusta police have one Stephen Scott Lowe in custody following a pursuit through the Augusta Mall in Georgia. Apparently Lowe drove his SUV through some locked doors at one end of the mall, and in his best Blues Brothers impression had police pursuing him as he drove along the second floor. After breaking through another set of doors leading into the food court area, he was boxed in by officers and had a brief altercation with them before being subdued with pep

Maserati follows Ferrari, opens North American school

Remember in February when we reported Ferrari opening a driving school in Canada? Now 'sibling' Maserati (both manufacturers are owned by Fiat) is opening a school as well, but located a little bit south in the Red, White and Blue.

Georgia's peach of an offer to secure Kia plant draws criticism

Korean automaker made headlines this week by announcing it had selected Georgia as the home state for its first-ever North American plant. The new facility will mean up to 2,500 jobs for the area.