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30-cent gas station promotion creates L.A. traffic nightmare

A Chevron station was participating in Amazon’s ‘Maisel Day’ promotion

Bail set at $1.1M for man suspected of pushing stranger into street in video

A passing truck struck the victim, but he survived

A passing truck struck the victim, but he survived.

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Toyota To Tow Space Shuttle To Final Resting Place

200,000 pound endeavor to be pulled by pickup with 10,000 pound towing limit

The end of the American space shuttle program will be marked by a Toyota Tundra towing the shuttle Endeavor to its final resting place in Los Angeles on Oct. 13.

First Ride In The Tesla Model X [VIDEO]

Earlier this month at Tesla's Los Angeles Design Center, we got a preview of what's next for the Silicon Valley-based EV company. It's called the Model X and, as its successive name would suggest, X is an evolution of S, sharing about 60% of its content with Kyle Thibaut

Hyundai building new California headquarters

Hyundai has announced plans to build a new North American headquarters in Orange County, California. The $150 million project will take nearly two years, create a projected 1,530 new construction jobs and generate a total economic impact of around $273 million. At least that's what the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation is hoping.

VIDEO: Helicopter chases two Lamborghini Gallardos around Los Angeles

Helicopter chases two Lamborghini Gallardos - click above to watch the video

LA 2009: 2011 Hyundai Sonata debuts with style, four-cylinder only and less weight

2011 Hyundai Sonata SE – Click above for high-res image gallery

VIDEO: Subaru Impreza and WRX strolling in the park

Hate it, or merely intensely dislike it, the new Subaru Impreza (and its WRX derivative) is here to stay. The specs show a car that should be fun and capable, but the photos are what have killed it in the sphere of public opinion. We've already shown you photos and Frank Filipponio

Ferrari Store - Los Angeles opens in the Beverly Center

Click image for high-res gallery of photos by Las de Alwis

Fox 11 "Auto Evolution" video series online covers fuel-cells, plug-in hybrids and more

Fox 11 Los Angeles has posted a four-part video series online called Auto Evolution which looks at the green vehicles and auto technology of the future which promise lower emissions and better mileage. John Beard and Christine Devine filed the reports which offer a good cross-section of interviews, backgrou

DOE grants California funds to set up E85 fueling stations

There are over 300,000 flex-fuel cars in California, yet just one E85 fueling station. Doesn't make much sense, does it? Moving to address the imbalance, the Department of Energy has granted funding to a group that includes CALSTART, GM, Pacific Ethanol and United Oil among others to begin the construction of an ethanol infrastructure in the Golden State.

Two busiest U.S. ports pledge to clean up diesel emissions

The busiest ports in the nation, Los Angeles and Long Beach, announced an aggressive air pollution control plan, which would make them the cleanest in the world. The $2-billion, five-year plan expects to reduce sooty diesel pollution from cargo ships, trains and trucks by more than 50%, which might result in some loss of business. The plan aims at reducing health risks to dockworkers and communities around the docks and loading facilities, and the region's congested freeways and railroads. The s

Mitsubishi tests i-Car in U.S.

Is Mitsubishi Motors being a tease? American subcompact and microcar fans may soon go postal when they discover that the automaker has quietly brought over two of its i-Cars to the U.S. where they are running about in currently wet Los Angeles, California.