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Op-Ed: Hyperloop Will Be Defeated By Greed And Big Business, Not Technology Limitations

The lower price tag and disruptive quality of Hyperloop will doom it

There are plenty of nay-sayers who are already shoveling dirt on Elon Musk's proposal that someone or some entity take up the design for a high-speed conveyance he is calling Hyperloop to create a 30-minute trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Man Caught On Camera Throwing Cans, Yelling Racial Slurs At Another Driver

The victim says the driver was yelling racist slurs

This video shows how ugly people can be toward other drivers. Driver and Reddit user affirmationuncertain was the victim of racist-tinged road rage on the freeways outside of Los Angeles this weekend, and he caught it all on camera.

Los Angeles Ranked No. 1 In Traffic Congestion

L.A. beat out 2012 winner Honolulu

Los Angeles is a city known for it's celebrity lifestyle, but the city recently regained the number one spot in the country on a less desirable A-list, traffic congestion.

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Six Minutes Left On Parking Meter, This Guy Got A Ticket Anyway

Aggravated motorist filmed his encounter with traffic officer

It can be exasperating to be running just a few minutes late and receiving a parking ticket for an expired meter. A Los Angeles man says he knows a more sickening feeling – he was running a few minutes early, and got a ticket anyway.

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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.

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.

X Games adds SuperRally to rally events

The ESPN X Games are coming to the LA Coliseum July 29 to August 1, and for the first time, SuperRally will be coming with them. Americans might know SuperRally as the Harley Davidson events, but it's actually a renaming of the European sport of RallyCross, which looks for all the world like motocross but with cars.

BYD decides to build North American headquarters in downtown Los Angeles

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Report: China's BYD to locate U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles

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Video: Fiat heir makes game-winning assist at Lakers-Raptors?

Fiat heir Lapo Elkann makes the Lakers' game-winning move – Click above to watch video after the jump

VIDEO: Helicopter chases two Lamborghini Gallardos around Los Angeles

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

LA 2009: Lexus LFA wireframe cutaway wows us

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LA 2009: Bob Lutz keynote: "The automobile industry simply can no longer rely on oil"

The news from Bob Lutz's opening keynote address for the LA Auto Show was that GM would be working with some California utilities to test a fleet of 100 Volts. But there was a lot more delivered in that speech and, in the best Lutz-ian tradition, the message was clear and simple: the Volt is GM's most important product.

LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder is shown again, this time in red

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LA 2009: Volkswagen shows off "Final Edition" New Beetle models

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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

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