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'Really big ball bearings' come clattering down on drivers

'Really big ball bearings' come clattering down on drivers.

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Gorgeous trees, mountains, scenery — but first, a small repair.

On a road trip like this, the journey's more important than the destination.

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This is good news for advocates of Seattle's Uber unionization law.

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Machine's 1.7-mile, 4-year journey to dig a car tunnel ends.

Bertha was broken down underground for two years before it was rescued.

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That's about a third as many EVs as Americans bought last year.

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland mayors collaborated on a request for information to automakers that make electric vehicles.

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Three-wheeled high-MPG vehicles are slated to debut by next year.

Other Elio prototypes are being tested for anti-lock braking systems.

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The smaller the car, the easier it is to mess with it.

By the looks of it, Seattle Car2go Smart Fortwos need a "This way up" sticker on them.

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BMW wants to ensure their products get driven, even if they are shared.

BMW has chosen Seattle to be the first city for its new ReachNow program, which is an overhauled version of the earlier DriveNow car sharing program available in San Francisco.

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An electric fleet and biofuels are the key.

Drive Clean Seattle relies on carbon neutral electricity to power a growing fleet of EVs.

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The Seattle City Council voted unanimously to allow drivers for ridesharing apps to unionize, but the measure could face legal hurdles soon.

Ride hailing app companies Lyft and Uber are against a new proposal in Seattle that would let their drivers unionize. The city council will vote today.

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A man authorities say stole two vehicles at gunpoint in separate carjackings was shot and killed by Seattle police after firing at officers during a high-speed chase.

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Mazda introduces its new dealership design language called Retail Evolution, focusing on a more upscale feel and open-plan spaces.

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A cop in Seattle thought he was making a routine traffic stop over the weekend, but he had his hands full after realizing the passenger was moments away from giving birth.

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Dirt, mud and gravel, steep grades both up and down, huge stacks of boulders and even a deep pit of loose sand all conspire to make a formidable obstacle course for the 2016 Toyota Tacoma in this On Location video.

Washington State Patrol releases all tickets written over two day span

Speeding cars caught on camera are usually a slam dunk for traffic cops looking to hand out a few tickets, but last week multiple cars cruised right past an officer while going more than 20 miles over the speed limit just outside of Wenatchee, Washington without so much as a warning.

Evidence suggests a dip in DUI arrests in some urban areas could be attributed to companies like Uber

Philadelphia and Seattle have both seen drunk driving arrests decrease since services like Uber started operations.

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Maybe Tesla should build its proposed gigafactory in the Evergreen State. Last week, Washington Govermor Jay Inslee signed a bill that will allow Tesla to keep selling its electric vehicles through its showrooms and not have to work through third-party dealerships, Automotive News says. That means the California-based electric-vehicle maker can keep its showrooms in Seattle and Bellevue open.

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Lyft, Uber and other peer-to-peer ride-sharing start-ups are looking pretty hapless in Seattle. That's because the Emerald City is imposing driver limits on each service in a move that the companies say is geared to protect legacy taxicab companies, Techcrunch reports. In short, the city council said there could be no more than 150 drivers at a time for each service.

We took one through twisty Pacific Northwest back roads, heading for Pebble Beach

One by one, the engines of 22 classic cars come alive. Some cough with a ragged wheeze, some need coaxing and some hum with European precision. Whatever their personality, they all start. This is the first miracle of the road trip.

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