State Rental Car Bills Riddled With Questionable Charges

(Story originally created June Trio, 2013)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – An sensational NewsChannel five investigation has discovered some state agencies may be paying more to rent cars than they should.

But the company behind the contract to outsource the state’s motor pool insisted that it’s not the one responsible for the questionable charges. Continue reading

Sport utility vehicle

A sport utility vehicle or suburban utility vehicle (SUV) is a vehicle classified as a light truck, but operated as a family vehicle. SUVs are similar to a large station wagon or estate car, tho’ typically featuring tall interior packaging, high H-point seating, high center of gravity, high ground-clearance and especially four- or all-wheel-drive capability for on- or off-road capability. Continue reading

SPD releases dramatic movie, details in fatal shooting of carjacker

In a statement late Monday, officers suggested a timeline of events from the Sunday incident, along with police dash-cam movie.

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Update: 9:Ten a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8: The carjacking suspect has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner as Raymond Azevedo, a 35-year-old Pierce County resident who had served time in prison. Continue reading

Singapore to install Two,000 charging points islandwide for electrical cars

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Singapore will install Two,000 charging points across the island to boost its electrical car-sharing programme, the country’s Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced in Parliament on Monday.

Details of the locations of the charging points, and when these will be launched, have not been exposed. Continue reading

Shanghai Auto Showcase 2015: China’s fattest auto demonstrate inaugurates in the midst of growth slowdown

“The market will increase less than in former years, but still much higher than in any other relevant automotive market in the world,” President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, Jochem Heizmann, told reporters on the eve of the display. “It’s still a tremendous market,” he said. Continue reading

Reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars

Cars are responsible for around 12% of total EU emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse gas.

EU legislation sets mandatory emission reduction targets for fresh cars. This legislation is the cornerstone of the EU’s strategy to improve the fuel economy of cars sold on the European market. Continue reading