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Audi self-driving car

From Audi

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

California, a state synonymous for cars, has issued its first approvals to test self-driving cars. Audi and Google have both received an autonomous driving permit from California.

Montecito Motor Classic

Montecito Motor Classic Brings Rare Rides, Race Cars, and Vintage Vehicles out for a Benefit Event

Classic cars will line Coast Village Road Sunday as part of a fundraiser for the Santa Barbara Police Foundation and Police Activities League for children.

GM, General Motors

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

Federal safety regulators should have known that General Motors cars with a flawed ignition switch should have been taken off the road years before the 2014 recall, Congressional investigators concluded in a report Tuesday.

3-D printed car

WGN

World's first 3-D printed car takes test drive

In a matter of two days, history was made at Chicago's McCormick Place, as the world's first 3-D printed electric car -- named Strati, Italian for "layers"-- took its first test drive.

Uber

From Uber

Uber drivers in New York City protest fares

Uber drivers in New York are protesting for the second time in a month, fuming over the company's low fares. Fans of the cheap uberX service might want to take notice.

GM dealership

Carlos Barria/Reuters

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

That's more than the 13 deaths General Motors has said were tied to the problem, w...

General Motors

Reuters

Red light! GM stops sales of Corvettes

The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one. General Motors has told Chevrolet dealers to stop delivery of about 2,000 of 2015 Corvettes to fix the driver's airbag, the automaker said in a statement Friday.

Mary Barra testifies

Mark Finkenstaedt/General Motors

Barra: GM likely done with recalls on older vehicles

General Motors is likely done with the flood of recalls on its older vehicles.

Mary Barra

John F. Martin/General Motors

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer.

Lamborghini Huracán

Lamborghini

Lamborghini Huracán: So good, why spend more?

Lamborghini's logo, in case you haven't noticed, is a snarling bull crouched forward, poised to charge.

Tesla

From Tesla Motors Inc.

Tesla's latest battleground state: Georgia

Not only is Georgia one of the most electric-car-friendly states in the U.S., it's also the latest place where dealers are trying to block Tesla Motors from selling cars directly to consumers.

The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association filed a complai...

Tesla Model S

Tesla

Tesla expands in China, stock at all-time high

Tesla shares hit an all-time high Friday after the electric carmaker announced plans to build 400 charging points in China.

Gas Prices

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America's cheapest gas is in this town

You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

Pumping gas

Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

An Illinois gas station caused traffic jams over the weekend when it accidentally…

Robotic gas pumps

Company creates robotic gas pumps

If you don`t like getting out of your car to pump gas, then the future looks bright…

zipcar

Sharing cars can save money, earth

If you don't drive often, the expense of owning a car seems silly. In some cities,…

Local Headlines

Grover Beach Moving Forward With Putting Cameras At Local Pa

Grover Beach Moving Forward With Putting Cameras At Local Park

By the end of the year, people who spend a lot of time at Ramona Garden Park in…

Governor Signs Groundwater Management Laws

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed…

Sheriff s helicopter ready to fight fires

Fire Preps Include Helicopter Placement

A Huey Helicopter that was once hit by bullets in Vietnam is among the sheriff's…

Los Padres Staffing

Los Padres National Forest Increases Fire Staffing During Red Flag Warning

Los Padres National Forest is ramping up its fire safety efforts in the midst of red…

Santa Barbara train versus pedestrian

Man Walking on Tracks Killed by Freight Train

A man was killed by a freight train as he walked along the tracks near the Santa…

Quadruple Murder Defendant Nicolas Holzer Appears in Court

High-profile quadruple murder defendant Nicolas Holzer appeared before Superior…

Newsroom Tipline

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's…

What's Right

'Glow In The Park' Lights Up Santa Barbara Sky

The night sky was filled with hot-air balloons at Elings Park in Santa Barbara…

Pismo Beach Surfers Honor 911 Victims

Pismo Surfers Honor 9/11 Victims

Local surfers chose to honor those who died in the September 11th attacks with a…

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Avocado Festival Donation will Help Future Farmers of America

A month before the California Avocado Festival, organizers have donated $3000. to…

War Veterans Horse Therapy

Veterans Start To Heal With 'Horse Whisperer's' Help

A group of veterans from different generations are starting to heal from emotional…

Father Daughter Team Raising Money Leukemia Awareness

Fundraising Goal Met for Blood Cancer Research

A father/daughter team from Goleta met their fundraising goal raising awareness for…

Paralyzed Extreme Water Sports Enthusiasts Selling Calendars to Raise Money for Rehabilitation

A photographer and former extreme water sports junkie, once strangers have now…

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