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New Cadillac with nifty security feature unveiled

Cadillac's new CT6 full-sized flagship sedan, unveiled Tuesday night before the New York International Auto Show, has a new security feature that takes photos of everything around the car whenever the alarm system is set off.

The technology relies on ...

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Toyota's Rav4 gets cheap automatic braking

Toyota is bringing automatic braking to the masses.

The company is cutting the price of automatic braking and other crash-avoidance options, a move that could greatly increase the availability of the safety features.

Toyota is offering it on the Rav4,...

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Ford's big Lincoln Continental is coming back

The Lincoln Motor Company, Ford's luxury division, unveiled a big, richly-appointed, luxury car called the Continental in New York City Monday.

This car has a big job: To regain for Lincoln the respect it once had, decades ago, as a luxury car brand.

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Range Rover

Land Rover's new $200,000 SUV is most expensive ever

The most expensive SUV just got even pricier.

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BBC director general receives 'death threats'

The BBC's director-general, Tony Hall, has allegedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson was dropped.

"Police in Westminster are investigating an allegation of threats to kill," the Metropolitan Police confirmed to CNN in...

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How Ferrari maintains its mystique

Usually, an automotive marketing executives job is pretty straightforward. Sell more cars. That's not the case for Enrico Galliera, the head of sales and marketing for Ferrari.

For him, there is such a thing as selling too many Ferraris. Exclusivity ...

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Paso Robles Vehicle Theft Suspect Caught On Camera

Residential video surveillance discovered an attempted vehicle-theft suspect in Paso Robles early Thursday morning.

Oxnard Three-Way Head-on Crash Injures Many

Four people are recovering after a three-way head-on collision in Oxnard Tuesday evening.

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US autoworkers could get first real raise in 10 years

U.S. autoworkers are poised to get their first wage hike in 10 years.

Four-year contracts between the UAW and General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler expire this September as all three automakers post strong sales and profits.

Union leaders hope to win...

Ford S-Max

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New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

Ford says it has the answer for speed demons who can't keep their gas pedals off the metal: A car that reads speed limit signs and automatically slows down.

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Study: It's taking us longer to get to work

Think it's taking you longer to get to work? Has your job moved farther from your home? You're probably right on both counts.

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Mercedes recalls 30,000 cars

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because of malfunctioning the LED tail lamps.

Gas Prices

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U.S. takes $35 billion hit from falling oil

With gas prices plunging, you're probably happier every time you pull up to a pump…

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…

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Glitch leads to 1-cent gas at Illinois station

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

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Company creates robotic gas pumps

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

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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

STATE DROUGHT ORDER

Local Residents React to Governor's Mandatory Water Restrictions

California Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered state officials to impose mandatory water…

Law Enforcement Gears Up For Deltopia Street Party

Law enforcement and UC Santa Barbara officials are gearing up for the Deltopia…

Tax Returns 2014

What To Know While Filing Taxes

The deadline to file your taxes is two weeks away. April 15 taxes are due and a few…

Toxic Substance Spill Shuts Down Oxnard Roads

Authorities are responding to a toxic substance spill on the 3900 block of Dodge…

Santa Maria Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A Santa Maria man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle into a car on the…

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Isla Vista Beach Closures Announced For 'Deltopia' Event

The Santa Barbara County Community Services Department announced that the beaches in…

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Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

Tipline Investigation: Unraveling Santa Barbara's ZIR Mess

We have an update on a Tipline investigation that exposed serious flaws within the…

WHEELCHAIR SCAM

Tipline Investigation: Don't Fall For the Wheelchair Scam

Our Tipline investigation begins with a sob story. Every scammer has one. They love…

Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

What's Right

RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER FOR JACOB

Fundraiser for Burned Boy Brings in $1000.

A spur-of-the-moment fundraiser by Pascucci restaurant in Santa Barbara has raised…

Santa Maria Students Raise Funds For LLS Patients

More than 50 ASB students from Santa Maria High School raised $3,737.15 during their…

March Madness Tournament Starts Today

Boys and Girls Club March Madness

It's March Madness fever at the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara this weekend!

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Pascucci's Restaurant Helps Fundraising for Burned Santa Barbara Teen

Help for a burned teenager in Santa Barbara through a special food certificate drive…

Fishing For Food Event Collects 1,400 Pounds Of Fish

Tuesday morning, 250 men and women took to the open water to catch fish for FOOD…

Another Wish Granted By Make-A-Wish

5-Year-Old's Wish to Visit Disney To Be Granted

A local five-year-old living with lymphoid leukemia found out his wish will come…

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