Tag Archives: Car Crime

Volkswagen’s Electric Onslaught Will Include 15 Million Electric Cars

Volkswagen’s EV onslaught, Carlos Ghosn messiness, General Motors’ Mexican production and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.

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A Reminder That The Cops Have A Name For Your Street Racing Videos: ‘Evidence’

It’s often said that everyone in America wants to be famous, and thanks to social media any regular idiot can reach millions. Unfortunately for Paul R. Powell and his YouTube channel featuring his apparent participation in what appears to be illegal street racing, he also managed to reach Plainfield, Illinois police.

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London Police Are Using ‘Tactical Contact’ to Stop Suspected Thieves on Mopeds

The London Metropolitan Police released a compilation video late last month showing just how the bobbies deal with fleeing suspects on a moped, and it looks like it more than tickles. It might also be illegal.

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Fool Gets Run Over By The Honda Accord He’s Trying to Steal

A suspected car thief in Oregon endured the worst of all possible fates: while attempting to jack a vehicle, he somehow managed to get run over by that very car. I’m not sure if it’s more impressive or hilarious, but it is most definitely both.

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Nissan GT-R Driver Killed After Concrete Chunk ‘Likely’ Thrown From Nashville Bridge Crashes Through His Windshield

Tennessee resident Joe C. Shelton Jr. was driving a Nissan GT-R supercar to work Tuesday morning when a chunk of concrete came through his windshield, hit him in the face and sent his car crashing into a pickup and guardrail, killing him, Nashville police said in a statement later in the day. He was 54 years old.

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With Carlos Ghosn’s Arrest, the Auto Industry Loses One of Its Most Powerful People in a Bizarre Way

Even in the current unpredictability of our news cycle, I don’t think anyone could’ve fathomed a reality where we’d wake up to headlines that Carlos Ghosn—the ruthless turnaround artist who saved Nissan from the brink nearly 20 years ago and united it with Renault and then Mitsubishi—would be arrested on charges of…

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The American People Now Own That Mail Bomber’s Nutty Van

Perhaps you recall a few weeks back when the suspect alleged to have sent all those bombs to Trump-detractors in the mail was captured, and if you remember that, then you likely remember what he drove: exactly as you suspect, it was a white van plastered with crazy conspiracy shit. Well, guess what, American citizens!…

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Car Thieves Love to Strike on Halloween

When you’re a kid, Halloween is about throwing off that winter coat your mother insists you wear over your costume and getting as much candy as possible. Halloween as an adult generally means getting drunk and spending Nov. 1 trying to remember where you left your car. Be especially mindful about that last bit because…

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This Is What Makes California Car Culture Second to None

Maybe the weather has a lot to do with it, but California is one of the hottest beds of car culture in the world. Especially Southern California. As someone born, raised and currently living on the East Coast, I’m always jealous of what West Coast car enthusiasts have access to. Thankfully, the second episode of the…

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The Mail Bombing Suspect’s White Van Looks Exactly Like You’re Imagining It Looks

I’m a huge proponent of vans overall. I think the simple, basic one-box van design is one of the most effective motor vehicle designs of all time. I think vans can be cool and stylish and fun. But even I have to admit that white vans have something of an image problem, and that’s certainly not helped by things like…

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