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Fisker Asks For an Extra $5,000 From Ocean Reservation Holders

If you placed a deposit to buy a bougie new electric SUV when it launched, you might think that meant you’re in line to get one as soon as it materializes. But this week, Fisker Ocean reservation holders discovered that they might need to cough up an extr

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Tesla Will Idle its Most and Least Productive Plants This Month

Tesla’s doing swell but not swell enough, Volkswagen is ditching one of its Russian plants and a few automakers want to go rallying, so long as rallying goes all-electric. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, July 6, 2022.Read more...

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Fatal Jet Truck Crash Linked to Tire Blowout

Last weekend, driver Chris Darnell was tragically killed when his jet-powered semi truck rolled over at a Michigan air show. At the time, the crash was simply blamed on an unspecified “mechanical failure,” but new information has come to light that explai

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Jeep Driver Gets Misdemeanor After Trying to Hit a Cyclist Twice

A Texas driver who swerved his Jeep Wrangler into the path of a cyclist is facing criminal charges. The 50-year-old Jeep driver was charged with a Class B misdemeanor for reckless driving; it only took Deer Park Police (just outside of Houston) 75 days to

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