Fatal hazmat crash in Montgomery Co

Coroner called to scene of fiery haz mat crash in Montgomery County

Emergency officials say the coroner has been called to the scene of a tractor trailer accident in Montgomery County Monday morning.

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3 Doors Down & Collective Soul headlining Musikfest

Musikfest is adding two more acts to its 2015 lineup.

LIVE: Lynch swearing-in ceremony

11 a.m. ET: Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Loretta E. Lynch as the 83rd Attorney General of the United States at the U.S. Department of Justice.


    

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VIN etching aims to detract car thieves

Police say VIN etching helps detract car thieves because the vehicles are easily tracked.

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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil i...

Mary Barra

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was subject...

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Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Billionaire Elon Musk is working for free. Sort of.

The Tesla chief executive's total compensation package in 2014 was $35,360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S.

But the founder of the electr...

Paul Walker's Fast and Furious Toyota Supra car

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Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' car up for auction

A souped-up stunt car driven by the late actor Paul Walker in the first "Fast & Furious" movie is going up for auction.

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PennDOT to begin work on PA 611 bridge in Easton

Motorists who travel on the Rt. 611/North Delaware Drive Bridge in Easton can expect delays during PennDOT's replacement project.

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Daytime tunnel maintenance will impact travelers on I-476

Motorists traveling on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike will face some changes in daytime traffic patterns this week.

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Cadillac unveils new plug-in hybrid sedan

Cadillac will sell a plug-in hybrid version of its new CT6 full-sized luxury sedan, General Motors said at the Shanghai Motor Show.

The car will be able to drive on electricity alone for a distance compatible with "most daily commutes," GM said in a s...

Chinese auto show

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China wants eyes on cars not babes

When China's biggest auto show opens in Shanghai this week, the only models on display will be the ones with four wheels. Gone, show organizers hope, will be the scantily-clad "car babes."

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BMW recalls 91,000 Mini Coopers

BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger the front-passenger air bag during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday.

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Predicting boneheaded driving with technology

Let's face it, almost all automobile crashes are caused by human error. But what if there were a way to predict driving mistakes right before they happen?

That's the promise of new technology under development by researchers at Cornell and Stanford un...

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