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What does your car run on? – Daily chart

Almost two-fifths of Turkish cars run on liquefied petroleum gas IN HIS GARAGE in outer Warsaw, Piotr Sliwa inspects the slick new gas installations under the bonnet of an aged Skoda. Since 1996, Mr Sliwa’s family has generated extra cash by converting conventional petrol and diesel engines to Autogas, a …

Deaths caused by drivers running red lights at 10-year high

DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high, and AAA is urging drivers and pedestrians to use caution at traffic signals. In 2017, the latest figures available, 939 people were killed by vehicles blowing through red lights, according to a …

India car sales fall for eighth month in a row

India recorded an eighth successive month of falling car sales Wednesday, with June seeing a 25 percent decrease, adding to a multi-day slump in Indian stocks. Industry data showed passenger vehicle sales falling 17.5 percent last month year-on-year to 225,732 units, with domestic car sales off 25 percent. Sales of …

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset – Reuters

PUEBLA, Mexico (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs. Serenaded by a mariachi band and surrounded …