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Nascar: Stewart claims first win since tragedy

2016-06-27 14:37

Tony Stewart won his first stock car race on Sunday since he struck and killed a fellow competitor on a dirt track circuit almost two years ago.

2015 LA Auto Show: 8 of the coolest cars

2015-11-20 08:15

Automaker's use the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to debut some of the most exciting vehicles yet. We have a look at eight cars that stole the show in California!

Takata Honda airbags: Another woman dead

2015-06-20 13:09

Honda US has linked the September 2014 death of a woman to yet another defective Takata airbag.

Los Angeles gives a fresh nod to minimum wage

2015-06-04 08:45

The Los Angeles City Council has given a second nod of approval to a proposal to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour.

Google's Waze app to alert kidnappings in LA

2015-04-22 18:00

Alerts about hit-and-runs and kidnappings in Los Angeles will soon pop up on traffic app Waze, along with road closure information, the West Coast city's mayor said.

Audi Prologue: Start of new design era

2014-11-21 14:03

Audi is showcasing its new era of design at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show with the debut of the rather tasty Prologue concept car. Take a look...

Tesla wants to see battery-fire Model S

2014-07-07 11:59

Battery-car maker Tesla has asked to study the wreck of a stolen Tesla Model S which was involved in a major crash after which it burned and split in half in West Hollywood, California.

Miley Cyrus' stolen Maserati found

2014-06-03 07:39

Los Angeles police have recovered a Maserati was stolen from pop singer Miley Cyrus' home.

LAPD's crime-fighting 405kW Lambo

2014-04-01 09:03

So Los Angeles' finest boys in blue has a new car in its fleet... a 405kW/540Nm Lamborghini LP550-2.

Walker's daughter to stay with granny?

2014-03-22 13:44

The daughter of 'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker, killed in a Porsche crash in late 2013, could become the ward of her grandmother, Cheryl Ann Walker, and inherit R250-million.


WATCH: Minnie Dlamini watched Beyoncé live in LA

2016-05-17 13:41

We reached new levels of jealousy watching this clip of a famous South African in Los Angeles.

PICS: Charlize looks super skinny on the red carpet

2015-07-22 11:16

While Sean Penn is in Cape Town, Charlize Theron is doing the publicity circuit for her new movie.

Driver facing life for resort hit-and-run

2015-06-08 10:22

An Italian widower has found some closure after his new bride was killed by a meth-addict driver's rampage on a California beachfront.

LA gives preliminary approval to minimum wage

2015-05-20 10:15

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020, in a victory for labour groups.

Mr Spock dies

2015-02-27 20:22

Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr Spock on the "Star Trek" science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Mini Citysurfer: Go to work on a battery

2014-11-20 12:23

Two wheels and a battery - and some clever engineering. That's what the Mini Citysurfer scooter adds up to. It's still a concept but what fun for getting around the city in style...

Ferrari boss: Team could quit F1

2014-06-14 19:05

Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo is tired of the current ' quiet' F1 and says he is thinking of pulling the iconic team out of the sport in favour of sports-car racing.

Walker death: Driver's wife sues Porsche

2014-05-14 08:07

Investigations revealed that Paul Walker and driver Roger Rodas were speeding at the time of their horrific crash in November 2013. Rodas' widow however blames Porsche and has sued the automaker!

Speed to blame for Walker crash

2014-03-26 07:46

The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling at 145km/h when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend.

No-driver cars: Still testing, laws needed now

2014-03-12 09:56

Driverless cars are being tested but might only be in global markets in several years, yet the California State has been tasked to write the legislature for this new technology before it's even a reality. Oy vey.

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