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Grote Automotive gifts van to grieving family

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Getting around town just got a whole lot easier for grandmother Ruthie Lucas.

Lucas was surprised with a 2016 Chrysler Town & Country van at Grote Automotive Sunday afternoon.

Lucas has been caring for her five grandchildren since their mother died from a medical emergency two weeks before Thanksgiving last year. It has been a huge financial undertaking for her, and after seeing her struggles, loved ones and strangers stepped up to make their lives a little easier.

“We saw it on [WANE] 15 but Mary [Oakman], her best friend, is the one that contacted

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LaVera Daisy, Rondo Days booster, dies after being hit by car in parking lot

Born and raised in St. Paul’s historic Rondo neighborhood, LaVera Daisy never strayed too far from home, devoting her life to her community with activism, music and a storied legacy rooted in faith and justice.

Daisy died Feb. 17 after being struck by a vehicle while walking through the Veterans Affairs parking lot in Minneapolis with her husband, Leon Daisy, who remains hospitalized in critical condition. He was at the VA to get a COVID-19 vaccine, but they never made it to the front door.

“I wasn’t expecting this, my wife leaving me before I leave her,” Leon Daisy said

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Pete Buttigieg Bike Commute – Buttigieg’s Bike Seat Height Is Just Fine

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Pete Buttigieg unintentionally got himself a healthy dose of feedback from Cyclist Twitter.

Politico reporter Michael Stratford tweeted a short video of the freshly confirmed Secretary of Transportation riding a bike home from work through Washington, D.C.’s Navy Yard neighborhood on Thursday, February 25. The video—which, as of this writing, has over a million views—is 11 seconds long and appears to have been shot from a vantage point roughly near the Hubble telescope, albeit with slightly grainier picture quality.

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Achieving Resilience Amid Profound Change

By Poornima Apte

The transportation industry is bracing for significant changes. 

While e-commerce is projected to expand, a shortage of truckers who haul freight across the country is expected to linger. Add in rising freight weights, escalating consumer demands for quicker deliveries and penalties for missing delivery windows, and companies have a steep hill to climb when it comes to transporting goods.

Given that nearly 73% of goods in the United States moved by truck

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Biden’s auto industry job promises are questionable

Speaking of extreme weather, some EV policy positions have shifted as swiftly as the wind.

General Motors was firmly behind former President Donald Trump’s efforts to strip California’s zero-emission vehicle mandate until it was firmly behind Biden’s efforts to promote EVs.

GM has a game plan that it had to keep on the shelf during the Trump years, especially after the president opposed extending the federal EV tax credit that expired for exactly two companies, both based in the U.S.: GM and Tesla.

Now, GM, with its “aspirations” toward a zero-emission lineup by 2035, probably thinks that if electric powertrains

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Google Tells Search Users It’s a Good Idea to Throw Car Batteries Into the Ocean

The Internet is a weird, wild repository for the breadth of human knowledge and ingenuity regardless of how correct or absurd it may be. It’s one of many reasons why middle-school librarians and frustrated relatives of Facebook conspiracists alike stress the importance of reliable sources. Case in point: Google’s answer (as of this writing) to the time-old question of what’s okay to do with your used car battery. 

Perhaps you’re intrigued by one of 2018’s most enduring memes: throwing car batteries into the ocean. Is it safe and legal, as they say? Does it really recharge the eels if

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