Students Compete in Auto Competition

GRESHAM, Ore. — Two Western Oregon high school teams are competing in the 2013 Ford AAA Auto Skills Contest in Gresham. Team Springfield is Justin Smith, Justin Johnson and Coach Mark Simmons, and Team Siuslaw High is Mike Head and Timothy Jones with Coach Harry Holton. Ten teams will race against the clock to identify … Continue reading »

Millions of Cars Recalled

(CNN) — Japanese auto makers Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Mazda, are recalling about 3.4 million cars around the world because of airbag defects that could potentially injure passengers. The faulty airbags are found mostly in 2001, 2002 and 2003 models. It can pose a threat if the passenger airbag deploys with too much pressure, causing … Continue reading »

Roadster Show Rolls into Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The eighth annual Eugene Roadster Show is rolling into the Lane Events Center. Crews started setting up early Friday morning. While most of the folks there are at least old enough to drive, there were some a few years short, hoping to encourage everyone to come out. “What’s fun about and exciting … Continue reading »

GM, AT&T Team Up to Make Cars Wi-Fi Hots

(CNN) — Forget the coffee shop, your car could be your next favorite Wi-Fi hot spot. General Motors and AT&T are teaming up to add 4G wireless service to several vehicles in the U.S. and Canada. Starting next year, the system will be available on 2015 model Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac cars and trucks. … Continue reading »

Eugene Oil Change Crew to Compete

EUGENE, Ore. — We all want our car service to be fast, but how about super fast? A local Jiffy Lube team, called the West 7th Savages, is preparing to show their speed at a national competition. Five team members belong to this elite oil change crew. Krystal Roloff is the customer service technician. Upper … Continue reading »

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