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January 22, 2024
Tow truck companies are busy with an uptick of calls during slick weather | Video

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Freezing rain. Ice accumulations up to a tenth to two tenths of an inch. * WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central, south central, southwest and west central Indiana. * WHEN...Until 10 AM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Difficult travel conditions are possible. The hazardous […]

January 22, 2024
Audi France Drives Down Campaign Emissions, With Roadside Assistance From SeenThis

To promote its new electronic vehicle, the Q4 Sportback e-tron, Audi France wanted to create a sustainable digital and video-on-demand campaign. The internet is responsible for producing almost 2% of global greenhouse gases, and online advertising – video in particular – is a big contributor, according to research from SeenThis, a streaming tech provider that speeds up […]

January 22, 2024
The Art Of Tow Ft Kai Lenny, Lucas Chumbo + Nic Von Rupp

Editor’s note: The Tudor Nazare Big Wave Challenge 2024 might run in as little as 8 hours from writing. Watch it at the link above. Anyone can grab a rope.  Tow surfing cops a lot of flack. Rightfully so. There is a legitimate problem of making big wave surfing too accessible to too many people. […]

January 21, 2024
Collision and towing services discuss managing workload of calls due to winter weather | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Both collision and towing/wrecker services in Johnson City have seen an increase in vehicles damaged from winter-weather-related incidents. Workers at Browns Mill Towing & Recovery as well as Tri-City Collision Center said that many of their calls are coming from people who’ve had vehicles slide off the side of the […]

January 21, 2024
Tesla owners charged up over RAC roadside assistance service for stranded EVs

The RAC rolled out its first electric roadside assistance van in Perth this week complete with a mobile charger that can top up a stranded EV with 15km of range in about 20 minutes, enabling the driver to get to the nearest charging facility in the metropolitan area. Peter Petrovsky, commercial relations spokesman for the […]

January 21, 2024
Best midsize trucks for 2024

Pickup trucks are hugely popular in the United States, but most of them carry huge dimensions and huge price tags to match. That's where the rapidly expanding midsize truck market comes into play. With options from nearly every major manufacturer in America, there are plenty of midsize trucks to consider, but the best midsize pickup […]

January 21, 2024
German car suppliers struggle to adjust to EV shift

Just five years ago, Andreas Wolf was struggling to convince investors of his plans to turn the Bavarian automotive supplier Vitesco Technologies into a specialist in parts and systems for electric vehicles. “Nobody believed in it,” the Vitesco CEO said, underscoring just how late the incumbent automotive industry was to realise that combustion engine cars […]

January 21, 2024
Tow trucks during the winter weather

BEAVER, WV (WVNS) – With winter weather hitting southern West Virginia this past week, road conditions have been snowy. When facing winter weather such as snow or ice, sometimes vehicles need a tow truck to help. With snow accumulating on roadways, vehicles are more likely to slide and sometimes crash. Raleigh County Sheriff Jim Canaday […]

January 20, 2024
Small Plane Towed From Virginia Highway After Emergency Landing Amid Icy Conditions

Road crews cleared a busy highway in northern Virginia on Friday, January 19, after a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing due to inclement weather, local media reported, citing local officials. Footage posted by Virginia Department of Transportation shows crews towing the plane off Landoun County Parkway early Friday evening. The Loudoun […]

January 20, 2024
RAC's Electric Roadside Assistance Van in Perth: Reactions

RAC Launches Electric Roadside Assistance Van in Perth: A Mixed Response from Tesla Owners Club In a move towards comprehensive roadside assistance for electric vehicle (EV) owners, The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) of Western Australia has launched its first electric roadside assistance van in Perth. This innovative service features a mobile charger capable of providing […]

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