Police: Car dealership riddled with bullets after man attempts to return his new vehicle | News

GWINNETT County, Ga. (CBS46) — A Gwinnett County car dealership was riddled with bullets after a customer was unhappy with his purchase, according to police. 

Over the weekend, Kenneth Cockrell purchased a vehicle from the Pars Cars dealership in Duluth; however, police say he was not satisfied with his purchase and decided to return it on Monday. 

When Cockrell asked to get his money back, the business explained to him that they were not able to give him a refund nor did they have a return policy. In a matter of seconds, Cockrell headed to his car and retrieved a

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Tesla (TSLA) leads 95% increase in electric car sales in the US

According to new registration data, Tesla (TSLA) is leading a 95% increase in electric car sales in the US.

However, the automaker’s market shares are sliding, but that’s something that was expected.

As we previously reported, Tesla’s market share of the electric vehicle market in the US is quite ridiculous.

For the entire year of 2020, Tesla vehicles accounted for 79% of new electric vehicles registered in the US.

During that period, the automaker was leading an 11% increase in electric vehicle sales in the market.

It didn’t sound like much, but the results were impressive considering that broader car

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315-HP 2022 Volkswagen Golf R Priced at $44,640

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    A surge in car and gas prices is causing inflation to rise at the fastest pace since 2008. Fueling the increase in prices is a microchip shortage. CBS News MoneyWatch reporter Irina Ivanova joined CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss.

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    2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Sedan Comparison Test: Not Even Close

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    Honda Civic versus Toyota Corolla is one of the most entrenched rivalries in the automotive marketplace. The two small cars are vitally important not only to their makers but also to millions of Americans who depend on them for straightforward, reliable transportation. An all-new redesign of either is rightly expected to upend the compact car segment, which is still strong despite the popularity of SUVs, and neither company wants to get its car wrong. Bringing them together for a comparison test ought to presage a knock-down, drag-out fight, but the 2022 Honda Civic Touring is so

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    The European Commission said Wednesday that it wants to require the auto industry to slash the average emissions of new cars by 55% by 2030. A further reduction to 100% by 2035 effectively means that all new cars registered from that year onward must be zero-emission vehicles. The United Kingdom has already made a similar commitment.

    The new 2030 goal would be a significant leap from the current EU target of cutting emissions from new cars by 37.5%, which was only set in December 2018.

    The proposed rule changes are part of a much larger package aimed at propelling the
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    Ford F-150 Rocket League Edition Leaps off Screen into Real Life

    • Ford designed a special F-150 pickup for the video game Rocket League, in which rocket-powered cars playing soccer.
    • Now Ford has built a full-size version, the F-150 Rocket League Edition, which it revealed at the Chicago auto show—but just for fun, since it’s not going to be produced for customers.
    • The vehicle is recognizable as a F-150 but features highlighter green accents, redesigned fascias, and, of course, a rocket launcher in the bed.

      In February, Ford announced a partnership with video game maker Psyonix to design a version of the F-150 pickup for the game Rocket League, which

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      Car buyers face nationwide vehicle shortage

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      A shortage of new cars has buyers and dealers scrambling. Inventories are depleted amid a shortage of microchips, batteries and steel. Anna Werner takes a look.

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      Rivian Cooks Up a Built-In Camp Kitchen for Its R1T Electric Pickup

      • Automakers are packing their upcoming electric pickup trucks with all kinds of useful and unexpected features, like the Hummer’s Crabwalk and the Ford F-150 Lightning’s offboard power setup.
      • In a new Twitter video, Rivian’s CEO reminds us that the upcoming R1T will feature a Camp Kitchen in the vehicle’s modifiable Gear Tunnel.
      • Two cooking elements, a four-gallon sink, and a 30-piece equipment set are part of the deal. And, really, when was the last time you bought a new car that came with a teakettle?

        UPDATE 7/6/2021: This story was updated to include more detailed R1T delivery information.



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        Eight wounded in shootings at Fort Worth car wash

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        Eight people were wounded in shootings at a Fort Worth car wash early Sunday, and a juvenile girl suffered minor injuries when a car hit her as she tried to flee the scene, police said.

        All of the victims were in stable condition, police say, in part because of lifesaving measures from the first officers who arrived on the scene.

        Police Chief Neil Noakes said Sunday morning that an officer heard the gunshots about 1:30 a.m. near the 3400 block of Horne Street, in the Como neighborhood southwest of

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