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Someone steal my truck. I got a crash course on the wild black market for stolen cars : Planet Money : NPR

My 1999 Toyota Tacoma was stolen, crashed, and stripped for parts. Greg Rosalsky/NPR hide caption toggle caption Greg Rosalsky/NPR My 1999 Toyota Tacoma was stolen, crashed, and stripped for parts. Greg Rosalsky/NPR A couple of weeks ago, my truck was stolen. This wasn’t just any truck. It was a 1999 Toyota Tacoma that I owned …

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White Florida men accused of racially profiling Black teen Jermaine Jones, smashing car with rock

Comment on this story Comment A Black teenager was driving his family’s Mercedes-Benz this week through a neighborhood in Sanford, the Florida city known for the killing of Trayvon Martin, when he and his friend saw two White men angrily approach the vehicle with a traffic cone and a large stone . The men accused …

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Wisconsin man who drove truck into mostly Black crowd pleads guilty to felony, but could have record erased

Brendan O’Neil admits to injuring Black woman in 2020 hit-and-run incident as part of plea deal A white man in Wisconsin accused of accelerating his vehicle through a crowd, injuring a Black woman and fleeing the scene in 2020 has pled guilty to a felony charge. Brendan O’Neil, 28, on Friday agreed to a plea …

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Randy Parker named CEO of Hyundai Motor America; second Black CEO named in the US auto industry this month

Hyundai Motor Co. is making key executive shifts, including the appointment of Randy Parker as CEO of Hyundai Motor America. The changes follow the expansion of responsibilities for Jose Muñoz, who is global COO of Hyundai Motor Co. as well as CEO of Hyundai Motor North America. Parker will be responsible for leading Hyundai’s commercial …

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