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Is your life worth a text message?
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:32pm.

Cape Fear Community College and AT&T teamed up to bring a driving simulator to Union Station Friday to launch the 'It Can Wait' campaign. video You sit and try to drive as someone texts you. You must text them back quickly while still trying to stay on the road. It's not easy and it leads to crashes. Even though texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina, many drivers still do it.

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Auto show attracts car lovers
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:37am.

videoThe Coastal Carolina Auto Show was held Saturday at Mayfaire Town Center. Local dealerships showcased their 2015 models to the car lovers all over the southeast North Carolina region for the free event.

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Heavy traffic beginning of Labor Day weekend
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:45pm.

videoThe last holiday weekend brought more traffic to the Port City.

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GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:18pm.

General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million.

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Wilmington man gets ready for 'Great Race' down east coast
Submitted by Helen Holt on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 4:05pm.

video Antique cars lovers are gathering this weekend to race 2,100 miles along the east coast. People from all over the United States are competing, but it's not just the top cash prize that drives the participants.

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Nicholas Sparks movie looking to rent classic cars
Submitted by Helen Holt on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 3:56pm.

video"The Longest Ride" hits the streets of Wilmington next week as shooting starts for the latest Nicholas Sparks book turned movie The story takes us back in time. Folks working on the movie are looking to rent your antique cars.

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Report: More info needed to assess NC driver's ed
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 7:39pm.

The North Carolina legislature's government watchdog agency says the state still does not have a good handle on how effective local driver's education programs for high school students are financially or how well they produce safe drivers.

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Several cars set on fire and vandalized at Isaac's Auto and Towing
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 09/04/2013 - 9:50am.

videoThe owner of an auto shop spent his labor day sweeping up glass, and picking through the charred remains of vandalized cars at his shop off Market Street. Owner, Isaac Rodriguez says he just opened his shop a few months ago, but after several cars were vandalized over the weekend, he says he is struggling to pick up the pieces.

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Police warn of rash of car break-ins in Pine Valley
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 12:24pm.

Wilmington Police want to alert Pine Valley residents about a recent rash of car break-ins. Police say they got reports of 10 break-ins in a 24-hour period from Saturday to Sunday.

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NC auto dealers say they'll keep fighting Tesla
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 1:25pm.

North Carolina auto dealers say they're moving ahead with a bill updating franchise laws without a provision that effectively bans the business model of electric car manufacturer Tesla.

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