Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...car maker Tesla Motors. Elio plans stores in 60 major metropolitan areas. They'll be serviced by car repair chain Pep Boys.Paul Elio, a one-time stockbroker and New York City cab driver, dreamed as a kid that he would one day own a car...

Crimes involving fire occur in two incidents

...attempted arson, according to a Richmond County sheriff's report.On Thursday a car waiting for repair estimates at the Pep Boys on the 2700 block of Washington Road was set on fire outside the shop. Surveillance video captured a person pouring some...

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Atlanta race becomes moving day for Chase contenders

...text message that read: "What a comeback!" There was a reason Biffle was happy with a 10th-place finish after the Pep Boys Auto 500. A rally in the final 50 laps kept him from finishing out of the top 20 - and it may have saved his chances...

Driver goes on despite injury

...right foot while, of all things, throwing a Frisbee last week. There is little pressure on Edwards for tonight's Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He's one of a handful of drivers who knows he already has a spot in racing's...

NASCAR newsmaker

Kyle Busch (above) enters Sunday night's Pep Boys Auto 500 ranked 13th, 34 points behind 12th-place Matt Kenseth. The temperamental driver has two races to get into the top...

NASCAR schedule

...International AUG. 16: Michigan 400, Michigan International Speedway AUG. 22: Sharpie 500, Bristol Motor Speedway SEPT. 6: Pep Boys Auto 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway SEPT. 12: Chevy Rock & Roll 400, Richmond International Raceway SEPT. 20: Sylvania...

Already moving on?

...for the Championship in the wake of Jimmie Johnson's dominating run. According to Nielsen Media Research, Sunday's Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta attracted at 3.2 rating. A year ago the Atlanta race drew a 3.5. PIT STOPS: Eastman Kodak is...

Johnson turns another Chase into a snoozer

...banquet-circuit chicken and shine up the big trophy for Johnson. Even on a day when Carl Edwards cruised to victory in the Pep Boys Auto 500, the star was the laid-back Californian who has essentially locked up his third consecutive Cup championship...

Johnson's lead grows

HAMPTON, Ga. --- Carl Edwards had blisters on his hands and pain in his armsafter he won the Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. But it was nothing compared to how his confidence hurt. Edwards did almost everything...

Goodyear makes good on tire swap

HAMPTON, Ga. --- A new right-side tire should make racing better today for the Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The race at the 1.54-mile track in March was marred by a rock-hard tire that kept drivers...