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  • The feared traffic jams were quickly dubbed "carmageddon."

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  • Browsing for the next muscle car to add to his collection, which includes a 2006 Ford Mustang GT and a 1981 Z-28 Camaro, the 24-year-old stepped out of the red machine, surveyed the car once more and said General Motors is rebounding from what he called "carmageddon," a year marked by bankruptcies, bailouts and hard times for America's Big Three automakers.

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  • So you know that I will be driving down the 405 Freeway (in the other direction from the upcoming carmageddon) to Bristol Street in Costa Mesa, where I will spend several hours shopping at the highest-grossing planned retail center in the U.S. (annual sales approaching $1.5 billion).

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  • We need every Angeleno to chip in and turn this 'carmageddon' into a unique opportunity to explore local small business, neighborhood, and use public transport, said Villaraigosa.

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  • Nicknamed 'carmageddon' , a 16 kilometer stretch of the 405 Freeway was shutdown and many motorists feared a bottleneck of biblical proportions.

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  • Still, I wondered if there was also not an opportunity here to market another alternative to the car during the weekend of carmageddon.

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  • With "carmageddon" upon us, I thought it was again relevant.

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  • We need every Angeleno to chip in and turn this 'carmageddon' into a unique opportunity to explore local small business, neighborhood, and use public transport.

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  • The campaign seems to be working, officials say, predicting huge "carmageddon" traffic jams won't happen.

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  • A portion of the 405 Interstate Freeway in California, one of the busiest highways in the country, is now a ghost town after being shut down at midnight for construction in what Los Angeles residents feared would be "carmageddon."

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