An artist's rendering shows a Carvana auto vending machine planned at Hale Avenue and Tulip Street in downtown Escondido. The project was approved by the Escondido City Council last week and completion is planned for 2022. Rendering courtesy of Carvana.

An artist's rendering shows a Carvana auto vending machine planned at Hale Avenue and Tulip Street in downtown Escondido. The project was approved by the Escondido City Council last week and completion is planned for 2022. Rendering courtesy of Carvana.

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