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London’s £10 Banger Tax Arrives in October

London's pressing ahead with plans to introduce its "Toxicity Charge" later this year, with the scheme adding an extra £10 to the cost of driving some older models of car into the city from October 23. Read More >>

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Melt Your Brain With a Ride Through This Psychedelic Hot Wheels Track Setup

Maybe last thing on a Wednesday isn’t the best time to melt your brain. But then again, since the week is only half over, taking a ride on a psychedelic Hot Wheels track might actually be the perfect distraction to all the work you’d rather not be doing. Read More >>

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Ford Is Spending $1 Billion On A New Self-Driving Car Project

Argo AI is the focus of a one billion investment over the next five years from Ford, in a bid to collaborate on the car maker's autonomous vehicle offering. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Responds to Claims of Low Pay, Injuries and Anti-Union Policies at Tesla Plant

Tesla’s effort to bring electric cars to the world has often felt like science fiction in real life. CEO Elon Musk’s continued defense of and association with the decided anti-science Trump administration has cracked that illusion somewhat, but an alleged employee’s impassioned post on the car company’s working conditions seems intent on shattering it completely. Read More >>

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New Rules Protect Self-Driving Car Crash Victims via Insurance Changes

A change to the car insurance laws will make it easier for innocent victims of algorithms to make insurance claims, with future insurance policies for people who own self-driving vehicles expanded to offer protection for what happens when an autonomous car slams a family into the sea because its map was buffering. Read More >>

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UK Electric Car Sales Hit All-Time High*

The extremely slow stroll to electric car adoption seems to have upped its pace ever so slightly, with figures covering the UK's new car sales saying that sales of all-electric and hybrid vehicles in the UK have reached a new high. Read More >>

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A Brief History Of The Autonomous Car

We've come a long way in the last 80 years (yep, that's how long actual development of autonomous cars has been kicking around for), and sooner rather than later driverless vehicles will become a normal sight on our roads. Road rules are even changing in anticipation. Read More >>

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Tech-Packed Cars Trigger Insurance Rises

Car insurance prices are at record highs, as they usually are, with the blame for the latest rises being placed at the door of the car manufacturers for making everything so complicated and therefore expensive to repair and replace. Read More >>

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Land Rover Brings Back the Original Range Rover

Land Rover's realised that all we really want is its classic old things back so we can pretend it's still 1987 and dad can fix everything, hence this glorious yellow monster -- a fully refurbished original Range Rover rebuilt by Land Rover staff using parts found across Europe. Read More >>

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Shell is Bringing Electric Chargers to UK Garages This Year

Petrol enthusiast Shell will soon start letting electric vehicle owners recharge at some of their UK service stations and forecourts, as it foresees a future in which more money is made from selling coffees to stressed dads while they endure a 30-minute charging break than from flogging boring old refined oil. Read More >>

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Uber Rivals Keep Jobs But Earn Less

Researchers looking at Uber's disruption of the taxi industry have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that it's created more driving jobs and hasn't led to mass redundancies among its existing rivals, but the bad news is that drivers from competing firms are now earning less than they used to. Read More >>

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A Hammock for Your Car Gives You a Cheap Home If the Apocalypse Ever Comes

If society collapses at some point in the next four years—or even if you’re planning a low-budget road trip—this nifty Car Hammock turns your ride into a comfy place to sleep so you don’t have to resort to a night spent in an uninsulated tent, or apocalyptic abandoned factory. Read More >>

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Nerf’s New Blasters Shoot Tiny Foam Cars Instead of Darts

Every kid knows that if you want your die-cast toy cars to make an impressive jump off a ramp, you need a lot of steep track to build up speed. But Nerf wants to change all that with a new line of blasters that simply fire tiny toy cars directly at a ramp, so you don’t need any track at all. Read More >>

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This Never-Ending Parade of Snow Plows Is Easily the Best Way to Clear Snowy Roads

If you’re from a place where it snows a lot (I’m not), and where people don’t annoyingly complain about how cold it is all the time (not me), and are totally prepared for the winter months (also, not me), you’re probably not as surprised as I am about this seemingly never-ending stretch of badass snow plowers attacking each lane of the snowy road until it’s all cleaned up. Read More >>

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Renault Accused of Cheating Emissions Tests

French prosecutors are accusing Renault of running a VW-like emissions scam, with local investigators launching an inquiry into accusations that some of the company's models are actively cheating their exhaust tests. Read More >>