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Lamp post protects pedestrian from being hit by speeding car

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

A pedestrian in the Polish city of Kalisz narrowly avoided serious injury on Tuesday (November 29) when two cars collided, sending one flying onto the pavement.

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Video: Man chases runaway car across busy motorway

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

A driver near Colombier in Switzerland had an incredibly lucky escape last week as he chased his car across a motorway. The man can be seen pulling

Business

Tesla goes all-in on self-driving

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.

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Nissan rescues Mitsubishi after mileage fixing scandal

Nissan takes a controlling stake in Mitsubishi to rebuild trust after a scandal over falsifying the fuel economy figures of some of its vehicles.

Nissan takes a controlling stake in Mitsubishi to rebuild trust after a scandal over falsifying the fuel economy figures of some of its vehicles.

Business

Peugeot Citroen to cut more jobs in France - reports

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.

Business

Paris Motor Show: driving into a clean future

The Paris Motor Show is seeing more and more electric vehicles thanks to falling battery costs and reaction to Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.

The Paris Motor Show is seeing more and more electric vehicles thanks to falling battery costs and reaction to Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.

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Paris holds second 'car-free day' against pollution

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Paris has held its second ‘car-free day’, extending the area closed off to vehicles as the French capital takes a stand against pollution, noise and traffic…

Business

Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.9 million vehicles over air bag defect

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

Car maker Fiat Chrysler is to recall nearly two million vehicles worldwide to resolve an air bag defect that has been linked to at least three deaths and five…

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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China: Two survive in cement-tanker crash

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.

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100 million cars vulnerable to simple hack, scientists say

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

Up to 100 million cars could be unlocked and potentially stolen by simply copying the radio frequency used in remote control locking systems, computer scientists…

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South Korea suspends Volkswagen sales over emissions scandal

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

South Korea has suspended sales of most Volkswagen models for allegedly forging documents on diesel engine emissions or noise-level tests. They will now have to be re-certified.

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Volkswagen profits pulled down again by emissions rigging scandal

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.

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Tesla's Musk unveils plans to make electric trucks and buses

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

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New car sales slump in Britain in June

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

Sales of new cars in Britain fell in June but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said it was too early to link that to the Brexit vote.

Business

Tesla misses delivery targets again

Tesla has miss its delivery target for cars for the second quarter running, blaming an "extreme" production ramp up.

Tesla has miss its delivery target for cars for the second quarter running, blaming an "extreme" production ramp up.

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25,000 Tesla automated cars to be examined

It comes after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed when it was in autopilot mode and was involved in a collision in the US.

It comes after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed when it was in autopilot mode and was involved in a collision in the US.

Science_technology

BMW unveils its 'vision' cars for the future

Like a cross between a car and an alien spaceship, BMW has unveiled the MINI Vision Next 100 – a prototype of the vehicle some of us might be driving in a few decades’…

Like a cross between a car and an alien spaceship, BMW has unveiled the MINI Vision Next 100 – a prototype of the vehicle some of us might be driving in a few decades’…