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Aussies start discussing legal and insurance issues raised by autonomous cars

Australia's National Transport Commission released a report today of the legal barriers that must be addressed with autonomous cars. Law enforcement and insurance liability issues must address the biggest change since "cars replaced…
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One-of-a-kind electric ‘cycle cam’ bike helped film Deadpool’s flashiest scenes

A one of a kind 'cycle cam' helped film some of Deadpool's most exciting motorcycle chase scenes. About 150 pounds of equipment was mounted on a fully electric ZF9 motorbike so stunt driver Regis Harrington could capture the…
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Is the end near for one of America’s last big rear-wheel-drive sedans?

Chrysler is debating whether the next 300 will be front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive. Front-wheel drive would allow the company to benefit from economies of scale, but it would alienate many current 300 owners.
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BMW is building a super M4, and odds are you can’t have one

BMW's Spanish division has introduced a limited-edition version of the M4 called Competition Sport. The CS gets a 450-horsepower engine and a carbon fiber body kit, but all 60 examples of it have been reserved for the Spanish market.
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In June, Uber can say, ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’

Having signed enough professional licensed transport drivers, Uber X service will commence in Berlin, Germany this June. Germany hasn't been an easy entry for Uber, given the country's strict insistence on professional drivers and stiff…
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Uber looks to please riders, drivers in NYC with $5 cap on shared rides

Hoping to please riders and drivers and lessen traffic, Uber launched new NYC UberPool rush-hour pricing. Riders pay $5 max and drivers get paid surge rates. Riders have to go to a pickup point and won't know destination time until getting…
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Painted optical illusion road blocks trick drivers into slowing down near school zones in India

Painted optical illusion speed bumps are getting drivers to slow down in the school zones of Ahmedabad, India. The two-dimensional creations look like 3D road blocks from a distance, but reveal themselves as flat paintings when drivers get…
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Jeep’s solution to building a more efficient Wrangler won’t please purists

Jeep needs to ensure the next-generation Wrangler is more efficient than the current model. The off-roader will allegedly usher in a turbocharged four-cylinder engine rated at about 300 horsepower and bolted to an eight-speed automatic.
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The anti-Uber: Karhoo levels the playing field for London’s old-school cabbies

In the unending battle between Uber and traditional taxi cabs, there's a new weapon at play. Its name is Karhoo, and it's a new app that just launched in the streets of London on behalf of cabs and cabbies.
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Feeling road rage set on? Instagram trends reveal you’re not alone

In a recent study, the Auto Insurance Center analyzed 65,535 Instagram posts hashtagged #RoadRage with the hopes of discovering where, when, and why drivers in the U.S. were most upset.
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Uber and Lyft lose in Austin, Texas, will pull out of city

Uber and Lyft contributed heavily to a lobbying effort to overturn Austin, Texas fingerprint laws for their drivers. Also at issue were traffic lane pickups. The effort failed, and both services will pull out of the city.
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Ride dirty no more with these zero-emission electric scooters

Electric scooters are an affordable, convenient way to minimize your carbon footprint and quickly zip around town. Check out 7 of our current favorites, whether you'r working with a budget or have more than a bit of cash to spare.