China slaps new 10% tax on high-end cars in crackdown against luxury consumption
The new tax took effect on Thursday and was intended to 'guide rational consumption' and promote energy-efficient vehicles. Photo: Reuters. Beijing: China has imposed an extra 10% tax on ultra high-end cars costing over 1.3 million yuan such as ...
China hikes tax on 'super cars' amid luxury crackdownTimes of India
China introduces 10% extra tax on 'super cars'BBC News
China hikes tax on impo
Horror as woman crushed between two cars by hit-and-run driver during police stop
This is the moment a woman is crushed between two cars after a hit-and-run truck driver ploughs into the back of one of them. Dashcam footage shows the 40-year-old woman being quizzed by cops during a traffic stop when the truck smashes into a police ...
Jay Leno tests the theory that newer cars don't appreciate as well as older classics
When it comes to cars, conventional thinking might suggest that newer cars don't appreciate as well as older classics. Charm and scarcity, it's assumed, go a long way. On a recent episode of CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage," world-renowned auto appraiser ...
- Channel NewsAsia
LTA steps up enforcement against unlicensed private cars
More frequent checks will be conducted at high traffic areas such as Clarke Quay, East Coast Seafood Centre, HarbourFront Centre, Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, as well as the Singapore Zoo and the Night Safari. Posted 01 ...
LTA cracking down on private cars plying for faresTODAYonlineall 3 news articles »
- The Sun
Driverless cars will generate €17TRILLION for the European economy by 2050, study shows
DRIVERLESS cars are on course to generate €17TRILLION (£14.5trillion) for the European economy by 2050, according to new research. Fully “autonomous vehicles” are predicted to be providing fully “hands-off” door-to-door transport on the road within the ...and more »
- Little cars, big dreams: We go inside the Hot Wheels design studio
The Globe and Mail
Here's some automotive excitement you can hold in your hand: the keys to a bright blue, stickshift Camaro SS, and a rally-striped one-64th scale version of the car. Talk about a pair of Hot Wheels, one powered by a 455-horsepower small-block Chevy V-8 ...
Chinese Buyers Rush for Luxury Cars to Beat Start of New Levy
Super-luxury car dealers in China made calls to their best prospects Wednesday evening, urging them to buy before the clock struck midnight to avoid paying extra taxes on the gilded rides. Some distributors sold as many cars that night as they deliver ...and more »
- BBC News
China hikes tax on super cars amid luxury crackdown
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: China will impose an extra 10 percent tax on super cars and other luxury models costing 1.3 million yuan ($188,852) and above, in a bid to rein in lavish spending and to reduce emissions, the ministry of finance has said. The new tax ...
China introduces 10% extra tax on 'super cars'BBC News
China hikes tax on imported luxury carsCNBC
China hikes tax on 'super cars' amid luxury crackdownReuters
Drivers who stay in their warm homes as they defrost their cars are breaking the law, police warn - Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk
Drivers who stay in their warm homes as they defrost their cars are breaking the law, police warn
Drivers who stay in the comfort of their warm homes while they defrost their cars are breaking the law, police warn. It is an offence for motorists to leave their vehicles unattended with the engine running - even in the cold weather . And thieves are ...
Geordie drivers warned about leaving cars unattended with the engine runningChronicleLive
Drivers could be BREAKING the
Speed bumps, diesel cars and air pollution: politicians should beware the law of unintended consequences - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Speed bumps, diesel cars and air pollution: politicians should beware the law of unintended consequences
The most powerful rule in politics is the law of unintended consequences. Time and again, politicians, often egged on by officials and campaigners, set out to solve one problem and in so doing create another. So it was in transport policy in recent years.
- Hindustan Times
After Etios, Liva fiasco, Toyota India ignores small cars for now
Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Corporation won't bring small cars to India anytime soon after Etios and Liva cars failed in the market. “It is time to change our strategy …. The Etios was conceptualised in 2005, and hit the market in 2010. By then ...and more »
Comma.ai, still kicking, open sources self-driving cars
The Comma Neo is an open source module that enables adaptive cruise control and self-steering in a car. Photo by Wayne Cunningham/CNET Roadshow. Self-driving car startup Comma.ai announced today that it is making its software platform and plans for ...
Why a hacker is giving away a special code that turns cars into self-driving machinesWashington Postall 26 news articles »
Overwatch Players Are Finding Ridiculous Ways To Use The New Map's Cars
Overwatch's new map, Oasis, has cars and jump pads. You know what that means: the dreaded S-word. I speak, of course, of shenanigans. Advertisement. Among other things, Oasis is populated by cars that can and will do what cars do: mercilessly plow ...
Overwatch's Oasis map adds a new threat: carsPolygon
The cars on Overwatch's new Oasis map are causing all kinds of comical accidentsVG247all 73 news articl
Why Disney's 'Cars 3' Marketing Went So Dark
We all knew that we were getting a teaser trailer for Pixar's Cars 3 attached to theatrical prints of Walt Disney's Moana. As a general rule, the marketing campaign for a studio's next big animated film begins with the release of their current animated ...
The First Cars 3 Poster Is Surprisingly GrimCinema Blend
Kids are not down with the Cars 3 trailerPolygon
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The Hidden Task Ahead of Trump's Transport Chief
Of the many things Donald Trump has planned for his presidency, Democrats support at least one—in principle, if not specifics. It's way past time to fix America's crumbling infrastructure. Tuesday, Trump named the woman for the job, nominating Elaine ...
Donald Trump's Transportation Secretary Pick Would Inherit Crumbling Roads And Robotic CarsHuffington Postall 443 news articles »
- Wall Street Journal
EPA Moves to Keep Tougher Fuel-Economy Targets on Cars
Wall Street Journal
U.S. environmental regulators proposed keeping intact tougher fuel-economy standards, intensifying a debate with car makers over one of President Barack Obama's signature programs in the administration's waning days. The Environmental Protection ...and more »
This Quarry Is Filled With Classic Cars Possibly Hidden From The Nazis
A Belgian photographer recently visited an old mining tunnel in central France filled with classic cars that he thinks may have been hidden away against Nazi forces during World War II. The decaying old cars he found are astonishing. Advertisement.and more »
- The Hindu
It's raining cars!
Too many options lead to confusion. This is particularly true for car buyers in India in today's times. There is an ever increasing list of offerings. Of late, several new segments have come up like a compact SUV, a compact sedan, a cross-over. Several ...and more »
Women Talking About Cars is a fresh idea, but Victoria Coren Mitchell's sneering won't help - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Women Talking About Cars is a fresh idea, but Victoria Coren Mitchell's sneering won't help
Sitting on my Kawasaki ER-6f at some traffic lights last year, I lifted my visor for some fresh air. A fellow rider leant across and tapped me on the shoulder. “What cc is that?” he asked. I turned to answer. “Blimey, you're a girl,” he exclaimed. The ...
Nissan to introduce notification systems in its cars in India
Japanese automaker Nissan recently promised bigger and better things for the Indian car buyer. Apart from the list of launches expected, the company may provide technological advancements in the country as well - starting with a notification system as ...
Nissan to Offer Maintenance-Alert Service in Foray Into Connected CarsNews18
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- The Guardian
Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen
Denmark's capital has reached a milestone in its journey to become a cycling city – there are now more bikes than cars on the streets. Can other cities follow? Cyclists in Copenhagen old town. Copenhagen has recorded 13,100 more bikes than cars in the ...
Denmark's Largest City Is Winning the War on CarsTheStranger.comall 8 news articles »
- The Guardian
Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in ...
Denmark's capital has reached a milestone in its journey to become a cycling city – there are now more bikes than cars on the streets. Can other cities follow?
Denmark's Largest City Is Winning the War on Cars - Slog - The ...TheStranger.comall 8 news articles »
- The Guardian
Cars could cost £1500 more after single market exit
New cars on the docks at Sheerness, Kent. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says importing new cars from the EU could increase in price if Britain leaves the single market. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA. Angela Monaghan. Tuesday 29 ...
Warning over £1500 price rise on imported cars if no EU trade deal reachedTelegraph.co.uk
Cars could cost British drivers an extra £1500 if we leave t
We are looking to popularise electric cars with country-wide campaigns, test drives: Mahesh Babu - Daily News & AnalysisDaily News & Analysis
We are looking to popularise electric cars with country-wide campaigns, test drives: Mahesh Babu
Daily News & Analysis
Indian automobile giant Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is one of the brands looking at sustainable growth, a reason why it has made a large thrust into the electric vehicles segment. Now in 2016, it is looking to grow the electric vehicle market in India ...
There is economic sense in buying electric cars: Mahesh Babu, Mahindra ElectricZee Busin
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in Europe in 2017
Ford's pushing forward in its efforts to get autonomous cars on the road, with a plan to begin testing self-driving vehicles in Europe next year. The testing is in advance of extending its plans to debut an autonomous car specifically for ride-sharing ...
Ford to begin European testing of autonomous cars next yearThe Verge
Ford Is Taking Its Self-Driving Car Experiment OverseasFortune
Ford to test driverless cars
- Business Insider
A potential nightmare scenario has arrived for the electric-car industry
A Tesla Model S charges at a Tesla Supercharger station in Cabazon, California, U.S. A Tesla Model S charges at a Tesla Supercharger station in Cabazon, California. Thomson Reuters. Half a decade ago, electric cars looked as if they were finally going ...and more »
- 8 cars that ruled Indian roads from 1980s to 90s
The Indian auto industry is expected to grow as much as four times from its current value to hit 18.9 trillion rupees ($285 billion) by 2026. Our country has become a global hub for car manufacturers. But before the international legends started ...
- The Good Men Project (blog)
Auto-Mania: Why are Men and Cars Inseparable?
The Good Men Project (blog)
If you take a look at male-targeted ads, greeting cards and posters and suchlike media, what would be the most frequently used symbols? Competitive or extreme sports, luxury accessories (golden or platinum watches, cufflinks and tiepins), high-end ...
- Tom's Hardware
Ransomware May Target 'Smart Cities,' Autonomous Cars For Bigger Payoffs
A ransomware attack recently hit the San Francisco transport agency, and the attackers asked for $70,000 to unlock the systems. The agency cleared its systems, but we may see many more attacks on public “smart” systems that use outdated or unpatched ...and more »
'I was taken advantage of': More Gallery of Fine Cars customers come forward with complaints - CBC.caCBC.ca
'I was taken advantage of': More Gallery of Fine Cars customers come forward with complaints
More people in Calgary have come forward with complaints against the Gallery of Fine Cars, alleging the used-car dealer misled them into buying vehicles with undisclosed histories and mechanical problems. CBC News received multiple tips from former ...
- Mazda, Subaru and Toyota Being Drawn To Electric Cars
Hybrid Cars News
The days of building “compliance cars” in small numbers to look good in strict markets like California may be over for Japanese automakers and their peers. Mazda, Subaru, and Toyota, which had resisted manufacturing all-electric vehicles for years, are ...and more »
Self-driving cars coming to public roads of Ontario, Canada
Self-driving cars, including those backed in part by the phonemaker BlackBerry Ltd, have been approved for testing on Canadian public roads in the country's first such program, the government for the province of Ontario said on Monday. Automated ...
BlackBerry among 3 organizations set to test self-driving cars on Ontario roadsTechCrunch
Autonomoose, other self-driving cars hit Canada streetsPhys.Org
- The Guardian
More charge points needed urgently for switch to electric cars
A Nissan Leaf electric car, similar to that driven by our reader Clive Wilkinson, on show in Detroit in 2012. Photograph: Mike Cassese/Reuters. Letters. Monday 28 November 2016 13.24 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View ...
- Top Gear
Gallery: America's ultimate street cars
Mustangs, Camaros, GT-Rs and much, much more. These are the fastest daily drivers around. Rowan Horncastle. 28 Nov 2016. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto · Copy link. Show/hide. 0. Previous Next. A lot of mud is slung around internet ...
Yes, Some People Really Do Get Cars Topped With Great Big Bows For Christmas
This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. For better or worse, one of the hallmarks of the holidays are all those luxury car commercials in which people who are far more affluent than ...and more »
- Driverless cars: a substitute tech and “unstoppable force”
London Business School
Driverless cars will be safer than cars driven by humans. At least, that is what some of the world's leading experts are claiming. Elon Musk declared in October 2016 that critics of driverless cars are “killing people” as he announced Tesla's intention ...and more »
- The National
Motorists decorate cars ahead of UAE National Day
ABU DHABI // Residents have started decorating their cars with the UAE flag, photos of Rulers and symbols of national pride ahead of National Day. Emirati mother of two Hana Al Thehli, 34, chose to have portraits of Sheikh Zayed, the Founding Father ...and more »
Jay Leno, Kelly Rowland talk cars while riding in a $1 million Bentley
When you hear the name Kelly Rowland, you probably think of the 1990s pop group Destiny's Child. But the singer, songwriter and actress, who has sold over 27 million records and won four Grammy awards, has a lesser-known passion: cars. Over the years ...and more »
- Money Magazine
13 Cars with the Best Resale Value
When considering which car to buy, resale value may affect your decision. The average small car loses about $7,400 in its first year on the road, according to the automotive research site Edmunds.com — and cars tend to lose more of their original ...and more »
Treasure trove of abandoned 1930s-era cars discovered in France
The cars were photographed by Belgian PE teacher and urban explorer Vincent Michel. Credit: Caters. Our Foreign Staff. 28 November 2016 • 1:20pm. A treasure trove of abandoned, rusting Second World War-era cars has been discovered in a small quarry ...
Belgian man discovers stash of luxury cars 70 years after they were hidden awayDaily Mail
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The Tesla beginner's guide: why are they the cars of the future?
If you've spent much time on T3.com over the last year or so you can't fail to have seen plenty of stories about Tesla Motors - the future-focused car company run by tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, known for a few other small operations such as SpaceX .and more »
Porsche to Sell 20000 Electric Cars in a Year
Volkswagen's Porsche division expects annual sales of about 20,000 for its first all-electric car, the Mission E, the luxury carmaker's chief executive told a German magazine. Porsche, the second-largest contributor to VW's group profit, plans to ...and more »
Delhi RTO Starts De-Registering 10 Year Old Diesel Cars - NDTV ...
Two years ago, the National Green Tribunal or NGT passed a resolution to ban all petrol and diesel cars that were 15 years or older to ply on the Delhi/NCR ...and more »
Volvo 90 Series cars receive safety, powertrain and connectivity ...
The new updates that deliver new safety features, additional powertrain variants and additional connectivity options will arrive in Volvo's 90 Series vehicles that ...
Volvo 90 Series cars receive safety, powertrain, connectivity updatesIndia Today
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- Times of India
Man held for stealing three cars - Times of India
Times of India
The Hadapsar police on Saturday arrested a 28-yearold man for allegedly stealing hired cars.and more »
- Business Standard
Expert take: Self-driving cars
Self-drive has been permitted in India since 1989, when an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act permitted car rental companies to offer self-drive rentals. However, the business never really looked promising till three-four years earlier when drivers ...
- Business Insider
Car owners are complaining about 2 features in modern cars
Consumer Reports is out with its 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey, and the watchdog publication has observed a troubling pair of complaints among vehicle owners and CR subscribers. Advanced infotainment systems and more fuel-efficient multispeed ...and more »
Self-Driving Cars Excite The Industry, But They're Not Yet Ready For Prime Time
Technicans examine data following the trial of an autonomous self-driving vehicle in a pedestrianised zone in Milton Keynes, north of London. (Photo credit JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images). There has been much-fevered talk about the imminence of ...
- The New Yorker
When Cars Ruled the Night: New York City, 1974-1976
The New Yorker
One of the things that used to make America so distinctive was its cars. If you lived there, you would really have to go abroad for a while and then come back to appreciate the difference. In most countries of the world, cars were modest things, little ...
Toyota Plans to Sell More Hybrid Cars in India
Toyota Motor Corp expects hybrid cars to make up 20 percent of its total vehicle sales in India by 2020 from less than 2 percent today, a senior company official told Reuters. Toyota, which already sells the Camry hybrid in India, plans to introduce ...and more »