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What’s behind Britain’s car sales ‘correction’ – and will it turn into a crash? – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

The first hard evidence of how bad things have become came when Pendragon, one of the UK’s biggest car dealers with about 220 outlets, issued a profit warning and chief executive Trevor Finn declared that Britain had reached “peak car”. Finn says: “It’s not one single reason you can point to for this, it’s a confluence of things – Brexit, higher vehicle duty, confusion about diesel, maybe even good barbecue weather.”…

Diesel drivers face costly repair bill because thousands are driving … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thousands of UK drivers are illegally driving modified cars without diesel exhaust filters, an investigation has found. Due to processing large amounts of particulate matter from diesel exhaust the filters can easily become clogged and likely to break.  To replace the broken filter can cost up to £1000, so to avoid the cost some drivers have opted to have the filter removed.  The procedure to remove the filter is legal and costs…

Preparing Self-Driving Cars for the Wild World of Developing Cities … – WIRED

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Self-driving cars are no longer confined to controlled test tracks or even to placid suburban streets—they’re tackling real traffic in US cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Pittsburgh. They’re honing their skills amidst humans in Europe, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. They’re preparing for the day they can purify our chaotic streets with their robotic perfection. Learning how to drive in places like unruly Boston, a land of…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Diesel drivers face costly repair bill because thousands are driving illegal cars, DVSA finds – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thousands of UK drivers are illegally driving modified cars without diesel exhaust filters, an investigation has found. Due to processing large amounts of particulate matter from diesel exhaust the filters can easily become clogged and likely to break.  To replace the broken filter can cost up to £1000, so to avoid the cost some drivers have opted to have the filter removed.  The procedure to remove the filter is legal and costs…

Prepping Self-Driving Cars for the World’s Most Chaotic Cities – WIRED

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Self-driving cars are no longer confined to controlled test tracks or even to placid suburban streets—they’re tackling real traffic in US cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Pittsburgh. They’re honing their skills amidst humans in Europe, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. They’re preparing for the day they can purify our chaotic streets with their robotic perfection. Learning how to drive in places like unruly Boston, a land of…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Prepping Self-Driving Cars for the World’s Most Chaotic Cities – WIRED

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Self-driving cars are no longer confined to controlled test tracks or even to placid suburban streets—they’re tackling real traffic in US cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Pittsburgh. They’re honing their skills amidst humans in Europe, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. They’re preparing for the day they can purify our chaotic streets with their robotic perfection. Learning how to drive in places like unruly Boston, a land of…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Prepping Self-Driving Cars for the World’s Most Chaotic Cities – WIRED

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Self-driving cars are no longer confined to controlled test tracks or even to placid suburban streets—they’re tackling real traffic in US cities such as New York, San Francisco, and Pittsburgh. They’re honing their skills amidst humans in Europe, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan. They’re preparing for the day they can purify our chaotic streets with their robotic perfection. Learning how to drive in places like unruly Boston, a land of…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

South Carolina football: Jake Bentley effective in scaring his linemen, opposing defenses – SECcountry.com

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina football fans shouldn’t get too excited about Jake Bentley and his quest to become college football’s next great dual-threat quarterback. The sophomore may be tied for the team lead in rushing touchdowns this season, both of which he had in the 34-27 win Saturday over Vanderbilt, but the dream is already starting to fade. “We felt like there were a couple of designed [quarterback runs]…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

SCSU football team runs away with road win over Bentley – New Haven Register

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Southern Connecticut State football team piled up 454 rushing yards in a 45-42 Northeast-10 win over Bentley on Saturday in Waltham, Mass. Running backs Vochan Fowler (152 yards, two TDs) and Eli Parks (149 yards, two TDs) led the Owls, who fell 23 yards shy of the team’s single-game rushing record of 477 yards set againt LIU-Post in 1984. SCSU quarterback Raymond Catapano added 82 rushing yards and one…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…

2018 Volkswagen Atlas is an SUV that checks all boxes but one … – CNET

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Volkswagen finally filled a missing spot in its lineup, building an SUV larger than its luxury-tilted Touareg. The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the company’s first three-row SUV. Offered in a base S, mid SE or SE with Technology, or tippy top SEL and SEL Premium trims, the Atlas is available in front-wheel or all-wheel drive. It comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, good for 235 horsepower and…

Finally Some Sexiness From Japan’s Future Cars – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Photo by Peter Lyon. The Honda EV Sports concept injects some style back the carmaker’s lineup. The Toyota Motor Show is known in international circles as a show that introduces new technologies, the odd sports car and wacky, offbeat anime-inspired concept cars. In fact, some of my overseas colleagues come to Tokyo just to see those manga-like concept cars. As is happening at every other motor show so far this…