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Police in Norway have had a novel experience as they arrested their very first drunk driver on a Segway machine. The Norwegian government had only recently lifted a ban on the vehicles when the incident occurred.

'Smartest' motorcycle helmet raises over $800,000 in one day

Indiegogo campaigns rarely reach massive levels of funding. However the hi-tech Skully AR-1 motorcycle helmet has broken all expectations and is one of the most popular projects the site has ever seen.

Mazda teases new 2016 Miata with images

As Mazda celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Miata, it has announced that the new generation roadster will be unveiled at the Miatas at Mazda Raceway weekend, though we’ve already seen a profile, heard an engine note and spied the car on the road.

Electric turbo vehicles could solve speed problems

New technology may see electric vehicles gaining a similar boost of speed to their older counterparts. By using an "electric turbo" system drivers allegedly can get both the speed they want and still be environmentally conscious.

Video: Explosive projectile demolishes speeding Ukrainian car

One Ukrainian driver barely avoided a lethal crash after a projectile smashed into the space in front of his car. Viewers disagree about whether it was a missile, mortar or other weapon.

Aston Martin creates solar powered race car

Green energy is a big deal for many today. As such Aston Martin has created a race car powered by the sun and intends to use it in upcoming competitions.

Woman, snake and fire station involved in Long Island car crash

Sarah Espinosa, 22, had allegedly been out drinking and taking drugs. And she stole a python. She then went out for a drive which ended in an unusual crash and rescue.

UK to allow driverless cars on public roads early next year

The UK government recently announced that starting next year, in January, driverless cars will be allowed on public roads.

Small cars not crash-worthy

The U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has apparently confirmed what many family buyers have thought for a long time — small cars are not safe in head-on crashes.

Saab dealer refunds student driver with dollars and pennies

Irena Mujakovic brought her Saab back under warranty for a second round of repairs and received a bill for $400 in labor. She filed a complaint with the DMV and got a refund in the form of two bags full of pennies and some dollar bills.

Study: Cellphone laws do not reduce accidents

New research says cellphone bans do not actually cut down on accidents. After many media and government campaigns against "distracted driving" this may change how some people think.

Op-Ed: Taking drivers out of the loop makes driving safer

A recent report from industry analyst J.D. Power suggests that buyers are questioning the benefits of increasing technology in vehicles.

Woman struck and killed by drunk driver after leaving his SUV

A 21-year-old Long Island, New York woman is dead and a 23-year-old man was arrested after it is alleged the woman got out of his car because he was drunk and was later struck and killed by the driver.

Man gets 6 months' jail for driving from passenger seat

A 20-year-old man posted a YouTube of himself, driving from the passenger seat of his car on a highway near Barcelona in Spain. He has now received a six-month suspended sentence for his stupidity.

Car collides with crowd at Devon car meet leaving 17 in hospital

Spectators gathered at a car meet in a Plymouth car park have been injured after a car ploughed into a large crowd on Saturday night.

Ontario bill provides for seizure of cars when illegal guns found

A private member's bill introduced by Liberal MPP Mike Colle would allow police to seize vehicles and suspend the license of drivers when an illegal handgun is found inside the vehicle.

Video: Nissan's 'nano-paint' guards your car from bird poop

Nissan has introduced a type of paint which causes liquids to fall off of your car. Rain, dirt and even poop slide off of your vehicle due to the protective layer this paint forms.

Canadian Corvette buyers get schooled

General Motors of Canada is giving purchasers of the new 2014 Corvette Stingray the perfect gift — the chance to learn how to drive it properly.

Insurance premiums skyrocket when teens sit behind the wheel

According to a recent report issued by, the insurance policy premium for a married couple jumps by a national average of 79 percent when adding a teenage driver to the roster.

Driver-less cars could be a criminal's dream

With all the talk about automated driving making roads safer, due to lessening the chances of human errors, many are overlooking the possibility that automated cars could also make our roads more dangerous, due to criminal activity.

Wider parking spaces for Chinese women drivers spark controversy

A shopping mall in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning Province has opened a female-only car park that features wider parking spaces to make women feel comfortable when parking.

Jeep Cherokee promotion leaves some potential buyers upset

The "World's Most Remote Dealership" promotion gave Australian buyers a chance to get a brand-new Jeep Cherokee for only $10,000 if they made it to a remote area of the outback. The contest also left some calling it an "Absolute farce," on their Facebook.

Make safety top priority for teen cars

With colleges having been chosen and preparations underway to get teenagers off to their new school-year homes, many families are now looking at providing them with reliable transportation.

Tesla announces the smaller vehicle called Model 3

Tesla Motors announced a new electric car that is smaller and has less range than older models they dubbed Model 3, which is the fourth car model produced by the company.

EPA asks car manufacturers for mileage tests in the real world

After several cases in the American judicial system over mileage claims the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now asking manufacturers to do mileage tests in the real world in addition to any lab work.

Supreme Court rules that police can't stop you for your car color

Most headlines such as this read "can't stop you for the color of your skin." After a recent ruling even the color of your car should not matter to police.

Cabbie becomes 'Germany Man' with'German Mobile' for World Cup

One cabbie decided he was tired of just being a regular driver. Therefore Marcel Klingbiel wrapped himself in the colors of the German flag and also placed those same colors on his car. Should we call him Captain Germany?

Tesla to investigate why stolen Model S crashed, split in half

Tesla Motors is ready to investigate why a stolen Model S Sedan split in half at the end of a high speed chase in Los Angeles early July 4. The Model S reportedly hit two other cars and a lamp post, splitting in half and starting a battery fire.

2016 Miata: you only live twice

Mazda Motor Corporation has leaked new information hinting that the 2016 Miata may feature a revolutionary new turbocharged engine.

Georgia's 'Slowpoke Law' now in effect

The new Georgia law penalizes motorists who drive in the passing lane when they know someone wants to pass them. Those drivers will now be guilty of a misdemeanor offence and subject to a possible jail term.

Review: new crop of CUV's are not your grandmother's Army mule

Sports Utility Vehicle Crossovers- or more properly, Crossover Utility Vehicles (CUV's)- provide better utility than wagons, better gas mileage than SUV's, and way more fun than big sedans.

Mini begins production of new 5-door

After nearly 15 years since BMW overhauled the Mini, the model is finally getting a five door hatchback variant, with production starting at the Oxford plant in England.

German horse caught on speed camera stops fine for driver

It happened in Eppstein in Hesse, central Germany. A horse was caught on a speed camera, in a 50km/h zone (31mph). However, it turns out the animal is not the next champion racehorse.

Golden Gate Bridge directors approve barrier to stop suicides

After decades of being an unfortunate magnet for people determined to kill themselves, directors of the Golden Gate Bridge voted Friday to build a suicide barrier along the length of the iconic span.

Bride-to-be killed on her way to her bachelorette party

Revelers became mourners when a woman’s life was cut tragically short in a vehicle en route to her own bachelorette party.

Op-Ed: Subaru's win-win situation — Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

Toyota announced earlier this week the planned 2015 debut of a revolutionary new Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle (HFCV) for worldwide markets. The Japanese automaker has tapped the New York agency Droga5 for the car's pre-launch PR campaign.

Chevy Cruze caught in airbag recall

It appears the worldwide airbag recall involving some 10.5 million vehicles may claim another victim, as General Motors prepares to recall about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruzes equipped with potentially defective airbags made by Japanese supplier Takata.

Toyota plans to bring hydrogen-fueled sedan to the market

Toyota already has some vehicles in the alternative market. Now they are bringing an affordable new model that harnesses the power of hydrogen fuel cells.

NYC plans to reduce speed limits to 25 MPH

Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, managed to convince legislators in Albany to agree to lower speed limits in NYC to 25 MPH.

The color principle that drives up used car value

Selecting your car from a certain subset of colors may be the key to getting a great value later on according to one major driving site.

Honda, Mazda, Nissan add to 10M vehicle recall

More Honda Mazda and Nissan vehicles have been added to a major global airbag recall affecting over 10 million vehicles.
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