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Leaked images of Donald Trump's State Car appear to show a vehicle that is more heavily armoured and high-tech than any preceding presidential vehicle. The car, which has been nicknamed The Beast, is undergoing testing by manufacturer General Motors, who have based the model on a Cadillac. However, while images of the exterior have surfaced, the car's security features remain a heavily-guarded secret.
BMW's ultra-futuristic motorbike concept 'Motorrad Vision Next 100' continues to generate excitement in the motorcycle community. But despite a similarity to the bike featured in science fiction movie Tron, this machine maintains a hands-on motorcycle experience. The German auto giant says the concept offers "an analogue experience in a digital age".
A Channel 5 documentary has caught two female car thieves on camera as they agree to steal a Mercedes Benz for £500. Undercover journalist Paul Connolly exposed the motor criminals in a branch of McDonalds in Coventry. Experienced thieves Lauren and Tara agreed to Connolly’s fake request for them to steal the £40,000 luxury car – for just £500. As part of the deal, they agree to break into a house in order to take the keys for the target car.
A sports utility vehicle – or SUV – mixes the characteristics of a car with a high seating position, off-road capabilities and a rugged image. The popularity of the SUV shows no sign of abating, with more brands entering this lucrative segment every year. But with so many models available, how should you go about choosing one? Here are ten tips to help.
Ford is testing new technology which will help drivers avoid red lights. The system works by taking traffic light timing data from roadside units and providing motorists with a recommended speed in order to hit the next green light. Ford says UK motorists who drive every day spend an average of two days a year at red traffic lights, so the prospect of such a system will be welcomed by many.
Distance, rather than time, will determine the readiness of Google's self driving car. The thrills and spills of real-word driving require these machines to encounter as many obstacles and issues as possible, which is why as many road miles as possible must be covered. And Google are doing pretty well, having recently hit the milestone of two million miles.
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