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The autonomous car is approaching but Irish traffic legislation needs to be brought up to speed

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It seems like the autonomous car has been approaching for years now with constant speculation as to what the self-driving car will look like and how it will behave. With automakers committed to a ‘driverless’ future it seems like the age of autonomy is finally here. That is, the technology is capable, however, people and […]

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‘Futuristic’ cars powered by voice controls steal the show at CES in Las Vegas

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Futuristic cars powered by voice controls that can read passenger emotions and drive themselves drew the biggest crowds on the first day of CES. The technology trade show in Las Vegas opened its doors for the first time on Thursday, with around 170,000 visitors expected across four days. Many flocked to car giant Toyota’s booth […]

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New car sales accelerate to record high for second year

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Annual new car sales have reached an all-time high for a second consecutive year Annual new car sales have reached an all-time high for a second consecutive year – but are expected to fall in 2017, according to an industry trade association. Some 2.69 million cars were registered in the UK last year, the Society […]

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Insurance body in liability call for driverless vehicle manufacturers

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Insurance firms are worried about claims relating to driverless vehicles Insurance firms should have a legal right to recover costs from manufacturers when a defect in a driverless car causes a crash, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said. The trade association believes that both the driver of the car and injured third parties […]

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Wood you believe it? Bentley to install hi-tech OLED visual displays inside timber dashboard veneers

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Future Bentleys could have the new dashboard installed (Photo: Bentley) Bentley is incorporating new luxury technology into its vehicles which it claims will help to pave the way for the future of motoring. The car manufacturer has released their vision of what their future fleets will look like after the introduction of OLED tech. OLED […]

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Halfords to train autocentre mechanics in electric car maintenance

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Halfords plans to train one mechanic at each of its 300 centres in electric and hybrid maintenance Halfords is backing the electric car boom by having specially trained mechanics at its autocentres. The company announced plans to train one mechanic at each of its 300 centres in electric and hybrid maintenance. Stefan Warhaftig, commercial director […]

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Three new motoring laws introduced in March that you need to know about

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As of March 1st 2017, the government has introduced a trio of new motoring laws which every motorist in the UK should be aware of in order to stay on the right side of the law. Included among these are tougher new regulations regarding the use of mobile phones in cars, along with new legal […]

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Thousands of UK motorists facing £27m in fines for this small mistake on their car

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Data obtained by Confused.com under the Freedom of Information Act revealed one in four failed MOTs were because of a deficient tyre, with baldness being the most common reason for rejection. That same problem also accounted for 9,000 drivers receiving a combined total of 32,000 penalty points last year alone. Driving with a bald tyre […]

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Hordes of motorists already caught out by new law on using phone while driving

A taxi driver holding a mobile phone whilst driving on the A34 near Didcot in Oxfordshire (Picture: PA) Motorists have already been caught flouting new laws on phone usage behind the wheel – on the very day they came into force. Scores of drivers using phones have been handed penalties and fines doubled to six […]

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Hydrogen on the M25 brings Britain closer to zero-carbon motoring – we’re first to try the new pump

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The first hydrogen filling station has arrived on a mainstream motorway forecourt, but can the technology live up to the hype? CREDIT: ANDREW CROWLEY It seems like a no-brainer. An internal combustion engine burns dwindling reserves of fossil fuels to propel a car forwards in a cloud of poisonous smoke. A fuel cell, on the […]

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