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What can we learn from self-driving cars?

As it currently stands, self-driving cars have a safer track record than most human drivers. Of course, they are yet to be deployed on a large scale (before you rush out to sell your car and grab an automated one!), but a study from Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, commissioned by Google, found that self-driving cars had 3.2 accidents per million miles, compared to 4.2 accidents per million...

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Record number of ultra-low emissions vehicles on the roads of Britain

New official figures from the Department for Transport show that a record number of ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEVs) are on the roads of Britain, showing more people are selling a car run on fossil fuels and switching to a greener way of driving. DfT figures show 9,657 ULEVs were registered in the UK in the last quarter (April to June), which is an increase of 49% year-on-year and a massive 2...

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Two-thirds of motorists claim to have owned ‘cursed’ car

A new survey has found that a whopping 68% of British motorists say they have owned at least one ‘cursed’ vehicle – one which is tainted with bad luck. The study conducted by RAC Cars also found that 29% have owned a car troubled by reliability issues, damage or involved in a number of crashes. The figures 22% say that they have had to put up with two cursed cars, with a further 2% admitt...

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11 tips for selling your car privately

If you're reading this, the chances are you're considering selling your car privately. Maybe you're a bit nervous or unsure how to go about it. It can be a stressful process, but it really needn't be. Our straightforward guide lays out some of the different options, as well as tips and tricks for getting the price you want. Chuck a bucket of soapy water over it Let's be real, our cars become an ex...

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The fastest selling second-hand cars in the UK

The used car market in the UK is going strong, showing that drivers still have an appetite for used stock. CAP HPI have revealed the UK’s fastest selling used cars and split them into sectors such as supermini and large executive. Many of these cars sell within an average of two days – proving us Brits are still very active in the second-hand car market. We have taken a look at the winning ca...

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Five bad driving habits which are damaging your car

For many of us, our cars are one of the most expensive and precious things we own, often coming second to our houses. For that reason, it is important we look after them properly. Regular maintenance is very important, but the way in which we drive can have a major impact on how long our vehicles will survive. A healthier vehicle means you can sell your car for more money, and everyone wants that...

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15 of the strangest driving laws in the United States

Ah, the American road trip; a favourite holiday of many in the States, and a classic background setting for many Hollywood films and teenage dramas. But what they do neglect to add into these portrayals are some of the bizarre and baffling road laws across the different American states. For example, did you know you cannot drive with hanging dice or air fresheners in your car in Illinois? The au...

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Grand Theft Auto is teaching driverless cars how to drive better

Grand Theft Auto has historically been a video game allowing the player to run riot and cause all kinds of mayhem, both in cars and on foot. But now, some rather intelligent people from Darmstadt University in Germany and Intel Labs have developed a method of using the video game to teach driverless cars how to drive better! A method of sourcing visual data from the video game could then be fed ...

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Research finds UK drivers change their car more than their mattresses

Research from a UK company has found out some rather interesting information about the habits of drivers in Great Britain and how frequently they change their cars. CAP HPI, who are a supplier of technology-driven data solutions to the automotive world, say that people are more interested in selling a car and buying a new one than changing their mattress, with the average length of time a person ...

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Uber set to bring electric cars to London

The ride service Uber, which allows users to order a taxi ride using their smartphone has said that some customers in the UK will soon be travelling in electric cars. Like many who are looking at selling a car and switching to an EV, London Mayor Saqid Khan is going green and looking to lower emissions across the city. He has promised to make London one of the greenest cities in the world, addin...

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