Life: Motoring

With each new SUV reveal, the low-range transfer case moves closer to being engineered out of existence.
A spokeswoman for the Yavapai County Attorney's Office said on Friday that "the matter is still pending review."
Even after winning over some 150,000 subscribers, the system has failed to prove economically viable, despite promises by its operator it wouldn't cost the city a cent.
The arrest of Rupert Stadler on Monday threw Volkswagen (VW) into turmoil.
The crisis started when VW admitted to installing "defeat devices" in diesel vehicles so they seemed less polluting than they were.
Japan's Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel as his two co-drivers Fernando Alonso and fellow former Formula 1 driver Sebastien Buemi watched from the pits.
Rolls-Royce has been working to fix a problem with the compressor in the Trent 1000 package C engines that power Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jet.
Responses to the police department Twitter post ranged from thoughtful analysis of the accident to mistrust of self-driving cars.
Influential US magazine "Consumer Reports" said it will not recommend the affordable Model 3 as it braked slower than a full-sized pickup truck.
Nazareno Biondo specialises in working with marble, and has already carved gold ingots, bundles of dollars and even a Vespa motor scooter out of the white stone.
The company's Mother's Day advertisement has irked some social media users.
The F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the United States, and the engine of Ford's profits.
Volkswagen chief Herbert Diess reportedly travelled to the United States on May 1 and gave statements to investigators from the FBI and Justice Department.
Haval's recent success as a fledgeling automotive brand in South Africa has come as a surprise to many.
The payout matches the largest-ever handed down under Australian consumer law.
"What we want to do is (figure out) how we can make the cars more automatic, more friendly, more like a partner of human beings rather than just a driving tool," he said.
It is the first time Porsche's offices have been searched over the diesel cheating controversy, while Audi has already been raided three times over the past year.
Carlos Tavares, who chairs European auto industry lobby group ACEA, said that policymakers had failed to anticipate this outcome of the European Union's 2020 CO2 goals.
No accidents or injuries have been caused by the flaw.
Jack Hollis, Toyota's North American head of sales and marketing, said the automaker expects by the end of 2018 sedans will make up around 30 percent of sales.
South Africa’s road death statistics are nothing short of alarming. Here is a list of the 20 most dangerous roads in South Africa.
Negotiating heavy traffic at snail's pace on slick roads as rain pummels your car can be a test of endurance.
At a vast warehouse near Bangkok, dozens of workers cut stickers and spray on designs ranging from traditional flower patterns to Japanese robot anime craze Gundam.
The German carmaker added it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet to around 80 this year.
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