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4 Of The Cheapest Cars Available

Chevrolet Spark

Whether you're a college kid or just flat broke, it's pretty handy to know what some of the cheapest cars out there are. We're not talking about the rust bucket in your neighbors yard for $400, we're talking about the cheapest brand new cars we could find.

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Lexus Unveils the World’s Most Advanced Driving Simulator

Lexus wants to keep you safe. And to keep you safe, Lexus researchers have built the world’s most advanced driving simulator in history, where unsuspecting employees will be subjected to the horrors of the road. Which is good, because I want to feel safe when my autonomous car drives me around. Located in Higashifuji, Japan, the domed simulator is about ...

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Google Has Secretely Developed a Self-Driving Car

Is Google setting its sights on alternative green transportation? It would seem odd that a search company would be in the headlines as a cutting-edge developer of automobiles, but apparently, Google still has a few secrets up their wizard sleeves. Google has secretly been developing a self-driven, autonomous car which actually does what it’s supposed to do. Google has accumulated ...

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1976 Land Rover Converted into a Real Life Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Replica

This is not a man who takes challenges lightly. When the daughter of Stuart Wallis from Ringwood town in Hampshire, England, challenged him to create a car similar to the flying vehicle seen in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Wallis took it very, very seriously. So serious did he take this challenge, in fact, that only three months ...

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Inside Out One! *punch*: The Inside Out Volkswagen

My brother and I love playing that Volkswagen punching game when we’re cruising down the road. Well, more like my brother punches me and I grimace. I’m truly terrible at it. So it’s more like a one-sided slugfest then a true game. Black one! Red one! Inside out one! Wait… huh?! AlmapBBDO’s newest advertisement for the Volkswagen Fox turns the ...

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Robocar Z Could Lead to Autonomous Vehicles

Japanese robotics company ZMP have created the Robocar Z in hopes that it can teach us more about the future of robot-controlled automobiles. The vehicle has a protruding which holds two cameras which connect to a state of the art image recognition system. The Robocar is thought to be an ideal platform for testing robotized vehicle automation before heading to ...

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Lamborghini Unveils Sexy Images and Details of LP 650-4 Roadster

The limited edition LP 650-4 (and really, what sort of Lambo isn’t “limited” to only the highest tax bracket anyway?) isn’t fucking around. Lamborghini released a bunch of new photos and details about the new Roadster and it’s looking pretty damn drool-worth. The LP 650-4 will feature a Grigio Telesto exterior, combining gray with bright orange for an interesting color ...

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Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System: Wheels That Remind Us of a Pizza Pie

Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System, or DAWS, might sound like some sort of high-tech mumbo jumbo, and for the most part, it is pretty complex. The conceptually designed wheels aredivided into eight separate parts which adjust to the car’s center of gravity without losing traction. You know how motorcycle wheels sort of shift under the driver’s weight as they turn? It’s ...

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The Many Kinds Of Crash Test Dummies

Remember that show The Incredible Crash Test Dummies? It makes you wonder: what’s so incredible about crash test dummies, anyway? It’s probably because they come in all different shapes and sizes. Short ones, fat ones, little ones and even tall ones plant their ass in a driver seat and brace for impact. Oobject must be fans of the 1993 Dummies ...

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Crash Goes The Tesla

Can you think of anything worse than crashing your car at 100 MPH? I can. How about crashing your rare Tesla Roaster? A Tesla dealer and a potential customer were apparently doing 100 MPH during a test drive when they hit….something. The end result is what you see and as horrible as it looks, both men survived the crash. They’re ...

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