Tag Archives: Car Laws

Hero Citizens Turn ‘Noise Camera’ Into Hilarious High-Score Board For Cars

Oh, Canada. That’s not me starting to sing their national anthem—more of a sympathetic sigh. Officials really tried to lower the volume of traffic for the citizens of Alberta’s capitol, Edmonton, but instead created the perfect set up to encourage enthusiasts and heroes to rev their engines as loud as possible.

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You Will Cry Watching the Philippines Crush This Lamborghini With a Bulldozer

If you’re out of tissues, ice cream and/or romantic comedies to cheer you up, it’s best that you don’t watch this video of the Philippines government destroying ~$5.6 million worth of exotic supercars as an idiotic way to prevent smuggling.

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Chinese Government Plans National Standard For Autonomous Cars

At the moment, there’s little standardization on how autonomous cars work, or how they should work, or what even counts as autonomy. The Chinese government wants to change that.

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Comment Of The Day: Because It’s Easy Edition

I’ve been reading about automotive clean air regulations for nearly a decade now and I still don’t totally understand whether or not cars are punished too harshly for what they do.

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This Is The Loophole GM Exploited To Legally Cheat European Emissions

Two questions stood out immediately as Volkswagen got torn apart in their Dieselgate scandal: why was this European carmaker under fire in America, and why weren’t other carmakers implicated as well? One small loophole might be the answer.

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Illinois Issues a Special License Plate For Legal Window Tint

I’m walking down the street the other day somewhere in California, and I stumble across an Audi A4 with an Illinois license plate that has black writing on it. Now, I can’t be sure of much in this fast-changing planet we call home, but I can be sure of this: Illinois license plates have red writing, typically stamped directly on top of Abraham Lincoln’s nose.

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The U.S. Government Is Forcing Lotus To Make An Entry Level Evora

Lotus needs to sell cars in the United States to survive, and to sell cars in the United States, it needs cleaner cars. That’s where a simpler, lighter Evora comes in.

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Have You Ever Bought A Grey Market Import Car?

Today’s bullshit 25 Year Rule stems from a huge glut of German cars getting brought into America as grey imports with notoriously questionable modifications to meet US safety standards.

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The Trans Pacific Partnership Is A First Step To Cheap, Small Pickups In The U.S.

The landmark Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement got signed today and it could mean the end of the most restrictive tariff in the American auto industry. But it’s only the start of a difficult and secretive process.

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Collector Vehicle License Plates Make Me Feel Old

I recently spent a weekend walking around Washington, D.C., where I discovered a vehicle that had both historic license plates and dual airbags. For the very first time in my life, I felt like an old person.

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