Tag Archives: Car Laws

What to Do If a Parking Garage Damages Your Car

It was my dreaded nightmare and it finally happened: The garage valet scraped my car. Fucking dammit. I was pissed. What do you do if this happens to you?

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Coolest Minister In British Government Wants to Raise the Speed Limit to 80 MPH

Worker smarter, not harder, as the saying goes. But what about faster? Faster is good too. And the United Kingdom’s Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, thinks her fellow Britons would waste a lot less time—and productivity—if the national speed limit was raised from 70 to 80 mph.

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Volkswagen Arteon Somehow Delayed Until 2019 in U.S. Because of European Emissions Problems

Delays await the coolest VW to come to America since, uh, the W8 Passat? The Corrado? Whatever. Anyway, the VW Arteon won’t be making it Stateside until 2019 and VW’s explanation for why is strange.

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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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