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University of Cambridge solar car crashes before race 0

A highly advanced British solar car that took two years to develop was pulled out of a competition after it crashed into a barrier during pre-race testing. Ahead of the World Solar Challenge, held this year in Australia, the Cambridge University Eco-Racing team’s solar powered Mirage car rolled after experiencing a “sudden loss of dynamic(…)

Nissan recall thousand of Titan pickups due to seatbelt issues 0

Japanese car giant Nissan has recalled thousands of Titan pickups after a defect was found with the model’s seatbelts. The car manufacturer announced it was recalling 52,016 Nissan Titan Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab pickups, from 2016, because it had been found that the vehicle’s rear seat belts might not adequately protect passengers in(…)

Uber self-driving programme runs into problems 0

Uber’s self-driving car development program has temporarily hit the buffers after a crash in Arizona that resulted in one of its vehicles ending up on its side. The enterprising car-hire firm was forced to suspend its pilot commercial service over the weekend, after a further problem in a testing process that has already been plagued(…)

Pink Floyd drummer wrecks McLaren in Goodwood shunt 0

Nick Mason, drummer of legendary super group Pink Floyd, has walked away unharmed after crashing his £3 million McLaren at Goodwood race circuit. The 73-year old rocker lost control of the sports car as he performed a demonstration lap at the circuit in Sussex. The McLaren F1 GTR skidded off the circuit, sliding across grass(…)

The Grand Tour car crash stunt ‘crass and insensitive’ 0

A stunt pulled by Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond for their forthcoming Amazon motoring show ‘The Grand Tour’ has been labelled as “crass, insensitive and desperate” by various road safety charities. Across London, Berlin and Los Angeles, fake collisions were staged to promote the new series, launching November 19th. King’s Cross in central(…)

£150,000 McLaren destroyed in ‘street racing’ LA crash 0

A reckless display of ‘street racing’ saw an £150,000 McLaren utterly destroyed after it collided with an Audi, leaving both drivers critically ill in hospital. Dramatic pictures show the neon green supercar completely wrecked, after the accident which took place near a school last Tuesday. The McLaren’s driver, who was racing the speedster at 60(…)