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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - MOTORING

    Drivers set to take a back seat as the driverless car comes of age

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by Reuters

    ... "shouldn't take our eyes off the prize- cars that don't crash", Jon Lauckner, General Motors' chief technology officer, said. Citi analyst Itay Michaeli said the convergence ... Reuters Systems that enable cars to drive themselves and communicate with each other are on the way but face hurdles in cybersecurity and legal liability From taking the wheel to taking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1596853/drivers-set-take-back-seat-driverless-car-comes-age
  2. News - World - MOTORING

    Toyota to recall 1.75m vehicles globally over brake problems, fire risk

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... Lexus models and the Crown Majesta, could increase the risk of a fire "in the presence of an ignition source". More than half of the affected cars were sold in the US. A problem with 109,000 cars in Japan linked to the fuel-suction plate also posed a fire risk, the firm said. "Toyota is not aware of any fires, crashes, injuries, or fatalities" linked to the problems. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617116/toyota-recall-175m-vehicles-globally-over-brake-problems-fire-risk
  3. News - World - MOTORING

    Solar-powered family car completes LA-San Francisco test run

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 08:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Students who built the experimental vehicle aim to draw attention of big manufacturers Solar-fuel car does California test run A solar-powered family car has completed its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fuelled by good vibes and pure California sunshine. And after turning the heads of onlookers during its journey up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599609/solar-powered-family-car-completes-la-san-francisco-test-run
  4. News - World - MOTORING

    General Motors chief ‘sorry’ for deaths related to recalled cars

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 08:32pm by AP

    ... Motors has apologised for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to tell owners to bring the cars in for repairs. Faced with a crisis just months into the job, CEO Mary Barra has put herself front and centre in the company's efforts to take responsibility for mishandling a defect with ignition switches in small cars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1452553/general-motors-chief-sorry-deaths-related-recalled-cars
  5. News - World - MOTORING

    Toyota hit by massive global recall over problems with airbags

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Toyota hit by another massive global recall Toyota has recalled 2.27 million vehicles globally over a defect that suggested airbags could fail in a crash ... Corolla and Yaris sedans and Noah mini-van, and covered about 1.62 million cars overseas and 650,000 in Japan. Some of the overseas cars were already included in a recall last year, but the airbag ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530310/toyota-hit-massive-global-recall-over-problems-airbags
  6. News - Hong Kong - MOTORING

    Wealthy young sports car drivers dodge the cost of accidents

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... young men. In March, Ling Gu, the son of President Hu Jintao's closest aide, Ling Jihua, was killed when his speeding Ferrari crashed in Beijing. Two women who were also in the car were ... and a Lamborghini Diablo were among the 14 cars that crashed in heavy rain in Japan. Police described the drivers, members of a car collectors' club, as "a gathering of narcissists". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1032508/wealthy-young-sports-car-drivers-dodge-cost-accidents
  7. News - World - MOTORING

    FBI report sees future criminals using self-driving cars as ‘lethal weapons’

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian FBI report foresees 'bad actors' shooting at pursuers while getaway vehicle does the driving Driverless cars a 'lethal weapon' for criminals Google's driverless car may remain a prototype, but the FBI believes the "game changing'' vehicle could revolutionise high-speed car chases within a matter of years. The report also warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555634/fbi-report-sees-future-criminals-using-self-driving-cars-lethal-weapons
  8. Lifestyle - Motoring - MOTORING

    Motoring: Infiniti concept car

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Mark Sharp

    ... Mark Sharp mark.sharp@scmp.com Concept car's lines of least resistance To mark its 20th anniversary four years ago, Japanese carmaker Infiniti unveiled a concept car intended ... by the company's plans to boost sales, and by the burgeoning market for premium cars on the mainland. To celebrate the opening of the showroom, called Infiniti Gallery, the Essence was flown to town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/motoring/article/1228448/motoring-infiniti-concept-car
  9. News - Hong Kong - MOTORING

    Uber rolls its luxury private car service out in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 05:45pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... popular luxury transportation company Uber has finally launched its cars in Hong Kong. The firm announced the launch on its official blog on June 17, confirming that actor Carl Ng and socialite ... or shopping in Causeway Bay, Uber is here for you." During the company's Hong Kong testing period, car availabilty appears to be primarily focused on Hong Kong island, particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535624/uber-rolls-its-luxury-private-car-service-out-hong-kong
  10. News - World - MOTORING

    General Motors seeks protection from legal claims for pre-2009 conduct

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... ignition switches that have led GM to recall 2.6 million small cars. The motion asks District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos to delay action on the lawsuit until the bankruptcy court rules and other federal courts decide if the case should be combined with other lawsuits. But GM says it's not asking to halt action on a motion to force GM to tell customers not to drive their cars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484495/general-motors-seeks-protection-legal-claims-pre-2009-conduct

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