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US cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars

2017-02-22 08:37

A bustling city street filled with cars, buses, bicyclists and college students in the heart of Atlanta is being eyed as a real-world proving ground for self-driving vehicles

More than 170 000 Mazdas recalled because seats 'can suddenly change angles'

2017-02-16 08:46

Mazda is recalling about 174 000 small cars in the US because the seats can suddenly change angles, making the cars hard to drive.

Study: Most drivers, not just young, are taking risks

2017-02-15 12:24

Young drivers aren't the only ones behaving badly on the roads, a trend that could be contributing to a spike in highway deaths.

6 things we learned at the Detroit motor show

2017-01-13 11:42

The 2017 North American International Auto Show reflects an industry that's flush with cash but uncertain about the future. Here's 6 things we learned the show.

US government: Takata airbag recalls to cover 42-million cars

2016-12-12 09:45

US regulators government said automakers aren't doing enough to contact owners of affected vehicles, with around 42-million vehicles set to be recalled with potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.

Local authority refutes US halaal chicken claims

2016-10-03 16:23

The South African National Halaal Authority has distanced itself from a US chicken producer, who claimed over the weekend that all its exported chicken to SA is halaal.

Takata airbag saga: BMW recalls 4000 SUVs

2016-10-01 16:30

BMW is recalling 4000 SUVs in the US and Canada to fix a new and potentially deadly problem with Takata air bag inflators

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Awks! Melania Trump cribs Michelle Obama's speech

Melania Trump lifted a segment of a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama.

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WATCH: The first ever 7 second 1/4mile Lambo

Earlier in March, we published a video of a Heffner Performance twin-turbo Lamborghini Huracan that ran a time of 8.631-seconds over the quarter-mile. Well, this Underground Racing DCT Huracan posted a quicker time. Watch this rapid 400m sprint.

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WATCH: This is why you should never tailgate

Footage of a driver tailgating in the US has gone viral. The dash-cam clip shows the driver in front tap the brakes, forcing the tailgater to do the same. Watch what happens...

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Traffic woes: And the most congested city in the world is...

2017-02-21 09:19

South Africa ranks seventh in the world for congestion with motorists spending an average of 38 hours in traffic.We look at some of South Africa's most congested cities.

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Burning car threatens restaurant, cops push it through the drive-through lane

A US cop's dash-cam captured the officer successfully moving a burning vehicle away from a restaurant using his patrol vehicle. Bravo officer Chris Womack.

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Trump wants to hold summit with Putin in Iceland

2017-01-15 15:01

US President-elect Donald Trump's first foreign trip will be a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Detroit show 2017: New Kia sports sedan; GM's new SUVs

2017-01-09 11:06

Premium SUVs will continue to dominate the automotive world as we begin 2017. Check out the hot-selling SUVs set to debut at the North American International Auto Show.

Big data helped Trump even after he scorned it

2016-12-04 12:37

Donald Trump derided the use of data and technology tools for his presidential campaign, but those techniques might well have propelled him to victory.

What you didn't know about US chicken sold in SA – it's halaal

2016-10-03 06:52

Certain US chicken portions entering South Africa under the US African Growth and Opportunity Act are halaal, one of the top poultry producers has disclosed.

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WATCH: The world's greatest drag race features over 5000kW!

US automotive publication Motor Trend pits the protagonists of its Best Driver's Car competition in an epic drag race. Watch 13 of the world's best sports cars race to the line.

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HEADLINES: Shaik up over arms deal, award for Tutus, music's fallen Prince

Get Friday's leading stories with News24 Live.

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WATCH: Driver escapes moments before a train smashes his van

A police dash-camera captures the moment a driver scrambles from his van seconds before a freight train slams into it at a rail crossing in Brook Park, Ohio.

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WATCH: Man arrested for driving toy car on the road

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for a driving a pink Cadillac Escalade toy car on Texas roads.

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