Bloodhound supersonic car will be ‘let off leash’ to break speed record

The Bloodhound supersonic car will be ‘let off the leash’ in an attempt to break the world speed record , its new owner has revealed. British entrepreneur, Ian Warhurst, has bought the Bloodhound Programme business, saving the supersonic car from the scrapheap. The programme has now been re-branded Bloodhound Land Speed Record, although its goal of breaking the world land […]

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NYPD towed parked cars to free up spaces for its flag-football game

The NYPD blocked off parking spaces in upper Manhattan and “relocated” about 30 civilian cars for what Police Commissioner James O’Neill on Tuesday called a “special event” — the department’s annual flag-football championship game. O’Neill defended the move amid criticism from outraged Inwood residents — and even a member of Mayor de Blasio’s administration — who accused the NYPD of […]

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Premier Wraps customised cars for Joe Hart & Marko Arnautovic and designed David Guetta's stage for MOBO Awards

The West Ham duo wanted their expensive cars wrapped by the Colchester-based company, who gave their motors a £2,000 makeover. And Premier Wraps, who were also involved with the UK version of  Pimp My Ride UK in the mid-noughties, don't just have footballers as clients. They designed superstar DJ David Guetta's stage for the 2009 MOBO Awards, while Bez from […]

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People in Arizona are attacking Waymo’s self-driving cars

The presence of Waymo self-driving cars in Arizona has certainly kicked up a hornet’s nest, it seems. People are bullying, harassing and even outright attacking the cars and drivers to such a degree that police have been called almost two dozen times over everything from tires being slashed to drivers feeling threatened. The Arizona Republic has reported on details related […]

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Armoured cars with machine guns to patrol Paris amid protest fears

Armoured cars equipped with machine guns and grenade launchers will patrol the streets of Paris as country braces itself for more hugely violent Yellow Vest protests A dozen Berliet VXB-170s will patrol Paris, said French PM Edouard Philippe Armoured cars usually equipped with a machine gun and a grenade launcher Comes amid fears so-called Yellow Vests will bring chaos to […]

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Cars, taxis and vans are the biggest source of pollution in the UK

Cars, taxis and vans are the biggest source of pollution in the UK, with Britons clocking up a record 502 BILLION miles on the road Official figures have revealed that Britain’s gridlocked roads are busier than ever Cars, taxis and vans travelled a whopping 416.3billion miles over 2017 Around 27% were by commuters while 40% of journeys were for leisure […]

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Lewis Hamilton, the Face of Formula One, Pushes His Limits

Lewis Hamilton described this year as magical, winning his fifth Formula One world title and leading his Mercedes team to its fifth consecutive championship, but he also issued a surprisingly ominous warning. “I don’t have energy in abundance,” he said in an interview before this month’s Brazilian Grand Prix. “I definitely feel right now that this has been the longest […]

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‘Sleep-deprived’ mum who left girl, 4, to die in hot car is fined £19

A ‘sleep-deprived’ mum who left her boyfriend’s four-year-old daughter to die in a sweltering car has been fined less than £20. Brittany Borgess left little Samaria Motyka buckled into a booster seat in her SUV after parking outside her work, where there was no shade. Six and a half hours later, the little girl was discovered unresponsive on the vehicle’s […]

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