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Future Movers: Drivers Hate Other Drivers, Sydney's New Tesla Store, Hertz Gets Mustangs

Tired of walking? Future Movers is our roundup of the week’s biggest news in powered transport. Whether it’s a car, a bike, a plane or something in between, you’ll find the Aussie angle on it right here.

This Month In Dashcams: Um, It's A Red Light

Video: Put them in charge of a couple of tons of metal, plastic and petrol, and people do some stupid things. Dash Cam Owners Australia has put together another compilation of Australians being morons on our roads — and this month, we have for you a delightful fusion of red lights, crashes, and driving on the wrong side of the road.

Tesla's Third Australian Store Will Be In Sydney's Martin Place

With Tesla Motors starting its ramp up to the launch of the Model 3 electric car, the company needs more stores and showrooms around the world to deal with an influx of new and returning customers. The third store location for Australia has just been unveiled — and it’s in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

Look, A Bugatti Chiron Out In The Wild

Video: First the Geneva Motor Show, now the rarefied air of Monaco: the first couple of places that the new Bugatti Chiron has popped up have been entirely unsurprising. This particular car drew its fair share of onlookers as it was dropped off at a luxury showroom in the world’s most exclusive city.

Elon Musk Claims Tesla's Autopilot Decreases Crashes By Half

Tesla’s new semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has already saved a few YouTubers from spectacular crashes. But according to Elon Musk, those aren’t the exception to the rule: Autopilot has decreased crashes by 50 per cent in a few months.

Uber's $US84M Settlement Keeps Drivers As Contractors

Uber has announced that it has just settled two class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts for a cool $US84 million ($109 million). And for that princely sum, Uber gets to keep its drivers as contractors, rather than employees.

In Two Years Every Shitty Movie Will Be About Uber

Did you want a movie about Uber? No? Too bad! You’re getting two!

Elon Musk Is Working On Some Kind Of Self-Driving Bus

Sure, an affordable electric car can go a long way towards helping Australia achieve energy independence and wrestling its citizens away from fossil fuels. But if Elon Musk really wanted to solve our transportation problems, he’d be designing an electric bus. If his comments at a conference today are true, Musk is doing exactly that.

Watch Aston Martin's Vulcan Supercar Tear Up Highlands Raceway In New Zealand

The extremely limited 24-car production run of the Aston Martin Vulcan meant that we probably wouldn’t ever see one in Australia. If you want to take a quick trip across the ditch, though, you can. There’s one that lives at Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand, though, and it’s pretty quick around the 4.1km track.

Learn How A Car's Differential Works

How does your car go around corners without screeching tyres? That’s the magic of the differential, a seemingly complex meshing of various gears and splines that delivers separate power to each driven wheel. This pre-World War II video produced by General Motors is actually an incredibly straightforward and informative look at what goes on underneath your car to make it move.

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