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Here's A Bunch Of Upside Down Flying Cars Driving Down The Road

Video: I mean, if we’re going to eventually get flying cars (we won’t ever get flying cars, you fools), we can technically fly them in any direction we want, right? Which means, why not flip the car upside down and fly around with the road as your roof and the sky as the ground?


Young Drivers Are More Likely To Listen To Parents Than Police

Parents are vital in encouraging their children to obey the road rules and young drivers are keen to show their parents they can be trusted, which means they may hold greater power in enforcing driver restrictions compared with traditional policing, according to QUT research.


You Can Be The Curiosity Rover In NASA's New Driving Game

Admit it: In your heart, you’re a space robot, laughing at death on Mars, while you pop a wheelie over an underground water cavern. Now there’s a game that lets you take your true form.


BMW's Ugliest Concept Car Inspired Puma's Ugliest Sneakers

Way back in 2008 BMW revealed an especially outlandish concept car called the GINA Light Visionary Model that traded metal body panels for a flexible lycra-like fabric wrapped around the vehicle. It wasn’t exactly pretty, which makes it harder to understand why Puma would use it as inspiration for a new shoe.


This IoT Gadget Lets You Know If Drivers Are Flooring It

It doesn’t look particularly exciting: after all, it’s just an innocuous box. But it’s something that could soon become ubiquitous for delivery drivers, courier companies and transportation fleets — and insurance companies are going to love it.


That Time New York City Almost Banned Cars

The public plaza and bike lanes now found throughout New York City have affectionately become known to detractors as the “war on cars”. But amazingly, a 1973 plan got very, very close to banning cars in Manhattan outright, thanks to a man known as “Gridlock Sam”.


Elon Musk Calls Apple's Car A 'Missed Opportunity'

At the Code conference this evening, Elon Musk joined Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher onstage to talk about his varied and eclectic pursuits. And when the talk turned to autonomous vehicles, Musk was sure to share his opinions on what he perceives to be Tesla’s biggest competition.


Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode just for… well, driving. It alerts you to traffic problems, directs you to nearby gas pumps and stores, and is useful for those times when you already know your route or don’t even have a destination in mind.


You Can Absolutely Be Identified Just By How You Drive

Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of California, San Diego did an experiment to see what could be learned from just the information many cars are already recording. The result was that the way people drove was as identifiable as a fingerprint.


Google Patented A Sticky Car Hood That Traps Pedestrians Like Flies To Keep Them Safe

Google loves to brag about how its self-driving cars and their ability to save lives by being really good at not crashing into things. But crashes do still happen, and when they do, Google apparently has a backup plan: human flypaper.


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