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The woman took 8 35 minutes and maneuvers for parking

The woman took 8 35 minutes and maneuvers for parking

Women drivers took eight minutes to park your car. She made a total of 35 maneuvers, writes Autorambler. This incident occurred in the north-west London in late January. Woman trying to park your Nissan Sunny near the house for five minutes, after which the car is standing in front of her left, and she continued her attempts to three and a half minutes.

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Canadian designer came up with a motorcycle with autopilot

Canadian designer Eduardo Arndt commissioned Weird publications drew the concept of unmanned bike. According to the idea, Brigade model could enlist in the police and help with the identification of offenders on the roads. As noted in the Weird, the prospect of mass emergence of unmanned vehicles promises almost complete absence of traffic violations in the future. This autopilot technology are widely used nowadays, but globally the world will go on drones is not soon. Therefore, the new system is proposed to use for the benefit of society now. Brigade Concept appearance strongly resembles the current motorcycle, but has no steering wheel and seat.

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Older drivers in Japan will exchange the right to discounted noodles

The police of the Japanese prefecture of Aichi elderly motorists urged to exchange their driving license for a discount in the restaurant. On Wednesday, November 23, reports BBC News. Law enforcement authorities have agreed with the Prefecture of the restaurant network "Sugak" for 15-percent discount for the visitors, give up driving. The discounted menu includes ramen (noodle dishes), rice, salads and some other items. The promotion is valid in 176 institutions. To get the discount, elderly drivers have to go to the police, surrender driver's license and obtain a certificate confirming this. Prefectural authorities are hoping that the result of such measures will reduce the number of accidents.

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American has assembled a collection of toy cars for a million dollars

American Bruce Pascal gathered the largest collection of Hot Wheels toy of the automobile, which he estimated at one million dollars. For machines in his house assigned a separate room, decorated in the style of the office of Mattel 1970-x. Pascal presented the first machine Hot Wheels, when he was seven years old. Now his collection includes 3500 cars. Of these, 175 - is rare prototypes, which never received a broad market. In addition, he has a very rare and valuable machine company - bright pink van Volkswagen.

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The Lexus developed spaceship

Company Lexus conjunction with Warner Bros. Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has developed a spaceship - a speech about the concept Skyjet, prepared for the sci-fi saga "Valerian and the city of thousands of planets." The film will be released in the summer of 2017 years. According to the authors, Skyjet gives an idea of ​​how it will look the car over 700 years. In creating "Skaydzheta" participated Lexus chief engineer Takeaki Kato designers and Japanese brands, who applied the current corporate identity Lexus. Concept, among other things, received the optics in the spirit of a sports coupe and the LC characteristic "grille". For the filming was prepared several copies of the ship.

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Kawasaki motorcycles equip artificial intelligence

The Japanese company Kawasaki started developing self-learning artificial intelligence system, which is planned to equip the motorcycle manufacturer. Novelty called Kanjo Engine, but the exact timing of its appearance on the production models is not yet known. artificial intelligence system will have to understand and respond to the speech of the driver to monitor his condition, as well as to adjust to the driving style and rider skills. The Kawasaki did not specify which team can execute Kanjo Engine, but perhaps the system in accordance with the obtained data will change the settings of the power plant, brakes and suspension.

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Doll-passenger, or how the woman behind the wheel guard against robbery

Chilean Matias Carmody inventor created a doll companion for lonely women at the wheel. Take a look at the video, it looks like a mannequin, which, according to the authors, is designed to scare off burglars. Established Chilean doll is from the male mannequin wearing sunglasses and a cap. To protect themselves from robbers him on the inventor's idea, must be installed on the front passenger seat. "A criminal seeing the doll, think that this man, and will not attack", - he explained the creator of the doll Matthias Carmody. Mannequin collapsible. It is placed in a special bag, from which, if necessary, can be easily removed.

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Seat set at Barcelona airport sandy crossover

Spanish sculptor Sergi Ramirez performed a full-scale sculpture of the first production of the crossover Seat - Ateca. To create a "car" took 26 tons of sand. The sculpture was installed in Barcelona's El Prat airport on the bench with the inscription "Made in Barcelona". The main terminal, which is sandy Ateca, daily passes to 100 thousand passengers. The exposition was dismantled at the end of October. Public premiere crossover Seat Ateca was held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The basis of novelty laid down "folksvagenovsky» MQB modular chassis that is used for the Volkswagen Tiguan second generation. The base engine was the three-cylinder petrol turbo unit volume of one liter capacity 116 horsepower.

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Designers have come up with Audi for the two electric trucks

Belarusian designer Artem Smirnov and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Panchenko prepared for Audi's two projects futuristic truck equipped with an electric propulsion system. Works of artists placed on the Behance site. Apparently, the project is made on its own initiative and Smirnov Panchenko. Designers have decided to draw a truck, but in the end produced a second and could not choose one of the two. Make a choice between the project, called A and B, they offered to users of social networks. "Project A" is an unmanned tractor with a trailer equipped with an electric propulsion system.

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Jaguar Land Rover has released a machine for half a million rubles

Car group Jaguar Land Rover has updated line of souvenir production for Russia. This was the correspondent of "Lenta.ru" said spokesman of the company on Wednesday, 22 of June. Among other things, the buyers offered a miniature model of Jaguar D-Type in scale 1: 8. Collectible thing done manually (on the order of creation took 300 hours) and is a smaller copy of the racing car of the year 1956. Pilots Duncan Hamilton and Ivor Byueb won on this car victory in 12-hour race at Reims. Price - 525 thousand. In addition, in a souvenir lineup presented for women, men and children's clothing, as well as key rings, badges, tableware, handbags and cufflinks.

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"Smart" unmanned buses go on the road

Local Motors Company and IBM have developed an unmanned mini-bus that runs on electricity. The vehicle will be able to answer passengers' questions - his on-board computer will communicate with the supercomputer IBM Watson for information analysis and response generation, according to Phys. How it works Olli - bus, which seats up to 12 passengers. Driver's cab there is not provided - the system is fully automatic. To navigate using the GPS Olli-adapter and lidar (optical light sensor) and external cameras. The maximum speed which it develops, is 20 km / h on a single charge it overcomes distance 51 km.

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The Citroën «girls» embedded makeup

French automaker Citroën has teamed up with fashion house Givenchy and introduced the car, complete with who is cosmetic and special mirror for applying makeup. In sale model DS3 Givenchy Le Makeup goes a limited edition, reports Luxurylaunches. Car "Girls» DS3 makes presence in the cabin of a special department for the set of decorative cosmetics: in the center armrest fit lipstick, mascara, powder and nail polish. While such a machine can only be bought in the UK. Home sales scheduled for June 1. The price varies from car to 27 33 thousand dollars, depending on configuration.

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"Mercedes" made a race with parkurschikom and radiuopravlyaemoy machine

Extreme David Graham published on its YouTube channel a video in which he and the radio-controlled machine Traxxas compete with coupe Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the likeness of "Gymkhana" Ken Block - a high-speed sprint in urban environments. Graham moved through an obstacle parkour, "Mercedes" was a member of the turns in a controlled drift, and the machine was trying to keep up with the coupe and often overturned.

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Google came up with turn signals recognition system

Google has patented a detection system incorporated turn signals to other cars. This technology will be used for autopilots. Patent Application US corporation filed in June 2013 years, but information about it was published by the appropriate agency in April 2016-th. The Google system uses a special camera with a fast shutter speeds that "watches" the traffic situation in front of the car. Electronics will be able to recognize the color change signal or blinking, and will be able to distinguish The deployed emergency gang. Then, in accordance with the received data, the autopilot computer will decide on further action.

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In Germany, for the first time experienced a flying car

In Germany, the first manned launch test Volocopter, which is considered the first flying car. The car rose a few meters up and flew a short distance horizontally with a speed 25 kilometers per hour. About This was reported by New Scientist. Flying car designs based in Karlsruhe (Germany), the company E-Volo. The vehicle is equipped with rotors 18. The control system developed and owned by Intel company located in Germany Ascending Technologies. Control Volocopter carried out using a joystick. The first unmanned test vehicle took flying in 2014 year.

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Americans will save neglected children in the car with the help of the sensor

American start-Sense a Life has developed a device that will help prevent the death of a child from heat stroke, left in the car inadvertently. Fundraising for special transmitter will begin in April this year on kraudfandingovom resource Kickstarter. The authors of the devices have become residents of Florida Fadi Shammah, Jim Friedman and Masud Husain. The device comprises two sensors and one GPS-module - mounted on the first child seat and responds to the presence of the child, the second driver is attached to the seat and responsive to the opening of the door. The transmitter is installed between the seat and the threshold. If the driver has forgotten child in the car, GPS-device sends a message to your smartphone.

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US police arranged a hunt for 11-year thief mixer

Eleven-year resident of the American city of Dodge Center (Minnesota) stole from the construction site concrete mixer and more than an hour driving around the city and surrounding area. Police staged a chase involving a patrol helicopter that the alarm has been raised from the state capital, Minneapolis, reports Fox |. The incident occurred on Sunday, March 20, at three o'clock in the afternoon local time. As explained to the witnesses, the child stole the mixer when the worker stepped away from the truck, leaving the keys in the ignition. Then 11-year-old thief went to ride a car for the District of Dodge. The boy went out several times on highways, and as told by the police, who miraculously did not get into an accident.

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Miss Tuning 2016

New owner of the title "Miss Tuning" was 25-year operating nurse Liane Günther from North Rhine-Westphalia. Together with her for the victory even 19 girls competed in the annual competition. The winner, along with a photo shoot for a calendar got tuning Nissan Juke with a lowered suspension and 18-inch wheels. Title page of the calendar. January. BMW 320i (E30) in February. VW Golf GTD March. Audi A4 Cabrio in April. VW Golf I generation in May. Opel Kadett E June. Mercedes-Benz W114 Coupe July. VW Käfer 1200 August. Audi A3 September. Trabant in October. VW T5 Multivan November. Ford Focus RS in December. Mercedes-Benz E500

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Remote control

B due to the frequent cases of real or perceived control remote interception of vehicles resulted in an accident or a catastrophe, will share his thoughts on this subject. In recent years the development of technology and lobbying work of its producers were so successful that in the foreseeable future is already really a tendency not only to autonomous vehicles. Increasingly, voices about the desired ban in the long term by the people drive the cars in general is "in the name of security" because notorious human factor is the main reason for the alleged traffic accidents. The first machine does not provide any possibility of intervention "passengers" in the management of this vehicle develops and already feeling the Google way. There just do not have any controls!

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Krutoten un-American

From the tank to the limo: the most-most "Cadillacs" of the last hundred years. All the latest serial and conceptual model of the Cadillac of all the forces trying to demonstrate coolness: in design, technology or simply in size. And so it is natural - because cool cars, in fact, the second name of one of the oldest American brands. "Motor" recalls the six most-most "Cadillac" in the last hundred years. Cadillac Model K (1908) The cool? High precision and interchangeability model What is the cost? Then: $ 800 (at today's prices, adjusted for inflation - $ 19 600). Now: $ 60 000 And ​​if more ... In fact, the world's first car built using interchangeable components and parts. Not just a car, and the car, paved the way to mass production.

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The British did the navigator style rally transcripts

British navigator developed for mobile gadgets that describes the route as a rally co-driver. The app, which is called the Rally SatNav, available for download on Google Play. The Apple AppStore program yet. The app works as a normal browser, which is necessary to drive the destination and the program will pave the route itself. This voice prompt will run about every turn, telling him to distance, direction and steepness. The program is based on a system in which ten values ​​are used to indicate the slope turns. For example, in 180 meters to the right turn on 40 degree voice commands inform «180, right, 4». Plus, the program is able to describe rotations ligament.

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