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Coca-Cola Adds 100 Hybrid Delivery Vans to Fleet

Coca-Cola Adds 100 Hybrid Delivery Vans to Fleet | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola plans to roll out 100 gasoline-electric hybrid Chevrolet Express vans into its delivery fleet by the end of the year following their conversion with an XL Hybrids powertrain.
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ISOFIX child car seats now for sale in Australia

ISOFIX child car seats now for sale in Australia | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Child safety seats designed to the international ISOFIX standard can now legally be sold in Australia, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has confirmed this week.
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France Aims to Banish Diesel

France Aims to Banish Diesel | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
France has announced plans to phase out diesel fuel in consumer vehicles beginning in 2015, according to a report by Reuters.
The government will launch a car identification system to rate vehicles by the amount of pollution they emit.
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Dob in a driver and save a life

Dob in a driver and save a life | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Grieving father wants Victorians to be mature and dob in friends driving without a licence or getting behind the wh

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Nissan Creates Design Sketches From Children's Drawings

Nissan Creates Design Sketches From Children's Drawings | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The Nissan Design Studio in Rio de Janeiro took children’s drawings of what cars they would like to see in the future and turned them into professional sketches.
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Lateral Moving Japanese EV Receives License Plate

Lateral Moving Japanese EV Receives License Plate | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
NTN Corporation has announced that it's Q'mo electric vehicle, which is capable of pivot turns and lateral moves has received a license plate in Japan.
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Report: eCall emergency call system to be mandatory in EU cars by 2018?

Report: eCall emergency call system to be mandatory in EU cars by 2018? | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Europe, Safety, UK, Technology It's been in the works for more than seven years, but a deal between the European Parliament and the European Council has agreed upon mandatory implementation of eCall on all cars and light commercial...
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Apple CarPlay tested

Apple CarPlay tested | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Siri might pass muster as a casual acquaintance but nothing puts a relationship to the test like a 2000km road trip

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Smarter driver: Making cars safer worldwide

Smarter driver: Making cars safer worldwide | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Brian Cooley explains the effort to create a global standard for auto safety based on the US system.
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Video: Streetpong is the cure for pedestrian boredom

Video: Streetpong is the cure for pedestrian boredom | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Europe, Safety, Toys/Games, Design/Style, Technology, Videos
A group of Germans have come up with an ingenious way to prevent jaywalking and entertain pedestrians at the same time.
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Petrol Tax – we need a fairer deal

Petrol Tax –  we need a fairer deal | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
  NRMA will fight for a better deal for road users and seek a guaranteed share of tax revenue directed to infrastructure Rest assured, NRMA will keep fighting for a fairer deal for motorists, after the Federal Budget revealed the Australian...
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Road toll drives need for more safety tech

Road toll drives need for more safety tech | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Expert says flood of new features requires constant development to dent accident rate.
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Report: Are car seats of the future self-adjusting?

Report: Are car seats of the future self-adjusting? | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Filed under: Technology
In 2010, automotive supplier Faurecia showed off a car seat that, via Bluetooth communication with a smartphone app, would adjust itself based on information the occupant had entered.
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Volvo's concept Roam Delivery service brings your groceries right to the trunk of your car

Volvo's concept Roam Delivery service brings your groceries right to the trunk of your car | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
(Credit: Volvo) The drive-through, the ultimate in mobile convenience, has finally been bested. Now, thanks to the connected car efforts of Volvo and Ericsson, the food can come to your car, regardless of where it is.
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This is amazing. Some security tweeks to be made but a great concept.

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#bepresent this Christmas 2014

#bepresent this Christmas 2014
http://www.bepresent.net.au/ Christmas is about gift giving, yet the biggest gift for your family and loved ones is to make sure you are present this Christmas - #bepresent Transport Accident...
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Hyundai Australia Buys Hydrogen Station to Fuel ix35

Hyundai Australia Buys Hydrogen Station to Fuel ix35 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Air Products has announced the sale of a hydrogen fueling station to Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA).
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Review to lift lid on helmet safety

Review to lift lid on helmet safety | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The latest CRASH results don't do much to improve rider safety.Of the 29 helmets tested this year in the Consum

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First Northern Calif. Hydro Refueling Station Opens

First Northern Calif. Hydro Refueling Station Opens | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
The first hydrogen refueling station in Northern California has opened in West Sacramento, marking the 10th such station in a state with aggressive plans to support fuel cell vehicles.
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Car tech you can't miss at CES 2015

Car tech you can't miss at CES 2015 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Whether its self-driving, integrated data in the dashboard or next-generation driver displays, CES 2015 will showcase the latest in automotive tech, plus what we can expect to see in the next decade.
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Top 3 Causes of Car Accidents in America

Top 3 Causes of Car Accidents in America | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
We are a nation of doers. Now more than ever, Americans are on the pursuit of, well, everything. Extreme multi-tasking is more common today than it has ever been.
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Pause the road toll - hackathon winners

Pause the road toll - hackathon winners
First ever hackathon to help solve a road safety issue was held at Melbourne's Pausefest. Winners get to develop a road safety idea. Transport Accident Commi...
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Car Tech 101: What's next for blind-spot tech

Car Tech 101: What's next for blind-spot tech | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
Brian Cooley tells you how blind-spot tech works, why it's important and where it's headed.
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Rearview Camera Now Standard on 2015 Buick Models

Rearview Camera Now Standard on 2015 Buick Models | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
General Motors has added a rear-view camera to all 2015 Buick models to help reduce back-up crashes, the automaker has announced.
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Online videos bolster Road Rules Awareness Week 2014

Online videos bolster Road Rules Awareness Week 2014 | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
24 February 2014The Centre for Road Safety has developed a series of online video animations for this year’s Road Rules Awareness week, beginning today, which gives all road users an annual reminder to ensure they are up to speed with the road rules.
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A lesson on tyre selection

A lesson on tyre selection | Cars and Road Safety | Scoop.it
When it comes to buying tyres we’re pretty sure most AUSmotive readers won’t skimp out and will buy something that will provide better than average performance in wet and dry conditions.
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