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ppauper
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 3rd, 2019, 6:17 am

there's a study out claiming that self-driving ("autonomous") vehicles are going to cause gridlock in our cities
Mean streets: Self-driving cars will 'cruise' to avoid paying to park
the theory is that rather than pay to park, they'll just drive round in cicles, and will do so as slowly as possible to save fuel
 
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 8th, 2019, 10:58 am

 I think at forty I will need a reliable family car, standing in a garage in case 

Cars have become a liability; TCO is too much. Better to hire a car when you need it.

And think of  asthmatic school kids in the big city.

BTW diesel oder ..?
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 9th, 2019, 10:48 pm

An electric?
 
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katastrofa
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 9th, 2019, 11:32 pm

Or a plumber.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 10th, 2019, 12:38 am

https://www.lookers.co.uk/news/hardest- ... t-country/

"Japan Driving Test


Failing to stop a traffic light is an immediate fail much like the UK however Japan will also penalise you if you do not stay far left enough in the lane or for not bending down low enough to check for cats or children before driving off."
 
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 10th, 2019, 1:02 pm

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Re: What car do you drive?

February 10th, 2019, 1:44 pm

jaja! :-))
 
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Collector
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Re: What car do you drive?

February 10th, 2019, 10:04 pm

The Lamborghini tractor (only 1.5 seats) did not have the effect as planned, so hopefully soon a 7-seater! but have to look at the budget, quite expensive with so many seats! Size matters, but also number of seats!
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