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BMW Group first global carmaker awarded Chinese autonomous test license
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18th May 2018
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BMW Group first global carmaker awarded Chinese autonomous test license

BMW Group has become the first worldwide carmaker to obtain a Shanghai Intelligent Connected Autonomous Driving Test License, allowing it to put self-driving vehicles through their paces on Chinese roads. Although it has demonstrated Level 3 autonomous technology under closed, Government-supervised conditions on a stretch of Chengdu highway in 2016, the license opens the door for more advanced testing.
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Scott Collie
Honda Civic Type R record run starts in France - Video
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18th May 2018
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Honda Civic Type R record run starts in France - Video

Honda made a big song-and-dance of the Civic Type R's record run around the Nurburgring Nordschleife last year. Unsatisfied, the company pledged to take the manic front-drive racer on a tour of Europe's most famous racetracks, in search of more glory.
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Scott Collie
Gallery: Real-life Fast & Furious at the CI Performance Time Attack
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18th May 2018
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Gallery: Real-life Fast & Furious at the CI Performance Time Attack

On the Sunday of the event at Tailem Bend motorsport park, during the CI Performance SA Time Attack round, we had the pleasure of not only attending a top-quality time-attack event, but also seeing what South Australia could muster up for a show-and-shine event. The beauty was not limited to the car park either, with many race cars in the pits putting on quite the show themselves. Jesse's Jetta! Some overnight parts from Japan and she was good to go.
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Mark Trueno
Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol debuts in full
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17th May 2018
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Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol debuts in full

Nissan has taken the wraps off its Armada 'Mountain Patrol' overlanding concept, as part of the Overland Expo West in Arizona, USA. Based on the US-market Nissan Armada – known here and in other regions as the Patrol – the adventure-seeking project vehicle sports an array of enhancements including a roof-mounted tent, heavy-duty coil-over suspension, extended A-arms, 17-inch Icon Rebound wheels with Nitto Ridge Grapplers 35/12.25 off-road tyres, and a Magnaflow cat-back exhaust system.
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James Wong
Professional drifter takes on autonomous racer - video
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17th May 2018
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Professional drifter takes on autonomous racer - video

Formula E isn't the only race series with its sights set on transforming the world of motorsport. The fully-autonomous Roborace category is aiming to take the focus off humans and put it onto self-driving technology with a futuristic, sci-fi inspired racer.
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Scott Collie