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Flying car passes all flying tests with flying colors in Slovakia, but you’ll need a pilots license

A car that can transform into a small aircraft has passed flight tests with flying colors in Slovakia, developers say. The “AirCar” was awarded an official Certificate of Airworthiness by the Slovak Transport Authority after completing 70 hours of “rigorous flight testing,” according to Klein Vision, the company behind the “dual-mode car-aircraft vehicle.” The test […]

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At least 874 cars set ablaze during New Years Eve celebrations in France

A total of 874 cars have been set alight during New Years Eve celebrations in France, police say. However, the interior ministry said the number was much lower than in 2019. Authorities also reported a rise in the number of people stopped and detained. A curfew to tackle Covid-19 meant no significant disruption took place […]

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Golden Ray Shipwreck: Crew member’s poor math skills sank ship carrying thousands of cars, probe finds

A crew member’s error in calculating the weight of cargo on a ship loaded with thousands of cars most likely caused the vessel to capsize off the east coast of the US. The South Korean freighter, Golden Ray, capsized in September 2019, and its wreck is still partially in situ in the waters off the […]

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Ford recalls 2 million vehicles because the doors could open while driving

Ford is recalling more than 2 million vehicles in the US because the doors could open while the vehicle is being driven. These vehicles have been recalled before for faulty door latches but, according to Ford, some dealers that claimed to have fixed this problem during the previous recalls either didn’t do the work correctly […]