Tag Archives: Crashes

Apple’s self-driving car program sees first traffic accident

Apple is developing self-driving technology using a fleet of nearly 60 Lexus RX 450h crossover SUVs fitted with various cameras and sensors used to guide the vehicles. One of the vehicles was involved in an accident on August 24, California's DMV confirmed in a traffic accident report, the first for the tech giant's self-driving program. According to the...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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Toyota Supra prototype crashes while testing on the ‘Ring

The new fifth-generation Toyota is the latest car to fall victim to the Nürburgring. A Toyota engineer testing a prototype was caught out late on Wednesday at the Döttinger Höhe section of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The section is a long straight where the highest speeds are achieved. The test driver lost control for an unknown reason...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS “Gryphon” crashed…again

On May 11, 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS commissioned by American collector Manny Khoshbin crashed at the hands of a Koenigsegg test driver during routine pre-delivery testing at a track in Trollhättan, Sweden. A year later, almost to the day, the same car has crashed again—on a stretch of road next to the same track where last year's crash...

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FCA’s head designer Ralph Gilles hailed for actions after fatal car crash

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' lead designer Ralph Gilles is being praised for his actions after a fatal car crash in Michigan last week. According to The Oxford (Michigan) Leader, Gilles used his Jeep Wrangler to push a burning Ford Edge SUV away from a three-car crash that killed one woman and injured the man she was riding with on Feb. 18. The woman, whose...

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Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Dashcams are a wonderful device to have hooked up inside your car. You never know what you might happen to catch with that little camera. It could be as simple as minor fender bender, as amazing as a massive meteor lighting up the sky, or a bit of crazy weather crossing your path. You might capture a prized enthusiast machine take a beating, or a prized...

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Idaho man upset with court system does donuts in front of courthouse

An Idaho driver served up a batch of donuts to showcase his displeasure with the court system before wrecking his Honda Accord into the Boise courthouse's fountain. That's one way to grab attention. The Idaho Statesman reported on Sunday that 37-year-old Jonathan Joseph Locksmith drove into the courthouse's plaza before performing donuts and crashing into a...

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Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash

An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it's going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together a crash test demonstration to show just how tough this life-saving box on wheels really is. The demonstration involves one of the company's rigs and a Ford F-150 lined up a few hundred...

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