News and updates about Cars

Toyota developing tractor beam towing system

'Hitchless towing system' would allow one vehicle to remotely control another close behind it.

Toyota developing tractor beam towing system

Heroic drivers rescue unconscious elderly woman from car rolling through intersection

Group of heroes in Boynton Beach, FL save woman who slumped over steering wheel while car was going through busy intersection.

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Tesla recalls 475,000 cars

Tesla is recalling over 475,000 cars due to defects in the camera and front trunk that could increase the chance of accidents.

Tesla recalls 475,000 cars

Israel’s Most Popular Cars - The Top 5 Brands

Israel’s Most Popular Cars - The Top 5 Brands

Israel’s Most Popular Cars - The Top 5 Brands

15 cars on Denver street tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars were defaced with hate symbols, including swastikas, with one resident reporting two of her car tires were slashed.

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Israeli study: Small number of autonomous vehicles improves traffic flow

Bar Ilan U researchers find traffic flow greatly improves with the addition of just a small number of autonomous vehicles on the road.

Study: Small number of autonomous vehicles improves traffic flow

New plan would end requirement for annual vehicle checkups for most cars

Transportation Ministry weighs plan to exempt newer cars from annual tests, require tests only every two-years instead.

Ministry proposal: Car checkups every two-years, not every year

Investment into Israeli car technology triples in three years

Israel’s automotive-tech sector raised $814 million in 2017 as car tech revolution continues.

Investment into Israeli car technology triples in three years

Auto manufacturers save big

Special development by Dassault Systèmes enables car manufacturers to carry out crash testing without real cars or dolls simulating people.

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Can we design our own cars?

Special technology by Dassault Systemes allows prospective buyers to custom design vehicles in virtual reality.

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Solving the driverless car safety challenge with certainty

This is what society and governments need to do before driverless cars can become a reality. Opinion.

Solving the driverless car safety challenge with certainty

Kindergarten aged girl dies in abandoned car

Family discovers 5-year-old in abandoned vehicle, paramedics declare her death.

Kindergarten aged girl dies in abandoned car

Police arrest vehicle thieves

Investigation shows thieves used GPS and altered vehicles to steal cars from rental companies.

Police arrest vehicle thieves

'Assassination attempt' turns out to be brake malfunction

Car speeds towards presidential procession, then stops just as procession passes.

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Is the car next to you made of Israeli cans?

Israeli recycling company signs agreement with international recycler Novelis, sending soft drink cans to South Korea.

Is the car next to you made of Israeli cans?

Israeli high schoolers find creative way to prevent tragedy

Migdal Haemek high school students create new gadget aimed at preventing deaths of young children forgotten in cars during the summer.

Israeli high schoolers find creative way to prevent tragedy

Government to subsidize system to save children left in cars

Knesset decides to create, subsidize system which will prevent children from being forgotten in cars.

Government to subsidize system to save children left in cars

Israelis buy American cars on the web

New initiative from eBay and USHOPSmotors makes it simpler for Israelis to purchase vehicles on eBay and bring them to Israel.

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Iranian Cars Face Boycott - From Iranians

Backlash after local officials tell Iranians it's 'wrong and sinful' to boycott its cars, which Iranians say are substandard.

Iranian Cars Face Boycott - From Iranians

One Mother's Trial By Near Fatal Fire

Abramsom saved her children and grandmother from their burning home and overcame 10% chance of survival - she now helps burn patients.

One Mother's Trial By Near Fatal Fire

Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins, and Clean Air

Once again this year, Israelis were able to breathe easier on Yom Kippur, with pollution falling as much as 99% in many areas.

Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins - and Clean Air

Huge IDF Car Lease Deal Will Cut Costs, Army Says

The Defense Ministry is seeking to lease 3,500 vehicles this year - the biggest single lease deal in Israel's history

Huge IDF Car Lease Deal Will Cut Costs, Army Says

2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics Show

There are more cars than ever on Israel's roads, which are already quite crowded, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.

2013 a Bumper Crop Year for Cars, Statistics Show

Ministry of Transport to Test Mini Car Program

About 1,000 small electric cars to be imported into Israel for "pilot run," seen as solution to congestion.

Ministry of Transport to Test Mini Car Program

Nazi Past Overshadows Legacy of Porsche

Legacy of Nazi-collaborator and founder of Porsche cars a sore topic in his Czech hometown.

Nazi Past Overshadows Legacy of Porsche

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Transportation Minister tells Israelis not to buy new cars. ‘Wait until we break import monopoly.’

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Israelis Unknowingly Buy Cars From Turkey

Although most people don't know it, many cars sold in Israel are actually “made in Turkey.” Israelis bought thousands this year.

Israelis Unknowingly Buy Thousands of Cars 'Made in Turkey'

Stolen Car 'Factory' Shut Down

Police have raided an Arab laboratory near Hevron used to forge license plates and documents, allowing for the re-use of stolen Israeli cars.

Police Shut Down PA 'Factory' for Stolen Cars

Village Guard Kills Top Thief

A village guard shot and killed a thief Tuesday in what may become another test of the right to self-defense. Deceased found to be #1 car thief.

Village Guard Takes Out Top Car Thief

Israelis Running Cars on Propane

At least 15,000 vehicles in Israel have been converted to run on less expensive, low emission liquefied propane gas.

Israelis Converting Vehicles to Run on Propane