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Singapore's reputation for glitch-free train services suffers a blow

Singapore's reputation for glitch-free train services suffers a blow

A rare public apology by top transit executives and an assurance from the government that the cause was clear and the fix not complicated have done little to appease the public.

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

Erdogan rolls out plan for locally made car by 2021

While Turkey is a large exporter of vehicles into Europe, the cars are made by global autos firms, usually in joint ventures with local partners.

India bans red beacons on cars to end elitist culture

India bans red beacons on cars to end elitist culture

India said on Wednesday it will ban ministers and senior officials from using red beacons on their cars to cut through traffic, a longstanding privilege that has caused resentment and accusations of elitism.

Regional, local car debuts take centre stage at motor show

Regional, local car debuts take centre stage at motor show

Eight regional debuts and 14 local car launches highlighted the opening of the Qatar Motor Show (QMS) 2017 on Tuesday at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

Fog, humid forecast for the next two days

Fog, humid forecast for the next two days

The country will continue to experience high humidity levels on Wednesday and Thursday as misty to foggy conditions are expected at night and early in the morning ...

Google makes progress on self-driving cars, hits 2 million mile mark

Google makes progress on self-driving cars, hits 2 million mile mark

Google's self-driving vehicles are mastering complex situations on public roads, from cars going the wrong way to bicycles darting in front of traffic, as the technology company strives ...

US opens safety probes into 642,000 SUVs, cars

US opens safety probes into 642,000 SUVs, cars

US auto safety regulators said Monday they are opening two new preliminary investigations into 642,000 Ford sport utility vehicles and cars over door latch warning light and steering issues.

Paris bans cars along part of River Seine

Paris bans cars along part of River Seine

Strollers and cyclists can breathe easy on the banks of the Seine after Paris on Monday approved a plan to ban cars on a long stretch of riverside road cutting across the city.

Toyota recalls 3.37mn cars over airbag, emissions control issues

Toyota recalls 3.37mn cars over airbag, emissions control issues

Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving airbags and emissions control units.

Palestinian's classic car replica turns heads in Gaza

Palestinian's classic car replica turns heads in Gaza

A Palestinian mechanic from the Gaza Strip once spotted a vehicle that took his breath away. He set about building a replica of the 1927 model of the two-door, open-top roadster from scratch.

South Africa to review spending on luxury vehicles for Zuma's wives

South Africa to review spending on luxury vehicles for Zuma's wives

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday ordered a review of spending on cars for his four wives following a public outcry when the government said it cost 8.6mn rand ($554,000) to buy the vehicles.

Traffic dept urged to crack down on 'noisy' bikes, cars

Traffic dept urged to crack down on 'noisy' bikes, cars

The Traffic Department should intensify patrols, especially late at night, to catch people who create disturbances at residential neighbourhoods with 'noisy' bikes and cars, the Central Municipal Council urged.