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Volkswagen hopes to bring self-driving cars to market by 2025

Volkswagen hopes to bring self-driving cars to market by 2025

Volkswagen wants to make self-driving cars a commercial reality by the middle of the next decade, the German carmaker said on Wednesday.

Public warned of dangers of leaving children in hot cars

Public warned of dangers of leaving children in hot cars

With the hot and humid weather expected to continue throughout August and September, the Hamad Trauma Centre is warning members of the public about the dangers of leaving children alone in vehicles.

Classic and modified cars turn on old-world charm

Classic and modified cars turn on old-world charm

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in co-operation with Mawater Centre, has set up a special pavilion showcasing classic and modified cars at the eighth edition of Qatar Motor Show (QMS).

US plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

US plans to rewrite rules that impede self-driving cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels, pedals ...

As petrol prices soar, Indians look for ways to ease pain

As petrol prices soar, Indians look for ways to ease pain

Protests against high petrol and diesel prices paralysed many parts of India earlier this month, shutting businesses, government offices and schools.

Four killed, 20 hurt as bus plunges off bridge in Finland

Four killed, 20 hurt as bus plunges off bridge in Finland

Four people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus collided with five cars and plunged off a bridge onto railway tracks on Friday.

Asian Town Shopping Festival winners receive prizes

Asian Town Shopping Festival winners receive prizes

The other winners who received prizes such as TV, mobile phone, home theatre, and blenders are Asian expatriates working in the Industrial Area.

VW's Audi finds emissions problem with another 60,000 cars

VW's Audi finds emissions problem with another 60,000 cars

Audi has discovered emissions-related problems with a further 60,000 cars, it said on Tuesday, dealing a fresh setback to parent Volkswagen more than 2-1/2 years after it first admitted to cheating US diesel exhaust tests.

QU inaugurates multi-storey parking for 2,000 vehicles

QU inaugurates multi-storey parking for 2,000 vehicles

The parking facility, equipped with number plate recognition technology and vacant space indicators, offers QU members a state-of-the-art car park monitoring service.

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Heavy rains and storms have caused serious damage to the Turkish capital Ankara, especially the suburban district of Mamak.

Death toll rises to 6 after collapse of Miami footbridge

Death toll rises to 6 after collapse of Miami footbridge

The operation has shifted from rescue to body recovery, with engineers fearing the support structures at either end of the bridge could also come down, Miami-Dade police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta told reporters.

Car costs make Singapore world's priciest city again

Car costs make Singapore world's priciest city again

Pricey perennials Tokyo and New York did not even make the top 10 in the annual list by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), beaten out by Paris, Zurich (joint second) Hong Kong (fourth) and Oslo (fifth).