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British roads not fit for driverless cars, industry warns

Britpave argues that concrete pavements are more robust than asphalt Britpave – the British Cementitious Paving Association representing many leading roadbuilding contractors, designers, machinery makers and materials suppliers – says that autonomous vehicles, all following the same alignment, will soon cause rutting in asphalt and impaired surface skid resistance. Under plans announced by the Department …

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People Think These British Classic Cars Are Awesome… They’re Not

Britain’s car industry might be a shadow of its former self, but that just means there are more classic cars to choose from. However, don’t be too quick to dive in with a heart-over-head decision. Even the biggest names have gotten things badly wrong on numerous occasions. On a more down-to-earth mass-produced note, anything bearing …

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Fancy a classic British motor? Hundreds from one man’s passion project on sale

Gianina Schwanecke/Stuff With up to 550 cars, at one point the British Car Museum in Haumoana, Hawke’s Bay, was considered the largest such collection in the world. After close to 40 years, a Hawke’s Bay museum, home to what’s thought to be the largest collection of British cars in the world, is reluctantly relinquishing its …

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10 Classic British Sports Cars We Wouldn’t Touch With A 10-Foot Pole

When it comes to producing world-class sports cars, British automakers are right up there with the Germans and Italians. British automakers like Jaguar, Aston Martin, McLaren, and Bentley have built iconic models like the McLaren F1, Aston Martin DB5, and Jaguar E-Type, to name a few. RELATED: 10 Of The Most Stunningly Beautiful British Cars …

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10 British Classic Cars That Will Make You Want To Remortgage Your House

Troubling times ahead could be all the excuses you need to remortgage your house and invest your savings in a British classic car. Collectors pay top dollar for the right car in the right condition. It might sound like some hair-brained get-rich-quick scheme, but used car markets and auction sites tell another story. The cheapest …

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Wife of British millionaire killed in Italian yacht crash says ‘my life changed in seconds’

The wife of a British millionaire who died when he was thrown from his luxury yacht after it hit rocks off the coast of Sardinia says her ‘life changed in a matter of seconds’. Company director Dean Kronsbein, 61, suffered a fatal heart attack after he landed in the water when the captain of his …

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