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Best car show and event guide for 2022

Bring comfortable shoes to Overland Expo (maybe your pooch, too).


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If you’re like Roadshow’s editorial team, you’ve got a bucket list of automotive experiences, car shows and races you’re keen to check off. Unfortunately, for most of us, it’s all but impossible to find the time and resources to tick more than one or two boxes off that checklist per year. But you’ve got to start somewhere, so why not start with us? 

To help you plan, allow us to present Roadshow’s list of must-see annual car events that take place right here in the US of A (sorry, no Goodwood Festival of Speed or Revival here). In other words, if one or more of your chosen events isn’t doable for 2022, put the rough dates in your calendar for next year. Whether you’re a motorsports diehard, a vintage car fanatic, a budding collector, an off-road maven or

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TechArt outfits a Porsche 911 Targa 4 police car for styling road safety

World-renowned Porsche tuning expert TechArt has unveiled its latest project car based on the 911 Targa 4. As you can see, it’s a police car, but you won’t see it flagging down motorists anytime soon. On the contrary, TechArt created this 911 police car for the 2022 Tune it! Safe! Campaign of the German Federal Ministry of Transport.

Working with partners like the German Association of Automotive Tuners and Hankook, TechArt aims to promote safe and responsible tuning with its latest creation. Of course, the blue, yellow, and white police livery stands out. But unlike other police cars, this Porsche 911 is wearing a subdued yet highly aerodynamic body kit.

The front spoiler, side skirts, rear spoiler, and wind diffuser are wind-tunnel tested to route the wind in utmost efficiency. It also gets bespoke TechArt lowering springs to lower the ride height by 1.57-inches. It wears black TechArt Formula

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Here’s what defines a self-driving car

Despite what some companies may say, there are no self-driving cars on sale. None. Zip. Not a single system currently bundled with a new car meets the SAE Scale of Autonomy’s standard for a true autonomous car. That includes Super Cruise from General Motors, BlueCruise from Ford and Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta.

I largely agree with former Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt’s view that “it’s a bug that cars were invented before computers.” In terms of sheer technical elegance, we never should have been at the controls in the first place. 

Imagine we hadn’t yet invented automobiles. Suppose I Iaid out a vision for using 3,300 pound machines to typically transport just our 175-pound selves in a process requiring we pay rapt attention to the use of a steering wheel and pedals to navigate roads composed of asphalt, brightly colored suggestions and poorly guided machines like ours which, even after

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Lowest October UK Car Output Since 1956 Amid Chip Shortage | Investing News

LONDON (Reuters) – British car output fell by an annual 41.4% last month to its lowest October level since 1956 as the global lack of semiconductor chips and a plant closure hit the sector, according to a trade industry body.

A total of 64,729 cars rolled off British production lines, data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed on Friday.

The fall reflected the global supply chain problems and Honda’s permanent closure of its factory in late July.

Car output in the first 10 months of the year stood at 721,505 vehicles, down 2.9% on 2020 when sites were closed for months as the coronavirus pandemic hit Britain.

Full-year car and van output will be below 1 million for a second consecutive year but is expected to return to above that level in 2022, the SMMT said, citing an independent forecast by AutoAnalysis.

“Britain’s automotive sector is

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