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Watch a giant spider sneak into this Australian's car

The Australian Tourism Bureau may want to steer clear of this one

The Australian Tourism Bureau might want to steer clear of this one.

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Australians are the only drivers ever to leave the DMV with a smiley face

Emojis will be offered on license plates

Emojis will be offered on license plates.

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Honda made gold NSX, Civic Type R, lawnmower, generator for its 50th anniversary in Australia

And a kids' bike, and an enduro, and a supersport

And a kids' bike, and an enduro, and a supersport.

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Australians reportedly reclaim burnout record with 126 cars

This overtakes the record of 119 set in Saudi Arabia

This overtakes the record of 119 set in Saudi Arabia.

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Watch dashcam video of driving car crushed by highway sign

The driver walked away with minor injuries

The driver walked away with minor injuries.

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Autoblog goes to Australia to drive some of Ford's forbidden fruit

Join us as we explore the world down under, on and off the road

Join us as we explore the world down under, on and off the road

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Beyond the 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor | Standing on top of a continent

You used to be able to drive to the highest point in Australia

You used to be able to drive to the highest point in Australia.

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor Walk-around Video | A look at the beast from Down Under

We take a look at Ford Australia's latest off-road monster

We take a look at Ford Australia's latest off-road monster

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Never call a tow truck again

This winch comes in handy in a pinch

This winch comes in handy in a pinch.

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Australian road melts and coats car tires in goo

Road to hell is paved with bad asphalt

The Australian ABC network is reporting that up to 50 drivers in north Queensland have had tarmac stick on their tires due to a problem with road surfacing.

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2019 Ford Ranger pickup undergoes tough tests to get ready for the road

Video shows grueling abuse in the lab, Arizona, Australia Outback

Watch Ford torture its pickups. Testing starts in the lab then progresses to the proving grounds and finally goes through intense real-world challenges. At Ford's Michigan proving grounds, Ranger hits Silver Creek Track. The impacts are so severe that robotic drivers are used so humans don't get injured.

Formula One delays start of new in-car TV streaming for hardcore fans

F1 TV was supposed to launch at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix

Formula One has pushed back the start of a new television streaming service it had hoped to launch in Australia this weekend.

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Toyota Hilux gets tougher-looking trim lines

We like the Tacoma, but these Hiluxes are pretty sweet

They range from mild to wild.

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Hiss off! Venomous snake takes refuge in Australian man’s engine bay

The red-bellied black snake can grow to more than 8 feet long.

The Australian tourism board would rather you not read this.

Bottas makes Hamilton settle for second in F1 finale

Finn maintains a "lonely" lead virtually throughout the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

ABU DHABI — Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as Mercedes wrapped up another triumphant Formula One season with a one-two finish and four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second. The win was a career third for the Finn, who had started on pole position and stayed in front to deny Hamilton a 10th success of the 20-race campaign. "It's a really important win for me after having a pretty difficult start to the second half of the year," said Botta

Championship clinched, yet Lewis Hamilton sets record in Brazil

Two races to go, and not letting up.

"There are two races to go. It is a better time than ever to apply even more pressure, just because you can,"

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Solar car race kicks off 30th anniversary with a fresh challenge

World Solar Challenge covers 1,880 miles in Australia.

It reflects how much solar power has changed in a few decades.

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Lithium processors risk shortfall as EV batteries quadruple demand

Although lithium is plentiful, the problem is ensuring there is enough capacity to process it.

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