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Official
Saudi Arabia finally allows women to drive

It will still take some time to implement this reversal of the driving ban for women.

ETC
Saudi prince says it's 'time for women to drive'

Women's rights continue to grow in Saudi Arabia.

Opinion
Cosmo designed a car for just us girls and it sucks

Beware women drivers, they do their research.

Video
Saudi Arabian women use bumper cars to practice driving

The Washington Post published a story this week about the one place Saudi women can get behind the wheel – an amusement park.

Report
Extra-wide, women-only parking spots spark controversy in China

Chinese citizens are abuzz on the Internet after learning a large city in the east of the country is offering extra-large parking spots just for women.

Green
Chariot for Women wants to be your safer ride service, if you're female

Women-only alternative to Uber and Lyft raises important questions.

Chariot for Woman aims to provide safe, comfortable and convenient transportation for women and their children.

NYC police boss urges 'buddy system' for women in cabs

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton says women should, 'adopt the buddy system' when they ride in a cab, especially late at night.

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Uber pledges to hire one million female drivers by 2020

Uber announced Tuesday on its website that it is partnering with UN Women to add one million female drivers to their fleet over the next five years.

Video
Afghanistan's first female taxi driver encourages women to drive

Sara Bahayi is probably the only female taxi driver in Afghanistan, and has been for two years now. She receives regular death threats, but she's on a mission to teach other Afghani women to drive.

Video
NY woman wasn't allowed to drive in her hometown

A New York woman tells her story of earning her driver's license at 23 after leaving the village of Kiryas Joel where women are shunned for getting behind the wheel.

How Teen Driver Gender Is Linked To Crash Type

Young women and men crash in different ways and at different times

A new study from Kansas State University found that young men and women crash their cars at different times and in different ways.

Women Lag Behind Men In Car Maintenance Knowledge

Study finds a wide gap in understanding basic car care

Stereotypes are usually outdated, but some can still ring slightly true. For instance, a new study found women are less likely to know how to make the most basic care repairs.

Official
Production Tesla Model X designed for women, looks 'better' [w/video]

A recent study found that men and women drive their electric vehicles differently. That might help explain why there is a male bias towards Tesla's electric offerings while the more practical Nissan Leaf get the attention of female drivers. Well, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who spoke with investors yesterday during the company's annual shareholder meeting, the upcoming Tesla Model X could shift the paradigm of the gendered EV.

Study
Men, women drive and enjoy their EVs differently

That bad habit some men have of seeing how far they can go when the "empty" fuel light is on? Many challenge their electric vehicles in the same way. Some things don't change.

Saudi Women Get Behind The Wheel To Protest Driving Ban

Only one woman ticketed during protest

More than 60 women across Saudi Arabia claimed they drove cars Saturday in defiance of a ban keeping them from getting behind the wheel, facing little protest by police in their push for easing restrictions on women in the kingdom.

Driving Likely To Damage Ovaries Says Saudi Cleric

Saudi Arabian women to defy driving ban October 26

A Saudi Arabian cleric told a Saudi news outlet that driving does damage to women's ovaries and pelvises, and that by driving they risk giving birth to children with 'clinical problems.'

Texas Company's Truck Decal So Real Concerned Citizens Call Police

Wrap on the truck bed door shows an image of a woman being kidnapped

A company out of Waco, Texas, has been turning heads with a car wrap some say promote violence against women.

Study
Men prefer luxury brands, women favor imports when shopping for new cars

Guys like luxury, and women like imports when it comes to new-car buying, according to a study by Kelley Blue Book. Five out of the 10 brands men were most likely to shop for were domestic, with Lincoln topping the charts. Men are 174 percent more likely to shop for the American luxury brand than women. On the other hand, of the 10 brands women are most likely to shop for, only one – Dodge – was domestic. Women are also 119 percent more likely to search for Volvo than their male coun

Report
Porsche has doubled US sales to women [w/videos]

Porsche is having a good sales year in the US, with 25,129 vehicles delivered year-to-date coming off the automaker's best July sales ever. That's a 31-percent increase over the same period last year (19,253 deliveries). With year-to-date Panamera sales a surprising 36 percent lower than last year, what possibly could be driving Porsche's sales surge? If you answered Cayman and Boxster sales, you're right. But dealerships are noticing another factor: more women are coming in to buy Porsches, CNB

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Slate argues Danica Patrick is putting the women's movement back [w/poll]

Danica Patrick has been a lightning rod for both praise and criticism throughout her objectively successful, decade-long career as a racing driver. Putting to the side for a moment that it is still very rare for a woman to get a drive in a top-tier series, something that Patrick first managed back in the 2005 IRL season, her successes are still impressive. Patrick is the only woman to ever win an IndyCar race, hold the best finish ever by a woman at the Indy 500 (third) as well as being the only

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