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Ford Sensors to Map Parking Lots and Inform Other Cars of Empty Spaces
Ford Sensors to Map Parking Lots and Inform Other Cars of Empty Spaces

22 Mar 2018, 15:41 UTC / Ford to use sensors to map parking lots and relay information about vacant spaces to other cars so that they would not waste time looking for one.

 
That Feeling When You Buy a Small Car for Easy Parking and You Still Can't Do It
That Feeling When You Buy a Small Car for Easy Parking and You Still Can't Do It

7 Sep 2017, 15:24 UTC / Almost all people understand how cars behave going forward, and most don't have any problem reversing either, but some would sooner learn the Bible by heart

 
Woman Trips Over Speed Bump In Parking Lot, Lawsuit In Progress
Woman Trips Over Speed Bump In Parking Lot, Lawsuit In Progress

8 Jun 2017, 14:46 UTC / A lawsuit between a woman who tripped over a speed bump and the authorities that manage the parking lot where it happened is in progress. It started in 2015

 
There Are Botched Parking Jobs, and Then There's This Old Lady's Attempt
There Are Botched Parking Jobs, and Then There's This Old Lady's Attempt

5 Jun 2017, 12:39 UTC / There are so many things wrong in this video, it's hard to begin describing them. Actually, they can all be reduced to one, and she's sitting behind the wheel

 
Automated Valet Parking Robot Shows Why We Need Self-Driving Cars
Automated Valet Parking Robot Shows Why We Need Self-Driving Cars

31 May 2017, 13:31 UTC / A robotics company named Stanley Robotics has come up with a system that not only parks cars on its own, but it also does it more efficiently

 
Road Repairs Go Around A Parked Car, This Is A Clear Case of "Not My Job, Bro"
Road Repairs Go Around A Parked Car, This Is A Clear Case of "Not My Job, Bro"

17 May 2017, 18:31 UTC / After 22 months of road work in St Louis, the team responsible for laying a fresh layer of asphalt had to go around a legally parked car. They missed a spot

 
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught

2 May 2017, 18:09 UTC / A Chinese van driver tried to trick police officers in Hong Kong by drawing a parking spot in chalk around his car. It did not work out for him thanks to CCTV

 
Welcome to the Future: Drunk Guy Beats Up Security Robot In Parking Lot
Welcome to the Future: Drunk Guy Beats Up Security Robot In Parking Lot

27 Apr 2017, 14:53 UTC / Working in security can be dangerous, and it looks like robots do not have it easier than humans. A drunk guy assaulted a robot that was surveying a parking lot

 
Russian Man Finds Grenade Zip-Tied To His Wheel, Makes Video
Russian Man Finds Grenade Zip-Tied To His Wheel, Makes Video

21 Apr 2017, 16:04 UTC / A man from Russia posted a video on YouTube portraying an old grenade that he found was zip-tied to the front wheel of his car. He didn't blow up

 
One in Three British Drivers Admit They Fear Parallel Parking
One in Three British Drivers Admit They Fear Parallel Parking

20 Apr 2017, 23:03 UTC / Parking a car is not the easiest thing in the world to do in the crowded cities of today, but it is not the end of the world. Not all feel this way, study says

 
Mall Accidentally Gives Parking Tickets To Shoppers For Returning Too Soon
Mall Accidentally Gives Parking Tickets To Shoppers For Returning Too Soon

8 Apr 2017, 14:13 UTC / A shopping center in New Zealand fined its visitors for allegedly violating their free four-hour parking rule by returning on the same day. Fines were voided

 
Raven Demonstrates That Birds Can Hurt Your Car In Weird Ways
Raven Demonstrates That Birds Can Hurt Your Car In Weird Ways

26 Jan 2017, 17:40 UTC / To car owners, birds can be serious douchebags. They poop on cars all the time, and it can damage your paint. But what about getting a fine? Yup, it happened

 
Is It OK to Take Up Two Parking Spaces? British YouTuber Yiannimize Investigates
Is It OK to Take Up Two Parking Spaces? British YouTuber Yiannimize Investigates

10 Jan 2017, 11:57 UTC / We all love our cars, but we also have to draw a line somewhere and realize they're just pieces of metal that can get dented once in a while

 
The Barnacle Is a Car Clamp for Your Windshield
The Barnacle Is a Car Clamp for Your Windshield

28 Dec 2016, 20:37 UTC / The Barnacle might look like another cruel way for THE MAN to keep you down and on your knees, but if we all bought Ariel Atoms, there would be no problem

 
Cars Have Grown Larger, Parking Lots Haven't: a Very Expensive Situation
Cars Have Grown Larger, Parking Lots Haven't: a Very Expensive Situation

21 Nov 2016, 17:12 UTC / Not only have cars grown over the past few years, but so has our desire for the largest of them, as demonstrated by the public's proclivity toward SUVs

 
Parking Lot Looks like It's Hosting the Convention of People Who Can't Park
Parking Lot Looks like It's Hosting the Convention of People Who Can't Park

9 Oct 2016, 15:53 UTC / One of the first things they teach us in driving school is how to park a car. Well, teaching and learning are two very different things

 
Movie-like Escape from Dangling SUV Is an Excitement Overdose
Movie-like Escape from Dangling SUV Is an Excitement Overdose

12 Sep 2016, 09:59 UTC / This video of an SUV hanging on top of a nine-storey parking garage is the perfect motivation to get a sunroof on your next car

 
Concrete Proof that Not Everyone Possesses All the Necessary Parking Skills
Concrete Proof that Not Everyone Possesses All the Necessary Parking Skills

4 Sep 2016, 20:41 UTC / What happens when you really want something, but getting it is almost impossible? Well, you try harder, think outside the box and don't take no for an answer

 
Ford Pass Lets Users "Book" And Pay For Parking Spots Before Arriving
Ford Pass Lets Users "Book" And Pay For Parking Spots Before Arriving

26 Aug 2016, 17:29 UTC / The Ford Pass app, which is available in 160 US cities, allows users to book a parking spot at their destination before leaving. It even works without a Ford

 
Philadelphia Tow Truck Company Accused of Creating Tow Trap
Philadelphia Tow Truck Company Accused of Creating Tow Trap

25 Aug 2016, 12:46 UTC / A company in South Philadelphia is accused of allegedly planning a "tow trap" for some citizens. It implied lowering a "No Parking" sign to get people to park