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How to Make a Rally Car Fly!

…The Full Story behind the Epic Skydriver Viral Video …What Really Happened When the Flying Fiesta Returned To Earth Awards, beers, eBay, clones, drones plus a crash landing – the full story and secrets behind the jaw-dropping #Skydriver viral video have been revealed in a short follow-up film released on Tuesday. What started life as some bar-room bravado banter ended ...

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Mercedes-Benz Sells 1.35 Million Cars in Seven Months

Mercedes-Benz already sold 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which is an increase of 2.3% and a new record. Last month was the second-best July in the history of the brand with the three-pointed star, with worldwide sales of167,518 passenger cars, despite several factors that led to constraints in the availability of some models. Mercedes-Benz maintained ...

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Kia hands over ‘Green Light Project’ Schools to Local Communities

Kia Motors has handed over two further ‘Green Light Project’ schools to local communities in Malawi and Mozambique. The community-run schools were opened in 2014, and, combined, provide access to education for more than 2,000 students. They were constructed and established under Kia’s ‘Green Light Project’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. The handover ceremony took place at the ‘Green Light’ ...

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Bicester Heritage Plans First-Of-Kind Hotel as Part of Overall Vision for World’s Leading Automotive Resort

Having successfully built a reputation and devoted following as a centre for historic automotive excellence, Bicester Heritage has submitted plans for its next stage in a vision to create a home for automotive past, present and future in a unique automotive resort. Plans have been submitted for a 344-room hotel on the former RAF Bicester site, which, five years ago, ...

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Interview: “New Supra will be Toyota’s last present to those who enjoy the sound of pure petrol engine”” –Chief Engineer, Tetsuya Tada

The first Supra model was produced in 1978, and 40 years later the hotly anticipated, all-new fifth-generation model has been revealed in prototype form. It’s been experienced dynamically at the famous Goodwood Festival of Speed hill course and showcased statically at a special invite-only event for Supra enthusiasts. At all times, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada has proudly accompanied his ‘new ...

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Is This The Highest Specification E-TYPE Series 3 Ever?

Formerly relegated to the shadows of the E-Type market, in recent times the Series 3 model has begun to shine among collectors and enthusiasts, becoming hot property for those seeking true driving pleasure and usability. One Series 3 shines brighter than others, however. This 1974 example has been subjected to a 3,000-hour restoration to bespoke specifications by leading specialists E-Type ...

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Oyeyemi Eulogizes Nigerian Transport Workers Union

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has paid glowing tributes to the founding fathers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) describing them as visionaries. In his goodwill message at the 40th anniversary celebration of the Union held at the Eagle Square, Abuja, Oyeyemi while congratulating members stated that the emergence ...

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DUCATI Team Victorious at Czech Grand Prix

Both Ducati Team riders put in great performances on Sunday at the Automotodrom circuit near Brno, with Andrea Dovizioso celebrating his 100th GP for Ducati by winning the Czech Grand Prix ahead of his team-mate Jorge Lorenzo, who finished a close runner-up. The Italian rider, who started from pole position, led for 18 of the scheduled 21 laps, battling first ...

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