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Amazon Stakes $250 Million on Jeremy Clarkson, Others

…As New Motoring Programme Kicks off 2016 After waiting for what look like eternity, it has been confirmed that another car show to be co-anchored by Jeremy Clarkson will resume broadcast next year. Amidst speculations over next destination of Clarkson and his two other colleagues, following their departure from BBC in a controversial manner, the yet to be named show has landed at ...

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Will.I.Am and Lexus Create a Laser and Sound Spectacular

Music, art and technology have been brought together in will.i.am’s spectacular remix of his hit track that POWER for Lexus’s Amazing in Motion campaign. The unique interpretation was created live by the musician and global entrepreneur, using hundreds of motion and sound-sensitive lights and lasers and three Lexus NX crossovers, piloted by a team of top stunt drivers. Captured in a video ...

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1969 Aston Martin DB6 Sets New Record for Barons

…Sells for £781,000 An ultra-rare, unrestored and highly original 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage set a new record for Barons when it sold for £781,000 at Sandown Park on July 28th. The highest price ever achieved for a car at a Barons sale, it broke the auction house’s previous record of £739,000, set just three months ago ...

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Hackers Force Chrysler to Recall 1.4 Million Cars

…As Experts Claim Chrysler Vehicles are Easy Targets Following successful hackers’ success against certain automotive software installed in its vehicles, Fiat Chrysler has voluntarily recalled not less than 1.4 million cars in the United States alone. The move, says the company, is to update the corrupted software. Hacking into Chrysler’s vehicles’ softwares, according to the company, is not only criminal, ...

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All-New Ferrari 488 Spider : Most powerful Mid-Rear-Engine V8

Ferrari has launched the 488 Spider, its most powerful ever mid-rear-engine V8 car to feature the patented retractable hard top along with the highest level of technological innovation and with cutting-edge design. Ferrari was the first manufacturer to introduce the RHT (Retractable Hard Top) on a car of this particular architecture. This solution ensures lower weight (-25 kg) and better cockpit ...

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Jaguar F-Pace Tested to Extremes

… Premieres September 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show From the searing heat and dust of Dubai to the ice and snow of Northern Sweden, the new F-PACE has been tested to the limit in some of the most inhospitable environments on earth. Jaguar’s performance crossover offers an unrivalled blend of performance, design and practicality. To ensure that every system functions perfectly ...

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Blue Bird Celebrates 90th Anniversary Record

Pendine Sands came alive as hundreds of spectators watched a commemorative run of the iconic 350hp Sunbeam, on the 90th anniversary of Sir Malcolm Campbell’s World Land Speed Record of 150mph. The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, marked the anniversary with a low speed demonstration run in the restored Sunbeam with Sir Malcolm’s grandson Don Wales at the wheel. Don Wales ...

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Volkswagen Overtakes Toyota as World’s Biggest Carmaker

Volkswagen overtook Toyota as the world’s largest carmaker by sales in the first half year, achieving its long-held ambition three years ahead of target. This development is coming barely one month after Volkswagen restarted production at the Nigerian plant to increase global market and sales potential. “We are certain that further growth is possible, which is why Volkswagen is constantly ...

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