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Range Rover Sport PHEV Becomes First SUV to Climb to Heaven’s Gate(View Photos)

A dizzying 99 turns and 999 daunting steps didn’t stop the new Range Rover Sport PHEV from completing a world-first at one of China’s most famous landmarks. The petrol-electric performance SUV has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to the natural rock arch of Heaven’s Gate. The challenge began at the bottom of the legendary 11.3km Tianmen Mountain ...

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Ford Realigns Mobility Group; Acquiring Autonomic, TransLoc

As 2018 begins, Ford Motor Company’s mobility organization is making the move to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers and deliver shareholder value. As outlined at the 2018 CES show in Las Vegas, Ford’s mobility strategy is to deliver a broad suite of products and services that enhance all layers of the transportation system – vehicles, infrastructure, ...

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Bruce Willis and Jay Kay Owned Dodge Charger for Sale

A 1969 Dodge Charger previously owned by film legend Bruce Willis and Jamiroquai front-man Jay Kay is going under the hammer at the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale on 24th February. Finished in imposing, shiny gloss black paint and with a hand-finished leather interior, this particular ‘Bullitt’ spec model is based on the car in the cult 1968 ...

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Geely Chairman Li Shufu Named ‘MAN OF THE YEAR’

Li Shufu, founder of Geely, has been named “MANBEST 2017” by the largest independent automotive jury in Europe, representing 630million readers. The AUTOBEST GALA 2018 saw 31 nations gather at the European motoring jury’s annual awards for a glittering ceremony in Salzburg’s historic Karl Böhm Saal this week. With 31 countries represented, AUTOBEST is the largest independent motoring Jury in Europe. ...

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How Nigeria’s Rtd General, John Shagaya Crashed and Died in His Toyota LandCruiser

Nigeria’s retired general and a politician, Senator John Shagaya on Sunday afternoon died in a car accident, while returning from his country home in Langtang on his way to Jos. Motoring World gathered that the accident occurred after a front tyre of his Toyota LandCruiser, Sports Utility Vehicle(SUV) burst at a high speed and the driver lost control, leading to ...

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The New Toyota Yaris: Bigger …and What Else?

In a world where we are encouraged to up-size our ‘fast-food’ meals, adopt smartphones with tablet-rivalling screens and consume a multitude of media on cinema-sized televisions – the underlying trend seems to be; ‘bigger is better’. In this spirit the new Yaris has also grown in stature and is poised to offer even more than before. Dimensionally the new Yaris ...

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Final Countdown: It’s Time for the London Classic Car Show

…As London celebrates the world’s greatest classic cars …Features Four-day extravaganza starring more than 700 of the world’s finest It’s the final countdown to an even bigger and more glittering London Classic Car Show (15-18 February). Now gearing up for its fourth year, the London’s biggest car celebration has expanded again to now fill the complete South Hall at ExCeL ...

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Appoints New Director of Engineering

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the appointment of Dr. Mihiar Ayoubi as Director of Engineering from 1 March 2018. Ayoubi joins Rolls-Royce from the BMW Group with over 20 years’ experience in a broad range of engineering positions. He is currently Head of Concepts, Architectures and Integration and has previously headed departments in acoustics and vibration, dynamics development, chassis control ...

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Maserati MULTI70 Crosses the Equator after 22 Days of Navigation

Maserati Multi70 is back in the northern hemisphere after crossing the equator at longitude 5°W on Friday at 10:28 UTC after 21 days, 13 hours and 15 minutes. In a statement released on Saturday, the company described the development as an important moment for the skipper Giovanni Soldini and the other four crew members (Guido Broggi, Sébastien Audigane, Oliver Herrera ...

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