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VolvoTo Transfer Ownership Of Volvo Ocean Race

After successfully running the Volvo Ocean Race for 20 years Volvo Cars and the Volvo Group have decided to transfer the Volvo Ocean Race to Atlant Ocean Racing Spain S.L, affiliated to parts of the current race organizations management team.  “After 20 years we feel that it is time to hand over responsibility for this prestigious race to a new ...

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Jaguar Land Rover Is Developing Off-Road Self-Driving SUVs

Jaguar Land Rover is developing autonomous cars capable of all-terrain, off-road driving in any weather condition.  The world-first ‘CORTEX’ project will take self-driving cars off-road, ensuring they are fully capable in any weather condition: dirt, rain, ice, snow or fog. As part of the project, a ‘5D’ technique combining acoustic, video, radar, light detection and distance sensing (LiDAR) data live ...

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Change of Leadership at Jaguar Land Rover Europe

Regional Director, Jaguar Land Rover Europe, Bob Grace has , stated his intention to leave the business at the end of August 2018. In a statement on Friday, Jaguar LandRover confirmed Grace’s  planned exit having served the company with distinction for 33 years. He has held several senior sales and marketing positions internationally including UK, Central America, South America, China and Europe. Felix ...

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Rolls-Royce Dawn ‘Inspired By Music’ Takes to the Stage

The social, convivial atmosphere of Dawn has been encapsulated in a light-hearted music video introducing Dawn ‘Inspired by Music’. In a playful twist, Dawn ‘Inspired by Music’ was taken for a spin in Rolls-Royce’s anechoic chamber, at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex. The special sound-deadening room is most commonly used during the build process of all Rolls-Royce ...

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Volkswagen Designs Lightweight, top Performing Car for International Hill Climb 2018

In preparation for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2018, the Volkswagen Motorsport team designed the I.D. R Pikes Peak to strike the best balance between performance and weight. The brand’s first fully-electric racing car will take on the most famous hill climb in the world on June 24th in Colorado Springs, CO, aiming to break the record in the ...

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Kia Motors Runs ‘Green Light Volunteer Week’ To Celebrate Founding Anniversary

Kia Motors Corporation is celebrating its founding anniversary with a series of volunteer activities across the globe. Kia’s ‘Green Light Volunteer Week’ which runs until May 30, will see thousands of its employees around the world volunteering in their local communities. In South Korea, Kia employees are taking part in a ‘Green Light Card’ campaign. Volunteers from Kia’s manufacturing and ...

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Audi Silver Arrow Awards Recognises Top Performing Dealers

Audi South Africa hosted its annual Audi Silver Arrow Awards, a Dealer incentive and awards programme that recognizes outstanding performance in the South African Audi Dealer Network. The awards are named after the ‘Silver Arrow’ racing cars that dominated the legendary racing circuits of Europe in the 1930’s. Through their many years of success, the Silver Arrows are remembered for their ...

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Jaguar LandRover Slams British Government

…Alleges Car Policy that damages Auto Industry The managing director of Jaguar Land Rover in the UK has accused the government of scaring off car buyers and damaging the motor industry with its lack of clarity on vehicle emissions and car taxation policy. Addressing delegates at CDX – the UK’s largest motor trade expo – Jeremy Hicks said the government’s ...

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