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Takata Killer Airbags Again!! Ford Recalls Mustang, F-150

Ford Motor Company has recalled approximately 935 2017 Ford F-150 and Mustang vehicles for ARC passenger air bag inflators, no thanks to Takata, notorious Japanese killer airbag maker. Ford was notified by Takata, a supplier that uses the inflators in airbag modules, of an abnormal deployment of ARC’s passenger airbag inflator during testing conducted at Takata’s engineering facility. In the ...

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Alfa Romeo Celebrates 50th Birthday of 33 Stradale

Alfa Romeo on Thursday marked  50th anniversary of the legendary 33 Stradale, a model renowned for its blend of cutting-edge technology, racing mechanics and beauty. Designed by Franco Scaglione, the 33 Stradale was first debuted on 31 August 1967, on the eve of the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monza. A true example of the Italian marque’s values, ...

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MG Unveils Concept Store

Families in Cardiff will soon be able to add a new car to their shopping list following the launch of MG’s second UK concept store. Based in St David’s Dewi Sant, which attracts more than 38 million visitors a year, MG’s first such store outside of London will offer a dynamic, immersive and modern retail experience for customers. The 1,610-square ...

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Ford Appoints Amko Leenarts as Director

Ford has named Amko Leenarts, as its new director, Design, Ford of Europe. In his new role, Leenarts is responsible for the exterior and interior design of vehicles developed by Ford of Europe, including small cars and crossover utility vehicles, and models for global markets. Leenarts will lead a team of more than 275 Ford employees at Ford Design Studios ...

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108 Years after: Over 5,000 Owners, Enthusiasts Gather for Morgan

Morgan Motor Company celebrated over a century of innovation and craftsmanship at the inaugural Run For The Hills event last weekend with 1000’s of Morgans from a 108 year history returning home to Malvern.  Held at the Malvern Three Counties Showground in association with the Morgan Sports Car Club, Morgan owners and aficionados from around the world gathered for two ...

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Cars Driven by Former F1 Team-Mates to be Auctioned

A 1958 Austin A35 driven by F1 legend David Couthard and a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG driven by F1 double world champion Mika Hakkinen will be put under the hammer by international auctioneers Coys at their ‘Thoroughbred & Vintage’ auction at Fonwell House on September 7th, just a few miles up the road from the action at the internationally famous ...

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Earns Top Safety Award

In one of the industry’s most demanding vehicle tests, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata earned the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s highest accolade for safety, receiving a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award when equipped with optional front crash prevention and dynamic bending headlights. The IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award helps consumers select vehicles that offer the highest level of crash protection. ...

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BMW Reveals i3 and First Ever i3s

…Set for World Premiere at Motor Show BMW is has announced the latest BMW i3, including the first ever BMW i3s, as part of the BMW i portfolio which entails the most awarded models in the automotive history. The BMW i3 is the bestselling compact battery-electric vehicle in the premium compact segment worldwide since it was launched in 2014. The ...

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Kia Signs New UEFA Europa League Sponsorship Deal

Kia Motors was on Monday named a new Official Partner of the UEFA Europa League. The three-year sponsorship agreement commences in time for the 2018/19 season, and runs through to the UEFA Europa League final in 2021. The UEFA Europa League is the world’s largest professional club football competition, involving clubs from 54 countries across Europe, and attracting a global ...

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