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New Ford Mustang Gets First Glovebox Knee Airbags

The all-new Ford Mustang is the first vehicle to be equipped with a new type of knee airbag that is integrated within the lid of the glove box, instead of the instrument panel, preserving maximum passenger space. Rather than a textile fabric airbag, the technology consists of an innovative moulded plastic design, sandwiched between the outer and inner glove box ...

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Limited Edition Volkswagen Amarock Rolls Out

Amarok Atacama, a limited edition model of Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicles is out. Named after the vast desert region of South America that covers Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, the Amarok Atacama features an equally broad and impressive specification that is guaranteed to appeal to adventurers and city-dwellers alike. The new Amarok Atacama features enough standard equipment to keep even the ...

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New Lamborghini Roadster Makes Global Debut

All-new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce Roadster has been unwrapped in the United States. The unveiling took place at the occasion of the Monterey Car week in California, courtesy of Automobili Lamborghini. The Roadster, presented at a famous event known as ‘The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering’, is available in a limited series of 500 units worldwide and is the first series ...

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GM STATEMENT ON CHINESE YUAN DEVALUATION

General Motors issued the following statement (Today) Tuesday on the devaluation of the Chinese Yuan currency. General Motors’ primary approach to managing foreign exchange risk has been to employ a natural hedge by building vehicles for sale in each of our major markets. In China, we believe that this approach, along with a well-established local supply chain, mitigates a majority ...

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Audi Mexico Event Aims to Help North American Suppliers Make Inroads

Audi may be locating its first North American plant in Mexico, but the establishment of the company’s first manufacturing footprint on the continent is meant to expand its relationship with the supplier community in the United States and Canada too. AUDI AG has invited dozens of suppliers and more than 200 people from across North America to its first-ever Supplier Day ...

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Aston Martin Opens New Logistics Facility

Aston Martin  today opened a new warehouse and logistics hub. Created to support the future expansion of the business, the new facility is located at Wellesbourne, close to the company’s headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire. Representing a multi-million pound investment, the new development is the largest storage and distribution base in the company’s 102-year history. Aston Martin Manufacturing Operations Director Keith ...

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Ferrari F40 Sells for 1.12 Million Euro at Auction

A 1992 Ferrari F40 was sold on Saturday night (8th August) for €1.12 million at Coys auction at the 43rd AVD Oldtimer Grand Prix in Nurburgring, Germany. Other notable results include a 1937 BMW 328 Roadster, which was sold for €562,000, a 2000 Ford GT for €227,000, a 2003 Ferrari 360 for €182,000 and another record price of €145,000 for a ...

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Honda Reveals More Details About 2016 Pioneer 1000

Following last month’s announcement of the Pioneer1000, Honda today revealed pricing and additional specifications for the flagship side-by-side. Powered by the largest displacement engine in its class, this groundbreaking model promises to be the point of reference in the multipurpose side-by-side category, setting new benchmarks in a number of areas. “We know how great the Pioneer 1000 performs, and the ...

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Bentley Showcases Past, Present and Future

The new 16 MY Bentley Continental GT makes its North American debut at this year’s Monterey Auto Week, alongside inspiring models from Bentley’s past and future. In a nod to Bentley’s illustrious heritage and celebrating its 85th anniversary, the iconic 1930 Blower Bentley makes its dynamic appearance in the Quail Rally. The week will culminate with a look to Bentley’s ...

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British Motorists Urged To Go Electric and Cut £24.5 Billion from Fuel Bills

British motorists are missing out on savings of almost £24.5 billion1 every year by not taking advantage of ultra low emission motoring, according to new research released today. The figures, from the government and industry-backed Go Ultra Low campaign, show that – while the average cost to fuel a petrol or diesel car is around 12p-per-mile2 – the equivalent cost ...

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