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TV Review: AMC's 'The Little Drummer Girl'

VarietyVariety - Oct 15, 2018
If you'd asked any film critic a year or two ago to rank the arthouse auteurs most likely to direct a tony high-gloss miniseries for the BBC and AMC, South Korean iconoclast Park Chan-wook may not have been at the very bottom of the list — leave some ...  


Surge in airbag thefts in newer Honda, Acura models

WAAYWAAY - Oct 16, 2018
Thieves nationwide appear to be targeting the airbags in newer Honda and Acura vehicles, USA Today reports. The newspaper reported law enforcement in major cities noticed a jump in airbag theft, especially in newer vehicles with post- recall Takata ...  

Alfa Romeo

An Italian job: Alfa Romeo Giulia has distinctive looks, performance

Dayton Daily NewsDayton Daily News - Oct 19, 2018
“What kind of car is that?” “Where is it made?” These were the questions I had regarding my tester this week. It is the distinctively sexy 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia. And oh, by the way, it's made in Italy. The Alfa Romeo Giulia is very European-looking ...  


Amphicar 770

Η Εφημερίδα των ΣυντακτώνΗ Εφημερίδα των Συντακτών - Oct 7, 2018
Το Amphicar ήταν δημιούργημα ενός Γερμανού, του Hans Trippel, ο οποίος είχε ήδη σχεδιάσει ένα αμφίβιο όχημα για τον γερμανικό στρατό. Και το 1961 παρουσίασε το τετραθέσιο Amphicar 770, με τον κινητήρα να είναι πίσω, να κινεί τον πίσω άξονα, αλλά και ...  

Armstrong Siddeley

Hinkler's Armstrong Siddeley unveiling wows adoring fans

Bundaberg News MailBundaberg News Mail - Mar 3, 2018
ALMOST 90 years to the day it was first glimpsed by an adoring Brisbane crowd, Bert Hinkler's majestic Armstrong Siddeley 40760 was finally unveiled to the public once again. The unveiling is just three days shy of the event 90 years ago, when the ...  

Aston Martin

Aston Martin considers flying in components, changing ports to handle Brexit

CNBCCNBC - Oct 22, 2018
Aston Martin is considering flying in car components and moving more parts through UK ports other than Dover to avoid possible border friction after Britain leaves the European Union, its boss told Reuters. Chief Executive Andy Palmer said changing to ...  


Audi E-Tron GT With Porsche Genes Will Reportedly Debut In 2020

Motor1.comMotor1.com - Oct 20, 2018
Audi first announced its plans for a performance four-door electric vehicle in March this year, when it teased the E-Tron GT for the very first time. The German automaker didn't provide an exact launch date for the machine, but a new report from ...  

Austin Healey

Savannah Speed Classic racing this weekend

Savannah Morning NewsSavannah Morning News - Oct 23, 2018
Historic Sports Racing is anticipating more than 130 racers at the annual Savannah Speed Classic this weekend, including the father/son duo of Powder Springs' Danny Dougherty Sr. driving his 1960 Austin Healey Sprite and Dan Dougherty Jr, driving his ...  

Austro Daimler

Volop Porsches op Classic Expo Salzburg

Vierenzestig Porsche NieuwsVierenzestig Porsche Nieuws - Oct 22, 2018
Op de stand van Fahr(T)raum, het museum van Hans-Peter Porsche, troffen we ondermeer een Austro-Daimler-brandweerauto uit 1924 aan, een jaar nadat Ferdinand Porsche die onderneming had verlaten, nadat hij er 17 jaar als constructeur actief was ...  

Auto Union

Auto union threatens strike for 2 fare hike

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Oct 14, 2018
MUMBAI: The Mumbai Autorickshawmen's Union has called for a strike on November 27 in case the state does not accept its demand for a Rs 2 fare hike. According to union leader Shashank Rao, the state has been issued a warning and the government had ...  


BMW i4 to be more 'conventional looking', upcoming electric car rendered

ElectrekElectrek - Oct 18, 2018
BMW's electrification effort has been questioned by many EV enthusiasts due to the giant gap between model launch and the arguably weird design of the BMW i3. With the upcoming launch of the BMW i4, the German automaker says that it will be more ...  

Baker Electric

St. Patrick Catholic School Rejuvenated by Renovations and a New Baker Electric Solar System

PR Web (press release)PR Web (press release) - Oct 12, 2018
Baker Electric, a full-service solar, electric and storage contractor for the Southern California area, recently installed a new 173.16 kW DC turnkey rooftop solar system for St. Patrick Catholic School, a part of the St. Patrick Catholic Community in ...  


Bentley Defeats Football, 38-10

Stonehill College AthleticsStonehill College Athletics - Oct 20, 2018
Five different Falcons reach end zone against rivals. WALTHAM, Mass. (October 20, 2018) – Bentley University got touchdowns from five different players to claim a 38-10 victory over rival Stonehill College in Northeast-10 Conference football action at ...  


Bizzarrini 500 Coupe, το μικρό αριστούργημα

4troxoi4troxoi - Sep 29, 2018
Ο Giotto Bizzarrini, ο σημαντικότερος ανεξάρτητος σχεδιαστής-μηχανικός αυτοκινήτων που γέννησε τουλάχιστον η Ιταλία, είδε για πρώτη φορά το φως της ημέρας στις 6 Ιουνίου 1926, στο Quercianella της επαρχίας του Livorno. Ήταν γιός πλούσιου γαιοκτήμονα ...  


Borgward's Chinese backer seeks new investors to support brand's expansion

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Oct 16, 2018
Chinese automaker Foton announced a week ago that it will sell a 67-percent stake in Borgward to attract new investors and help the revived German automaker expand sales into new markets. Foton acquired the rights to the Borgward brand in 2014 and ...  


Someone Build This Bugatti Chiron Off-Road Racer and Take It to ...

The DriveThe Drive - Oct 15, 2018
Because how awesome would it be to off-road your $3 million hypercar?  


Buick's Promo Video for the Regal GS Seems to Show the Car With A Burned-Out Headlight UPDATE 2: Buick Responds!

JalopnikJalopnik - Oct 14, 2018
I'm a little concerned about the lives of some of our readership, as one reader named Anubhav emailed us to let us know he was so bored he was actually spending time on Buick's website. While this suggests deeper problems, he did notice one strange ...  


Matthew Andrew Brehm

Cadillac NewsCadillac News - Oct 17, 2018
Matt was born March 23, 1972, in Cadillac and attended Cadillac Area Public Schools, graduating from Cadillac High School in 1990. He was an over-the-road truck driver and worked for several companies in his 24-year career. He collected scale models of ...  


2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Comparison: Power Down

Motor TrendMotor Trend - Oct 15, 2018
Do you ever wonder where this is all going to end? More power, bigger wings, better aero, fatter tires. Remember when the '90s Porsche 911 Turbo and Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 hit 400 horsepower? We thought we were all going to die. Yet now we're close to ...  


'Wish list' Chrysler Airflow donated to museum

KPCnews.comKPCnews.com - Oct 20, 2018
The streamlined Airflow was considered to be years ahead of its time. Aviation pioneer Orville Wright helped Chrysler engineers design a more aerodynamically efficient automobile. Hampered by the Great Depression, Chrysler built only 2,598 of 1935 ...  


Meet Abarth, the man who changed the sports-car world forever

LowvelderLowvelder - Sep 26, 2018
Using the remnants of the Cisitalia company, Carlo Abarth founded Abarth & C. S.r.l with Armando Scagliarini (father of Cisitalia racing driver Guido Scagliarini) in Turin on March 31, 1949 using his astrological sign, Scorpio, as the company logo.  


Citroen C4 to return with electric power | Auto Express

AutoExpressAutoExpress - Oct 13, 2018
Citroen's new C4 electric car is set to rival VW's new I.D but petrol and diesel power will be on offer too.  


On the Road: Rally 4 Hospice

DrivingDriving - Jul 24, 2018
While Castiglione is enthusiastic about his collection of vehicles that contains mostly exotics, he likes the Clenet because it's different. Built in Santa Barbara, California by Clenet Coachworks, each car was specially ordered and cost around $85,000.  


Daihatsu Boon Style Is One JDM Special We Can Live Without

CarscoopsCarscoops - Oct 15, 2018
Juicy Pink Metallic is what Daihatsu calls it, and it's available in either a single tone or two-two finish with a white roof. Fortunately there's a Powdery Beige Metallic version as well, but the Japanese automaker is clearly going after the Hello ...  


Daimler Issues Profit Warning, Sending Shares Down

Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal - Oct 19, 2018
In addition, Daimler said that in the wake of an unrelated ruling by the European Court of Justice, it could also have to retrofit some vehicles that use a refrigerant that has been banned by the European Union. Germany didn't require Mercedes to scrap ...  


Datsun Go, Go+ facelift: 5 things to know

Autocar India (press release) (blog)Autocar India (press release) (blog) - Oct 14, 2018
The Datsun's exteriors have received plenty of changes. Their revamped front-ends feature more shapely bumpers, the grilles get a new mesh and top-spec models also feature LED DRLs. Larger, 14-inch wheels (alloy wheels, on the top-spec trim) have also ...  

De Tomaso

(VIDEO) Gandini racconta: Alejandro de Tomaso – Geniale e controverso

Drive Experience (Blog)Drive Experience (Blog) - Oct 21, 2018
Avrebbe avuto novant'anni oggi Alejandro de Tomaso, l'argentino a cui non mancava il coraggio di provocare il mondo intero con le proprie macchine, dalla temibile Pantera all'esotica Guarà, passando per le Maserati Biturbo e le Mini Turbo. Ce lo ...  


In a crunch week for Brexit, there are echoes of the crash and burn of the DeLorean dream

The NationalThe National - Oct 14, 2018
It was easy to fall for the DeLorean dream. The company's sleek sports car, the DMC-12, was built in Belfast. It had a wonderful stainless steel finish, gullwing doors and a stunning design. Its creator, John DeLorean, assured the British government ...  


DeSoto wins sloppy game over Mansfield that featured 14 fumbles and 13 punts

Fort Worth Star TelegramFort Worth Star Telegram - Oct 13, 2018
Desoto quarterback Shun'Darion Ward threw two touchdowns and rushed for another as the Eagles sloshed past Mansfield, 26-6, Friday night at Eagle Stadium. Heavy rains turned the game sloppy, with 14 fumbles and 13 punts. Mansfield (1-5 for the season ...  

Detroit Electric

17th MDI Marathon is Sunday

Mount Desert IslanderMount Desert Islander - Oct 11, 2018
The Seal Cove Auto Museum's vintage Detroit Electric car will be on display, along with information from A Climate to Thrive and Friends of Acadia. The Finish Line Festival marks the end of Southwest Harbor Week, ten days of tastings, talks, tours ...  


2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack review:

CNETCNET - Oct 22, 2018
Yet Dodge has managed to keep its muscle coupe feeling fresh by rolling out new versions regularly. From more horsepower to special-edition models, and from extended color palettes to go-fast options, there's seemingly a new Challenger every year.  


'Wish list' Chrysler Airflow donated to museum

KPCnews.comKPCnews.com - Oct 20, 2018
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn has received a 1935 Chrysler Airflow donated by William T. Deibel of Seattle, Washington. The model has been on the museum's wish list of more than 30 specific automobiles to add to its ...  


Trenton football overpowers Edsel Ford; clinches 5th consecutive playoff spot w/ PHOTO GALLERY

Southgate News HeraldSouthgate News Herald - Oct 20, 2018
Trenton scored 42 first-half points in Friday night's regular season finale at Edsel Ford and clinched its fifth consecutive playoff berth. The Trojans eventually came away with a 48-7 victory over the Thunderbirds, who wrapped up their first season of ...  

Facel Vega

Rob Walker's Facel Vega's speedo is deliberately slow
Goodwood Road and Racing - Oct 10, 2018

In among all the blue-with-white stripes Grand Prix and GT sports cars in the Rob Walker tribute parade at Revival is one a car that doesn't quite fit, looking like it would be more at home on the Champs Elsyees than an F1 or Le Mans grid. It is a ...  


Bitfinex Introduces 'New, Improved' Fiat Deposit System Following Last Week's Suspension

CointelegraphCointelegraph - Oct 16, 2018
Major crypto exchange Bitfinex has introduced an “improved” fiat deposit system, shortly after temporary suspension of deposits last week, according to an official blog post Tuesday, Oct. 16. Last week, on Oct. 11, Bitfinex temporarily halted fiat ...  


Ferrari took a step back to go forward in Austin

Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia - Oct 22, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas: Formula One teams usually bring upgrades to races but Ferrari opted for a 'downgrade' at the U.S. Grand Prix and it turned out to be a winner. Title contender Sebastian Vettel, whose veteran team mate Kimi Raikkonen won Sunday's race, ...  


Safety administration investigates Ford Motor pickup tailgates opening unexpectedly

DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are trying to figure out why the power tailgates on some Ford F-Series pickup trucks can open unexpectedly while the trucks are moving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into ...  


Vote for the GMC Football Week 7 Player of the Week

MyCentralJersey.comMyCentralJersey.com - Oct 20, 2018
READ: Latest GMC football Top 10 rankings and division standings. We'll write a feature story about the top vote-getter, so make your votes count. Voting closes Tuesday at 6 p.m.. The players who made our Player of the Week ballot, which can be found ...  


Ausweichmanöver mit Folgen: Drei Verletzte bei Unfall mit Goggomobil in Kerpen

Kölnische RundschauKölnische Rundschau - Oct 1, 2018
Kerpen-Manheim -. Bei einem schweren Verkehrsunfall sind Mittwochabend drei Menschen in Kerpen verletzt worden, zwei davon schwer. Alle drei Verletzten saßen in einem Oldtimer, einem kleinen Goggomobil. Wie die Polizei auf Nachfrage mitteilte, fuhr ...  


Julie Hummer: Why I'm running for Anne Arundel County school board

CapitalGazette.comCapitalGazette.com - Oct 22, 2018
That's why I'm running – to provide every one of our students in Anne Arundel County Public Schools an excellent education in a safe, supportive environment. Every decision I make, each vote I take is guided by what is best for children, both my own ...  

Hispano Suiza

Today in Fleet – Tuesday 9 October

Fleet WorldFleet World - Oct 9, 2018
Jonathan turned to motoring journalism in 2013 having founded, edited and produced Autovolt - one of the UK's leading electric car publications. He has also written and produced books on both Ferrari and Hispano-Suiza, while working as an international ...  


Auto Stock Roundup: September Sales Lag, GM & Honda Recall, Ford Extends Alliance

Zacks.comZacks.com - Oct 4, 2018
Of the five-phase recall plan set by the National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration in 2016, this recall marks the fourth recall for Honda. Further, the company stated that it repaired more than 77% of existing recalls. Honda added that ...  


New, classic cars cruise into Kiski Area to benefit marching bands

Tribune-ReviewTribune-Review - Sep 30, 2018
Gary Arcurio of Brackenridge brought his 1925 Hupmobile. Bob and Janice Niebauer of Shelocta, Indiana County, came with their 1935 Plymouth Street Rod. Arcurio said his, particular vehicle is rare because it's a three-door R14 model. “I love it,” he said.  


Hyundai hopes to expand with support from Algonquin

Northwest HeraldNorthwest Herald - Oct 17, 2018
A local Hyundai dealership is hoping to expand. Rosen Hyundai, 771 to 789 S. Randall Road, wants to add a new car dealership to its existing facilities and is asking the village for a sales tax rebate to do so.  


Cummins, Isuzu Explore Powertrain Cooperation

Transport Topics OnlineTransport Topics Online - Oct 10, 2018
Cummins Inc. and Isuzu Motors announced they have signed a letter of intent to jointly evaluate opportunities to deliver globally competitive powertrain products. The two companies, each nearly 100 years old, maintain that significant investment will ...  


Watch a 1000-hp Jeep obliterate a Ford GT in a drag race

Motor AuthorityMotor Authority - Oct 15, 2018
Hennessey CEO and founder John Hennessey has a Ford GT to call his own and he allowed the stock supercar to face off against a modified Trackhawk. The standard Hellcat-ified 707 horsepower-having Jeep will dash from 0-60 mph in around 3.5 seconds, ...  

Jeep Willys

Fantasía de muchos: restaurar un Jeep Willys o Ika

Weekend (blog)Weekend (blog) - Oct 21, 2018
[gallery link="post" ids="9901,9899,9903,9897,9905,9913,9911,9909,9907,9919"]. Para algunos, restaurar un auto puede significar cumplir “el sueño del pibe” con un modelo que marcó sus juegos y fantasías infantiles. Para otros, implica el desafío de ...  


When You Drive a $2.5 Million Koenigsegg Agera RS, You Rethink the Meaning of 'Fast'

JalopnikJalopnik - Oct 17, 2018
We have a running theory about Christian von Koenigsegg, the genius founder of Swedish hypercar company Koenigsegg, that basically states he's actually from the future. He's stuck in our era, trying to invent a car fast enough to take him back to his ...  


Aston Martin Lagonda: Spotted | PistonHeads

The TimesPistonheads.com - Oct 16, 2018
Although the dust has long since settled following the reveal of the Lagonda Vision Concept in March, you know Aston Martin's designers and engineers have ...  


RI House GOP staff: Rep. Lancia asked for campaign work, created 'hostile work environment'

The Providence JournalThe Providence Journal - Oct 4, 2018
Employees filed complaints over the summer against Cranston Rep. Robert Lancia, according to documents belatedly released on Wednesday in response to a Journal inquiry in August. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Employees in the House GOP office filed ...  

Land Rover

Oakland Multi-Vehicle Crash: Land Rover Upended, Police Car Struck

Bergenfield Daily VoiceBergenfield Daily Voice - Oct 17, 2018
A parked Oakland police SUV was struck during a Wednesday afternoon collision involving three other vehicles. A Land Rover ended up on its side after the crash with a Toyota sedan near the intersection of Yawpo Avenue and Ramapo Valley Road.  


2018 Lexus IS 300 is elegantly styled, inside and out

The Daily HeraldThe Daily Herald - Oct 22, 2018
The 2018 Lexus IS 300 sports sedan is available with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, and the difference isn't just which wheels are doing the work. The rear drive version is powered by a four-cylinder engine and the all-wheeler has a V6. Transmissions ...  


Then and Now: Spokane's first auto mechanic

The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman-Review - Sep 17, 2018
A reference from the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture archives said Bartoo gained a reputation as a person who could fix almost anything, and so he was asked to help start and operate the first car in Spokane, which was likely the Locomobile ...  


Maserati Planning Electric Performance Future, With Help From Ferrari

CarBuzzCarBuzz - Oct 16, 2018
Maserati has been working extremely hard lately to boost sales and find its place in a crowded luxury and performance car and SUV market. From what we recently learned, instead of aiming at the likes of Audi and BMW, Maserati wants to attract high net ...  


Lakers: LeBron has 'Frozen' singalong in $240K Maybach

LeBron and Zhuri are seated in the back of a 2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S650, which has a base price of $240,500. As you could probably imagine, that kind of money buys a luxurious interior and the perfect sound system for Disney singalongs.  


Madison County delegation meets with Toyota, Mazda teams in Japan

WAFFWAFF - Oct 16, 2018
(WAFF) - Members of a delegation with Huntsville and Madison County Chamber of Commerce are meeting with manufacturing companies in Japan. The meeting is being in held in hopes of strengthening the community's ties with international partners.  

Mercedes Benz

Some of Amazon's brand-new Mercedes-Benz delivery vans are suffering a mechanical failure

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Oct 16, 2018
The cause of the problem is a fluid leak that can make it difficult to turn the wheel of the vehicle, a Mercedes-Benz spokeswoman, Catherine Gebhardt, told Business Insider. It has affected Amazon, which recently became Daimler AG's biggest buyer of ...  


Mitsubishi windows shine 'alarmingly realistic' fake sunlight

BBC NewsBBC News - Oct 17, 2018
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets. The company hopes the system will prove popular in offices and homes that lack natural light. BBC Click's Dan Simmons finds out more. See more ...  


These 8 great traits are associated with the 2019 Nissan Altima… but this sedan also comes with a notable flaw

New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Oct 14, 2018
Among family sedans, Nissan's Altima is a perennial bridesmaid. Take last year, for example: The Toyota Camry was the nation's best-selling sedan, with 387,081 units sold. The Honda Accord wasn't too far behind, selling 322,655 units. Nissan's Altima ...  


1988 Toronado Trofeo was my “father's (last) Oldsmobile

STLtoday.comSTLtoday.com - Sep 16, 2018
There had been a golf tournament in town that summer and Oldsmobile dealers provided demo cars for various dignitaries and VIPs. When the tournament was over, dad had the opportunity to buy the “Toro” with very few miles and at a very attractive price.  


Germany orders recall of 73 000 Opel diesels

Fin24Fin24 - Oct 19, 2018
Frankfurt - Germany's KBA transport authority said on Friday it had ordered carmaker Opel to recall 73 000 diesel vehicles worldwide that were configured to fool regulatory emissions tests. The authority "ordered an obligatory recall on October 17" for ...  


Peugeot will build electrified sports cars from 2020

Top GearTop Gear - Oct 23, 2018
Peugeot is calm. It says so itself. Calm about the car industry's long, complicated march towards the intersection of electricity and mobility. In fact, it is so calm, it intends to build a new range of electrified sports cars from 2020 onwards. So in ...  

Pierce Arrow

Truck Hoist Kit market 2015 global industry share, growth, demand, size, revenue, cost structure and 2025 forecast

The Future GadgetsThe Future Gadgets - Oct 21, 2018
Above 50 Ton. Demand Coverage (Market Size & Forecast, Consumer Distribution):. Agriculture. Construction. Trailers and Car Haulers. Others. Company Coverage (Sales data, Main Products & Services etc.): Venturo. Pierce Arrow. Crysteel Manufacturing.  


Soccer Eagles eye Plymouth

Conway Daily SunConway Daily Sun - Oct 15, 2018
Kennett is scheduled to play its final home match of the season against rival Plymouth (5-9) on Tuesday under the lights in Gary Millen Stadium at 5:30 p.m. On Friday, the Eagles wrap up the campaign at Manchester West (0-12-1). Prior to Tuesday's ...  


Indians take care of business against Trojans

Pontiac Daily LeaderPontiac Daily Leader - Oct 16, 2018
Pontiac head coach Kelly Audia appeared to be happy with his team's overall play,primarily because this match allowed him to run his entire roster, including some underclassmen who were brought up, onto the floor and get some time in under their belts.  


Porsche to make rugged AWD adventure wagon concept its second electric model

New AtlasNew Atlas - Oct 23, 2018
Earlier this year, we saw a very different type of Porsche – a rugged, 600-hp, all-wheel drive, all-road adventure wagon capable of kicking up dust under purely electric motor power. Now that concept is becoming a reality. Porsche will build a ...  


Tested: Renault's Megane RS is a matured maniac

Independent OnlineIndependent Online - Oct 19, 2018
Johannesburg - In an age where hyper hatches like the Mercedes A45 AMG and Audi RS3 are closing the performance gap to blue-blooded sports cars, Renault's Megane RS continues to play the part of a properly evolved, middle-ground hot hatchback.  

Rolls Royce

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan Is Spectacular

RoadandTrack.comRoadandTrack.com - Oct 19, 2018
No one struggled with the concept of a Rolls-Royce SUV more than Rolls-Royce. In 2015, after 100 years of producing opulent sedans and coupes, the brand announced that an SUV would be joining the fleet. You know how it is, they murmured. Extensive ...  


Saab Slumps Most in Almost 10 Years on Rights Offer, Earnings

BloombergBloomberg - Oct 23, 2018
The rights sale will give Saab funds to invest in production and working capital, and spend on the research and development that's needed to keep up with rapid changes in technology, it said in a statement on Tuesday. The company needs the money to ...  


Stromer and Sachsenring Partner in E-Bike Assembly

Bike EuropeBike Europe - Oct 2, 2018
Sachsenring even called it a 'big e-bike order' whiteout specifying any assembly volumes. “We have to handle this information confidentially,” said Sachsenring Bike Manufaktur owner and Managing Director Stefan Zubcic. “Stromer AG is an internationally ...  


2019 Skoda Fabia review: a mild facelift struggles to boost desirability

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Oct 22, 2018
That's how many Skoda Fabias I saw on my three-hour journey to the launch of the facelifted version; not one. Plenty of Ford Fiestas, of course, Volkswagen Polos were in evidence, Honda Jazzes, even a brace of Vauxhall Corsas and a few Mazda3s as I ...  


7 Striking Zagato-Designed cars from the past two decades

Top SpeedTop Speed - Sep 28, 2018
Spyker is a Dutch boutique sports car manufacturer whose creations quite beautiful not only in their overall design but right down to small detail level. One of their first models ever, the 2007 C12 Zagato, marries this attention to detail with the ...  


This 1966 Studebaker has a truly special Canadian connection

DrivingDriving - Oct 19, 2018
Having the name Graham made a Studebaker the only choice, he said. His grandfather, Roy Graham, owned Graham's Garage, a Studebaker dealership in Haydon, Ontario. It remained a repair shop when Studebaker closed its doors in 1966, and when Roy ...  


Subaru Ascent SUV coolest features

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Oct 20, 2018
The Subuar Ascent is all-new for 2019. The Indiana-built Ascent is powered by a 260 horsepower, turbocharged, flat-four-cylinder engine. The base 2019 ...  


Classics for sale: low mileage TVR Cerbera

AutoClassicsAutoClassics - Oct 16, 2018
Cars named after multi-headed mythical beasts that guard the gates to the underworld have a lot to live up to. Or live down to, seeing as it's the underworld. The 1997 TVR Cerbera sits somewhere in the middle. A hard-top TVR, which to some in the ...  


A NASCAR Win Could Make 2018 Toyota's Most Successful Year In Racing

ForbesForbes - Oct 22, 2018
This year looks like being a momentous year for Toyota. Not only did Japan's No 1 carmaker launch an all-new version of the world's biggest selling car – the Corolla – but it also just announced a major collaboration with Japan's second-biggest media ...  


Lakes updates received by committee
Booneville Democrat - Oct 16, 2018

It was noted by Goodwin that Peter Trabant has been helpful in locating sites. Trabant added that he felt the parking lots should be large enough to accommodate trailers. D.C. Reed and Jeff Lloyd of the Balboa Yacht Club were in attendance, telling ...  


Scotland still wearing Vauxhall sponsored-kit despite deal ending MONTHS ago

Scottish Daily RecordScottish Daily Record - Oct 17, 2018
Scotland stars are still preparing for games in kit emblazoned with the Vauxhall logo - despite the sponsorship deal ending months ago. The cash-strapped SFA have yet to replace the old training gear as negotiations to find a replacement sponsor continue.  


Volkswagen is building an EV factory near Shanghai, should Tesla be worried?

CNETCNET - Oct 21, 2018
"Through Volkswagen's MEB platform, we will be able to easily produce state-of-the-art electric vehicles for our Chinese customers on a high scale," Herbert Diess, Volkswagen Group's board chairman, said in a statement. "The Volkswagen Group, its ...  


UPDATE 1-US environmental agency says in talks with Volvo over emissions issue

CNBCCNBC - Oct 17, 2018
issue@ (Adds government official comments). STOCKHOLM, Oct 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has been in talks with Volvo over the last few weeks about an issue with catalytic converters causing some of its ...  

Car Salesman

Scarborough scorches “used-car salesman” Mitch McConnell: “He's changing history, adjusting facts”

SalonSalon - Oct 8, 2018
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough thumped Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for twisting historical facts to justify his manipulation of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Kentucky Republican insisted Sunday on “Face the Nation” that his blocking of President ...  

Taxi Driver

Deceased taxi driver remembered as a loving dad and aspiring author

KTUU.comKTUU.com - Oct 16, 2018
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Family members are remembering a taxi driver killed over the weekend as a man who loved his family, engaged with all kinds of people, and dreamed of retiring to become a full-time writer. Bruce Orton, 68, drove a taxi for Yellow Cab ...  

Automobile Designer

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

UPI.comUPI.com - Sep 19, 2018
They include Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski in 1905; U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell in 1907; Austrian automobile designer Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche in 1909; British author William Golding (Lord of the Flies) in 1911; James Lipton, ...  

Automotive Designer

Whirlpool hires former Ford designer

Herald PalladiumHerald Palladium - Sep 19, 2018
BENTON HARBOR — A longtime automotive designer is swapping muscle cars for washing machines. J Mays, who retired as Ford Motor Co.'s chief designer in 2013, has been appointed vice president and chief design officer of Whirlpool Corp.  

Van Driver

Van driver banned for ignoring motorway incident road block
ITS International - Oct 18, 2018

A van driver who ignored a Highways England road block on the UK's M42 motorway has been banned from driving for six months. The case highlights the need for incident zone safety: the road block had been put in place by traffic officers following a ...  

Truck Driver

Truck Driver Shortage Could Send Prices Higher

Motley FoolMotley Fool - Oct 20, 2018
Trucking prices climbed 9.4% in June, the most in a decade, and demand should keep pushing the numbers higher. That's a system exacerbated by a growing shortage of truck drivers and an increasing workload on truck drivers caused by an increase in ...  

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