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Land Rover Just Announced the Finalists for the 2022 Defender Service Awards
Land Rover Just Announced the Finalists for the 2022 Defender Service Awards

21 Oct 2022, 23:51 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / After introducing the Defender Service Awards in 2021, Land Rover is bringing the awards back for a second year to celebrate the positive impact that charitable organizations can have on their local communities. Sponsored by CHASE Bank, the awards ...

 
BMW Group Brings Hydrogen Technological Breakthrough to Its Leipzig Plant
BMW Group Brings Hydrogen Technological Breakthrough to Its Leipzig Plant

21 Oct 2022, 17:50 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / BMW is at the top of the innovation game when it comes to vehicle production. The brand’s Leipzig Plant is the first car plant in the world to pilot newly developed paintshop burner technology (the first of its kind), allowing paint dryers to...

 
Mercedes-Benz Signs $1.45 Billion Supply Agreement With Rock Tech Lithium
Mercedes-Benz Signs $1.45 Billion Supply Agreement With Rock Tech Lithium

21 Oct 2022, 12:05 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Mercedes-Benz signed an initial CAD 2 billion (€1.5 billion / $1.45 billion) supply agreement with Canadian-German cleantech start-up Rock Tech Lithium. The company produces lithium hydroxide for EV batteries, while on a mission to power the e...

 
1971 Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona Berlinetta Is Confused, Doesn't Know Who Its Next Owner Is
1971 Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona Berlinetta Is Confused, Doesn't Know Who Its Next Owner Is

16 Oct 2022, 19:12 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The Ferrari 365 GTB4 Berlinetta replaced the 275 GTB4 and first appeared at the 1968 Paris Salon. At the time, the media unofficially called it the “Daytona,” a name still used to this day. It was the last 12-cylinder Ferrari sold new i...

 
This C5 Corvette Goes Off-Road, It's Way More Fun Than Anyone Expected
This C5 Corvette Goes Off-Road, It's Way More Fun Than Anyone Expected

16 Oct 2022, 14:30 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / There’s something really unusual about this 1999 C5 Corvette. Maybe it’s the 31-inch tires in the front and 33-inch ones at the rear, the massive ground clearance, or the fact that it can go off-road without breaking much of a sweat. Bu...

 
A 2005 Porsche Carrera GT Is Up for Auction, Has Already Gone Past the $1 Million Mark
A 2005 Porsche Carrera GT Is Up for Auction, Has Already Gone Past the $1 Million Mark

15 Oct 2022, 23:30 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Porsche originally planned to produce 1,500 units of the Carrera GT, but only 1,270 ended up being built from 2003 until May 2006. Moreover, the original 5.5-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine was designed to be used on the track, and the standar...

 
The Mustang GT Takes On the Dodge Charger SRT 392, One of Them Keeps Stacking Wins
The Mustang GT Takes On the Dodge Charger SRT 392, One of Them Keeps Stacking Wins

15 Oct 2022, 18:26 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Comparing two similar cars will probably, at some point, end up with the age-old question: which one is better in a straight line over the quarter-mile? The 10-speed Mustang GT wants to demonstrate its drag racing prowess against the Dodge Charger ...

 
Abandoned 1969 Ford F100 Was Stuck in the Dirt, Now It's Back on the Road After 30 Years
Abandoned 1969 Ford F100 Was Stuck in the Dirt, Now It's Back on the Road After 30 Years

15 Oct 2022, 14:38 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / This 1969 Ford F100 was frozen in time and stuck in the dirt, not forgotten but neither cared for, reportedly sitting in a backyard for some 30 years. The owner got it from his father and was planning to start working on it, but life got in the way...

 
BMW Group Announces Collaboration With Amazon Web Services
BMW Group Announces Collaboration With Amazon Web Services

15 Oct 2022, 00:43 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / If 10 billion daily data points sound like much, wait until BMW’s all-electric “Neue Klasse” generation launches. When it happens, it will bring about an Amazon Web Services-powered cloud platform that will process about three tim...

 
Split-Windshield 1953 Chevrolet 3100 Is a Supercharged Pickup Looking for a New Owner
Split-Windshield 1953 Chevrolet 3100 Is a Supercharged Pickup Looking for a New Owner

14 Oct 2022, 18:12 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The Chevrolet “Advance Design” platform was GM’s first major redesign after WWII. This 1953 pickup is part of that family, which was sold from 1947 until 1955 when it was replaced by the Task Force Series trucks. Chassis H53S01...

 
Abandoned 1959 Chevy El Camino Went From a Rusty Caterpillar to a Mad Butterfly
Abandoned 1959 Chevy El Camino Went From a Rusty Caterpillar to a Mad Butterfly

14 Oct 2022, 13:31 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The first generation of the Chevy El Camino was only produced for two years, from 1959 to 1960, when orders plummeted and it was discontinued. It may not look like it, but this “Hulk” Camino has the soul and body of a 1959 Chevy El C...

 
Gordon Murray's MK1 Escort Restomod Looks Like an Old Twin-Cam, Is Definitely Better
Gordon Murray's MK1 Escort Restomod Looks Like an Old Twin-Cam, Is Definitely Better

10 Oct 2022, 05:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / Having spent over 50 years in the automotive industry, Gordon Murray is an engineering and design genius who has always wanted to be a racing driver. However, he couldn’t afford a car, so he built his own, which sparked his interest in design...

 
Here's Why the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Is an Underrated Option if You Want To Go Electric
Here's Why the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq Is an Underrated Option if You Want To Go Electric

9 Oct 2022, 15:48 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The 2023 Cadillac Lyriq entered the EV scene with a bang, with prospects ending up on a waitlist because of too many pre-orders. The car has already gathered positive reviews from automotive “heavyweights” like Jay Leno. And since new v...

 
Brand-New, 1-of-19 Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Is Up for Grabs
Brand-New, 1-of-19 Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Is Up for Grabs

8 Oct 2022, 22:53 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / On July 1st this year, Nissan closed the official order book for the GT-R50 model they’ve created in collaboration with Italdesign. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still find one if you look around. Legendary Motorcar Company from...

 
BMW's Plant Spartanburg Will Turn Into "BMW iFACTORY" Thanks to New Training Center
BMW's Plant Spartanburg Will Turn Into "BMW iFACTORY" Thanks to New Training Center

8 Oct 2022, 17:51 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / BMW Manufacturing officially opened a new, $20 million, 68,000-square-foot training center, aiming to “inspire, build, and upskill the workforce.” The new center will help turn South Carolina’s Plant Spartanburg into a “BMW ...

 
Range Rover P530 Takes On Audi SQ7, Bentayga S, and AMG GLE 63 S, Instantly Regrets It
Range Rover P530 Takes On Audi SQ7, Bentayga S, and AMG GLE 63 S, Instantly Regrets It

8 Oct 2022, 13:01 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / There’s probably not an easier, faster, or more fun way of finding out whether “this” or “that” car is better than solving the debate with a drag race. The one we’re watching today involves not two, not three, bu...

 
Shiny Black 1963 Split-Window C2 Corvette Needs New Owner, $200k Already Offered for It
Shiny Black 1963 Split-Window C2 Corvette Needs New Owner, $200k Already Offered for It

7 Oct 2022, 23:20 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / After almost 60 years, the C2 Corvette is even to this day a marvelous car. But it wasn’t perfect, having reduced visibility due to the split rear window, which raised safety concerns. Zora Arkus-Duntov (one of the main engineers who worked o...

 
ONE Invests $1.6 Billion in a New, 20 GWh Michigan Cell Factory
ONE Invests $1.6 Billion in a New, 20 GWh Michigan Cell Factory

7 Oct 2022, 19:48 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The world is changing at a rapid pace. Since many car manufacturers are racing against each other to develop the latest and greatest electric vehicles, there’s an obvious, ever-increasing demand for new batteries, along with a growing trend o...

 
For a Fifteen-Year-Old Car, This Aston Martin Vanquish S Is Still Pretty Darn Fast
For a Fifteen-Year-Old Car, This Aston Martin Vanquish S Is Still Pretty Darn Fast

7 Oct 2022, 14:09 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The V12 Vanquish started as “Project Vantage,” which was presented for the first time at the 1998 Detroit Motor Show. Aston Martin produced 2,589 units of the V12 Vanquish from 2001 to 2007, with 1,100 of those being the S version. D...

 
Hyundai Wins Its First 'Luminary' Honor at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2022
Hyundai Wins Its First 'Luminary' Honor at the Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2022

2 Oct 2022, 18:33 UTC · By: Alexandru Boghiu / The Red Dot Design Award started way back in 1955 when the first annual competition saw judges gather to evaluate the designs of that time. With 18,000 yearly entries ranging from designers, manufacturers, universities, companies, and organizations...

 

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