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2016 COPO Camaro Chassis Number 1 to Be Auctioned
2016 COPO Camaro Chassis Number 1 to Be Auctioned

The first purpose-built 2016 COPO Camaro will be auctioned off on January 29 at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, with all the money being given to United Way. Jim Campbell, US Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsport, stated ...

 
Tesla Factory Was Recently on Fire. Literally
Tesla Factory Was Recently on Fire. Literally

A fire started at Tesla’s state-of-the-art factory in Fremont, California, but it was quickly extinguished by the firefighters. Although the cause is yet unknown (and no, it wasn’t because of a car’s battery pack), had it not b...

 
The Uber Saga Continues with More Protests
The Uber Saga Continues with More Protests

France is going through a rough time as millions of people are screaming their complaints. Around 1,200 taxi drivers have been protesting in Paris against competition from app-based taxi services, including Uber of course, and unlicensed cab firms....

 
A Very Special 1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mk III Is Going Under the Hammer
A Very Special 1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mk III Is Going Under the Hammer

A 1958 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mk III, owned by the same family for nearly six decades, will be auctioned as part of Silverstone Auctions’ classic car sale at Race Retro on February 27 and 28. The DB 2/4 Mk III was built by Aston Martin from 1...

 
The Jaguar F-Type SVR to Hit the Floor at 2016 Geneva Motor Show
The Jaguar F-Type SVR to Hit the Floor at 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Those of you who were excited about the Jaguar F-Type SVR should now find out that the British carmaker has officially announced that the sports car will make its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, and you’ll be able to own one starti...

 
Uber Reveals It Monitors Its Drivers' Movements
Uber Reveals It Monitors Its Drivers' Movements

Car hailing-service company Uber has acknowledged that it is currently monitoring selected drivers in Houston. It has been doing so since late 2015, in an attempt to flag up dangerous driving. The company uses the data from a smartphone’s ...

 
First Ferrari F60 America Is Delivered to Its Owner
First Ferrari F60 America Is Delivered to Its Owner

In front of an ecstatic crowd and a very proud owner, the first Ferrari F60 America was delivered today during the 25th annual Palm Beach Cavallino Classic. The car was first introduced in 2014 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Ferrari in ...

 
LG Electronics Turns Its Focus on the Car-of-The-Future Market
LG Electronics Turns Its Focus on the Car-of-The-Future Market

Although LG Electronics’ profit for the October to December period in 2015 came in at $301.38 million, a 27 percent increase compared to the same trimester in 2014, the company’s full-year income was $1.03 billion, almost 35 percent les...

 
More than 6 Million UK Motorists Doubt Their Driving Skills, Study Reveals
More than 6 Million UK Motorists Doubt Their Driving Skills, Study Reveals

More than 1,000 UK drivers were interviewed in the research conducted by Young Driver, which provides driving lessons for 10 to 17-year-olds, and the survey revealed some alarming facts. Apparently, one in five qualified drivers doesn’t th...

 
For a Hefty $3,400,000, You Can Be the Proud Owner of an Aston Martin Vulcan
For a Hefty $3,400,000, You Can Be the Proud Owner of an Aston Martin Vulcan

If you weren’t among the original lucky few who bought the Aston Martin Vulcan, and if you have $3.4 million lying around, this is your chance to own the mighty track car. It might not sound much for a car of which only 24 were built, but...

 
Tesla Owner Resells His Model X and Asks $80,800 More than He Paid for It
Tesla Owner Resells His Model X and Asks $80,800 More than He Paid for It

A “brand new” Tesla Model X P90D Signature with only 500 miles (804 km) on the odometer is now for sale. Until now, nothing out of the ordinary. The “huge” downside is that the owner is asking $215,000, or $80,800 more than ...

 
Lamborghini Will Hire 500 Extra Employees for the Urus SUV Project
Lamborghini Will Hire 500 Extra Employees for the Urus SUV Project

After setting a record for selling 3,245 vehicles in 2015, Lamborghini is now getting ready for the super sports SUV and the third Lamborghini model, the Urus, by doubling the size of its production site and taking on 500 extra staff. Around 180 of...

 
Land Rover Takes You on a 21-Day One-of-a-Kind Trip
Land Rover Takes You on a 21-Day One-of-a-Kind Trip

To mark the launch of the ultimate version of Range Rover, the SVAutobiography, the British carmaker partnered up with Abercrombie & Kent to launch a very innovative program dubbed “the most luxurious road trip on Earth,” behind the...

 
The 2016 Kia Sportage Is Here, and It Comes with Lots of Goodies
The 2016 Kia Sportage Is Here, and It Comes with Lots of Goodies

Now in its fourth-generation, the all-new Kia Sportage will be available for purchase across the European markets in the first trimester of 2016, and it comes with a fresh design, advanced technologies, and an improved interior. The compact SUV ...

 
This Is What Happens to All Materials in Your Ford Before Going into Production
This Is What Happens to All Materials in Your Ford Before Going into Production

It’s quite a normal thing for the materials inside a car to show signs of wear after many years of using the vehicle. Whether you are sitting on the seats, leaning on armrests or gripping the steering wheel, it’s impossible for the inte...

 
A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Edition Is Now for Sale
A Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Edition Is Now for Sale

You now have a chance to own the world’s fastest open-top car, as H.R Owen in London sells a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Edition. The Veyron was built with only one goal in mind: to break all the records. And it did. Wh...

 
smart Introduces Two New Special Editions to Its UK Lineup
smart Introduces Two New Special Editions to Its UK Lineup

Daimler's smart has introduced two new special editions of the ForTwo and ForFour models, with deliveries to begin in the UK at the end of February. Called Edition White and Edition Black, they are based on the Prime Trim line and add the ...

 
Formula 1 Cars to Have Head Protection System from 2017
Formula 1 Cars to Have Head Protection System from 2017

No matter how many safety rules are implemented, driving at 200 mph (322 km/h) in an open cockpit car involves some risks. In this regard, F1 drivers unanimously voted for a head protection system and better tires starting with 2017. The head pr...

 
Toyota Prius Gets a V8 Under the Hood, Car Is Dubbed Prius GT300
Toyota Prius Gets a V8 Under the Hood, Car Is Dubbed Prius GT300

If you got all excited when you saw Prius and V8 together, you might want to calm down because we’re talking about a race car. The brand new GT300 specification fourth-generation Toyota Prius, to be more precise, which was unveiled at the Tok...

 
TVR Confirms Carbon Fiber Specification for New Sports Car
TVR Confirms Carbon Fiber Specification for New Sports Car

British sports carmaker TVR has revealed further details of its new car and confirmed that it will offer a lightweight carbon fiber composite structure for its latest full-production model. Also, its initial limited production run of cars will feat...

 

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