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Aprilia Rolls Out New RSV4 Bike
Aprilia Rolls Out New RSV4 Bike

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Italian bike-manufacturer and racing addict Aprilia is set to make a comeback in next year's Superbike championship with their freshly released RSV4 model. Specially tailored for fast-track competition-pummeling performance, the bike is a forc...

 
Harleys Get New Arizona Testing Grounds
Harleys Get New Arizona Testing Grounds

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / While the auto-industry is striving to steer around the global financial maelstrom, some lucky dogs are sucking the marrow out of freshly dug-out bones. Maserati is having a ball celebrating a yet-to-come sales record while Harley Davidson is curre...

 
Honda Opens New Indiana Plant
Honda Opens New Indiana Plant

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Contrary to the financial collapse-triggered tendencies that have pushed the majority of auto producers to employment cutbacks and temporary production halts, Honda trumpets the opening of a new plant in Greensburg, Indiana. Only yesterday, the fac...

 
Cars Go Transformers
Cars Go Transformers

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Technology has been ramming into car dashboards for the past years at LHC speeds, spreading into nearly all known vehicles and judging by a recent report, the phenomenon is stronger than ever. Blame it on tech proliferation but a car's feature...

 
Close Thy Roads and Traffic Paradise Shall Open Its Gates
Close Thy Roads and Traffic Paradise Shall Open Its Gates

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Although traffic jam issues have long been part of so far dead-end debates, it appears that blokes may have come with a viable but paradoxical solution to relieving road congestion. The city of London can just go on and fire its traffic monitors, c...

 
Chrysler to Exchange Vows with GM
Chrysler to Exchange Vows with GM

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Although GM and Chrysler have shared the same grounds and have known each other for decades now, they had only recently started dating and are allegedly in talks for taking their relationship further. The two American auto-giants may engage in a co...

 
Ford Selling Mazda Stakes. Not Happening Yet
Ford Selling Mazda Stakes. Not Happening Yet

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Knock, knock! Who's there? Eco. Eco who? Economical recession. Unabated by bad knock-knock jokes, auto-makers continue their route to mount Golgotha as part of a sudden journey paid for by inexorable fate. Pale with worries for survival over t...

 
Helio Castroneves Allowed to Race
Helio Castroneves Allowed to Race

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Indycar racer and Dancing with the Stars sensation Helio Catroneves must be glowing with joy as his bail conditions were changed, allowing him to take part in this month's Surfers Paradise race. Indicted on tax evasion charges and facing a pos...

 
Beijing Fights Pollution by Banning Driving
Beijing Fights Pollution by Banning Driving

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / It's true. Instead of focusing on hugging trees like some organizations do, the Chinese have come up with a more efficient way of lowering city pollution levels: banning driving. Drastic as it may seem, Beijing authorities have merely reinstat...

 
GM to Chrysler: You Weren't My First
GM to Chrysler: You Weren't My First

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Car makers have only ended a hellish week to start over an even hotter one. With sweaty foreheads and teary eyes, nearly empty-pocketed companies have been desperately trying to find viable solutions to further sustain themselves. GM is said to be ...

 
Moped Drivers Tend to Drink. And Crash
Moped Drivers Tend to Drink. And Crash

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / According to a fictional ancient gnostic tablet, the drunken god of irresponsible drivers who had their licenses revoked, came to Earth to be closer to his children. Generous, as the tablet describes him, the deity brought a gift. As he landed amid...

 
AMG Readying Their Green Series
AMG Readying Their Green Series

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / No, MB's in-house tuning arm hasn't become bored with the default black paint coat of their admirably built cars but have only turned their heads to cleaner power sources and weight-reduction solutions. Shaped by the eroding stream of cle...

 
Fiat Says 'No' to Financial Crisis
Fiat Says 'No' to Financial Crisis

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / The Tuscany landscape must be gorgeous during this time of the year and although Impressionists aren't around anymore to lay it on canvas, motoring enthusiasts are likely to have a ball driving through the region. A little up north, fall heral...

 
PSA Group to Develop New Low-Cost Vehicle
PSA Group to Develop New Low-Cost Vehicle

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / As the crisis takes its toll on the auto industry with thuggish force, makers are steadily pushed against a spiked wall with sharpen poles bristling with the imminence of collapse. This is how a report on the current situation would sound like if i...

 
Volvo Joins Electro-Lovers Trend
Volvo Joins Electro-Lovers Trend

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / With the ongoing trend of dissing fossil-fuel powered cars over their electrified counterparts, more and more car makers have shaped their interests in accordance to current demands. Keeping in mind that many buyers will frown at the simple thought...

 
American Producers Get Big Hopes for Small Cars
American Producers Get Big Hopes for Small Cars

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / In an unforeseen industry turnover, manufacturers are looking at ways to sell more of their smaller cars while refitting them with premium features as seen on the currently poor selling pick-up and SUV segments. As if staging part of Swift's &...

 
Daimler Pulls the Plug on Sterling
Daimler Pulls the Plug on Sterling

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / If you've been planning to get a Sterling truck, it's high time you bought one as the brand is about to get axed along some 3,500 jobs in Canada and the US. Parent company Daimler AG, whose US operations soared in the last years, took the...

 
Honda Announces US Accord Production Increase
Honda Announces US Accord Production Increase

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / Honda has recently said that it would halt the production of its Pilot and Odissey model to focus on the Accord instead. The Japanese manufacturer has decided to pull the plug on the couple after sales have drastically declined over the month of Se...

 
Noriyuki Haga Dumps Yamaha for Ducati
Noriyuki Haga Dumps Yamaha for Ducati

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC · By: Alexandru Stan / With this year's SBK championship nearing the end, teams have already started prepping for the next season. After several announcements involving rider transfers, it was time for Ducati Corse to lay it out on us: Noriyuki Haga is joining the t...

 

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