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Tudor Raiciu

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The passion for photography pushed Tudor into the welcoming hands of the Autoevolution team. When he's not in the field with the test drivers or Photoshopping images (and that's not very often), Tudor also writes automotive articles. He admits that he is not a car connoisseur like some of his colleagues, albeit he does know a thing or two, but is willing to compensate for this by offering you exquisite images of the motorized contraptions.



Favorite “game” quote: “War... war never changes” (He's also an avid Fallout fan, as you might have guessed)
Sebastian Vettel Storms to China Pole Position
Sebastian Vettel Storms to China Pole Position

There will be no BGP 001 car on the front row of the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend. Sebastian Vettel took care of business on Saturday and clinched his maiden pole position this year – second of his career – ahead of the surprising Re...

 
Autoevolution Poll Decides: F1 Medal System Is No Good
Autoevolution Poll Decides: F1 Medal System Is No Good

We found out in our previous poll that new ideas are often received with overwhelming enthusiasm, but this is not always true and the latest poll is a definite proof of that. Since the pinnacle of motorsports, F1 that is, was boiling over the new ...

 
Peter Horbury Leaves Ford and Returns to Volvo
Peter Horbury Leaves Ford and Returns to Volvo

Big changes taking place in Ford land these days as Peter Horbury is leaving his position as Executive Director of Design to become Vice President of Design at Volvo, which after all is part of the same American company, but these are just technic...

 
Your Car Will Be Watched, Big Brother in the Making
Your Car Will Be Watched, Big Brother in the Making

News on traffic cameras have been pouring in from the United Kingdom for quite some time and it seems that things will stay that way a bit longer. This time, however, this whole conundrum is about to reach new heights. Get ready for the mother ...

 
Apple to Develop New Car Navigation System?
Apple to Develop New Car Navigation System?

Probably thinking about taping into a rather uncharted territory and taking into consideration the popularity of anything coming from Cupertino, Apple appears to be scrutinizing the automotive industry as a potential future market. According to...

 
Obama Administration Raises Fuel Economy Level to 27.3 mpg
Obama Administration Raises Fuel Economy Level to 27.3 mpg

Apart from the already known effects of the pending economic crisis that has savaged the automotive industry, US automakers will have to deal with yet another thorny issue as the Obama administration has decided to raise the bar on fuel economy. ...

 
BMW Art and Music – the Art Car Project in Miniature
BMW Art and Music – the Art Car Project in Miniature

Some people collect stamps, some bugs, others go for jars, while others simply collect rare miniature high performance cars covered with artwork. Try to read the last part faster and you'll see how strange it sounds. A bit like a comedian'...

 
Autoevolution Poll Reveals Dacia Duster Popularity
Autoevolution Poll Reveals Dacia Duster Popularity

We were a bit surprised by the popularity of the new Dacia Duster Concept, so we decided to test if the enthusiasm was real. For this purpose, we put together a poll in which we let users express their opinions on Dacia's first crossover. ...

 
Weekly Roundup: 02.03.2009 – 06.03.2009
Weekly Roundup: 02.03.2009 – 06.03.2009

Geneva was definitely the word of the week as almost anybody who is somebody in the industry rushed to announce a prototype or a new model. Another big topic was the announcement that Ross Brawn purchased the Honda F1 team. Monday After a te...

 
Aston Martin One-77 to be Showcased at Geneva
Aston Martin One-77 to be Showcased at Geneva

Apart from the DBS Volante, Aston Martin will also present a One-77 technical showcase at the Geneva Auto Salon on 3 March 2009 the Geneva Auto Salon. The strange name behind this concept hides a “definitive sports car” that epitom...

 
Ford Goes Commercial with Three New Truck Solutions
Ford Goes Commercial with Three New Truck Solutions

We'll not going to use any of the already classic “crisis or no crisis” introduction as we announce that Ford is joined by the three new offerings at the National Truck Equipment Association in Chicago. "These new commerci...

 
Weekly Roundup: 16.02.2009 – 20.02.2009
Weekly Roundup: 16.02.2009 – 20.02.2009

Crisis or no crisis, there have surely been lots of leaks and announcements this week. Naturally, economic doom related reports also abounded, but we’re only going to mention the really important ones. Let’s get right to it, shall we? ...

 
Weekly Roundup: 09.02.2009 – 13.02.2009
Weekly Roundup: 09.02.2009 – 13.02.2009

With the sales forecasts out of way, the auto industry is slowly coming back to life. Some credit for this should go to the 2009 Chicago Auto Show and the 2009 Geneva Auto Show, as most new launches concerned these two major auto events. So, withou...

 
Weekly Roundup: 02.02.2009 – 06.02.2009
Weekly Roundup: 02.02.2009 – 06.02.2009

If you’ve been reading our news reports, you should know that this week has been mostly about bleak sales forecasts and such. We won’t go through every manufacturer affected by the crisis, but it’s worth noting that Kia and Hyunda...

 
Weekly Roundup: 12.01.2009 – 16.01.2009
Weekly Roundup: 12.01.2009 – 16.01.2009

This week was mostly focused on the 2009 North American International Auto Show, also known as NAIAS, and the models showcased there, but Formula 1 and Dakar fans also had their share of media coverage. Monday Carlos Sainz increased his lead...

 
Audi R8 5.2 FSI Just in Time for NAIAS Concert
Audi R8 5.2 FSI Just in Time for NAIAS Concert

As we previously reported, Audi officially introduced the latest version of the R8 sports car at the 2009 North American International Auto Show, also known as NAIAS. You are probably well aware that this is the first flavor of the R8 that come...

 

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