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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Unveiled
Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Unveiled

28 Jan 2009, 18:21 UTC / Harley-Davidson rolled out the new Iron 883 model, a Dark Custom motorcycle that will cost “only” $7,899 MSRP. But more importantly, says Harley, is the fact this bike leaves plenty of f...

 
Alfa Romeo 149 Hatchback to Be Based on BMW 1-series
Alfa Romeo 149 Hatchback to Be Based on BMW 1-series

28 Jan 2009, 18:17 UTC / Following last week's announcement that Chrysler and Fiat have joined forces in a strategic alliance, the Italian manufacturer is expected to make public a future cooperation with BMW for the d...

 
Vauxhall Introduces Fill Your Booters Shopper
Vauxhall Introduces Fill Your Booters Shopper

28 Jan 2009, 18:04 UTC / Since it's the season of sales and as you know, women and shopping go together like jelly and butter. Nothing surprising until now. But we bet you didn't know that instead of shopping onli...

 
HUMMER H2 Production in Limbo Until at Least March
HUMMER H2 Production in Limbo Until at Least March

28 Jan 2009, 17:42 UTC / One of the world's most hated SUVs, the HUMMER H2, will suffer from a production hiatus until March, at least, according to a spokesperson from AM General quoted by hummerguy.net. The productio...

 
Belgian GP Undisturbed by Potential Loss of Sponsor
Belgian GP Undisturbed by Potential Loss of Sponsor

28 Jan 2009, 17:36 UTC / Following recent media reports showing that Dutch bank ING Group are to revise their Formula 1 sponsorship by the mid-season, several concerns were issued regarding the future of some Grands Prix in...

 
Massive Yaris Recall by Toyota
Massive Yaris Recall by Toyota

28 Jan 2009, 17:32 UTC / No less than 1.35 million Toyota Vitz (Yaris), Belta and Ractis are being called back due to problems in the seatbelt, a component in the exhaust system or both. The units in question have been prod...

 
BMW to Join Bahrain Test
BMW to Join Bahrain Test

28 Jan 2009, 16:15 UTC / BMW are the third team to announce their presence at the Bahrain track next month, for their second testing session this year. The German team decided to add the Asian track to their testing schedul...

 
Man Killed in Suspected Road Rage Attack
Man Killed in Suspected Road Rage Attack

28 Jan 2009, 16:13 UTC / Since we have spoken about a study showing that male drivers are more prone to road rage, it would be nice to supply you with an (unpleasant) example to show you aggressiveness brings nothing good.....

 
Ecclestone Gives Go-Ahead to Rome GP
Ecclestone Gives Go-Ahead to Rome GP

28 Jan 2009, 14:51 UTC / The Italian Grand Prix being held on the streets of Rome doesn't seem like a mirage anymore. Initially considered an extravagant idea of Superbike World Championship promoter Maurizio Flammini,...

 
Jaguar Mid-engine Supercar Might Actually be a Compact Roadster
Jaguar Mid-engine Supercar Might Actually be a Compact Roadster

28 Jan 2009, 16:07 UTC / After launching the rumor that a 200-mph supercar using the new 5.4 liter AJ-V8 GEN III supercharged V8 is in the works at Jaguar, AutoExpress have now been contradicted by both Jaguar people and Au...

 
Sales of Family Cars in Spain Plummet
Sales of Family Cars in Spain Plummet

28 Jan 2009, 15:59 UTC / The crisis has pushed Spain's auto industry back to 1994's production levels. Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Automóviles y Camiones (Anfac) forecasts a continuo...

 
21% of the Europeans Would Buy an Apple Electric Car
21% of the Europeans Would Buy an Apple Electric Car

28 Jan 2009, 15:17 UTC / Although it's too early to forecast the electric vehicles' era, more and more automakers are investing important amounts of money in electric-drive technology. As if this wasn't enoug...

 
Renault R29 Lacks Performance?
Renault R29 Lacks Performance?

28 Jan 2009, 14:41 UTC / Fernando Alonso and Renault may have a lot of work developing a competitive car for the upcoming season. As reported by Swiss magazine Motorsport Aktuell, it seems that the new Renault R29 is not as...

 
Mercedes Dealers Expect Tough 2009
Mercedes Dealers Expect Tough 2009

28 Jan 2009, 14:03 UTC / With the global economic recession knocking on everybody's door, automakers around the world struggle to minimize loses and hope for a better future. Unfortunately, 2009 will be more difficult ...

 
SEAT Sport Confirms Lineup for 2009
SEAT Sport Confirms Lineup for 2009

28 Jan 2009, 14:35 UTC / If it works, why change it? That seems to be the logic behind SEAT Sport's latest announcement, confirming that their last year's driver lineup in the FIA World Touring Car Championship wi...

 
“MINI Liquids Assets” Game for iPhone and iPod
“MINI Liquids Assets” Game for iPhone and iPod

28 Jan 2009, 14:28 UTC / BMW Group surely knows how to create inventive games that both entertain and promote the brand's vehicles. This time, Mini Financial Services launched “MINI Liquid Assets”, a gam...

 
West Nexco and Nissan to Increase Safety with Phones
West Nexco and Nissan to Increase Safety with Phones

28 Jan 2009, 14:25 UTC / Nissan and West Nippon Expressway ( NEXCO ) have joined forces to research systems that could help prevent accidents and provide drivers with realtime information. The joint project counts on the wi...

 
Adapta Confirm Grondal for Rally Norway
Adapta Confirm Grondal for Rally Norway

28 Jan 2009, 14:07 UTC / Norwegian rally fans will see both Petter Solberg and Subaru on the entry list of Rally Norway, scheduled to take place on February 13-15 as the second round of this year's WRC. The organizers ...

 
Nissan Scored Poor Sales in 2008 Despite Cutting Production
Nissan Scored Poor Sales in 2008 Despite Cutting Production

28 Jan 2009, 13:54 UTC / Although the Japanese automaker has severely cut down production in the last month of 2008 by more than 80 percent in some regions, sales figures don't look encouraging at all. Just like oth...

 
Bourdais' Manager Denies Extension Reports
Bourdais' Manager Denies Extension Reports

28 Jan 2009, 13:36 UTC / Although Swiss magazine Speedweek has started the rumor of Sebastien Bourdais already being confirmed as official race driver of Scuderia Toro Rosso for the upcoming season, the driver's manage...