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Twin-Turbojet Firefighting Tank Is a Nightmarish Utility Vehicle with Soviet Roots
Twin-Turbojet Firefighting Tank Is a Nightmarish Utility Vehicle with Soviet Roots

5 Aug 2022, 19:29 UTC / Fight fire with fire, goes the old saying. Where better to find inspiration for a fiery incarnation of the aphorism than in the Soviet Union?

 
Iraq Gets Its First EV and It's a British One. Why This Matters
Iraq Gets Its First EV and It's a British One. Why This Matters

5 Mar 2022, 00:57 UTC / After years of unrest and uncertainties, Iraq is finally getting an electric vehicle. It’s neither a Tesla, nor a Volkswagen. Here’s how the Brits won this race

 
Fiat Settles Saddam Hussein Regime Lawsuit
Fiat Settles Saddam Hussein Regime Lawsuit

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Italian automaker Fiat will pay no less than $17.8 million to settle a lawsuit claiming three of its subsidiaries transferred around $4.3 million to Iraq in order to “obtain contracts to provi...

 
Saddam Hussein's Rolls Royce Corniche Convertible on Ebay
Saddam Hussein's Rolls Royce Corniche Convertible on Ebay

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / The ghost of famous dictator still haunts the world today. And we are not talking about his tyrannical regime or about his horrible crimes here, but about his Rolls Royce Corniche Convertible which ...

 
Scania Signs Major Contract in Iraq
Scania Signs Major Contract in Iraq

24 May 2011, 07:16 UTC / As things slowly begin coming on track in war devastated Iraq, companies with enough courage and an intense spirit of adventure are trying to snatch whatever contract they might get in a country who...

 
Top Gear Shooting in Iraq
Top Gear Shooting in Iraq

9 Dec 2010, 08:28 UTC / We bet right about now Ben Collins, the man formerly known as the Stig, is eating his heart out. As he probably sits in front of a typewriter, digging up new ideas for the show he promised and faile...

 
Harley Sends Bikes Over to Baghdad
Harley Sends Bikes Over to Baghdad

24 Nov 2010, 14:31 UTC / The approaching holidays will be felt by the troops deployed in Iraq in full, if we are to judge by what the iconic bike maker called Harley-Davidson has prepared. The company, together with Bikes O...

 
What War Does to a Car
What War Does to a Car

14 Sep 2010, 13:01 UTC / It's been years now since Western armies have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as part of the war on terror declared by former US president George W. Bush and, even if the US has begun pul...

 
Daimler to Assemble Trucks in Iraq
Daimler to Assemble Trucks in Iraq

2 Feb 2010, 09:51 UTC / A recent partnership agreement between Daimler and the State Company for Automotive Industry (SCAI) will allow the German automotive group to supply the complete Mercedes-Benz trucks and assembly ki...

 
Iraq Sells Oil Fields
Iraq Sells Oil Fields

30 Jun 2009, 13:39 UTC / With the American intervention in the region nearing completion, the Iraqi government now finds itself in the position to make ends meet and begin reconstruction after a six year period of war. The ...