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BMW committed to a new plant

BMW ‘absolutely committed’ to a new Mexican plant BMW has told the BBC that it is “absolutely” committed to a new plant in Mexico despite Donald Trump’s hostility to imported cars. The president-elect has threatened to impose a “border” tax on firms that make cars in Mexico...

Downsides Of The Tesla Model 3

    Downsides Of The Tesla Model 3 As far as the downsides of the Tesla Model 3, let’s try to look at things from a different perspective: the biggest downside of Model 3, in my opinion, is that it doesn’t exist yet. Lots of things can...

Bloodhound – supersonic car

China’s Geely auto group backs Bloodhound China’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project. The Asian company’s support means the jet-cum-rocket racer now has the financial means to go and break the land speed record next year. Geely is...

Maps to help drivers find parking

Maps to help drivers find parking spaces Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz cars fitted with on-board sensors are to share information in real time about on-street parking spaces and roadworks via a digital map service. They will also gather data on traffic conditions, hazards and road signs....

Lamborghini ‘Aventador A-E2’ – The Ultimate Papercraft Supercar

A Seattle-based designer has created a superb replica of the Lamborghini Aventador police interceptor model entirely out of paper and cardboard. The replica measures eight feet long and weights just over 11 kg. Visual artist Taras Lesko designed all the parts of the Lambo on computer softwares...

The 10 most expensive movie & TV cars and motorcycles

10. The 1929 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Disappearing-Top Convertible Coupe J108 Movie: The Gay Divorcee (1934) Price: $2,365,000 9. 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider Movie: On the Beach (1959) Price: $2,530,000 8. 1969-70 Porsche 908.02 ‘Flunder’ Langheck Group 6 Prototype Movie: Le Mans (1971) Price: $3,419,215 7. 1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster Movie: Sylvia...

Volkswagen Suffers Loss, Lowers Forecast Due To Scandal

Volkswagen said it lost 1.67 billion euros ($1.83 billion) for the third quarter as it set aside 6.7 billion euros to pay for recalling and fixing cars that were rigged to evade U.S. diesel emissions tests. The company warned Wednesday that operating profit this year would be...

3D Car Shows – Hand-crafted for the man who has everything. The Aviatore Veloce

Paolo Mastrogiuseppe has, for the past three years, been marketing his handcrafted dream creations in the form of the world’s most exotic racing engines functioning as espresso makers. Now the Bedfordview-based designer-engineer has launched his latest object of desire, which, like his half-scale F1 coffee machines, are...

Welcome the First 3D Printed Functional Motorcycle

TE Connectivity replicated a Harley-Davidson Softail motorcycle by 3D printing it to demonstrate how advanced this technology has become. However, the main goal behind this endeavor that took around 1,000 work hours and $25,000 is not to deliver just another 3D printed toy. The TE Connectivity motorcycle...

Schaeffler drives development in Formula e

On its visit to Berlin, Formula E is turning onto the finish straight in its inaugural season. While the motorsports fans are watching the drivers’ battle for the title with bated breath, Schaeffler is already working on the future of the world’s first racing series for fully...