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Khodro Samand

Iran working on female-specific car

There's no doubt that the gender values of the West often clash with those of other cultures, and vice versa, and the newest project at Iran's state-funded carmaker, Khodro, illustrates that point well. Building a car specifically and exclusively for women may seem like a progressive viewpoint, but... read more

October 7, 2008 by
 
Fourth Lamborghini Paris Concept teaser

Lamborghini releases fourth teaser for Paris concept

Click here for official information and photos of the new Lamborghini Estoque Earlier this month Lamborghini surprised the automotive world by announcing plans to unveil a... read more September 24, 2008 by


 
Bugatti Type 370

Parmigiani and Hermès release special edition Bugatti Type 370 watch

Swiss watch company Parmigiani Fleurier has released an updated version of its Bugatti Type 370 wristwatch for 2008, after enjoying two years of success including winning an... read more September 21, 2008 by


 
Lamborghini releases mysterious teaser image

Lamborghini releases mysterious teaser image

A concept Lamborghini is coming to the Paris Motor Show in October, but the Italian company has only revealed a single enigmatic close-cropped image and no details except the... read more September 16, 2008 by


 
Driverless podcars to revolutionize urban transport?

Driverless podcars to revolutionize urban transport?

Futuristic depictions of the 21st century in classic films often showed sprawling metropolises with flying cars, expansive urban development and any of a number of fanciful... read more September 15, 2008 by


 
World land speed record shootout headed to Bonneville

World land speed record shootout headed to Bonneville

In just eleven days the first-ever head-to-head competition to sort out the ten fastest car and motorcycle teams in the world will begin at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats in... read more September 11, 2008 by


 
3M announces plans to acquire Meguiar's Inc.

3M announces plans to acquire Meguiar's Inc.

Anyone who loves their car will be familiar with the name Meguiar’s and its range of detailing and car care products. The 100-year-old company is now on the verge of a... read more September 10, 2008 by


 
M5-powered Veritas RS III set for production

Veritas RS III supercar crashed on first public test drive

Built specifically for the purpose of eliminating all driver aids in order to provide the purest experience possible, the Veritas RS III is already headed to a... read more September 10, 2008 by


 
Cindy McCain: Potential First Lady, part time drifter

Cindy McCain: Potential First Lady, part time drifter

Cindy McCain, wife of republican presidential candidate John McCain, first became intrigued with ‘drifting’ after watching a race on television more than six... read more September 10, 2008 by


 
Report: U.S. Grand Prix back on the table

Report: U.S. Grand Prix back on the table

Scratched from this season's Formula One schedule due to disagreements over the financial aspects of the event, the U.S. Grand Prix may be back for the 2010 season. Talk in... read more September 8, 2008 by


 
GM launches site to bust myths about its business

GM launches site to bust myths about its business

Bankruptcy, bailouts, secretive plots to kill electric vehicles - General Motors has been accused of seeking all of these. To help set the record straight, or at least put... read more September 5, 2008 by


 
Tata Motors EV capable of 110mi on single charge

Tata Motors EV capable of 110mi on single charge

General Motors' Volt plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and Toyota's upcoming plug-in version of the Prius are getting a lot of attention for their low-emissions, partial... read more September 3, 2008 by


 
Veyron driver attempts impromptu tractor impression

Veyron driver attempts impromptu tractor impression

Another Veyron has met a bitter and untimely end, this time at the hands of a driver apparently convinced the car was suitable for plowing a wheat field in West Berkshire... read more September 2, 2008 by


 
Sato to test for Toro Rosso, Coulthard may retire early

Sato to test for Toro Rosso, Coulthard may retire early

Reports of former Super Aguri driver Takuma Sato's testing for Toro Rosso began springing up last week, and now the team has confirmed the Japanese driver will take the wheel... read more September 2, 2008 by


 
UAW launches first strike against GM since 1970

GM suing workers for $450,000 over employee discount fraud

On August 20, General Motors began a highly publicized campaign expanding its employee discount program to the public at large. Around the same time, GM also began filing... read more September 1, 2008 by


 
Update: Record-setting convoy honors life of Colin McRae

Update: Record-setting convoy honors life of Colin McRae

Update: An immense gathering of nearly 1,100 Subarus to honor the life and career of late rally legend Colin McRae set several new world records over the weekend, spelling... read more September 1, 2008 by


 
 

 
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