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Jaguar XKR production line

Jaguar and Land Rover bailout talks close to breakdown

Although most of the news of late tends to focus on GM and Chrysler, these Detroit-based carmakers are not the only companies trying to gain vital government support in order to stay propped up in the current economic climate. While there's no doubt the global financial crisis has affected the U.S... read more

May 7, 2009 by 
 
BMW's intelligent learning sat nav system

Sat nav strikes again: UK driver nearly goes off cliff following GPS directions

When your GPS system tells you to drive down an unpaved, three-foot-wide path, perhaps it's time to pull to the side of the road, get your bearings and maybe - just maybe -... read more March 25, 2009 by 


 
Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata asks British government to offer assistance to Jaguar-Land Rover

Warning of impending layoffs should government aid for Jaguar-Land Rover not arrive soon, Tata Motors Chairman Ratan Tata restated the need for government-sourced funds. An... read more March 24, 2009 by 


 
Lotus Elise

Driver of Lotus Elise clocked at an ‘impossible’ 173mph

British police have discovered the world's fastest unmodified Lotus Elise, having clocked motorist Tex O'Reilly at the phenomenal speed of 173mph - almost three-and-a-half... read more March 24, 2009 by 


 
British International Motor Show

2010 British Motor Show gets canceled

The British International Motor Show (BIMS) is one of the oldest events of its type in the world, with the first show taking place at London’s Crystal Palace all the... read more March 19, 2009 by 


 
Prindiville Prestige Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640

Prindiville Prestige leaves no panel untouched when modifying Lamborghini’s LP-640

British tuner Prindiville Prestige specialize in building one-off, bespoke vehicles designed to meet individual client's every whim no matter how demanding they may be... read more March 18, 2009 by 


 
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Renault Sport Experience: touring Europe with hot hatches

The best way to make a small fortune in motorsports? Start with a large one. Yes, the old adage is true as ever, but it need not always be, at least in a few cases. The... read more March 11, 2009 by 


 
The CIN system in action

Video: Remote car sales coming to a dealership near you?

In the future, no one will ever leave their homes. Work, play, business - it will all be done remotely. Or at least that's what it's beginning to seem like. So-called... read more March 11, 2009 by 


 
Jaguar XF assembly line

UK auto aid approved by EU, now accepting bids for share of £2.3 billion

The weak economy knows no borders, rampaging across the globe taking its toll in lost jobs and bankruptcies. The car industry in particular is no stranger to this strife, and... read more March 11, 2009 by 


 
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'Ice White' C70: Volvo unveils a new special edition

With the Geneva Motor Show just past it seems like the market experiencing a glut of special-edition cars at the moment, but Volvo has decided to add another to heap: the... read more March 9, 2009 by 


 
An Aston rolling off the line at the Gaydon plant

Three day working week for 600 Aston Martin staff

The tough times facing the car industry are not new, but the extended duration is beginning to take its toll on even the most luxurious carmakers. Having already announced... read more January 28, 2009 by 


 
The Stig

Top Gear's Stig revealed as racing legend Bill Collins

The BBC's Top Gear is perhaps the most well-recognized and widely-watched motoring program on earth, and the series' dependence on a hired gun that plies the world's best... read more January 21, 2009 by 


 
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

Rolls Royce set sales records in 2008 despite economic downturn

The automotive industry's story in 2008 has become a familiar one: high hopes dashed on the rocks of a stormy economy. But not all brands and carmakers fared poorly despite... read more January 14, 2009 by 


 
BMW 1-series three-door hatch

BMW's new 116d tops 53mpg, rivals hybrids

The 1-series has been a popular staple among premium small-car buyers in Europe for some time, but it has only hit the U.S. recently. The fun-to-drive and attractive compact... read more January 8, 2009 by 


 
The Ginetta G50

Ginetta working on electric version of G50 sports car

With a half-century of car-building experience for both the road and track, the UK's Ginetta Cars is now setting its sights on a truly modern goal: a high-performance... read more December 29, 2008 by 


 
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Thorney Motorsport releases custom Astra and Corsa VXRs

Thorney Motorsport has revealed a set of modified Vauxhall hatchbacks for its UK customers. Both the Astra and Corsa are available in VXR-S and the hotter VXR-R trims, but... read more December 26, 2008 by 


 
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