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Maybach sunglasses

Maybach Moves Into Sunglass Segment

There's slow-selling and then there's Maybach. Moving a paltry 200 cars from its factories last year, the Maybach brand is still failing to achieve the reach and appeal of the established classic ultra-luxury brands Bentley and Rolls-Royce. The truth remains that Maybach’s sales are far below... read more

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Zai for Bentley ski set

Bentley Supersport Skis: For The Friend Who Has Everything

If you’re the type who hates buying presents for annoying friends that think they have everything, a new ski set dubbed the “Zai for Bentley Supersport... read more February 1, 2010 by

Merry Christmas from MotorAuthority

Seasons Greetings From MotorAuthority

As we near the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to thank you, the readers, for the commitment and loyalty you have shared with us in 2009. The past year has been a... read more December 24, 2009 by

Aussie Invader 5R rendering

Aussie Team Chasing World Land Speed Record

The current world land speed record was set by Andy Green back in 1997 and sits at 736 mph, which the British fighter pilot achieved behind the wheel of a turbofan-powered... read more December 1, 2009 by

Bentley Art

Bentley Design Team Creates Art For Charity Auction

Bentley is staging an art auction together with Bonhams in order to raise money for The Christie, a cancer hospital in Manchester, England. The pieces to be sold have been... read more November 5, 2009 by

British Steam Car

Video: British Team Breaks Land Speed Record For Steam Car

After more than eight years of development, the British Steam Car Team has finally broken the world speed record for a steam-powered car--a record that has stood since 1906... read more August 26, 2009 by

Insurers: footballers should pay higher rates

Insurers: footballers should pay higher rates

A new study has found that your profession may be affecting how much you pay each year for car insurance, and it’s not just income that’s determining the outcome but... read more August 1, 2009 by

BMW Munich headquarters

BMW hands out flyers to employees telling them to buy its cars

BMW may be topping the luxury sales charts here in the U.S. but over in Germany things aren’t so peachy and the automaker is resorting to some drastic actions to help... read more June 17, 2009 by

Renault's Megane

Role reversal: China bans four Renault models for safety concerns

In an odd and somewhat comical reversal of the usual state of things, China has today announced the halt of import of four Renault models on the back of 'serious safety... read more June 10, 2009 by

Mercedes Benz bicycle

Mercedes Benz launches high-end bicycle range

Before the invention of the automobile, cycling was a popular way to get around and even today many developing countries feature far greater numbers of cyclists then... read more June 4, 2009 by

Euro cash

Flying cash stops traffic in Germany

In a new case of a driver having more dollars than sense, or in this instance more Euros, a 23-year old man in Germany managed to shutdown a highway when an envelope full of... read more May 14, 2009 by

Police car

Beat the Heat in Miami: New program allows drivers to drag race police cars

In Miami, the thrill of racing down a strip of asphalt with police sirens blaring behind you was an experience once reserved for escaping criminals or the extremely brave. In... read more May 4, 2009 by

Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium

2009 Race of Champions heading to Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium

Undoubtedly one of the most unique motorsports events out there, the annual Race of Champions (ROC) event sees drivers from usually incompatible forms of motorsport take each... read more April 20, 2009 by

British steam car

British team edge closer to breaking steam-powered world speed record

It seems the people of Britain have a healthy obsession with breaking world speed records - just last week we reported on a British engineer who had broken the world... read more April 3, 2009 by

Cargo ship at dock

Toyota renting ships to store unsold cars

Strange times are on the car industry, perhaps none stranger than what's facing Toyota right now with its European inventory backlog. Short of storage space for cars that are... read more February 27, 2009 by

aston martin tcc 001

Touchless Car Cover keeps your vehicle rust-free and clean anywhere

You've just spent four hours washing, stripping, waxing and polishing your baby, and now you're faced with a choice: shove her under a $15 elastic tarp where water can get... read more February 20, 2009 by


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