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100mpg Axon Automotive X Prize entry gets funding

Last year Axon Automotive, creators of 2007’s Eco-M super lightweight speedster, entered the $10 million Automotive X Prize with a new hatchback aimed at city dwellers. The vehicle features a full carbon-fiber chassis and will likely be powered by a compact turbodiesel engine. Today the... read more

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Elfin Type 5 Clubman

Elfin Type 5 debuts at Sydney Motor Show

Elfin sports cars has unveiled its Type 5 Clubman roadster at today’s Sydney Motor Show, using the event to confirm that the final production version will be almost... read more October 9, 2008 by


 
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... read more October 7, 2008 by


 
2009 Opel Insignia

2009 European Car of the Year finalists revealed

Europe’s annual Car of the Year awards are on again and the finalists have been revealed. Whittled down to just seven front-runners from a field of 38 candidates, the... read more October 1, 2008 by


 
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Japanese firms develop mobile phone with built-in electronic key

A trio of Japanese companies have come together to create the world's first mobile phone that also acts as an electronic key for certain vehicles, allowing its owner to... read more September 25, 2008 by


 
Lexus RX400h

Lexus accused of misleading ‘green’ claims

For the second time in less than 18 months, Lexus has come under fire for misleading advertisements that promote its RX400h hybrid SUV as being far more environmentally... read more September 24, 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


 
 

 
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