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Quel Hommage! BMW 2002 flashes back through years

BMW 2002 Hommage celebrates turbo cars Design study honours motor-racing glories Special car for Pebble Beach Concours MUNICH, Germany, PEBBLE BEACH, Caifornia - BMW Group is presenting the BMW 2002 Hommage at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach   to shine a spotlight back over its successful history with turbocharged engines. In 1973 the BMW 2002 turbo… Continue reading Quel Hommage! BMW 2002 flashes back through years

FORD THREAT TO UBER: Autonomous taxis for real by 2021. Image: Ford/Newspress
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Look out Uber! Here come autonomous taxis

High-volume, fully autonomous, Fords by 2021 Ford in four start-ups on autonomous development Company doubling Silicon Valley team PALO ALTO, California - Ford intends to have a high-volume, fully autonomous, vehicle in commercial operation by 2021 in a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service. That should tee-off South Africa's thousands of taxi drivers, especially those working for… Continue reading Look out Uber! Here come autonomous taxis

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Think about it: Mind power over engine power?

Hyundai UK has car tech run by power of the mind Positive thought says go, negative says stop Thoughts use headsets to transmit instructions Watch the series here or read on and come back... Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 HIGH WYCOMBE, England - Hyundai Motor UK has launched Driven by Optimism, a series of films… Continue reading Think about it: Mind power over engine power?

Opel GT Concept wins 2016 top design award. Image: Opel Germany
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Opel’s awesome auto tops German design awards

RUSSELSHEIM, Germany - The German Design Council, organiser of the Automotive Brand Contest, has named Opel's GT Concept car as its best concept car of 2016. Take another look at the image - it truly is a stunning vehicle. Lead designer Mark Adams told The Corner through a media release: "The GT Concept is a… Continue reading Opel’s awesome auto tops German design awards

CODENAME: AM-RB 001: The 2018 Aston Martin/Red Bull Racing hypercar. Image: Aston Martin
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Racing hypercar on way from Aston/Red Bull

Hypercar result of Aston Martin/Red Bull Racing partnership High-revving mid-mounted V12 engine Two-seater with road and track-only versions available GAYDON, England - Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have revealed what they describe as "our ground-breaking hypercar". Codename: AM-RB 001. Total volume will be between 99 and 150 road cars inclusive of all remaining prototypes… Continue reading Racing hypercar on way from Aston/Red Bull

Full auto autonomy by 2021 Image: BMW Germany
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Big 3’s five-year vow: Full auto autonomy by 2021

Fleets of fully autonomous cars in cities BMW, Intel and Mobileye to collaborate Three companies share a common vision and goal MUNICH, Germany - BMW Group, Intel, and Mobileye are joining forces to make self-driving vehicles and future mobility concepts reals. Scary? Read on... These three automotive, technology and computer vision and machine-learning industries say… Continue reading Big 3’s five-year vow: Full auto autonomy by 2021

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Nissan cracks electric-car downtime, range

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Nissan Motor is researching and developing a solid-oxide fuel cell-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol generated electric power. The automaker claims this is a world-first for automotive use and uses an e-Bio fuel-cell with an SOFC power generator: essentially a fuel cell that uses the reaction with oxygen of a number of… Continue reading Nissan cracks electric-car downtime, range

The historic Peugeot L45 of 1916 and the L500 R HYbrid of exactly a century later. Image: Peugeot
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Wow! This is how Peugeot sees future of motor sport

On May 30 100 years ago a Peugeot L45 driven by Dario Resta won the Indianapolis 500 at an average speed of 135km/h. This year (2016) this Peugeot L500 R HYbrid - a futuristic interpretation of that Indy spirit - is paying tribute to the incredible Charlatans team which brought Peugeot three victories on the Indy 500 speedway between 1913 and 1919. As a… Continue reading Wow! This is how Peugeot sees future of motor sport

2016 Renault Clio Sport
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Clio RS16: RenaultSports its hottest car yet

Concept celebrates RenaultSport’s 40th year - and F1 Most powerful engine into a Clio - and in F1 livery Clio RS 16 unveiled at Monaco F1 GP week MONACO - RenaultSport has unveiled concept mini-supercar on the streets of Monaco’s Grand Prix circuit with the brand's F1 driver Kevin Magnussen at the wheel. It's the… Continue reading Clio RS16: RenaultSports its hottest car yet

2016 Volvo 40 Series
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First look at new compact cars from Volvo

Revitalised Volvo moves focus to smaller vehicls 40 Series - two designs head for production 'Compact architecture' same on all models THINKING SMALL: Volvo is moving into the smaller-car market with its still concept 40 Series on a new platform and with electric power - battery or hybrid - very much in focus. Image: Volvo… Continue reading First look at new compact cars from Volvo