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Autosport F1 Podcast: Can Williams arrest its recent decline? – F1

Whether the new Williams Formula 1 car can arrest the decline the famous team has gone through since its 2014 high is the subject of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast. With a bold new concept and more aggressive aerodynamics, the car is certainly eyecatching but Lawrence Barretto, Stuart Codling and Edd Straw explain why it’s still far from certain Williams can avoid a further slip down the order this season. But there’s a strong argument that championship position…

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Audi And Royal Enfield Most Missed At The 2018 Auto Expo

View Photos The Auto Expo 2018 saw over 6 lakh visitors As the sun set on the 14th Auto Expo a few days ago, a lot of people asked – was it a success? It depends on what metric you use to measure that success. If it is restricted to the participation and scope of this year’s expo, I suppose the answer is a resounding yes. But much has been said about how many brands chose to stay away. So…

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Tesla Troubles, Flying Cars, and More Car News This Week

Ah, life in a capitalist democracy. We vote with our ballots and send people to Washington, entrusting them to make the sort of decisions of which we would approve. And we vote with our wallets, hoping the executives in charge of our favorite products keep innovating and, you know, getting our stuff to us on time. This week, those powerful people piped up. The autonomous vehicle titans Waymo and Uber reached a dramatic mid-trial settlement and ended a chapter in…

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BMW 640i xDrive M Sport Gran Turismo 2018 UK review review

BMW has massaged the dimensions of the car this one replaces – the shorter, taller 5 Series GT – into something quite a bit more palatable, but to our eyes it remains some way short of even the superb 5 Series Touring in terms of kerbside appeal. It scores substantially better in terms of rational appeal. At 610 litres, boot space with the seats up is better than that of a 5 Series Touring, and the Gran Turismo is also longer where…

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Edmunds Named Best Workplace in Technology by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

SANTA MONICA, CA — January 17, 2017 — Edmunds, the leading car shopping and information platform, was today recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune as the number one Best Workplace in Technology in the small and medium-sized businesses category. This ranking was based on employees’ assessment of Edmunds culture, management, opportunities for advancement and other traits that add up to an exceptional workplace. “Edmunds takes a great deal of pride in our creative and talented team members, and…

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Tesla prospects, wannabe SUVs and stinky bugs – the week | Automotive Industry Comment

Are automakers trying to establish yet another UK niche with models like this Kia Picanto X-line? Tesla seems always to be in the headlines, notably recently for its biggest ever quarterly loss, US$657m (“not much if you say it quickly”, as a friend of mine used to opine on such red ink), but we’ve delved a bit beyond the attention grabbing stuff, concluding the automaker should be pouring engineering resources into not only additional cars such as the much hyped…

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Royal Salute Whisky Hails the Chinese New Year – Robb Report

This year, the cannon fire of a 21-gun salute from the United Kingdom is aimed at paying tribute to the Year of the Dog, the 11th in the Chinese zodiac’s 12-year cycle. In British naval parlance, a 21-gun salute stems from a tradition of acknowledging a royal event, such as a monarch’s birthday or anniversary. But in spite of the voluminous clouds of smoke and the roar of exploding gunpowder, it is a friendly overture. In fact, it’s a sign…

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2019 Subaru Ascent priced, Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe, Tesla Model 3 production: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2019 Subaru Ascent undercuts competition with $32,970 base price The 2019 Subaru Ascent will be priced under $33,000 when it goes on sale this summer, the automaker said Thursday. 2018 Tesla Model X Review The 2018 Tesla Model X is the sole all-electric utility vehicle sold in the U.S. this year. Available in five- or seven-seat versions with… Source link

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