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Italian police foil plot to steal Enzo Ferrari's body

By Deeq on 30 Mar 2017 in Other News

Attached Image ROME -- Italian investigators said on Tuesday they had foiled a plot to steal the body of legendary Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom.
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Audi Sport says no to drift modes for its cars

By Faiming_low on 27 Mar 2017 in New technology, Other News

Attached Image Recently, more and more car makers have been seen adding 'Drift' modes into their high performance cars. These cars include the latest Mercedes-AMG E63 and the McLaren 720S. The upcoming BMW M5 will also be offered with this mode that allows the all-wheel drive vehicle to disconnect its front wheels and send power to rears only.

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Porsche hands out nearly S$14,000 to workers as bonus

By Faiming_low on 25 Mar 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Porsche has announced a €9,111 (S$13,800) bonus for its employees on the back of the most successful year in its history.

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BMW And Mercedes may kill off some coupes and convertibles

By Faiming_low on 19 Mar 2017 in Other News

Attached Image With most of the premium brands coming out with many tiny sub-niches in the market, a couple of them are starting to realise that they might have too many models around.

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Fast & Furious 8 releases new teaser

By Faiming_low on 13 Mar 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Now in its eighth installment , the popular Fast & Furious franchise is about to hit the big screens. But before it does so, here's a new trailer for fans to enjoy.
fast & furious, movie, ff8

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Koenigsegg Says The One:1 is a 6:40 min car on the 'Ring

By Faiming_low on 10 Mar 2017 in Super cars, Other News

Attached Image With the hype recently on Lamborghini's Huracan Performante blistering 6:52 minute Nurburgring timing, Koenigsegg was quick to point out that its One:1 is even faster.

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COEs extended for record number of vehicles

By Faiming_low on 08 Mar 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Certificates of entitlement (COE) for a record 44,303 vehicles were revalidated last year, with cars making up the bulk of the extensions.

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Porsche's GT Division head does not want its 911 R to be like a hedge fund

By Faiming_low on 18 Feb 2017 in Other News, Super Sports Cars

Attached Image While this is not exactly the case in Singapore, many customers around the world saw the opportunity of gaining a healthy profit when the 911 R went on sale. However, that has caught the attention of Porsche’s GT Division boss, Andreas Preuninger.
porsche, 911, 911 r

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Know the difference between powersliding and drifting

By Faiming_low on 13 Feb 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Many use the terms ‘powersliding’ and ‘drifting’ interchangeably but do not realise that they are not the same. Car Throttle shows us the difference in its latest video.

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Watch how the McLaren F1 broke the speed record in 1998

By Faiming_low on 31 Jan 2017 in Super cars, Other News

Attached Image It has been 25 years since the since the birth of the McLaren F1 and the company has released a video of how it managed to break the speed record back in 1998.

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Did you know the Lamborghini Diablo uses Nissan headlights?

By Faiming_low on 30 Jan 2017 in New technology, Other News, Videos

Attached Image Some of us might have come across stories of exotic cars that actually used the same lights from a lesser brand's model. Can it be true?

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'Largest parade of Tesla cars' set in China

By Faiming_low on 24 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Hundreds of Tesla Model S and Model X owners recently gathered in China to set the 'Largest parade of Tesla cars' as a new Guinness World Record. The record, which is set in Beijing, China was made up with 100 Model Xs lined up side-by-side and 145 Model S vehicles.

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Trump to meet with CEOs from Ford, GM, and FCA

By Deeq on 24 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image In the wake of his inauguration, President Donald Trump is set to meet with the CEOs of Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Tuesday morning to discuss jobs, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and potential tax cuts. Trump has been highly critical of American automakers for shipping jobs to Mexico and has threatened to impose heavy import fees on foreign-made vehicles. Trump has threatened to dissolve NAFTA in order to encourage automakers to manufacture cars in the US.
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Will Singapore lift its Reciprocal Road Charge?

By Faiming_low on 21 Jan 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Malaysian publication, The Star, claims that Singapore is willing to lift its Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC) once Malaysia begins imposing its RM20 Road Charge at the Thailand border.
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Malaysia may be forced to charge a S$35 VEP for foreign vehicles

By Faiming_low on 18 Jan 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Malaysia might be forced to begin charging a daily Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) fee of S$35 for foreign vehicles entering their country, according to its Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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Madrid Mayor wants to ban all cars from the city

By Faiming_low on 17 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image City mayor Manuela Carmena said that she would love to have all private cars banned from Madrid by the time she leaves office in May 2019.

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Proton set to receive help from three auto firms soon

By Faiming_low on 07 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Three major automotive brands, Geely, PSA Group and Renault have been rumored to put in firm offers for a possible stake in Proton in exchange for some technology and parts sharing according the New Straits Times.

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What happens if you throw out your smart key fob while driving

By Faiming_low on 05 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image It is now very common to have cars that don't require a proper key to lock or unlock the doors and start the engine. While we believe the bulk of us would leave the smart key fob in our pockets, some of us would prefer to throw it inside the armrest, or into the cup holder or another storage place before driving off.

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Disney awarded damages for Chinese copy of 'Cars'

By Faiming_low on 04 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image A shanghai court has awarded damages to Disney and Pixar animation after a Chinese film illegally used characters and posters from its 'Cars' animation film.
disney, cars, film, chinese and 1 more...

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Volkswagen to recruit 1000 IT professionals

By Deeq on 01 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image The Volkswagen Group is set to hire over 1000 IT professionals over the next three years as it seeks to shore up its technological and autonomous future.

IT experts from industries as diverse as gaming and big data research will be hired to expand and develop the Group’s push into artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality, smart production and connectivity.

Group board member Dr Karlheinz Blessing said the company intended to reinforce its existing IT team with “people who want to shape the future of mobility”.
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