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Tost knew in testing already Albon would ‘surprise'

5 hours ago   |   PlanetF1

Franz Tost says he knew from last year's pre-season test in Barcelona that Alexander Albon had the ability to “surprise” in his debut campaign. Albon was a late call-up to Toro...
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‘No guarantee Williams heartbreak will end in 2020'

6 hours ago   |   PlanetF1

Williams' slumped to what they believe was rock bottom last year, however, Rob Smedley says there is no guarantee that it won't be even worse this season. Falling to fifth in...
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New VW Golf GTI: rear end revealed ahead of Geneva debut

New VW Golf GTI: rear end revealed ahead of Geneva debut

8 hours ago   |   Autocar

Diffuser and spoiler are hints at this Golf's performance ambitions Mk8 Golf GTI is one of four hot Golfs launching this year, alongside GTD, GTE and R models The rear end of...
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Next-gen Range Rover Sport to be make-or-break model

Next-gen Range Rover Sport to be make-or-break model

18 hours ago   |   Autocar

New Range Rover Sport will have focus on eco-friendly performance Third-generation version of Land Rover's highly profitable Range Rover Sport SUV due on sale in 2022 Jaguar...
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Analysis: 2020 is the year to take emissions targets seriously

Analysis: 2020 is the year to take emissions targets seriously

18 hours ago   |   Autocar

Fewer models are being made as EU CO2 targets add pressure Dramatically reducing fleet average emissions is now the priority for car makers, if they are to avoid heavy...
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Under the skin: The quest for perfection in EV battery tech

Under the skin: The quest for perfection in EV battery tech

18 hours ago   |   Autocar

Details of the battery pack for Volkswagen's ID 3 for 2020 reveal the latest-generation battery cell tech From lithium manganese oxide-based systems to lithium nickel manganese...
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Bugatti's boss on Chiron variants, profitability and autonomous cars

Bugatti's boss on Chiron variants, profitability and autonomous cars

1 day ago   |   Autocar

We talk to CEO Stephan Winkelmann about the next steps for the ultra-exclusive car maker Bugatti 's highlight of 2020 was the phenomenal 300mph+ Chiron speed run but now it's...
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2020 Geneva motor show preview - what to expect from Europe's most important auto show

3 days ago   |   EVO

Electrification will likely dominate proceedings, but Geneva will have plenty of performance metal to get excited about too
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BMW M GmbH outperforms AMG, posting record sales figures

3 days ago   |   EVO

High-performance variants from BMW buck the trend, selling in more numbers than ever
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Volkswagen T-Roc R 2020 UK review

Volkswagen T-Roc R 2020 UK review

3 days ago   |   Autocar

Golf R substitute arrives in the UK with almost identical hardware but an alternative persona There's no question about modern Volkswagen's ability to build an extremely...
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Someone keeps throwing turnips and swedes at moving cars

Someone keeps throwing turnips and swedes at moving cars

Damage to a police car from the veg being thrown Police are hunting a mystery vegetable thrower who keeps hurling turnips and swedes at vehicles. There have now been 17... Read more ...

Sergio Romero involved in car crash near Manchester United training ground

Sergio Romero involved in car crash near Manchester United training ground

Manchester United's Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero smashed his £170,000 Lamborghini supercar close to the club's training ground in Carrington Read more ...

Man Utd star Sergio Romero's £170k Lamborghini wrecked after crashing...

Man Utd star Sergio Romero's £170k Lamborghini wrecked after crashing through road barrier on way to training

MANCHESTER UNITED star Sergio Romero has been involved in a horror car crash. The sub goalkeeper's £170,000 Lamborghini smashed through a barrier and into a hedge on the way to... Read more ...

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more...

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Videos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings

Heavy storms hit southeastern Australia on Sunday and Monday local time. The rainfall helped relieve some of the areas affected by bushfires, according to the BBC , but the... Read more ...

2 Honolulu police officers were killed in a shooting as a nearby house burned

2 Honolulu police officers were killed in a shooting as a nearby house burned

At least two Honolulu police officers were reportedly shot in a fiery incident on the southeast end of the Hawaiian island. The officers were taken to a nearby hospital in... Read more ...

Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection featuring 21 automobiles takes in...

Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection featuring 21 automobiles takes in $2.3M at auction

He not only starred in a film franchise surrounding cars, he was obsessed with them in real life. And most of Paul Walker's personal vehicle collection was sold at auction this... Read more ...

PM to press US after more cars seen ‘driving on wrong side of road' by RAF base

PM to press US after more cars seen ‘driving on wrong side of road' by RAF base

Caption: Boris Johnson steps in after US soldiers filmed driving on wrong side of road Boris Johnson will address the driving habits of US staff at an RAF base in... Read more ...

Queen with Andrew by her side for first time since car crash interview

Queen with Andrew by her side for first time since car crash interview

Her Majesty attended Sunday service with the Duke of York following closely behind The Queen has stepped out in public with Prince Andrew for the first time since his car... Read more ...

Dear Coleen: I feel pushed out of my own family by needy sister-in-law

Dear Coleen: I feel pushed out of my own family by needy sister-in-law

She's become insanely competitive about everything - houses, cars, friends, clothes - and I feel completely smothered by her Read more ...

Google critic, 66, now suggests his wife's fatal car crash was not an accident

Google critic, 66, now suggests his wife's fatal car crash was not an accident

Robert Epstein, 66, said in July the internet giant's methods 'gave' millions of votes to Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. n December he announced that... Read more ...