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Los Angeles - Aficionados have argued for ages over which individual has had the greatest influence on the automobile.
Five years ago, Lamborghini started work on the Gallardo's replacement model, Huracan, named after a famous fighting bull from Spain. It is an entirely new model, not an extensive update of the old entry- level Lambo.
DETROIT4 (AFP) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will keep a lid on production of new Ferraris over the next five years despite huge demand in emerging markets like China, Fiat chief Sergio Marchionne said on Tuesday.
There was an off-beat but memorable sci-fi television drama called Weird Science in the 1990s about two socially awkward teenagers who created their dream girl on a computer.
The motor show is nearly as old as the car itself. The earliest ones were Paris, Berlin (precursor to Frankfurt) and Detroit, held in the late 1890s.
There is something strangely unfamiliar about the new Mini, and it takes me more than a day to figure out what it is.
My first encounter with the Ascari circuit was frosty, to say the least. Rain, fog and a 4 deg C temperature meant my time on the Spanish track last year was cut short after just a handful of laps.
Convertibles were all the rage in the United States in the 1950s and early 1960s, until political activist Ralph Nader singled out topless cars as being grossly unsafe, especially when it came to rollovers.
Equipping your car with a satellite navigation system not only saves you from getting lost, but it also saves you money. According to a study funded by satellite-navigation map provider Navteq, motorists equipped with a sat-nav device saw fuel efficiency improve by 12 per cent.

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