Category: Other Stuff

Volkswagon Launches Diesel Scrappage Scheme in Uk and Europe

Volkswagon Launches Diesel Scrappage Scheme in Uk and Europe

Consistent with other manufacturers in the Uk, Volkswagen has launched a scheme to offer discounts on their new cars in attempt to remove older, more polluting diesel engine cars off the roads of UK and Europe. Plagued by the emissions scandal in 2015 of the Diesel range, Volkswagon says it would significantly discount the entire range of new vehicles, including […]

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Introducing the ‘America’ Special Edition

Introducing the ‘America’ Special Edition

Celebrating the long history and relationship between MV Agusta and the USA, MV Agusta introduces the special edition 2017 Brutale 800 America. Based on the highly acclaimed new three-cylinder Brutale 800, the America edition pays tribute to the classic America range from the 1970’s. To define the America, the MV Agusta design team wanted to match the exuberance of the […]

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Kia’s Stinger GT is set to be Highway Patrol Car

Kia’s Stinger GT is set to be Highway Patrol Car

Kia’s new Stinger GT is high on the Australian Police Force radar as a candidate for Highway Patrol Car! Kia reports that every Australian state, except the Northern Territory, has shown serious interest in it’s 272Kw/510Nm twin-turbo V6 stinger GT. In fact, a prototype has already undergone testing in NSW. “We are starting to loan them to the police now,” […]

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Holden to Stop Production of Chevrolet SS

Holden to Stop Production of Chevrolet SS

Holden has been exporting a Commodore variant into the USA branded as the Chevrolet SS since 2013. However this morning, the manufacturer announced that the final Chevy SS bound for the USA is about to be shipped. Packed with the potent and popular LS3 V8 engine and the 6-Spd manual gearbox, the ‘Phantom Black’ Chevy SS looked almost morbid as […]

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Daimler & Bosch team up to create ‘Robo-Taxis’

Daimler & Bosch team up to create ‘Robo-Taxis’

Daimler (parent company of Mercedes-Benz), and their partner Robert Bosch have teamed up to create a series of self-driving cars primarily aimed at the production of ‘robo-taxis’, as early as 2020. The companies would combine expertise in car making, sensors and software so that people in a specific part of town could order a shared car through their smart phone. The self-driving car […]

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