Archive | January, 2014

Toyota’s concept sports car recalls its heritage

TOYOTA has today unveiled a groundbreaking concept coupe at the Detroit Motor Show. Toyota’s Calty design studio set out to create the ultimate sports car and the result is the FT-1 Concept. The design team, based in California, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and wanted to create something special. The design looks back […]

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Power cut? Start the car engine!

Traditionally, when the power supply is cut in your home, you would dig out the candles and sit and wait it out. In the future, suggests Toyota, you may be able to use its FCV hydrogen-fuelled car to power your home for up to a week!

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VW adds a bit of Style for Executives!

Volkswagen has introduced two new variants to its popular and best-selling Passat Range. They are the Executive and the Executive Style and are on sale now.

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Brit Sam Sunderland claims first Dakar stage win

British rider Sam Sunderland was over the moon after he not only safely tackled the sand dunes on the second special stage of the Dakar Rally, but he claimed his first stage win in the world’s toughest motor race.

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New Mazda3 range

New Mazda3 range is contender for “best in class”

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Important new Mazda3 with its clever Skyactiv technology ticks all the right boxes and DAVID HOOPER  says new model is a contender for best in class. NEW cars don’t get much more important than this new model is to Mazda. The Japanese manufacturer had to get it right, and having […]

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Two or four wheels, John Surtees a legend

A FANTASTIC line-up of racing machine of both two and four-wheeled variants will pay tribute to racing legend John Surtees. The event takes place at Autosport International from January 9-12 at the NEC in Birmingham. The machines will be on show to mark the start of 50th anniversary celebrations of the British legend’s 1964 Formula […]

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Nissan reveals shape of London black cab of future

After feedback from the London Mayor’s office, Transport for London and others with a keen interest, Nissan has revealed the final shape of its new black cab. The new cab will go on sale this December.

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Three is the magic number… for some

There are plenty of devotees to two and four-wheeled vehicles, but for some the allure of three wheels is just two strong. And now they have a book just to themselves!

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