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Nissan launches Autech sub-brand in Japan focusing on craftsmanship, sportiness


Following Nissan’s expansion of the Nismo sub-brand, the company announced its latest sub-division last Friday: Autech. The new sub-brand will combine sporting characteristics with an eye for “premium craftsmanship” and top-quality materials in the company’s home market of Japan. We reached out to Nissan, and a company spokeswoman confirmed there are no plans for the

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage almost sold out for first production year


The 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is days old, but that hasn’t stopped customers from snapping up nearly all of the car’s allocated production. Over the past few days, Aston Martin shopped its luxurious sports car to private customers and 80 percent of them have purchased, Bloomberg reported last week. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer let

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BMW issues stop-sale order and recall on all i3 electric cars


Follow Viknesh BMW last week issued a stop-sale order and recall for every i3 in the United States, meaning from the 2014 model up to the present 2018 car. A total 30,542 cars are affected. The cause? It seems that in a recent round of testing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined that a limit

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Bottas on top at Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


Follow Viknesh Mercedes-AMG’s Valtteri Bottas at the 2017 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Enlarge Photo Mercedes-AMG’s Valtteri Bottas concluded the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with a decisive win on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It was Bottas’ third F1 victory and his first at the Yas Marina Circuit where the race

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Watch what happens to an ambulance during a side impact crash


Follow Jeff [embedded content] An ambulance is an incredibly tough workhorse. You know it’s going to be strong, but did you ever think how strong an ambulance really is? Well, Braun Ambulances put together a crash test demonstration to show just how tough this life-saving box on wheels really is. The demonstration involves one of

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2019 Infiniti QX50 preview


Follow Viknesh Feast your eyes on the new QX50 from Infiniti. The small SUV makes its world debut at this week’s 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show and goes on sale next year, as a 2019 model. The 2019 QX50’s arrival is a watershed moment for Infiniti, as it also marks the introduction of several key

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