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Autoliv sets aside $210 million to cover European anti-trust investigation

STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s Autoliv is setting aside $ 210 million this quarter to cover a fine it expects the European Commission to impose after a long-running anti-trust investigation, the car safety equipment maker said on Thursday. Autoliv, the world’s largest airbag maker, has since 2011 been subject to an investigation of anti-competitive behavior among suppliers

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F1 champ Jenson Button sets 2017 Honda Civic Type R's final lap record

Follow Viknesh Honda has been out to prove the performance of its Civic Type R since the feisty hatch debuted for the 2017 model year, and its yardstick has been to set the lap record for front-wheel-drive cars at famous race tracks around the globe, including the Nürburgring. The final attempt took place recently at

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Land Rover sets world record for fastest mile in a car on 2 wheels

[embedded content] Those who attended the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week caught numerous firsts and debuts The list included the first self-driving car to tackle the hill climb, the new Toyota Supra on its dynamic debut, and Land Rover with a world record stunt. The British brand set a world record for the

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Nio EP9 sets fastest time for street-legal cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Follow Viknesh Nio EP9’s electric hypercar has set the fastest time for a street-legal car in the Goodwood Festival of Speed’s famous hill climb. The car ran a time of 44.61 seconds during Saturday’s Supercar shootout event, which eclipsed the previous time of 47.07 set by a McLaren P1 LM by Lanzante in 2016. Doing

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Honda Civic Type R sets FWD track record at Spa

Follow Jeff [embedded content] Honda has a hot hit on its hands with the Civic Type R. This is one fast front driver, and it’s fully capable of putting all 306 of its horsepower to good use. Case in point: Honda just set a new front-wheel-drive production car record at Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps Circuit. With Super

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Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

[embedded content] Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker’s Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a production passenger electric vehicle. The attempt took place in Melbourne, Australia with help from the country’s national carrier Qantas. According to Qantas, the passenger

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