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Report: Nurburgring bought by Russian billionaire

Filed under: Motorsports, Europe, Earnings/Financials, Racing The Nürburgring is among the greatest racetracks of the world, with decades of fantastic motorsports history born on the snaking course. However, it seems that running the place as a business is about as difficult as learning the 12.9 miles of corners on the Nordschleife. After a long bankruptcy [...]

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Official: Daimler buys 25 percent of MV Agusta

Filed under: Coupe, Europe, Mercedes-Benz, Earnings/Financials, Motorcycle BMW obviously builds motorcycles, and Volkswagen Group owns Ducati. Now, fellow German automaker Daimler is hopping into the two-wheel game by buying a 25-percent stake in Italian sportbike maker MV Agusta for an undisclosed price. According to Daimler’s press release, its Mercedes-AMG division is actually the one that’s [...]

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Official: Volkswagen rolls out sporty Street Up!

Filed under: Budget, Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Volkswagen When Volkswagen unveiled the production Up! hatchback at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, it showcased a series of concept versions alongside it. At the Geneva Motor Show the following year, it returned with another quartet of whimsical Up! concepts. There were more before and there will be more [...]

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Quick Spin: 2014 Citroen DS3 Cabrio Racing

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Citroën, UK, Quick Spins When you think of hot hatches, one French automaker comes to mind… but it’s not Citroën. Maybe it should be, though, because some of the industry’s best hot hatches are honed on the rally stage, and nobody has dominated the modern World Rally Championship like [...]

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Spy Shots: Mercedes testing plug-in hybrid GLE

Filed under: Spy Photos, Hybrid, Europe, Crossover, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Mercedes-Benz is still hard at work developing a refresh for the M-Class, a model that is rumored to change its name to the GLE-Class in the process. This is hardly the improved model’s first time testing, but the latest shots reveal Mercedes’ plan for a plug-in [...]

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Report: Citroen’s offbeat C4 Cactus an early sales success, production boosted

Filed under: Budget, Wagon, Europe, Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, Citroën, Australia It may not be everybody’s prickly cup of tea, but Citroën has reportedly found enough buyers for its kinda strange-looking C4 Cactus that it has found it necessary to boost production at its assembly plant in Madrid, adding shifts on Saturday to help meet demand. With [...]

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Video: Autobild blows China’s fake BMW X5 sky high

Filed under: SUV, China, Etc., Europe, Videos, BMW, Humor The Germans famously love their cars. With high-speed cruising on the Autobahn and a lot of fun available from the country’s back roads, they have every reason to. Apparently, the country’s auto writers also take their jobs in advising the enthusiastic populace very seriously. As this [...]

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Audi reveals new TT spec racer

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Europe, Audi, Racing We’ve seen the coupe. We’ve seen the convertible. We’re still waiting on word of the next variant, but before it arrives, Audi has revealed the racing version of the new TT. Set to form the backbone of the inaugural Audi Sport TT Cup, the competition-spec sports coupe is [...]

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Porter Robinson cancels Germany, France, and Finland stops for upcoming European Worlds tour

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep As Porter Robinson ties up the last few stops of his US Worlds tour and begins to prepare to take on Europe, a decision made by the producer himself has cancelled the Germany, France, and Finland stops. In a Facebook announcement, Porter explained his choice to call [...]

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First look at all-new Mercedes E-Class

Filed under: Spy Photos, Sedan, Europe, Mercedes-Benz, Design/Style, Luxury The folks at Mercedes-Benz are hard at work on a new generation of the E-Class, following big updates to the S-Class and C-Class in recent years. After seeing latest model in development wearing mostly C-Class body panels, we’re getting our first real look at the styling [...]

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Porsche Macan fails moose test, Stuttgart responds

Filed under: Performance, Europe, Safety, Videos, Crossover, Porsche, Diesel, Luxury Different countries have different safety standards, but most of them revolve around a similar set of tests: front impact, side impact, offset impact, rollover… the usual. But Sweden has its own test. It’s called the Moose Test (or the Elk Test), and it’s unique to [...]

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