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Hyundai presents 70 movies in 10 minutes… and it’s very strange

Filed under: Budget, Europe, Videos, Hatchback, Hyundai, Humor, TV/Movies It’s not often we can use the term “trippy” to describe anything we post here at Autoblog, but this German video, promoted by Hyundai and starring the brand’s European-spec i10 is trippy, surreal and totally bizarre. And we love it. Movie buffs will appreciate this ridiculous [...]

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Morgan announces Plus 8 Speedster

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Europe The Morgan Motor Company is the consummate automotive industry survivor. While a name like Triumph is fading, Morgan is still is in business building a relatively small number of sports cars annually. This year is a big milestone for the company. Its Pickersleigh Road factory in England has been building [...]

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Morgan announces Plus 8 Speedster

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Europe The Morgan Motor Company is the consummate automotive industry survivor. While a name like Triumph is fading, Morgan is still is in business building a relatively small number of sports cars annually. This year is a big milestone for the company. Its Pickersleigh Road factory in England has been building [...]

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Startups Anonymous: The most expensive lesson I learned was to start a startup in Europe

[This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are anonymous, allowing them to share openly without fear of retribution. Every Wednesday, we'll run one new story chosen by Dana Severson, who operates StartupsAnonymous, a place for startups to share, ask questions, and  answer them [...]

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Undeterred by its ban from Belgium, Uber expands in stealth to Finland

In its relentless efforts for world domination, it looks like Uber is quietly expanding to Finland. This is a new country for the transportation platform, which already moved into the neighboring nation of Sweden. Uber has posted three job openings in Helsinki, for a community manager, a general manager, and an operations and logistics manager. [...]

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Opel could break even next year

Filed under: Europe, Earnings/Financials, Opel How things change. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Opel might just break even next year. This is kind of a big deal, largely because Opel has been arguably the most troubled branch both in General Motors’ portfolio and in all of Europe. The report claims that [...]

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Opel Vivaro is a tidy Euro package hauler

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Europe, Work, Specialty This is the Opel Vivaro, and as much as it may look like a rebadged Nissan NV200, it isn’t (it’s quite a bit bigger). Instead, it’s a rebadged Nissan Primastar, which in turn is a Renault Trafic. Weird family links aside, this is the all-new, second-generation Vivaro, which Opel [...]

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Marussia production car hopes dead, F1 team gets new owners

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Europe, Russia Russian media outlet R-Sport reports that sports car maker Marussia Motors has stopped making road cars and its employees in Moscow have “left the company en masse and joined a government-run technical institute.” That suggests there won’t be an evolution of the Cosworth-powered B2, the firm’s second sports [...]

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European lawmakers breathe new life into the free Internet

The free Internet is faring better in Europe than in the United States. European lawmakers have approved new laws that clearly define and protect net neutrality in addition to banning roaming charges applied to consumers traveling in the European Union. The laws must be approved by another meeting of the European Parliament, the European Commission, and individual [...]

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Mastretta MXT aiming for European launch in 2015

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Europe, MISC Though a number of foreign automakers have located their North American assembly plants in Mexico, our neighbors to the south are hardly known for producing their own cars under their own names. But performance-oriented startups are trying their best to upset that notion. VUHL is one such notable exception. [...]

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