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French court rejects Uber’s challenge to legal restrictions

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, Europe Uber suffers a setback in France’s Conseil Constitutionnel. Most ridehailing services have now been limited. Continue reading French court rejects Uber’s challenge to legal restrictions French court rejects Uber’s challenge to legal restrictions originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 24 May 2015 08:58:00 EST. Please see our terms [...]

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Germany sues e-commerce sites for sharing data with Facebook

Facebook isn’t the only company receiving flack from regulators over the data it collects through its “Like” button. Germany’s consumer watchdog has sued two e-commerce companies for using the button on their websites because, the Wall Street Journal reports, the sites didn’t warn visitors that their personal data would be shared with Facebook. The news follows months [...]

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MassChallenge is quietly growing into one of the most influential forces for global entrepreneurship

Through a maze of hallways, each indistinguishable from the next, in the still very under-construction and hard to find HULT International School of Business on the Boston-Cambridge line, the world’s largest startup accelerator, MassChallenge, held the official welcoming ceremony yesterday afternoon for the 128 startups that will be joining its four-month bootcamp for early stage [...]

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Autoblog’s adventures at the Nurburgring 24-Hour race [spoilers]

Filed under: Motorsports, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Europe, Germany, Racing Autoblog recaps its adventures during ten days in Germany, including the 2015 Nürburgring 24-Hour race, a few more details on the AMG GT3, 1,500 miles in a Mercedes-AMG G65, and life in a Grimm Brothers fairy tale. Continue reading Autoblog’s adventures at the Nurburgring [...]

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Belgium, unafraid of Facebook’s threat to European regulators, advises consumers to install privacy tools

Belgium’s privacy watchdog has advised consumers to install software that will prevent Facebook from collecting information about their browsing activities. And in case that recommendation didn’t make its stance on the company clear, the group also said Facebook “tramples on European and Belgian privacy laws.” Facebook has come under increasing scrutiny across Europe over fears [...]

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Smart wants to rock the block party ’till your hair turns gray [w/video]

Filed under: Aftermarket, Etc., smart, Europe, Autoblog Black, Gadgets, Coupe, Specialty Smart and JBL are teaming up in Europe for a custom ForTwo called the Forgigs with a 5,720-watt, 16-speaker sound system. It’s going on tour this summer. Continue reading Smart wants to rock the block party ’till your hair turns gray [w/video] Smart wants [...]

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Dutch SolaRoad outperforming expectations

Filed under: Green, Europe, Solar Holland’s SolaRoad bike path is generating more solar power than initially predicted. Continue reading Dutch SolaRoad outperforming expectations Dutch SolaRoad outperforming expectations originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 15 May 2015 15:55:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments Continue Reading from the Source

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Aeromobil flying car crashes during test flight

Filed under: Etc., Weird Car News, Safety, Europe The Aeromobil flying car crashed during a test flight in Slovakia. The pilot was able to open the plane’s parachute and keep damage to a minimum. He was also uninjured. Continue reading Aeromobil flying car crashes during test flight Aeromobil flying car crashes during test flight originally [...]

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Renault planning Alpine sports car to rival Audi TT, Porsche Boxster

Filed under: Renault, Europe, Concept Cars, Performance A concept for Alpine’s future sports car is rumored to debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. It reportedly features a rear-mounted, 250-horsepower engine and technologies that are borrowed from Nissan and Daimler. Continue reading Renault planning Alpine sports car to rival Audi TT, Porsche [...]

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Hooray! Europe’s “right to be forgotten” hasn’t ruined the web

The so-called right to be forgotten apparently hasn’t turned the web into a hollow shell of its former self or condemned the world’s information to the depths of oblivion. Quite the contrary: Most people who have tried to have their personal information removed from Google’s search results after this “right” was introduced are disappointed. Google has denied 70 [...]

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2015 Spanish F1 Grand Prix makes its Deutsche mark

Filed under: Motorsports, Ferrari, Infiniti, Lotus, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Europe, Racing Autoblog recaps the 2015 Spanish Formula One Grand Prix, where the top four positions remained the same from the grid to the checkered flag, but the Championship might have changed. Continue reading 2015 Spanish F1 Grand Prix makes its Deutsche mark 2015 Spanish F1 Grand [...]

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Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona

Filed under: Misc. Auto Shows, SEAT, Europe, Hatchback, Wagon The Ibiza is Seat’s most popular model, and though it may be due for replacement by now, it’s getting another update instead, which was revealed at the Barcelona Motor Show. Continue reading Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family [...]

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Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona

Filed under: Misc. Auto Shows, SEAT, Europe, Hatchback, Wagon The Ibiza is Seat’s most popular model, and though it may be due for replacement by now, it’s getting another update instead, which was revealed at the Barcelona Motor Show. Continue reading Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family [...]

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Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona

Filed under: Misc. Auto Shows, SEAT, Europe, Hatchback, Wagon The Ibiza is Seat’s most popular model, and though it may be due for replacement by now, it’s getting another update instead, which was revealed at the Barcelona Motor Show. Continue reading Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family in Barcelona Seat reveals facelifted Ibiza hatchback family [...]

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BMW owners celebrate 40 years of 3 Series

Filed under: Design/Style, Videos, BMW, Asia, Europe, United States, Classics BMW travels the world to interview owners of classic 3 Series models for a new video, in order to understand what makes the cars so special. Continue reading BMW owners celebrate 40 years of 3 Series BMW owners celebrate 40 years of 3 Series originally [...]

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Chris Harris enjoys the song of a Ferrari 212

Filed under: Videos, Ferrari, Auctions, Europe, Convertible, Classics, Performance Chris Harris slides behind the wheel of a 1952 Ferrari 212 Barchetta with a body by Touring and drives it through the Italian hills. The little roadster makes an absolutely beautiful sound. Continue reading Chris Harris enjoys the song of a Ferrari 212 Chris Harris enjoys [...]

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Skoda bringing Fabia Combi rally concept to Worthersee

Filed under: Skoda, Europe, Wagon, Racing Škoda previews the melding of a Fabia Combi wagon with the Fabia R5 rally machine into one concept set to debut at this year’s GTI festival in Worthersee, Austria. Continue reading Skoda bringing Fabia Combi rally concept to Worthersee Skoda bringing Fabia Combi rally concept to Worthersee originally appeared [...]

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Opel snapped testing next-gen Astra GSi hot hatch

Filed under: Spy Photos, Opel, Vauxhall, Europe, Hatchback, Performance Opel and Vauxhall appear to be preparing to launch GSi versions of the next-generation Astra, slotting in below the top-of-the-line OPC/VXR hot hatch and spied undergoing testing near the Nürburgring in Germany. Continue reading Opel snapped testing next-gen Astra GSi hot hatch Opel snapped testing next-gen [...]

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Petrolicious shines the spotlight on a little-known, Fiat-based racecar

Filed under: Design/Style, Motorsports, Videos, Fiat, Europe, Convertible, Performance, Racing This curvaceous Fiat 1100 Stanguellini racecar has been owned by the same family since 1955, and it was originally bought just to be admired in the garage. Continue reading Petrolicious shines the spotlight on a little-known, Fiat-based racecar Petrolicious shines the spotlight on a little-known, [...]

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