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Boost for David Cameron as Juncker says he is open to treaty change

Jean Claude Juncker says Britain is "blind" to his willingness to secure a "fair deal"<p>The leadership of the European Union is open to treaty change if it helps convince Britain not to leave, Jean Claude Juncker has said, as he accused Britain of being “blind” to his support.<p>The president of the …

Ed Miliband in Russell Brand interview: I will stand up to global business

Ed Miliband has sought to persuade the comedian Russell Brand that he would stand up to global businesses, in an extract of an interview the famously anti-corporate comedian conducted with the Labour leader.<p>In the clip, Brand presses Miliband over how far nations can “leverage serious influence” …

2016 Volvo XC90 Full Pricing and Options List Revealed

Volvo says the first XC90s will arrive at U.S. dealers sometime in May. The already-sold-out First Edition XC90s, all 1927 of them, will be delivered in June, with regular T6 sales commencing in July. As for the nifty “Twin Engine” T8 drivetrain, with a plug-in-hybrid system adding 80 horses to the …

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2016 Lotus Evora 400: More Power—and U.S.-Legal!

A sign of life at Lotus.<p>The Lotus Evora 400, details of which were released ahead of its debut at the Geneva auto show next month, falls some way short of being a major redesign—aesthetically “mild facelift” is more like it. But at least the Evora 400 is lighter and quicker than the version it …

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A123 Systems Sues Apple for Taking Away Its Engineers

A123 Systems, which has supplied batteries to General Motors and Fisker over the years, has experienced a number of setbacks, including a major product recall and a bankruptcy filing in 2012. It now says it is facing another challenge with engineers leaving the company to work for Apple, which is …

Electric Vehicles

It's Time for Rolls-Royce to Think about Its Future

The ultimate luxury brand needs to expand its horizons.<p>From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Maybe it’s just me, but the hustling, hurried valets at the 128-year-old Hotel del Coronado in San Diego seemed to straighten up and slow down when we rolled up in the Rolls-Royce Wraith. It’s as if the …

Mansory-Tuned Lamborghini Huracan MH1 Isn’t That Bad

Known for its gaudy body kits, over-the-top styling, and questionable color combinations, Mansory has tuned the Lamborghini Huracan with surprisingly tasteful results. Modifications to the Lamborghini Huracan include a wide body kit, a power increase, and a restyled interior. The Lamborghini …

Sports Cars

Check Out Speculative Renderings of the XE Sportbrake and XE R-S

Upon driving Jaguar’s new XE, we found ourselves utterly smitten. Citing its blend of Cadillac ATS sharpness with Mercedes C-class comfort, we proclaimed, “The XE is proof that there’s at least one automaker still looking out for enthusiasts.” The question now becomes one of variants. Mercedes-Benz …

2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Special Edition Is Track-Focused Hotness

Race-inspired, V-12–equipped, and inevitably wallet-crushing.<p><i>UPDATE: As a result of legal pressure from Porsche,</i> <i>this car is now called the Vantage GT12.</i><p>Exclusivity is a relative concept. For average car guys, a custom paint job and an aftermarket exhaust can make them feel that their car is pretty …

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Tandy, Barker & Webster: issue 123 driver columns

<b>Nick Tandy – the factory driver:</b> <br>A new season has arrived and I can’t wait to get started. In fact, by the time you read this, the 24 Hours of …

Murderous-Looking Mercedes-AMG GT3 Racer Teased

When we last spoke with Tobias Moers, the man at the helm of AMG, the charmingly gruff engineer confirmed that we would see a Black Series variant of the new AMG GT toward the end of the model run. He also noted that in two years’ time, we’ll get a variant that sounds as if it’ll be a harder-core …

Insane Twin-Turbo Viper TA Makes 1000 RWHP [w/ Video]

First things first: The SRT Viper TA is a beast—witness its Lightning Lap performance. But you want more, don’t you? The 645 horsepower from the bone-stock Viper? Yawn. Try 1042 horsepower—at the rear wheels—which is what the mad scientists at RSI Racing Solutions say they’re wringing from the …

Will the Corvette Start After Being Left Outside in -26-Degree Temps? – Feature

We know, this seems like the typical “let’s place a car way outside of its element and ask it to rise to the occasion” trope, running an ultracold winter-weather test on our long-term Chevy Corvette Stingray test vehicle, a car clearly suited to warmer climates. But there’s more to it than that. It …

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet Spied Nearly Camo-Free

Expect panache, grace, and a lofty price tag.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The droptop version of Mercedes-Benz’s all-new S-class coupe, caught testing with almost no camouflage. It, well, looks exactly like an S-class coupe, only with a folding fabric roof.<p><b>Why It Matters:</b> Mercedes-Benz is expanding the S-class …

Report: GM May Change Name of Chevrolet Bolt

General Motors has confirmed that the Chevrolet Bolt concept it showed earlier this year Chevrolet Bolt to Be Built in Michigan in Late 2016″ target=”_blank”>will commence production in late 2016. But it could bear a different name because, as GM North American president Alan Batey said, “Some …

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Hey, Budii: Rinspeed's Geneva Concept Is a Self-Driving BMW i3

In the autonomous utopian future, your car is your proactive companion.<p>Swiss design-and-engineering concern Rinspeed has a reputation for embracing the absurd, and its new Budii concept, which makes its debut at the Geneva auto show, burnishes that reputation. The latest in a long line of concept …

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Yutaka Katayama, "Father of the Datsun Z," Dead at 105

Yutaka Katayama, the former president of what’s now Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. branch, has died at the age of 105, the <i>Associated Press</i> reports. “Mr. K,” as he was known to company insiders and Datsun and Nissan fans, established the Z line of sports cars that guaranteed the racing and sales success of …

Petty’s Garage Ford Mustang GT SEMA Car Headed for Dealerships

Many of the wild concepts shown at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show never see life outside the Las Vegas convention center, but a tuned Ford Mustang GT shown by Petty’s Garage is one exception. Ford dealerships will sell just 143 units of the modified Mustang — 100 in standard …

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Jaguar F-Type R vs Corvette C7

Jaguar F-Type R versus Corvette. As conclusions go, this one shouldn’t be so much foregone as, well, fivegone or sixgone. Sure, the Corvette may have …

Sports Cars

LaFerrari vs McLaren P1 vs Porsche 918: the verdict

So here we are at last. After 48 hours of intensive/gruelling/pinch-me-is-this-actually-happening road-testing, we’ve come to the end of the ultimate …

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Polaris Slingshot Three-Wheeler

Neither fish nor fowl, only fun.<p>From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The Polaris Slingshot SL you see here is red, but base versions come in only one color: titanium metallic. One might call it gray, as in the gray area between cars and motorcycles, a regulatory DMZ where few dare to …

2016 Chevrolet Volt Dissected: Powertrain, Design, Chassis, and More

Lightening Volt: Chevrolet's plug-in hybrid adds muscle and range, sheds fat.<p>From the March 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>In the eight years since it was announced, the Chevrolet Volt has been a few different things. First, it was a concept at Detroit’s 2007 North American International Auto Show, …

End of an Era: Final Bugatti Veyron Sold is Headed for Geneva Show

After being in production for 10 years and spawning several special editions, the Bugatti Veyron has finally reached the end of its run. The luxury supercar maker has announced that the very last 450th Veyron has been sold, but before it heads home to its new owner, the model will be given a proper …

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