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Nissan Product Planning Chief: Production BladeGlider Not a Priority

Back when the BladeGlider concept debuted at the 2013 Tokyo motor show, there was speculation that we could see a production version of this model out on the roads. But now, according to Phillippe Klein, the new chief planning officer at Nissan, the BladeGlider isn’t high up on the company’s list …

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Best Arsenal players ever, the top 50

Our list of the greatest players ever to grace Highbury and the Emirates for Arsenal<p><b>Michael Thomas</b> “Thomas, charging through the middle … it’s up for the grabs now. Thomas! Right at the end!” The words of Brian Moore that described perhaps the most famous goal in English League history. It is …

Unbelievably Cute Mammal With Teddy Bear Face Rediscovered

More than 20 years after its discovery, the rare Ili pika was spotted in the mountains of northwestern China.<p>You could call it one of the world's longest games of hide and seek.<p>For more than 20 years, the Ili pika <i>(Ochotona iliensis)</i>, a type of tiny, mountain-dwelling mammal with a teddy bear face, …

2016 BMW 650i Coupe

The 6-series is as great as ever.<p>With the 6-series, BMW has a clear winner on its hands. The beautiful coupe, based on the 5-series sedan, has exceeded expectations—despite highly ambitious pricing that positions it close to the range-topping 7-series. Even though the four-door Gran Coupe, a direct …

Automotive Design

Why Doesn’t Ireland Have Snakes?

It ain’t because of Saint Patrick<p>Legend has it that, back in the fifth century A.D., St. Patrick exterminated Ireland’s snakes by driving them into the sea. He would appear to have done a thorough job, because Ireland is free of native snakes to this day.<p>Except, Ireland never actually had snakes. …

Stop Editing Human Embryos For Now, Say Geneticists

There are some ethical issues to work out first<p>It’s no secret that scientists can now edit genes. Resolving disease-causing mutations could help cure some of the world’s most deadly diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and hemophilia. In the past, these modifications have been limited to genes in …

2016 Nissan GT-R Starts at $103,365, Adds 45th Anniversary Gold Edition

The 2016 Nissan GT-R has been given a boost in power for the new model year, and even though power has gone up, the sticker price remains unchanged at $103,365 for the base model, including destination. Also new for this year is the 45th Anniversary Edition, which celebrates Godzilla’s storied …

Automotive Design

Nissan Celebrates 45 Years of GT-R with 2016 Gold Edition

We can’t recall ever having begun a story with an explanation of what a golden anniversary is, but here we go: A golden anniversary, at least in our book—and everyone else’s—refers to something having existed for 50 years. Nissan, it seems, has a different idea of a gilded time span, having created …

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2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV Price Announced

It may not be news, but the Lamborghini Aventador is crazy expensive. Prices for the all-new 2016 Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce start at $493,095, the automaker recently announced.<p>This total includes a $3495 destination fee and a nasty $3700 gas guzzler tax. The pricing was announced in …

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Chrysler Ailing American brand Chrysler is to be axed in the UK, reports Auto

Chrysler<p>Ailing American brand Chrysler is to be axed in the UK, reports Auto Express.<p>Parent company Fiat Group is to pull the plug on the brand, …

Birmingham Mail A 64-year-old woman has had a narrow escape after walking out of her kitchen shortly before a Ford Focus came crashing through the front wall

Birmingham Mail<p>A 64-year-old woman has had a narrow escape after walking out of her kitchen shortly before a Ford Focus came crashing through the …

Dominic Lipinski/PA WIRE Major routes in and out of London are to be subjected to 20mph speed limits, mayor Boris Johnson has

Dominic Lipinski/PA WIRE<p>Major routes in and out of London are to be subjected to 20mph speed limits, mayor Boris Johnson has announced.<p>The move, …

Joel Ryan / Invision / AP Controversial Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has whipped up more claims of racism over a column in the latest edition of Top Gear magazine where he states that foreign cab drivers' taxis smell of sick and lavender

Joel Ryan / Invision / AP<p>Controversial Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has whipped up more claims of racism over a column in the latest edition of …

PA/PA ARCHIVE IMAGES This year is the 80th birthday of the official driving test, but instead of a cake, one motoring group is demanding that this milestone be celebrated with a raft of reforms, aimed at saving hundreds of young drivers'

PA/PA ARCHIVE IMAGES<p>This year is the 80th birthday of the official driving test, but instead of a cake, one motoring group is demanding that this …

Lexus RC F vs BMW M4 super-coupe track battle