Monte Carlo Rally day one: Unpredictability rules

The Monte Carlo Rally has a reputation for being the toughest event on the World Rally calendar and today’s opening six special stages confirmed that view. While many crews struggled with tyre choice, others took a calm approach and reaped the rewards. Among them was the British contingent, Citroen’s Kris…

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London triggers green cab design race

Three new low-pollution London black cabs were unveiled in the capital this morning as the mayor of London announced stringent environmental regulations for future licensed taxi designs. British-based engineering company Frazer-Nash showed the new Metrocab, Turkish-based Karsan revealed an engineering prototype and Chinese-owned London Taxi International announced it would build…

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Ron Dennis back at the helm of McLaren Group

Ron Dennis has been re-appointed as chief executive officer of the McLaren Group with immediate effect. He has been charged by the company’s shareholders to “improve its on-track and off-track performance”. Dennis assumes a role previously held by Martin Whitmarsh, who is also team principal of the Formula 1 outfit.…

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A strange halfway house for Formula One chiefs

Delta Topco Limited, the Jersey-registered parent company of the Formula One group, has announced that Bernie Ecclestone is stepping down from his role as a director of the company, but will continue to run the Formula One business on a day-to-day basis. The move came after Ecclestone was indicted on…

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Detroit motor show 2014: Top concept cars

Concept cars. For many the heartbeat of a motor show; the barometer to judge the carmakers’ confidence. So with the Detroit motor show oozing all manner of conceptual models, there were plenty of highlights. Here are our top five.  Toyota FT-1 The Toyota FT-1, says Toyota, isn’t the new Supra.…

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You are what you drive

For some time now Britain’s most hated drivers have been those who have chosen to sit behind the padded wheel that features the four rings of supreme confidence. Yes, Audi. Before that it was the infamous Bimmer roundel. Not too sure who it was before then, possibly hot hatch drivers. It…

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Buy Firestone Tyres

The Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company is an American tyre establishment founded in 1900. They were one of the pioneering companies for the manufacturing of tyres across the globe. Since then, the Japanese company Bridgestone has bought out the company, taking over all operations. Many people buy Firestone tyres and…

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