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FUTURE EARNS 7 RIAA PLAQUES IN APRIL

Future is having an “Incredible” April. Aside from performing at Coachella, the Freebang boss has also garnered an astounding seven plaques from the Recording Industry Association of America for the month. According to the RIAA, Future’s “Mask Off” was certified platinum on April 14, along with his Drake-assisted single “Used to This,” The Weekend-assisted “Low Life” off last year’s EVOL, ... Read More »

Even sports news in North Korea is bizarre

President Xi Jinping said he hopes all sides will “refrain from taking any action that will aggravate tensions on the Peninsula.” Video provided by Newsy Newslook War games, whether in the form of military strategizing or parading nuclear weaponry as a show of force, are not really games at all, which explains why the escalating tension surrounding North Korea has so ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki to unveil DZire on April 24 Five things to expect in the new car

Maruti Suzuki teased the facelift of its compact sedan DZire on Friday. The company has touted the new model as DZire, dropping the prefix Swift in the badge, to make its identity distinct and independent of the popular hatchback. Sales justify DZire’s hype: Since its launch in 2008 and through a makeover in 2012, over 13 lakh units have been ... Read More »

Jaguar XF S Sportbrake spotted testing in the UK

A Jaguar XF S Sportbrake development car has been spotted testing in the UK ahead of the model’s official reveal later this year. The S version of Jaguar’s sports estate will sit above the regular XF Sportbrake, which has been confirmed for production, and make use of the same turbocharged petrol and diesel engines as the saloon. The images, which ... Read More »

Bask in the Glory of the Horsepower-Happy New York Auto Show

IN THE WIDE world of the auto industry, auto shows don’t just display the latest offerings—they provide a window into the peculiarities of a given place. Geneva is the supercar show, for the super wealthy. Detroit is a showcase for homegrown, American metal (and lots of trucks); Paris is a collection of European quirk. Los Angeles wants to be the new ... Read More »

Tommy Wright: St Johnstone are shopping in the used car market

St Johnstone’s weekend opponents Aberdeen have got to second in the Premiership by splashing out on Mercedes cars, according to Perth boss Tommy Wright. And the McDiarmid Park side have got to fourth with shrewd second-hand deals. Wright, who praised chairman Steve Brown for helping him build a squad that would be the envy of many a manager in the ... Read More »

New York Auto Show: Horsepower Wars in Full Swing

A model pulls the sheet to reveal the Maserati Levante SUV during the 2016 New York International Auto Show media preview in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2016. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) The horsepower wars will be in full swing at this week’s New York International Auto Show, as automakers inject more power into everything from muscle cars to SUVs. Fiat Chrysler ... Read More »

Auto show Its goodbye small and hello big in New York

The auto industry has always had a knack for rolling out new models at just the wrong time. Some fear that’s about to happen again. When gas prices spiked past $4 a gallon in 2008, automakers realized they lacked smaller, more efficient cars like hybrids that embraced gas-saving technologies. In the past few years, automakers bet that midsize and compact sedans ... Read More »

Buying a new car? These five hacks could save you a lot of money in the long run

Buying a shiny new car? You may want to read these tips first (Photo: GETTY) With new ‘17’ registration plates now available in dealer showrooms, anyone thinking about buying a new car may be put off upgrading to a newer model because of the cost. When you factor in new DVLA car tax rules, rising car insurance and increased fuel ... Read More »

Mercedes still has to unlock potential of new car in F1 testing

Mercedes still has “hard work” to do to unlock the full potential of its updates before Formula 1’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, says Valtteri Bottas. The Brackley-based team has not had the perfect second week of running at Barcelona, with some of its developments not performing as expected, and Niki Lauda saying it needs a strong final day of pre-season ... Read More »