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New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

The new BMW M5 was drifted for 8 hours and had to be refueled five times mid-drift Highlights BMW broke the world record with the new F90-generation BMW M5 While drifting for 8 hours the M5 covered a distance of 374.1 km The M5 had to be refuelled 5 times mid-drift to complete the world record The new BMW M5 ... Read More »

California Inc.: Car industry is rolling into town with L.A. auto shows

The auto industry is coming to town. AutoMobility L.A. will run Monday through Thursday at the Los Angeles Convention Center, followed by the L.A. Car Show at the same venue. (Los Angeles Times) Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I’m Business columnist David Lazarus, and here’s a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the ... Read More »

Auto show zooms into Phoenix with latest tech twists

New-car models and technology will speed into Phoenix over Thanksgiving weekend. The Arizona International Auto Show is displaying more than 500 new models for the public to see at the downtown Phoenix Convention Center. The event begins Thanksgiving Day at 9 a.m. and lasts through Sunday. Auto enthusiasts can see 2018 models on display from more than 30 brands, according to spokeswoman DeDe ... Read More »

Aston Martin upgrades forecasts as demand for luxury sports cars moves into fast lane

Aston Martin’s DB11 has helped lift the average selling price of the company’s cars ]Aston Martin’s turnaround is accelerating after the luxury sports car manufacturer notched up record sales in the first nine months of the year. The company sold 3,330 cars during nine months to the end of September, a rise of 65pc on the same period the year before, ... Read More »

20-year-old dies after crashing brand new car into autorickshaw while racing in Kerala

A Kerala businessman’s son on Friday died after crashing his brand new car into an autorickshaw in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday night. Last night, Adarsh, who was believed to be racing, lost control of his car after ramming into an autorickshaw. The 20-year-old graduate died in the morning after he was admitted in critical condition. The vehicle, identified as a Skoda, ... Read More »

NEC provides a peek into AI-driven future in digital world

  NEC Corporation, the diversified technology major today showcased the future of a technology-driven world and unfolding opportunities in resolving the challenges of urbanisation, handling the complex task of security and problems faced in society. Takashi Niino, President, NEC Corporation, highlighted how artificial intelligence and use of big data could play a role in addressing a growing number of problems ... Read More »

Facebook will pull used car ads into its Marketplace

Facebook Facebook Marketplace has been around for a year now. In that time, the social network has gotten a firm grasp on what users are buying and selling on its Craigslist rival. (It’s also made sure to stop you from hocking certain things like, ahem, hedgehogs). But, cute critters were always going to be a niche category anyway. What’s really popping on Marketplace are cars. ... Read More »

Ferrari owner’s $260K disaster: New car goes ‘airborne,’ bursts into flames within 1 hour

The proud British owner of a Ferrari 430 Scuderia had one hour to enjoy his $260,000 luxury vehicle this week before it was turned into a flaming pile of twisted metal. South Yorkshire Police responding to an accident on Thursday found themselves staring at the charred remains of a black Ferrari and the owner — miraculously alive with a few cuts ... Read More »

Accelerator on AI, cars set to vroom into the future

Collaboration between carmakers, automobile OEMs and tech companies critical as market will be driven by shared mobility, connectivity services and feature upgrades. Key highlights Increased collaboration between Apple and Google in over 200 car models. Bosch and Continental can work with various cloud providers and device manufacturers for car services. Future is in data and the car is a device. ... Read More »

Reckless car loan salesmen exposed: How dealers are luring young drivers into massive debt by offering them new top-brand cars with NO cash up front

Young drivers are being tempted into dangerously high levels of debt by car dealers offering them new vehicles for no money up front. Ruthless salesmen are offering customers Audis, Vauxhalls, Suzukis and Fords worth up to £20,000 for no deposit – even if they admit they are unemployed, on low wages or have a poor credit rating. But the deals ... Read More »