Lamborghini built the 3000th Murcielago
Lamborghini has celebrated its 3000th Murcielago. When you know that the supercar costs £192,000, one does call it a big success. The 3000th Murcielago was a pale Telesto grey LP640 heading to the United States.
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More powerful Range Rover Sport on the horizon
A new Range Rover Sport version has been spotted by spy photographers during testing. According to Car magazine, the engineers were testing a new topping engine 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine.
Volvo to reshuffle its range by 2010
The current Volvo range is a mess but it's hard to blame the company as it tries to satisfy its two biggest markets without having the money to build a range similar to German carmaker's. The Swedish has decided to take the bull by the horns and plans a reshuffle by 2010.
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The future Lancia Delta will hit showrooms in June 2008
The eagerly-awaited Lancia Delta will hit the showrooms in June 2008 and will be Fiat's serious attempt to spearhead a revival of the Italian brand. But one does not expect Lancia to come back to sports soon as it will focus on luxurious models.
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BMW to eliminate 8,000 jobs and put pressure on suppliers
With the goal to increase its profit margin to between 8% and 10% by 2012, BMW double its efforts to move up from a current level of 5.5%. First it put pressure on suppliers and secondly plans a big layoff.
Dodge has unveiled Journey crossover specifications
The new Journey is Chrysler's serious attempt to enter the crossover segment in the US and in the Europe where it will go on sale next year. Unfortunately, the crossover segment is still in its infancy so it will also compete with the small SUVs such as the Volkswagen Tiguan or the Mitsubishi Outlander with which it shares its underpinnings.
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Pininfarina to build electric cars for Bollore
The troubled Pininfarina has signed a €150 million/£108 million contract with the French company Bollore to develop and build the future electric the French company plans to launch in the future.
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Toyota has built its first Camry in Russia
Toyota has held a ceremony for the first Camry built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Russia in St. Petersburg. It is the first step of an ambitious plan from Toyota to conquer the booming Russian market.
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No markup for American dealers on the GT-R
With only 1,500 GT-R reserved for the American market every year and the frenzy that hits the Japanese market, some dealers planned to markup the GT-R as high as $15,000 per vehicle but Nissan has taken steps to ensure that doesn't happen in order to offer a first class service to potential Porsche customers.
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Spyshots: Renault Twingo RS
The current Renault Twingo range is topped by the GT version which is powered by a 99bhp 1.2-litr petrol engine, but Renault engineers are working hard to finish the future RS version set to compete with the Fiat 500 Abarth and the Suzuki Swift Sport. The car has been spotted in Italy.