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Killer drivers will face life sentences from 2021

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 13:15
Government promises to introduce legislation to reform sentencing for drivers who cause death or serious injury next year
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New Aston Martin AMR-C01 sim racing rig revealed

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 12:00
Brand’s first venture into sim racing comes in the dramatic shape of a carbon-bodied rig running Assetto Corsa
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New hybrid McLaren Sport Series supercar spied

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:00
Next McLaren Sports Series supercar has been spotted testing – this time wearing its production bodywork
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60mph speed limit for some UK motorways

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 10:00
Some sections of motorway will have their speed limits cut by 10mph as part of a trial scheme to lower vehicle emissions
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European automakers urge negotiators to secure Brexit deal

Auto Express News Feed - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 00:01
With just 15 weeks left of the transition period, industry bodies warn Europe will lose €110bn by 2025 if no deal is reached
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Lewis Hamilton wins crash-marred Tuscan GP

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 16:57

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Lewis Hamilton won a hectic Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday to clinch his 90th Formula One win and move one behind Michael Schumacher's record. The first F1 race on a Mugello track with super-fast corners usually used by MotoGP riders was incident-packed throughout. A second red flag late on following Lance Stroll's heavy crash meant another grid restart — on Lap 46 of 59 — and gave Valtteri Bottas another chance to beat race leader Hamilton if he made a strong start from second.

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What to expect from the Japanese trial of Nissan and Greg Kelly

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 16:30

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The criminal trial against Japanese automaker Nissan and its former executive Greg Kelly will open in Tokyo District Court on Tuesday. It’s the latest chapter in the unfolding scandal of Carlos Ghosn, a superstar at Nissan Motor Co. until he and Kelly were arrested in late 2018. Kelly says he is innocent.

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Lewis Hamilton's supercar collection sits undriven

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 16:00

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The Mercedes driver, announced this week as the new owner of a team in the electric off-road Extreme E series starting up next year, told reporters he was doing his best to be environmentally friendly. "It's difficult because there are people (who say) like 'yeah, but you race a Formula One car around every weekend'," the 35-year-old Briton said on Thursday at the Tuscan Grand Prix at Italy's Mugello circuit. Formula One issued a sustainability plan last year with the aim of achieving a net ze

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Tesla Supercharger flaw lets rival EVs top up for free in Europe

Auto Blog News Feed - Sun, 09/13/2020 - 14:48

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An apparent bug with Tesla's V3 Superchargers lets competing EVs recharge for free in Europe.

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Oregon wildfires melt vehicles, blacken driveways

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 19:14

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Matt Manson stared at the burned-out corpse of his pick-up truck on Friday, which sat on a blackened driveway in front of a smoldering pile of rubble that once was his house. Like other residents of the small agricultural town of Phoenix, Oregon, he was in shock as he returned to his neighborhood and saw how fast the Alameda Drive wildfire had engulfed his home and upended his life.

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Valentino Rossi quashes retirement talk

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 18:30

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Rossi, 41, will leave the Yamaha factory team at the end of the season but is poised for a seat at the satellite Petronas Yamaha outfit in a straight swap with young Frenchman Fabio Quartararo. "It's not true," Rossi said ahead of his home San Marino Grand Prix this weekend.

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Junkyard Gem: 2010 Pontiac G6

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 18:00
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Sebastian Vettel says he came close to retiring from F1 before Aston deal

Auto Blog News Feed - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 15:00

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Vettel was told by Ferrari in May, after the COVID-19 pandemic had delayed the start of the season, that they would not be extending his contract beyond this year. Racing Point, to be renamed Aston Martin F1 next season, were his best option. Vettel would not reveal details of his contract or the duration, although Racing Point have said it is for 2021 and beyond.

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