Bugatti Galibier Ultra-Luxury Sedan Canceled

Bugatti Galibier Ultra-Luxury Sedan Canceled
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If you’ve been saving your nickels and dimes in hopes of snapping up a Bugatti Galibier once the high-dollar four-door became available we have some bad news. It sounds like the car has been canceled. Continue Reading...

Nissan Establishes Renault Japon Co. to Sell Renault’s in Japan

Nissan Establishes Renault Japon Co. to Sell Renault’s in Japan
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Since Renault and Nissan formed a strategic alliance in 1999, the two companies have made tremendous strides in streamlining their business, with sales performances significantly improving for both companies. To further its efforts, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it will establish a new company, Renault Japon Co., Ltd., to import and sell Renault… Continue Reading...

Renault Alpine Sports Car Revival Rumored To Borrow Nissan GTR Platform

Renault Alpine Sports Car Revival Rumored To Borrow Nissan GTR Platform
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Marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary Alpine A110 Berlinette rally racing car, rumors of an all-new Renault Alpine concept for the 2012 Paris Motor Show started circulating. Details are limited for now but some information is available from Renault marketing director Stephen Norman, who says the new Alpine will follow the path of a lightweight… Continue Reading...

Citroën DS4 R Concept is a Hot Hatch to Pine Over: Geneva Motor Show Preview

Citroën DS4 R Concept is a Hot Hatch to Pine Over: Geneva Motor Show Preview
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Citroën has just released official images of its latest hot-hatch concept model set to premiere at the upcoming 2012 Geneva Motor Show. It’s images like these that convince us the North American market could really use some French metal. In terms of hardware, the Citroën DS4 Racing concept receives the turbocharged 1.6-liter engine found in… Continue Reading...

Peugeot Announces Its Withdrawal From Le Mans Effective Immediately

Peugeot Announces Its Withdrawal From Le Mans Effective Immediately
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Peugeot announced its withdrawal from Le Mans effective immediately. While the diesel Peugeot 908 prototype won the 2009 24 hours of Le Mans outright, and has also earned 14 victories out of the 16 races in 2011, Peugeot has decided to terminate its endurance racing program in order to place greater emphasis on its sales… Continue Reading...

Nissan to Build Mercedes Engines in the U.S.

Nissan to Build Mercedes Engines in the U.S.
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Renault-Nissan and Daimler have announced the joint engine production of Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines at Nissan’s Decherd, Tennessee, plant beginning 2014. According to the press release, this marks the first ever production of a Mercedes-Benz engine within the North America Free Trade region. Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board of Management and Head of… Continue Reading...

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Convertible Headed to Geneva Motor Show

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Convertible Headed to Geneva Motor Show
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If you thought the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport was the last and most impressive iteration of the world’s fastest car, think again. The exotic automaker is reportedly planning one more final edition model, a convertible. The newest drop-top Veyron will combine the best of the Grand Sport convertible with the more powerful 1,200 hp Super… Continue Reading...

Renault To Make Ultra Low-Cost $3,500 Tata Nano Competitor

Renault To Make Ultra Low-Cost $3,500 Tata Nano Competitor
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  Renault is in development of an ultra low-cost vehicle, along the lines of the Tata Nano. While the Nano is currently suffering from some awful sales numbers (initial projection of 20,000 a month but only saw 1,200 units sold in September), CEO of Renault/Nissan Carlos Ghosn is convinced that an extremely affordable vehicle would… Continue Reading...

Peugeot-Citroen Cutting 6,000 Jobs

Peugeot-Citroen Cutting 6,000 Jobs
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As part of a $1.1 billion cost-cutting effort, PSA, the parent company of both Peugeot and Citroen, will shed 6,000 jobs in Europe, with 2,500 white collar jobs, 2,500 contract worker jobs and 1,000 blue collar jobs expected to be cut in 2012. PSA claimed that their car-making operations would barely turn a profit in… Continue Reading...

Wacky French Cars of the Frankfurt Auto Show [Gallery]

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Wacky French Cars of the Frankfurt Auto Show [Gallery]
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When it comes to bizarre concept cars, the Tokyo Auto Show might be the traditional winner, but when it comes to production time, often things end up looking like a Camry. Not so for those baguette-loving Frenchmen (and women). From Citroen, to Renault, to Peugeot, their production cars are plenty strange and the concepts that… Continue Reading...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc Debuts at The Quail

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L’Or Blanc Debuts at The Quail
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Because owning the world’s fastest car just isn’t enough for some people, Bugatti has crafted the Grand Sport L’Or Blanc. The supercar’s body isn’t just unique because of its looks, but because of what it’s made from, with porcelain used for the body and throughout the passenger compartment. Built in collaboration with Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur, it’s… Continue Reading...

FACEL Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe To Be Auctioned In Michigan

FACEL Vega FV4 Typhoon Coupe To Be Auctioned In Michigan
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What does the Shah of Iran, Ava Gardner, Stirling Moss and Tony Curtis have in common? They all had a FACEL Vega FV4 Typhoon coupe. Now you can bid to have your very own at the RM Auctions event on July 30th. The event will take place at The Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth,… Continue Reading...

Bugatti ‘Royale’ Tipped as Production Name of Galibier Concept

Bugatti ‘Royale’ Tipped as Production Name of Galibier Concept
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If you’re a believer in tarot cards, voodoo and rumors thinly disguised as news on the internet, then you’ll love the upcoming Bugatti Royale. That is reportedly the name of the production version of the ultra fast and luxurious sedan that will be based closely on the Galibier concept. While not a bad name in… Continue Reading...
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