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Norwegian electric car manufacturer Think announced yesterday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that it is planning to open a factory in the United States to supply North America with up to 60,000 small city cars per year. The automaker says it is talking to eight states about the assembly plant, which would initially employ about 300 workers with a starting capacity of 16,000 TH!NK City vehicles.

“The U.S. is quickly overtaking Europe as an attractive market for EVs and is an ideal location…  .



Fast cars, girls, yachts and a champagne lifestyle: but there’s more to Formula 1 than you may at first realise.

A new exhibition at London’s Science Museum demonstrates how engineering and innovation from Formula 1 spins-off into the broader world.

‘Fast Forward: 20 ways F1 is changing our world’, is a new free exhibition at the museum, which is located in South Kensington.

20 innovative by-products of the sport are on display in an elegantly designed gallery overlooked by the chassis of the McLaren MP4-21 suspended from the ceiling…..  Details

Los Angeles motorists can save nearly 50 percent on car repairs by patronizing an independent repair shop rather than a dealership, says a first-ever industry-sponsored study of the issue.

After comparing the cost of 10 common vehicle repairs, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association found that dealerships …  Details

Brian Wolfe has learned to live with less and, hopefully, make it work.

The director of Ford’s North American motorsports program since the middle of 2008 came from the company’s power train unit, where he says budget and personnel cuts were a way of life long before the economy began crashing down around everyone’s heads.

“There’s no easy jobs at the OEMs (original equipment manufacturers),” Wolfe said Thursday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. “I’ve been at Ford for 27 years now in a variety of leadership positions and you learn to focus on what’s really critical to be successful.

“And being successful means I have to have a winning platform and championship capable teams and I have …  Details


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