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Project Bloodhound Is Officially Dead After Failing To Secure Funding

The Bloodhound land speed project has been shut down, after administrators failed to secure the funding required to keep the project alive. The land speed record project entered administration last October due to financing problems, seeking additional funding up to £25 million (around $32 million in current exchange rates) in order to attempt exceeding the …

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Kia Announces e-Niro First Edition UK Specs, Pricing Starts At £32,995

Kia will launch the e-Niro in the United Kingdom on April 1, 2019, but they have already announced the pricing of the ‘First Edition’. Available from £32,994 ($42,067/€37,035) after the government grant, this flavor of the electric crossover is equipped with a 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack. Mounted low down in the body for …

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Karma Is Served Instantly To This Impatient Mazda MX-5 Driver

Acting out of frustration is never a healthy thing to do, especially when you’re behind the wheel of a car and the road is slippery. Still, don’t take our word for it, just watch the driver of this Mazda MX-5 demonstrate what we mean. Apparently, he was stuck behind a learner driver “for a while”, …

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2019 Mercedes B-Class Goes On Sale In The UK, Starts At £26,755

The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class has arrived in the United Kingdom and is available in two trim levels and with two engines, each with two outputs. Priced from £26,975 ($34,387/€30,298) the base B180 Sport comes with standard MBUX infotainment, reversing camera, DAB radio, dual-zone climate control, 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, Speed Limit Assist, Active Lane Keeping …

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2019 Volkswagen e-Up! Costs Less In The UK Yet Gets More Standard Features

Volkswagen has reduced the starting price of the e-Up! in the United Kingdom, where the car can now be had from £23,115 ($29,579/€25,993). The recommended retail price (OTR) drops to £19,615 ($25,100/€22,058) with the Government Plug-In Car Grant. According to the automaker, this represents a saving of £2,935 ($3,756/€3,300) over the previous list price, and …

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Dubbed A “Glorious Machine” During In-Depth Review

Two months ago, Porsche walked back their official statements from earlier in the year, finally confirming that they will no longer sell any diesel-powered vehicles, as demand for Stuttgart-built oil burners has gone down. This means that the Porsche of the future will focus entirely on petrol, hybrid and fully electric powertrains, which might just …