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Volkswagen Group and Jeep Cut Deals with TomTom

In a related deal, TomTom said that it will supply connected navigation subsystems to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV), the Jeep Renegade and Compass. Continue reading

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Bentley Motors Names Andreas Offermann to Board

Bentley Motors is in Crewe, UK where it employs 4,000 people. All of its operations including design, R&D, engineering and production of the company’s four model lines, Bentayga, Continental, Flying Spur and Mulsanne are there. Continue reading

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Volkswagen Group Posts Record Profit of €11.5 Billion in 2012

Volkswagen Group’s sales revenue increased by 20.9% to €192.7 billion ($252 billion) in fiscal year 2012 a sizable gain from €159.3 billion in 2011. Operating profit rose to a record €11.5 billion, but this was only a slight increase from €11.3 billion the year before. Continue reading

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Rotary Engine Le Mans Winner Mazda 787B Selected as ‘Legend’

For the 1990s, the voting- using French sponsorship and nationalist math – was a “dead-heat” between the Mazda 787B and the Peugeot 905 – so 11 cars were given ‘legend’ status. Continue reading

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Blower Bentley Sets £4.5 Million Auction Record

Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin’s 4.5-liter supercharged Bentley race car sold for £4.5 million when auctioned at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. In March 1932, Birkin set a record 137.96 mph at the Brooklands in the United Kingdom. Continue reading

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