Graf von Faber-Castell launches a limited edition series of writing instruments for Bentley’s 100th Anniversary.

Graf von Faber-Castell tribute to Bentley centenary is something to write home about

With a company history of making exclusive writing instruments and accessories for more than 250 years, Graf von Faber-Castell pays homage to Bentley’s “100 Extraordinary Years” in 2019 with a timelessly beautiful yet uniquely dynamic trio of products. The fountain, rollerball and ballpoint pens of the “Limited Edition Centenary” range come in a sophisticated blackRead Full Story

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Aston Martin Lagonda showcases Electric Future event

On June 26-27, 2019, Aston Martin Lagonda showcased its zero emission powertrain technologies with the company’s first Electric Future event held in London, England. Relaunched as the world’s first zero emission luxury brand in 2018, Lagonda plans to change traditional thinking and take full advantage of the latest advances in electrification and autonomous driving technologies.Read Full Story

Despite relinquishing his position as Jaguar's director of design for 20 years, Ian Callum will continue to work for Jaguar as a design consultant.

Jaguar’s legendary director of design Ian Callum departs after 20 years; successor Julian Thomson assumes the mantle

After two decades heading up Jaguar Design, Ian Callum, director of design, is leaving his position at the company. Julian Thomson, currently creative design director, has been appointed to the role of director of design, effective July 1, 2019. Since joining Jaguar in 1999, Callum has built a world-class creative design team, established a newRead Full Story

Michelin

Michelin, GM take the air out of passenger vehicle tires

Michelin and General Motors (GM) have unveiled a new generation of airless wheel technology, the Michelin Uptis Prototype (or “Unique Puncture-proof Tire System”). GM intends to develop this airless wheel assembly with Michelin and aims to introduce it on passenger vehicles as early as 2024. Later this year, GM will initiate real-world testing and validationRead Full Story

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Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record at the Nürburgring

Volkswagen has achieved a milestone in electro-mobility with its ID.R., powered by two electric motors, which lapped Germany’s Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas (F) beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck (GB, NIO EP9) in 2017 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed of 204.96 kilometres perRead Full Story

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Finding your Inner Zen on a motorcycle

Most people seek inner peace through quiet meditation and reflection, but a new self-help book has a different take. Meditation by Motorcycle – Ride Your Carbon Footprint to the Apex of Enlightenment shows readers how to achieve enlightenment by riding a motorcycle, something decidedly louder and more dangerous than the traditional yoga class or spiritualRead Full Story

Aston Martin

Aston Martin and Sotheby partner for one-make sale at 2019 Monterey Car Week

Aston Martin is eagerly anticipating the 2019 inaugural one-make sale at the world-famous Monterey Car Week in August, which stems from the brand’s new partnership with RM Sotheby’s. The world’s largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles is preparing for its Evening of Aston Martin sale on August 15, 2019, with initial entries for sale ledRead Full Story

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Study finds Canadians spend thousands of dollars a year on their cars, drive them only four per cent of the time

A study by Angus Reid Global has revealed that Canadian cars are sitting idle 96 per cent of the time. The study was conducted in partnership with Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace. The study conducted in Feburary 2019 and fielded among a representative sample of 2,017 Canadians found that on average, Canadian car ownersRead Full Story

San Diego

San Diego’s roadworthy summer trips

From stunning natural wonders to quirky roadside attractions and a bucolic backcountry where dramatic topography makes for inspiring, Instagramable moments, San Diego’s diverse landscapes and neighborhoods make it the ultimate summer road trip destination. The following are four epic roadways in San Diego, along with the best places to stop for visitors to live outRead Full Story

Bentley

Bentley celebrates centenary with new Hero furniture line

In addition to offering the limited-edition Continental GT Number 9 in celebration of its centenary, Bentley Motors is also producing a limited-edition collection of Bentley Home furniture. The Hero line, created by Bentley Design, is produced by Bentley Home with just 100 pieces of each style bearing the special Bentley Centenary logo etched into metalwork.Read Full Story

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