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Largest James Bond vehicle and prop exhibit now open at the Petersen Museum

L.A.’s Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibit, “Bond in Motion,” is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise through a diverse selection of iconic screen-used vehicles. The exhibit, which will run through October 30, 2022, is the largest official Bond vehicle display to date in the U.S., featuring more than 30 cars, motorcycles,Read Full Story

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UK’s HCVA head urgest classic vehicle owners to embrace environmental challenge

The leader of the of the U.K.’s Historic and Classic Vehicles Alliance (HCVA) is urging the industry and enthusiasts around the world to embrace the challenge of the green agenda. The ‘not for profit’ alliance was launched in May 2021, with a mission to protect and promote the sector and secure its long-term future. ItRead Full Story

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Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in "Risky Business." Photo courtesy Barrett Jackson

“Risky Business” Porsche 928 sells at Barrett-Jackson’s Houston Auction for record US$1.98M

The highlight of Barrett-Jackson’s Inaugural Houston Auction, held on Sept. 18, 2021, was undoubtedly the record-breaking sale of the 1979 Porsche 928 driven by Tom Cruise in the film “Risky Business.” Breaking world records for the sale of any Porsche 928 from any year, this piece of automotive and pop culture history sold for US$1.98M.Read Full Story

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Jason Morrey at the new Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby location. Photo courtesy Volvo, ID: 286934

Morrey Volvo Cars opens in Burnaby

With the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby on September 27, 2021, Volvo now has a new retail location in Vancouver’s Lower Mainland. With electric vehicle sales in British Columbia increasing in 2021, the opening of Morrey Volvo Cars Burnaby seeks to help address the consumer demand for EVs and serve the growing sales andRead Full Story

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Nissan’s all-new Z makes world debut

Nissan revealed the all-new 2023 Z sports car in a global broadcast from Brooklyn’s Duggal Greenhouse on August 17, about five miles from where the original 1970 Datsun 240Z made its world debut in October 1969. While the six previous generations of Nissan’s iconic sports car all offered numeric designations, the long-awaited redesign will be knownRead Full Story

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Morgan’s new Plus Four CX-T, a model built for overland adventure

The Morgan car manufacturer has unveiled its Plus Four CX-T, a model that is inspired by Morgan’s well documented history of competing in all-terrain endurance trials. Following the launch of the Plus Four in 2020, Morgan partnered with Rally Raid UK, renowned creator of Dakar race cars, to jointly design and engineer the Plus FourRead Full Story

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New RMM Motorsports Track in Alberta, on-track for 2021 opening

Since breaking ground in early fall 2020, the Rocky Mountain Motorsports (RMM) circuit in Calgary, Alberta, has been driving a fast-paced commitment inline with its construction partners to move the development forward to achieve the objective of having laps down in 2021. A lot of development progress has been made recently—from kerbs being formed, toRead Full Story

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The future of motorsport in the Electric Age

  Roger Atkins’ (founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook) has produced a 40-minute documentary, which looks at the future of Motorsport in the electric age. Inspired by the coverage of Formula One in the Netflix Drive to Survive series, Atkins seeks to reveal the bigger picture aspect of what motorsport is all about. Atkins suggests that whenRead Full Story

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Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future. By 2022, Mercedes-Benz will have battery electric vehicles (BEV) in all segments the company serves. From 2025 onwards, all newly launched vehicleRead Full Story

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Unique Rolls-Royce receives royal treatment

Every motor car that is meticulously handcrafted at the Home of Rolls-Royce is, of course, unique, with its own story and inspiration. But one Bespoke project has a special place in the affections of the marque’s 2,000-strong workforce—and it recently returned to the company’s Global Centre of Luxury Manufacturing Excellence, at Goodwood, for some much-neededRead Full Story

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Jaguar Land Rover to develop hydrogen-powered Defender fuel cell prototype

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin towards the end of 2021 in the UK to verify key attributes such as off-road capability and fuel consumption. The FCEV concept is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s aim to achieveRead Full Story

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Petersen Auto Museum hosts second virtual car week August 12-14, 2021

The Petersen Automotive Museum will host its second annual virtual car week, featuring historic content, unseen garage tours, exclusive interviews, event livestreams, and celebrity car meets, from August 12-14, 2021. Following is the schedule of events, premiering live daily for three hours starting at 11am PST on the Petersen YouTube channel: Thursday, August 12 TourRead Full Story

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Hagerty Garage + Social expands to Canada, opens Toronto clubhouse and storage facility for car enthusiasts

Hagerty, the world’s largest provider of specialty insurance for enthusiast vehicles, has opened a premium clubhouse and car storage facility, Hagerty Garage + Social Toronto, which follows the openings of clubhouse locations in Chicago, Delray Beach and New York. The Hagerty Garage + Social Toronto marks the company’s first location to open in Canada andRead Full Story

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