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Confirmed: special Ferrari for 60th anniversary in USA

It’s been a busy week for Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezmolo. First he announced his resignation (effective from October) from the Italian sports car firm after 23 years at the helm. Then he proclaimed record financial results for Ferrari for the first six months of 2014 (£101.4 million profit) before declaring a special Ferrari model […]

Vauxhall revives Viva name for new budget car

Vauxhall has confirmed it will bring back the “Viva” nametag for a new small, budget hatchback, set to go on sale in the UK from summer 2015. The new 2015 Vauxhall Viva will make its debut at next month’s 2014 Paris Motor Show. On Bing: see pictures of the 2015 Vauxhall Viva Find out how […]

Top Nissan exec headhunted to become Aston Martin CEO

Andy Palmer, the British right-hand man to Nissan’s global leader Carlos Ghosn, has dramatically resigned from the Japanese company to take up the top seat at Aston Martin. Palmer left his job as chief planning officer with Nissan (global sales in 2013: 5 million) with immediate effect this week, and is now serving an interim […]

British manufacturer Atalanta Motors to make come back

Ever heard of Atalanta Motors? We wouldn’t be surprised if you hadn’t as the British sports car manufacturer went out of business a long time ago. Owing to the outbreak of World War II, Atalanta Motors shut its doors back in 1939 after making only 21 cars. But now its back, and the new Atalanta […]

Prices from £13,995 for new 2014 Ford Focus

Ford has announced it will freeze prizes for the entry-level version of its new 2014 Focus family hatchback at £13,995 when the car goes on sale later this year. On top of that, the Blue Oval has also reduced the price of the top two Titanium and Titanium X trim levels by £100 each owing […]