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Automotive art and street art come together in the Aventador S by Skyler Grey at Monterey Car Week 2019

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On the occasion of Monterey Car Week in California, Automobili Lamborghini presents a unique Aventador S interpreted by the art of Skyler Grey, the young American artist considered the rising star of world street art. The one-off Aventador S by Skyler Grey symbolizes the fusion of two artistic concepts: on one hand the automotive art of Lamborghini, where the unique design form, always characterized by taut lines, three-dimensional volumes, and geometries and stylistic elements of the past is combined with groundbreaking technological solutions; on the other hand, the art of Skyler Grey. At just 19 years old Skyler has been…

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Every color of the rainbow

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The automotive sector is experiencing a constant revolution that goes from electric mobility to digitalisation, but there is still a special moment at the time of buying a vehicle that has not changed - when people choose the colour of their future car. But what lies behind a choice that thousands of customers make every day all over the world?The automotive sector is experiencing a constant revolution that goes from electric mobility to digitalisation, but there is still a special moment at the time of buying a vehicle that has not changed - when people choose the colour of their…

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adidas Unites the Women Breaking Barriers in Sport with “Change in Play” Special

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As part of adidas’ She Breaks Barriers initiative, a collection of star female athletes shared their stories of struggle and success in a two-part broadcast called “Change in Play” debuting August 26 on Stadium digital sports network. The programming is meant to increase visibility of role models for women and girls in sport. Stadium sports reporters and studio hosts Kristen Balboni and Amina Smith lead the in-depth dialogue with a roster of decorated athletes including WNBA All-Star Chiney Ogwumike, Olympic Hockey gold medalist Kendall Coyne Schofield, Olympic Volleyball bronze medalist Rachael Adams, UFC fighter Paige VanZant and NFL agent Nicole Lynn “Women in sports are continuing to do amazing…

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Lamborghini Revels during 2019 Monterey Car Week

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Nestled besides the eighteenth fairway and overlooking the official grounds of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Automobili Lamborghini celebrated Monterey Car Week with an array of supercar unveils and the debut of its newest villa outpost, the Lamborghini Lounge Monterey. The Italian villa welcomed Lamborghini owners, VIPs, influencers and friends to an immersive brand experience, which included a dedicated Ad Personam customization room, live sketching from the acclaimed designers of the Centro Stile and an array of Italian culinary delights. With the marque’s full lineup of vehicles on display, including the newest sportscar Huracán EVO and EVO Spyder integrated with…

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Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Personal Electric Scooter Capable of 20km Range

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter. Building on its initial concept presented at CES 2017, the new model boasts rear-wheel drive, a highly-capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear lights. The latest concept features in future Hyundai Motor Group plans to enable first- and last-mile mobility through integrating the scooter with future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. When mounted on a vehicle, the scooter is charged automatically using electricity produced while driving, ensuring that the user can complete their journey seamlessly. The 2019 model’s shift from front-wheel drive to rear-wheel drive is key in enhancing safety…

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10 golden rules for transporting children in your car

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Two out of three children do not travel correctly or safely when transported by car, according to the British organisation Child Seat Safety. It is not just a question of them not using a mandatory child seat, but other mistakes that can have serios consequences in the event of an accident. For example, this study points out that in most cases an inadequate restraint system is used or that children are not restrained correctly. According to Spain’s Traffic Department, the difference between correct and incorrect use can reduce the risk of casualty by 75% and injuries by 90%. All you…

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MEPs quiz candidate to be next ECB President

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Christine Lagarde, who has been the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 2011, has been nominated as candidate to take over from Mario Draghi as the President of the European Central Bank. She was quizzed by MEPs at a hearing in the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. The EPP Group’s coordinator on that committee, Marcus Ferber, was among those MEPs.

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This is how you design a 100% electric concept car

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The electric car is now the present of the automotive industry. Its breakthrough is bringing about changes in the entire development and production process of a car, beginning with its design. Which elements are eliminated? How can you increase range through design? We find the answers in the design of CUPRA's new concept car, the wholly electric Tavascan SUV coupe. The electric vehicle is now a reality that is transforming every area in the automotive sector, such as designAerodynamics is a key factor in achieving more range, and unnecessary elements like ventilation grilles are done away withDespite the differences, attention…

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Future Foundation For Performance Electric Cars Presented By Automobili Pininfarina, Bosch and BENTELER

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At a press conference ahead of the Frankfurt International Auto Show, Michael Perschke, CEO of Automobili Pininfarina, along with Johannes-Jörg Rüger, CEO of Bosch Engineering GmbH, and Ralf Göttel, CEO of BENTELER, announced a strategic collaboration to jointly develop a high-performance electric vehicle (EV) platform. Automobili Pininfarina, Bosch Engineering and BENTELER will evaluate the best technical concept as well as the market potential for the platform that will underpin future Automobili Pininfarina cars. The parties have also agreed to evaluate opportunities to provide a basis for other car brands’ performance EVs to attain added synergies and enable a more rapid…

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Holiday in Tuscany for 15 euros

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We have seen it in dozens of films. Its sunlight over the hills, vineyards and cypress groves and its characteristic medieval villages make Tuscany a unique setting. But people can go from fiction to reality for less than the price of two cinema tickets and drive through this stunning landscape in a car fuelled with compressed natural gas (CNG). 360 kilometres from the Renaissance city of Florence to the natural paradise of the Lagoon of Orbetello and only 15 euros on fuel for an unforgettable trip. A room with a view: This classic British film gave us an open window look…

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