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Germany hopeful Opel deal will survive

The German government said Monday it was hopeful of overcoming European Union worries about General Motors Corp.’s deal to sell its Opel subsidiary to a Canadian-Russian consortium, and argued that there was no need to review the bidding process.
EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes last week voiced concern over Germany’s plans to provide euro4.5 billion ($6.7 [...]

GM has ‘plan B’ if Opel sale falls through: report

US automaker General Motors has an alternative plan up its sleeve if the EU blocks the planned sale of its European unit Opel/Vauxhall, a press report said on Monday.
“While the automaker continues to prefer a sale to Magna, GM executives are prepared to move to its Plan B if that deal should fall through,” the [...]

Leaked Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Photos

Mercedes-Benz E-Class cabriolet has been spied multiple times on the roads, but it was always heavily cloaked, and its true form never revealed. Thanks to some good samaritan who leaked out these photos, you can clearly see E-Class cabriolet baring it all. These photos were filed by Mercedes-Benz with the EU trademark office, and apparently [...]

The Stig Arrested By Irish Police, Says Top Gear

Top Gear has something up their sleeves again. The popular motoring show is now reporting that the ever-mysterious The Stig has been arrested by the Irish police. According to what Top Gear is saying, eyewitnesses saw the police taking The Stig into custody. One of them was quoted as saying “I didn’t see what happened [...]

Volkswagen Ponders Formula One Move

Perhaps inspired by our 1Malaysia F1 Team’s impending entry into Formula One, or perhaps encouraged by the smaller number of experienced teams left in F1 following the pulling out of Honda and BMW, Volkswagen has made known their intention to enter the F1 race if the costs of the notoriously expensive motor sport come down [...]