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Magna wants Demel to head Opel: report

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Canadian auto parts maker Magna <MGa.TO> wants Herbert Demel, the head of its Austrian car development and assembly plant, to become head of Opel, a German magazine said, citing sources.
Carl-Peter Forster, the current head GM Europe, had been touted to become the head of Opel’s operating business with Demel assuming management of [...]

SEMA Show: Subaru gives the 2010 Legacy 2.5GT the Low Rider Treatment

The 2009 SEMA Show in Sin City this week will see Subaru taking the veils off a ‘low-rider’ style 2010 Legacy GT that blends parts from SPT and the Japanese domestic market (JDM) with custom features for the full “VIP”, or as it’s called in Japan, “bippu” treatment. According to Subbie, “VIP is a style [...]

50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept

Chevrolet delivers a futuristic vision of technology and design with the 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept. A version of the model was first shown at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show and stars as ‘Sideswipe’ in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The Corvette Stingray Concept represents both the iconic legacy and an exciting future for Corvette.
The [...]

1950 Aston Martin DB2 Team Car sets new auction record

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Offered for the first time in 52 years, a 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Team Car sets new auction record at £550,000.
Other highlights – two rare Mercedes-Benz CLK GTRs sell for a combined £1.1 million; an unrestored 1969 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman Landaulet achieves over five-times pre-sale [...]

2010 new Opel "fun to drive" Corsa ecoFLEX 1.3 CDTI

2010 Opel Corsa ecoFLEX 1.3 CDTI
Starting January 2010, the new Opel Corsa ecoFLEX is more respectful of the environment and fun to drive than ever. It is powered by a sophisticated, 70 kW/95 hp 1.3 CDTI diesel engine boosted by a turbo with a variable geometry. It is packed with 28 percent more power than [...]