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    Video: Ten original Silver Arrows assemble at the 2012 Goodwood Revival
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    The Earl of March, the man responsible for the Goodwood Revival, said he's been trying to get all of the Silver Arrows race cars – those of Auto Union, now Audi Tradition, and Mercedes-Benz – to the event for 20 years. This year, the stars aligned. 2012 marked the 75th anniversary of ...

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    Report: Hyundai comes to terms with Korean union
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    Following a tumultuous four months, it appears Hyundai and its labor union have buried the hatchet. According to a report by the Associated Press, the Korean automaker and its labor union have struck an accord that will end the company's first strike in four years. The deal between the two ...

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    Report: Ex-GM workers in Colombia sew mouths shut in hunger strike [w/video]
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    Seven Colombian men, all former General Motors employees, have sewn their mouths shut as part of a hunger strike that is now in its third week. The demonstrators, stationed outside the U.S. embassy in Bogota, are protesting their termination from the GM Colmotores plant. As reported by The ...

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    Official: Audi buys last Auto Union Type D twin-supercharged racer
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    After a great many years dying in the wilderness of the former USSR, and then spending a few more years in the hands of private collectors, the twin-supercharged 1939 Auto Union Type D is finally back home with Audi. One of the precursor companies to Audi, Auto Union, based in Zwickau, Germany, ...

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    Frankfurt: Turning scrap metal into German classics is our kind of recycling program
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    There were plenty of curiosities to see art the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. City cars converted into beach buggies. Electric supercars. Exotics with trick folding roofs. Even a tuner Porsche crossover posing as a new vehicle. But few were as intriguing as what we found in one of the back ...

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    Report: Ford UAW workers approve strike authorization as bargaining tool
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    We haven't heard much concerning the contract negotiations between the United Auto Workers and Detroit automakers, but that's probably by design. The UAW is looking to expand, and it probably wouldn't hurt organized labor's chances to do so if these talks went smoothly. Still, what would ...

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    Report: UAW to hold sympathy strike for Hyundai workers in Korea
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    The UAW has announced its support for Hyundai workers in South Korea who have been on strike since November 15. The employees are all temporary and contract workers who receive lower pay and fewer benefits compared to their full-time counterparts, and their strike has managed to shut down a ...

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    Report: 2009 UAW membership fell to lowest figure since WWII
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    The U.S. auto industry has been bottomed out since the fall of 2008; a fact that is reflected by the falling membership of the United Auto Workers. The Detroit Free Press reports that membership fell by 18 percent from 2008 to 2009, with current membership at 355,191 men and women. The job losses ...

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    Book Review: Legendary Race Cars by Basem Wasef [w/VIDEO]
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    Maserati 8CM number 3011 from Legendary Race Cars - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Confused as to what to do with all the Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com gift cards your in-laws pelted you with this Holiday season? Be confused no more! Legendary Race Cars is the book every pistonhead ...

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    VIDEO: Audi tracks down the last Horch... in Texas?
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    The search for the last Horch -- Click above to watch video
    You have August Horch to thank for Audi. A former engineer for Karl Benz, Horch started the second oldest company of the original four companies that merged to form Auto Union (the first was Wanderer). But it was Horch whose name, ...

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    Report: Auto Union could be reborn out of VW-Porsche merger
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    In yet another strange twist of fate to the whole Porsche buys Volkswagen buys Porsche saga, the Auto Union name could end up being revived as a name for a combined company. The two companies have reportedly come to terms on a value for what the car business of Porsche AG is worth and a deal ...

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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow back on the auction block at Bonhams in August
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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The history of the notorious Silver Arrow racers parallels that of the nation which bore its birth. In the years leading up to WWII, Adolf Hitler was bent on world conquest – not just on the battlefield, but on ...

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    Are GM, UAW close to concessions agreement... or are they at odds over China?
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    Depending on who you choose to listen to, General Motors and the United Auto Workers are either close to forging an important concessions deal, or they're still squabbling over GM's plans to sell imported vehicles to U.S. consumers.GM and the UAW are in talks trying to slash $1 billion in annual ...

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    REPORT: Auto Union name could be revived with Porsche-VW merger
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    Auto Union Silver Arrow Type-D - Click above for a high-res image
    According to a report by 4Car, the Auto Union name could be revived with the merger of Porsche and Volkswagen. For those unfamiliar, the Auto Union moniker was coined during the Great Depression in 1932, when four German automakers ...

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    Pedal to the Metal: Audi offering Auto Union Type C pedal car
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    Click image to enlargeAudi's quattro GmbH line of lifestyle items and accessories has a new flagship -- and it's a toy. Behold the Auto Union Type C pedal car. This isn't some plastic thing you go pick up at Toys 'R Us on a lark, either. It's a scaled-down replica, complete with an aluminum space ...

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    So lonely: Auto Union D-Type fails to sell at auction
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    The lone remaining Auto Union D-Type, surmised by many to be the most valuable car in the world, failed to sell at a closed-bid auction that was finally held by Christie's Auction House in late February-early March. The car was expected to go for around $12 million USD before it was yanked off the ...

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    UPDATE: Christies explains pulling Auto Union D Type from auction block
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    We recently reported that famed auction house, Christies, had pulled one of its Retromobile headline vehicles in the 11th hour. The Auto Union D Type Grand Prix car was expected to draw bids as high as $12 million, so the withdrawal was quite shocking. We guessed that the decision to pull had ...

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    Christies postpones Auto Union auction
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    Wow. This is kind of a letdown. What was expected to be among the most valuable vehicles ever sold at auction, the Auto Union Type D, has been pulled at the 11th hour. Auction house Christie's made the announcement that they had postponed the Auto Union's sale "pending further exploration into the ...

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    VIDEO: A New York Minute - Audi R8 in Manhattan
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    Four days ago we brought you in-depth coverage of Audi's publicity parade on Park Avenue, featuring the new R8 supercar, the R10 Le Mans racer and the 1938 Auto Union Type-D "Silver Arrow". The attention-grabbing event marked the North American debut of the R8 as well as the opening of Audi's new ...

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    Mesh with Success: In.Pro's Audi A6 grill
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    Some love it, others hate it, but everyone must concede that the dominant deep grill that has formed Audi's new corporate image is a distinctive styling feature. In.Pro takes the look a step further with its emblem-less mesh grill that gives the A6 an even bolder front fascia. The look of In.Pro's ...

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