Bus and rail company Stagecoach has reported better than expected growth since May 1st. According to the company, Stagecoach's UK bus business was up 9.3 percent, while rail revenues rose nine percent. The company said that the increases were due to people switching to public transport because of the rising cost of private motoring. The company is pleased with the figures, because high fuel prices and inflation in the UK could have hurt their financial results. Virgin Rail, a company in which St
The Paris show was the perfect venue for Lamborghini to take the wraps off the stunning special-edition Murcielago created together with famous Italian design house Versace. But that wasn't the first such crossover between the worlds of wheels and fashion. Men.Style.com, the online portal of eminent style mags GQ and Details has put together a portfolio of some of history's most memorable "designer automobiles". Most of them feature special interiors accompanied by the appropriate badging on the
That Porsche owns a significant stake in the Volkswagen group (and all its subsidiaries) is no secret. In fact, Porsche is even in the process of increasing its stake. Oddly, though, little seemed to be done to minimize the competition presented to Porsche products by those of VW divisions: Lamborghini Gallardo vs. Porsche 911 Turbo, Audi TT vs. Porsche Boxster and Cayman, Audi Q7 vs. Porsche Cayenne, etc. But now Porsche is reportedly taking aim at an easy target: Bugatti.