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2Julien Dupont does motorcycle backflips on a rollercoaster

There's just something incredible about watching a skilled trials motorcycle rider at work. The combination of amazing balance and understanding just the right amount of throttle and brake inputs seems daunting to even begin to learn.

9Mexico City to host F1 race for first time in over 20 years

Formula One racing in North America has come a long way in the last few years. Having been absent from the calendar from 1992 through 1998 and again from 2008 through 2011 (when American racing fans could only catch the Canadian Grand Prix up in Montreal), the United States Grand Prix is now a regular fixture on the calendar at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX. There's even a second race in the works for the New York/New Jersey area, if that ever actually gets off the ground. And next y

22Nissan Leaf electric vehicle goes on sale in Mexico

Mexico City the latest urban area to get the world's most popular EV

Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn may not be intimately familiar with the Dean Martin 1962 classic South of the Border, but he may as well start crooning the standard now. The Japanese automaker said this week that the Nissan Leaf will officially be the first mass-produced battery-electric vehicle to be sold in Mexico. So break out the horn section.

11Despite selling almost 90,000 electric vehicles, Renault-Nissan will not hit 2016 sales target

When you're in the lead, everyone can see the target on your back. When you're in front and talking about how much faster you could go, then it can seem like you're setting up your own stumbling blocks.

22Mexico finally stomping out its fleet of VW Bug taxis

If you've ever wanted to flag down one of Mexico City's classic Volkswagen Bug taxis, you'd better book your travel now. The last of the iconic cabs will be decommissioned by the end of the year, according to the Associated Press.

19Nissan delivers three of 100 Leaf taxis to government of Mexico City

A fleet of 100 electric taxis is in en route for Mexico City. These electrified hatchbacks – Nissan Leafs, to be exact – are the first wave of a green pollution-decreasing initiative unveiled by officials in Mexico City recently.

5Nissan Leaf heading south of the border to Mexico City

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn with Leaf EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddMexico developing 'smart' speed bumps to increase safety, decrease fuel consumption

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Smart_speed_bumps_increase_safety_decrease_fuel_consumption'; Speed bumps are the bane of many an urban driver all around the world. We understand that the little protrusions were first installed to promote safety by getting drivers to slow down in congested areas, but we can't be the only ones that think the dang things have been getting out of hand as of late. Such is apparently the case in Toluca, Mexico, where a company called Decano Industries is working

23Mexico developing 'smart' speed bumps to increase safety, decrease fuel consumption

Speed bumps are the bane of many an urban driver all around the world. We understand that the little protrusions were first installed to promote safety by getting drivers to slow down in congested areas, but we can't be the only ones that think the dang things have been getting out of hand as of late. Such is apparently the case in Toluca, Mexico, where a company called Decano Industries is working on a new smart speed bump that may both increase safety and decrease fuel consumption. Wait... sma

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