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    Confirmed: Bugatti orders two more years worth of transmissions... but where are they going?

    The automotive industry tends to work by certain norms and patterns. For example, by the time one model is ready to be phased out, we usually have a pretty good idea of how its replacement is shaping up and when it will appear. But Bugatti, of course, is no typical automaker. The House that ...

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    Video: Formula 2's Ricardo Teixeira goes airborne in Morocco

    Ricardo Teixei crashes at Formula Two Marrakech – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    As a rule of thumb, crashes aren't as big a deal when you're on track in a professional race as they would be on public roads. But once in a while, the world of motorsports suffers a crash so ...

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    Ricardo develops airplane taxi bot to reduce emissions, noise

    Ricardo TaxiBot -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's certainly good to see some other wheeled vehicles doing their part for the environment, even if it is an airplane -- especially if it's an airplane. Actually this news isn't about the plane itself, but a "pilot-controlled towing ...

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    Report: Diesels will outsell hybrids in the U.S. by 2012

    Right now in the U.S., hybrids are all the rage among drivers who want to be more green in what they drive, but it may not stay that way for much longer. New research by Ricardo and UBS is projecting that total sales of hybrid and diesel vehicles will hit 2.7 million annually by 2012, and that oil ...

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    TVR taps Bertone in Italy to build lineup?

    A new Autocar item is saying that the next-generation of TVRs will be built by Bertone in Italy, using Ricardo-produced engines. This comes on the heels of reports that the tiny manufacturer was leaving the UK. And that announcement followed the initial declaration that the firm would remain ...

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    TVR coming to the U.S.?

    According to the chairman and owner of British sports car maker TVR, Nikolai Smolenski, the marque could be returning to the U.S. market, once its Speed Six engine is upgraded to meet more stringent emissions standards.Announcing an agreement with powertrain engineering specialists Ricardo plc, ...


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