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    Report: Wealthy Russians hiring ambulances to cut through Moscow traffic

    We're not sure how widespread the practice is, but the option is apparently out there: Russian police have discovered companies on the Internet offering rides in "ambulance-taxis" through notoriously bad Moscow traffic. For roughly 6,000 rubles per hour – about $193 US, which doesn't sound ...

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    Video: Moscow motorcyclist's crazy high-speed commute

    Morning commute in Russia on a Yamaha R1 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Driving to work in the morning can be a tedious and annoying affair. At least, we imagine it is, since we are chained to the wall of a basement staring at a computer screen for 23.5 hours per day. One ...

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    REPORT: Russian conglomorate plans merger of top three automotive brands

    Kamaz Dakar rally team in Moscow's Red Square
    While competition between local automakers may have worked in individual markets in the past, that same fragmentation is one of the chief elements hampering the global competitiveness of carmakers hailing from emerging markets. China's automakers have ...

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    Spyker's owner shot in apparent assassination attempt

    Reuters is reporting that Alexander Antonov, the owner of flamboyant Dutch supercar company Spyker, has been seriously wounded in an apparent assassination attempt while leaving his Moscow residence. The Russian billionaire, who is also the chairman of the board of the Konvers Group (a banking ...

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    Moscow under seige of auto arsonist

    click above for gallery of hot, hot heatSince last Thursday, more than 20 cars and trucks in the Russian capital of Moscow have been torched by an elusive car arsonist. Each of the fires is started the same way: flammable materials are pulled from a dumpster, stacked under the vehicle's wheel, ...

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    No surprise: GAZ has no interest in buying Jaguar/Land Rover

    Contrary to the reports that surfaced yesterday asserting that Russian automaker GAZ was interested in purchasing Land Rover and Jaguar, a spokesman for the company has officially denied the rumors. Reuters quoted Oleg Deripaska, the billionaire behind Russian Machines, the umbrella corporation ...

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    That is one sharp Maserati

    click above pic to view additional images of this one-of-a-kind "Shattered Glass" Maserati Quattroporte var digg_url = ''; They say that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder, and we're torn between thinking ...

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    Vervolf: the mysterious Russian limo

    UPDATE: Concept sketches added after jump, which actually don't look half bad. A Mini, a Chrysler 300 and a Ferrari 612 once spent a crazy night partying in Moscow, and nine months later, this was the result: a hideously ugly, yet strangely intriguing luxury limousine. We don't know much about ...

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    From Russia with Love: GAZ Tiger-2 debuts at Moscow Motor Show

    Gregory from tipped us off that Russian automaker GAZ unveiled a preproduction version of its Tiger-2 SUV at the Moscow Motor Show recently. The Tiger-2 looks very HUMMER-esque in profile, but has a face only a Russian drunk on vodka could love. And, are those... plastic wheel covers? ...


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