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OATS Chairman celebrates 20th Anniversary

Sebastian Crawshaw is celebrating 20 years a Chairman of OATS

Tags: And finally, OATS

9th July, 2014        

Food scandal rocks foreign brands in China

Big name brands' reputation in question after expired meat scandal casts doubt over fast food industry

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

26th June, 2014        

An EU funded Personal Aerial Vehicle

The EU is providing $4.7 million for the development of a Personal Aerial Vehicle - a cross between a helicopter and a car.

Tags: And finally, Aviation, Europe

23rd June, 2014        

Hubless folding bike

The Sada bicycle can fold up to the size of an umbrella.

Tags: And finally, Bikes

23rd June, 2014        

Man invents scooter that doubles as a suitcase

A Chinese man has patented a novel solution to long walks in airports

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd June, 2014        

World Cup fever sweeps China

Advertisers spend millions to capture the football frenzy in the Middle Kingdom

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd June, 2014        

OATS boosts its sales team

OATS has increased its sales power with two senior appointments.

Tags: And finally, OATS

13th June, 2014        

Google's self-driving cars

Google has revealed the prototypes of its new self-driving cars.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Google, Lubes marketing, North America

28th May, 2014        

Turning millions into billions with Alibaba stock

Masayoshi Son’s $20m investment in Alibaba could be worth $58bn after the IPO

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, e-commerce

26th May, 2014        

Beijing’s 55km traffic jam

Congestion reached an all-time high on the May bank holiday

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

26th May, 2014        

No-fear traffic intersection in Ho Chi Minh City

The absence of traffic lights at a busy corner adds a whole different meaning to 'go with the flow'

Tags: And finally, Asia

23rd May, 2014        

Sad demise of the VW Kombi

After seventy years, Volkswagen has decided to retire its famous Kombi camper van.

Tags: And finally, Volkswagen

8th May, 2014        

Richard Carney is new OATS COO

OATS has appointed Richard Carney to head the organisation and drive future development

Tags: Lubricants, OATS

30th April, 2014        

300,000 commuters travel between Beijing and Hebei every day

Inter-provincial travel can leave some out of the house for 16hrs a day

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Forrester

27th April, 2014        

The Helicopter Man from Hunan

A Chinese farmer has built his own functioning helicopter from scratch

Tags: And finally, Aviation, China, China and finally

23rd April, 2014        

Chinese learner drivers flock to South Korea for licenses

Obtaining a license in South Korea is both cheaper and easier than at home

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd April, 2014        

How to eat a $43 apple

Upscale fruit supermarket a hit with wealthy spenders

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

20th April, 2014        

Now you see it, now you don't

Land Rover has unveiled a 'Transparent' bonnet to help driver visibility in rough terrain..

Tags: And finally, Europe, rail

17th April, 2014        

Return of the spiders

Mazda's continue to be plagued by an eight-legged problem

Tags: And finally, Mazda, N America

15th April, 2014        

Karlsson becomes first woman rallycrosser

Ramona Karlsson is set to become the first woman to drive in the FIA World Rallycross Championships

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport, Scandinavia

8th April, 2014        

Driving you up the wall

Racing cars could reach their fastest speeds around 90 degree banking, according to research.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport, N America

1st April, 2014        

No savesies allowed for Philadelphia car parking

Philadelphia drivers are being warned not to save parking spaces for their return home.

Tags: And finally, N America

27th March, 2014        

Chinese man builds Lamborghini for Grandson

A Zhengzhou man has fashioned a flashy car for just 5,000 yuan

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd March, 2014        

Driving is an emotional activity

Emotions affect how people drive - an on-board emotion detector shows promising results.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

21st March, 2014        

China to build supersized “smog chamber”

The government is backing a massive research project aimed at fighting the nation's stifling smog

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, CO2 emissions

16th March, 2014        

China supersedes France as world's biggest red-wine consumer

Chinese take the illustrious title in the red wine category, but still trail the States overall

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe, N America

16th March, 2014        

The ultimate in car seat comfort

Faurecia has developed a seat for rear passengers in chauffeured vehicles.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

10th March, 2014        

Castrol to partner Bloodhound supersonic car project

Castrol has signed up as a partner to the Bloodhound supersonic car project which aims to set a new land speed record of 1000mph.

Tags: Africa, And finally, Castrol, Europe, motorsport

7th March, 2014        

All that glisters...

The world's most valuable blue diamond has just been sold for $25m and a Californian couple find buried treasure worth more than $110m.

Tags: Africa, And finally, N America

7th March, 2014        

Autonomous detection for autonomous vehicles

The way a tiger beetle avoids obstacles could apply to autonomous vehicles.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

25th February, 2014        

Life after the Olympic success

China’s first Winter Olympics champion is helping retired athletes rediscover purpose

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd February, 2014        

Cashing in

Big bonuses handed out in bundles for Chinese workers

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd February, 2014        

Chinese luxury consumer base to maintain growth

Despite clampdowns, luxury goods buyers are increasingly prevalent in Asia

Tags: And finally, Asia, China, China and finally, Eastern Europe

19th February, 2014        

Urban Ninjas attack Shanghai’s skyline

Two adventurous thrill-seekers climb atop the 120-floor Shanghai tower

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

19th February, 2014        

Renault concept car gets off to a flying start

Renault's new concept car the Kwid includes a flying quadcopter drone.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Renault

10th February, 2014        

When in Rome...

Police in Rome are using Twitter to deal with bad parking.

Tags: And finally, Europe, Twitter

24th January, 2014        

The bargain from Birmingham

A cautionary tale of a couple who bought cheap flights from the wrong Birmingham.

Tags: And finally, Europe, N America

24th January, 2014        

Bringing home the bacon – China style

A Hubei butcher hung out raw bacon strips across his entire apartment balcony to cure

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd January, 2014        

Dumpling diplomacy

Premier Xi’s impromptu lunch boosts sales at local eatery

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

17th January, 2014        

Speedy bird races cars

There was traffic chaos on a UK road when an escaped Rhea raced cars on the road.

Tags: And finally, Europe

14th January, 2014        

Destination unknown

A Southwest Airlines flight lands at the wrong airport.

Tags: And finally, Aviation, N America

14th January, 2014        

Beijing trio start-up e-bikes business for police

A group of entrepreneurs are hoping to provide police forces with sophisticated electric motorcycles

Tags: And finally, Bikes, China, China and finally, electric vehicles

14th January, 2014        

Fake classic cars on the rise

Huge price tags on genuine vintage and classic cars is leading to more fakes on the market.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

8th January, 2014        

Ice truck is ultimate battery test

Canadian Tire uses a truck made of ice to temperature test its batteries.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, North America

7th January, 2014        

Chang'e 3 lands successfully on the moon

China's first space ship has touched down in outer space

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd December, 2013        

China's national revival now 65.3% complete

A Chinese scholar calculates exactly how far China has come

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd December, 2013        

Top-secret nuclear base to be revived as Communist theme park

China to invest 300m yuan to convert disused facility into a "red tourist" attraction

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

9th December, 2013        

Sleeping on air

Passenger is locked in an aircraft after falling asleep.

Tags: And finally, Aviation, N America

9th December, 2013        

Car 'brains' insight could help roadbuilders

New technology could help road infrastructure design by tapping into car 'brains'.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Nissan, Volvo

9th December, 2013        

Microscopic parking

Double yellow no-parking lines in London are the shortest ever at just 9 inches long.

Tags: And finally, Europe

28th November, 2013        

Four wheel vehicle barrel roll

Adrian 'Wildman' Cenni manages the first recorded (planned) barrel roll of a four wheel driver vehicle at the Baja 1000 race.

Tags: And finally, motorsport, S America

27th November, 2013        

Property magnate returns home...with houses and roads.

Real estate mogul Tang Guo has spent 30m yuan on building pmarket properties in his hometown for family and friends

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th November, 2013        

Who wants to be a Bitcoin millionaire?

Former English teacher Li Xiaolai possesses six-figures of the surging digital currency, worth around $50m

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th November, 2013        

German turnstile company stumped by Beijing commuters

While a 2-3 second interval is sufficient in Berlin, 0.5 seems too long for Chinese commuters - and it's causing problems

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd November, 2013        

The Ultimate Destruction Experience

A BMW owner is so disgruntled with a lack of response to his car's mechanical problems he decides to take his frustrations out on the car itself.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, BMW, Europe

12th November, 2013        

Unexplained traffic jams - MIT has the answer.

Research suggests that variable, adaptive cruise-control systems could prevent unexplained traffic jams.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

11th November, 2013        

China produces 50bn tons of rain a year

A report to the nation's top legislature revealed the extent of China's weather control

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

3rd November, 2013        

Ford's self-parking car

Ford has unveiled its first self-parking (and un-parking) car

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Ford

30th October, 2013        

Lang Lang wins Classic Brit Award

Chinese superstar Lang Lang becomes the first Chinese pianist ever to win the coveted music award

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd October, 2013        

World's largest dump truck

Belarusian truck-maker BELAZ has launched a giant 450t-capacity mining dump truck.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, mining, Russia

21st October, 2013        

Jiangsu city builds 60m tall giant bronze puffer fish

A Chinese sculptor creates an enormous riverside monument to the humble fugu

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

20th October, 2013        

Chinese billionaires build big

Billionaires announce major projects at home and abroad as China's fixed investment in UK construction rockets

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

20th October, 2013        

Oldest maritime publication shuns print for digital.

World's most famous maritime newspaper, Lloyd's List, will now be only available online.

Tags: And finally, Europe, marine, Mobile technology

11th October, 2013        

Gesture recognition is within sight

Car manufacturers are already devising gesture recognition for managing complex vehicle functions.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Toyota, Volvo

10th October, 2013        

Is this fish the missing link?

Scientists in China discover a fish with a distinct face which could be the oldest ever found.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, marine

5th October, 2013        

Back in the fold

Korea's folding car could solve the world's parking problems

Tags: And finally, Asia, automotive industry, Europe

30th September, 2013        

Paintbrush diplomacy

China's culture being promoted abroad through art

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th September, 2013        

Lyin’ about lions

Zoo tries to convince visitors a dog is a lion.

Tags: And finally, China and finally

25th September, 2013        

Scientists make desert arable

A massive sand-shifting operation makes the desert bloom.

Tags: And finally, China and finally

23rd September, 2013        

Angry Birds hit China

Mobile game spawns theme park.

Tags: And finally, China and finally, Scandinavia

23rd September, 2013        

Brings tears to your eyes

An onion sale in India caused Groupon website to crash

Tags: And finally, India, Internet marketing

18th September, 2013        

The skyscraper that fries cars

The new walkie talkie tower causes nearby cars to melt

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13th September, 2013        

Heavy duty fun in a sandbox

The opportunity to pay and play with full-sized excavators - the ultimate day out for would-be construction jockeys.

Tags: And finally, N America

6th September, 2013        

E-commerce thriving in China’s rural towns

Farmers a cashing through online sales.

Tags: China, China and finally, Internet marketing

23rd August, 2013        

A long, hot summer for China

Summer heatwave proves to be the hottest in more than 140 years.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd August, 2013        

Wet hand clapping

New discovery about the dynamics of squeezing fluids could revolutionise fuel and oil separation techniques.

Tags: And finally, IEA, innovation, N America

23rd August, 2013        

China’s new tallest building

China sets new record with financial skyscraper.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st August, 2013        

Henry Ford - mobility to the masses

The world celebrates the 150th anniversary of Henry Ford's birth

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Ford, North America

9th August, 2013        

The dark art of driving... blindfolded

F1 racer David Coulthard gets a driving less from and Dynamo magician he'll never forget.

Tags: And finally, Europe, F1, motorsport

8th August, 2013        

Drip, drip, drip.... drop

Pitch drop finally recorded after nearly 90 years of waiting.

Tags: And finally, Australia, Europe

7th August, 2013        

Thumbs up for texting

New exercise regime for thumbs using Thumbells to prepare for faster texting

Tags: And finally, Europe

7th August, 2013        

Shell’s “Most ‘Rimula’ Truck Driver” competition kicks-off

Shell's search for the most skilled Chinese truck driver is underway.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe, Shell

28th July, 2013        

The “Kingdom of Bicycles” rides again

China returns to two-wheels as cities incentivise riders to return to traditional transport methods

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, CO2 emissions

28th July, 2013        

Zoomlion’s product return rate rises sharply

Chinese construction giant in doldrums and could reflect wider malaise

Tags: car auctions, China, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment

28th July, 2013        

China to build world’s largest undersea tunnel

Epic Bohai tunnel set to eclipse Japan and Europe for Tunnel engineering record.

Tags: And finally, Bahrain, China, China and finally

28th July, 2013        

Car parking made easy.

The driverless, self-parking car is now a reality. Now all that's needed is someone to do the shopping for you.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

5th July, 2013        

Speeding at 200+ mph - it's electric

Electric car speed record is smashed at more than 200 mph

Tags: And finally, electric vehicles

3rd July, 2013        

India's e-markets - it's a zoo!

Forget car parts and furniture, selling cows and buffaloes is the new trend for India's online markets

Tags: And finally, India

3rd July, 2013        

Greedy gribbles may hold the answer

A tiny marine worm's eating habits could help fuel the cars of the future.

Tags: And finally, bio fuels

3rd July, 2013        

Paris Peking rally has all the drama

The 5th Paris Peking Rally has its usual share of drama, excitement and tragedy.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe, motorsport

21st June, 2013        

Sunnylands Summit

Relaxed Sino-US meeting gets to grips with big issues.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, N America, Obama

21st June, 2013        

Manned sub to begin trial mission

Deep-diving sub starts a five year survey programme

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, marine

20th June, 2013        

Fly me to the moon...

Virgin Galactic makes its first rocket powered test flight and Boeing keeps down the noise on its supersonic airliner

Tags: ACC, And finally

12th June, 2013        

Liu Bolin: the invisible man

Henan artists does an amazing disappearing act.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th May, 2013        

Jaywalkers beware!

Chinese authorities are clamping down on dangerous traffic dodging by pedestrians

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th May, 2013        

New driver gets eye-watering car insurance shock

Young driver insurance is becoming hard to find and very costly - such as £33k to insure a £400 car.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

24th May, 2013        

Ford CAVES in to virtual design

Ford engineers are using 3-D glasses and a sophisticated simulator to design cars and save costs.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Ford

23rd May, 2013        

Punks in Peking

Punk still remains music of choice in the East.

Tags: And finally, China and finally

22nd May, 2013        

OX - a flat-pack truck to aid relief

The Global Vehicle Trust has launched a new flat-pack truck designed for aid and emergency relief agencies around the world

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

20th May, 2013        

Computers no bigger than a snowflake

'Smart dust' could be the next 'big' thing in computing, despite their micro-size.

Tags: And finally, CO2 emissions, North America

2nd May, 2013        

Flipping amazing!

A daring motorcycle stunt has gone viral as a New Zealand motocrosser takes to the air.

Tags: And finally, Australasia, motorsport

25th April, 2013        

Top up your mobile battery - with water!

Water is the new power source for mobiles using fuel cell technology developing in Scandinavia

Tags: And finally, Europe, innovation, Scandinavia

23rd April, 2013        

Billionaire sets up $300m China scholarship

US Philanthropist and businessman invests heavily in foreign student's gaining a Chinese education

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, North America

23rd April, 2013        

Chinese film remake is box office smash

Hollywood pays attention as a Chinese remake grosses more than $100m in a matter of days.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, North America

23rd April, 2013        

Chinese golf prodigy big hit at US Masters

Chinese golfer become youngest every to win amateur trophy at one of the world's highest profile golf events.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd April, 2013        

Grow your own furniture?

Self-assembly furniture which grows before your eyes could be the next flat-pack revolution

Tags: And finally, Europe

8th April, 2013        

Oil patch truck drivers' food cuts the mustard

Hungry oil patch truck drivers are getting healthy food as locals decide to ditch the junk

Tags: And finally, North America

5th April, 2013        

You break it, you buy it, says Beijing court

Latest judgement could have expensive impact on test driving a new car in China

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally, Europe, motorsport

22nd March, 2013        

Nut so good quality

Another China food scandal - concrete nuts!

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd March, 2013        

Sky-high price for skyline place

Chinese investors aim to buy iconic GM building in New York

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, GM, North America

22nd March, 2013        

Citroën scales down WRC victories as reality bites

Citroën has unveiled a scale model of Sebastian Loeb's nine World Rally Championship victories, but real life bites back.

Tags: And finally, Castrol, Europe, motorsport

8th March, 2013        

Waste fuel to reach new heights

A pilot will attempt an intercontinental world first in an aircraft powered only by household plastic waste

Tags: Australia, Aviation, Europe, Middle East, piston engine aircraft, waste

6th March, 2013        

It's flippin Mini madness

Don't try this at home...Mini shows snowboarders how it's done.

Tags: And finally, Europe, Mini, motorsport

6th March, 2013        

Not for all the tea in … England?

English tea plantations turn the tables to export to their oldest tea trading partner

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe

22nd February, 2013        

Home or away for New Year's Day?

Many Chinese decide to celebrate New Year abroad.

Tags: And finally, Asia, China, China and finally, Middle East

22nd February, 2013        

Ferrari flies.

2012 is best-ever year for the luxury supercar marque.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, Europe, Ferrari, North America

21st February, 2013        

Is Sinopec China's new Amazon?

Non-oil e-commerce and CRM yield serious returns for Chinese oil major.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Sinopec

20th February, 2013        

Loeb wins Monte as Mini dominates Dakar

Sebastian Loeb took his seventh Monte Carlo Rally victory as Stephane Peterhansel clinched another win on the gruelling Dakar Rally

Tags: And finally, Europe, Mini, motorsport, S America

9th February, 2013        

Social networking, 16th Century style

16th Century scholars communicated Facebook-style according to the latest research

Tags: And finally, Europe

29th January, 2013        

Botanic blunder leaves Canadians with financial dilemma

Canada has, according to experts, put the wrong kind of maple leaf on its 20 dollar bill

Tags: And finally, North America

28th January, 2013        

A drive through-history

Chinese mllionaire opens car collection as museum.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally

23rd January, 2013        

Silicon service

Robots bring service with a smile to diners

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd January, 2013        

Mercedes to sell cars on Weibo

Limited edition baby-Mercs to be sold using China's social media platform

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China and finally, Europe

23rd January, 2013        

Audi's R18 Ultra chair is a winner

Designers have developed a unique lightweight chair based on Audi's Le Mans winning sports prototype racer

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

8th January, 2013        

This one's a keeper!

A Christmas tree that won't be taken down in a hurry.

Tags: And finally, Asia, Japan

8th January, 2013        

Bowie is back!

Pop icon David Bowie has released his first global single in 10 years to much excitement in the music industry

Tags: And finally, Europe

8th January, 2013        

Our house, in the middle of the street

Resilient home owners expect cash 'on the nail' to move out of the way of progress

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

28th December, 2012        

China completes high-speed train line

New 2,300km national rail link increases 'harmony' between Chinese cities

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, rail

28th December, 2012        

Moving mountains

New development zone requires 700 mountains to be 'flattened'

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th December, 2012        

ePatrol 2025

LA Autoshow design competition

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, BMW, Holly, North America

7th December, 2012        

Motorsport ends a record-breaking season

FI and Rallying see record-breaking Champions; report on World Touring Cars

Tags: And finally, Brazil, Europe, F1, motorsport

7th December, 2012        

Not so Mini

A new world record for the number of people to fit into a mini. How did they do it?

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

7th December, 2012        

Oil patch employment

There is a huge need for workers as a result of the northern US oil boom

Tags: And finally, North America

6th December, 2012        

China’s new leaders revealed

China appoints its new Chief and Standing Committee.

Tags: China, China and finally

26th November, 2012        

The ultimate finishing school

Revealed: China's most exclusive and expensive business school with an impressive list of alumni

Tags: China, China and finally

26th November, 2012        

Chinese museum to rival MOMA?

New art gallery could rival the best in the world.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe, North America

26th November, 2012        

Welcome to my cult with Volvo

Volvo has established something of a YouTube cult with its "Welcome to my Cab" trucking series

Tags: Europe, N America, Volvo

15th November, 2012        

Bufori gives Rolls a run for its money

Malaysian luxury car maker is taking on the leading auto brands at the highest level

Tags: And finally, Asia, automotive industry

8th November, 2012        

Climate change? Blame it on the Romans!

Man-made climate change may have started in Roman times according to a new study.

Tags: And finally, China, CO2 emissions, Europe

8th November, 2012        

1,000 empty supermarkets

Virtual shopping is new craze as supermarkets try to catch up with online trend

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th October, 2012        

Billionaire gives back to the community

Philanthropist replaces cars for owners after anti-Japan protests

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally

25th October, 2012        

Chinese writer wins Nobel prize

World's most prestigious literary prize goes to 'shocked' Chinese writer.

Tags: And finally, China and finally

19th October, 2012        

A long way down

Parachutist sets new world freefall record from the edge of space.

Tags: And finally, Europe, North America

15th October, 2012        

Bloodhound fired up for success

The world's first 1000mph car took a major step forward with the first firing of its rocket engine

Tags: And finally, Europe

10th October, 2012        

Electric dream

Mercedes announces the world's most powerful electric supercar.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, electric vehicles

10th October, 2012        

Shell is only oil producer in brand list

The annual Interbrand top 100, sees Shell as the only oil brand in the list, with Toyota top of the automakers.

Tags: And finally, Shell, Toyota

9th October, 2012        

Next stop, Rio!

A round the world rickshaw rider is taking on an Olympic-sized challenge.

Tags: And finally, Brazil, China, China and finally, Europe

25th September, 2012        

High on the HOG?

Some of the world's wealthiest motorcyclists have formed a coffee club. Hardly Hell's Angels, then?

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th September, 2012        

Troubled waters?

The mighty Yangtze River has turned a worrying colour for no obvious reason.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th September, 2012        

Space Station fixed with a toothbrush

Astronauts called on NASA's legendary ingenuity to repair the International Space Shuttle

Tags: And finally, Japan, North America

12th September, 2012        

Wired ride for line walker

A world first as wire walker helps Volvo with a daring stunt.

Tags: And finally, Europe, Volvo

12th September, 2012        

Paralympics a London triumph

The largest Paralympic Games ever held delivers triumph of impaired elite sport and inspires a generation.

Tags: And finally, BMW, BP, Europe

12th September, 2012        

IKEA's big Chinese slumber party

China's urban population goes shopping...and then goes to IKEA for rest and recouperation!

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th August, 2012        

China's Olympic gold rush

An abundant crop of medals as China's athletes triumph at the 2012 Olympics

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th August, 2012        

Rooftop gardens flourish in Hong Kong

With space at a premium, horticulture in China is looking up.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th August, 2012        

China to survey the Moon's surface

Plans announced for country's first moon probe

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th August, 2012        

Life on Mars

NASA celebrates safe landing of Mars rover, Curiosity as images beamed back from the Red Planet

Tags: And finally, N America

16th August, 2012        

Life's a drag for a 13-year old

A 13 year-old school girl is setting the drag racing world alight.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport, N America

15th August, 2012        

Electric R8 sets new Nurburgring record

An electric Audi has set a new lap record at Germany's Nurburgring race circuit

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, electric vehicles, Europe, motorsport

14th August, 2012        

China's luxury spending slows

The big-spending, high-roller luxury boom is feeling the effect of government cutbacks.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

22nd July, 2012        

iScream, uScream, we all scream for... iPhone?

I-phone ice-cream is the latest craze in China. But is it apple flavoured?

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st July, 2012        

China space mission a success

China's first female astronaut makes successful space flight

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st July, 2012        

"It's definitely a discovery"

Scientists are sure enough about LHC findings to declare a 'discovery' but is it a Higgs boson?

Tags: And finally, Europe

10th July, 2012        

Totally loopy

Top Gear team break loop record in South Africa

Tags: Africa, And finally

9th July, 2012        

The Ultimate Tee shot

A new world record for catching a golf shot in a moving car.

Tags: Daimler, Europe, F1

8th July, 2012        

Arts and minds

Hong Kong becomes major global art centre.

Tags: And finally, China and finally

27th June, 2012        

Beauty and the Beemer

Chinese become hopelessly romantic over luxury cars.

Tags: automotive industry, BMW, China, China and finally, Europe

25th June, 2012        

The Great Wall gets greater

The Great Wall of China is longer than first believed.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th June, 2012        

Queen celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 60 years' reign with celebrations in the UK and abroad.

Tags: And finally, Europe, marine

11th June, 2012        

Scorsese to tell Ghost story

Martin Scorsese is to make a feature length biopic about the characters surrounding the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

7th June, 2012        

Walk a mile in his shoes

America's tallest man wishes he could walk a mile in his own shoes and now Reebok engineers think they have the answer

Tags: And finally, North America

7th June, 2012        

A storm in a teacup

Tea prices could cause an economic 'bubble' for China's favourite drink

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

15th May, 2012        

Ferrari spins out on Great Wall, Netizens furious

A Chinese publicity stunt by the Italian car maker hits a wall of internet censure.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally, Ferrari

15th May, 2012        

Titanic: take two

The fated ocean liner, Titanic, is set for a re-build - only with added safety features.

Tags: And finally, Australia, China, China and finally, marine

14th May, 2012        

People’s Car Project bears fruit

VW project gains massive online input from China's amateur innovators.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China and finally, Volkswagen

14th May, 2012        

Shuttle bids final farewell

The Space Shuttle programme bid farewell with flypasts in Washington and New York.

Tags: And finally, Aviation, N America

2nd May, 2012        

A great big catch

Mexican fishermen land 2,000 pound great white.

Tags: And finally, S America

1st May, 2012        

Reviving dead aircraft

Aircraft are being taken from the scrapheap and recycled for some very unusual purposes.

Tags: And finally, Aviation

1st May, 2012        

3G phone: 3K Bill

As the popularity of i-Phones rises across China's cities, so does the possibility of a major billing error.

Tags: China, China and finally

23rd April, 2012        

Move along, please!

China's fast food outlets prove not to be so fast as customers loiter.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st April, 2012        

A day in the life of the Chinese super-rich

Its' spend, spend, spend as new research shows China's rich keep on getting richer.

Tags: And finally, Aviation, China, China and finally, marine

21st April, 2012        

A chance to buy motorsport history

Racing legend Ayrton Senna's first F1 car up for sale

Tags: And finally, Brazil, motorsport

4th April, 2012        

Endurance racing takes a new shape.

Nissan has revealed its revolutionary new car which could change the shape of the Le Mans 24 Hour.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport, Nissan

2nd April, 2012        

Golden era for Chinese village

Dividends for villagers are literally worth their weight in gold.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

27th March, 2012        

China against Chinglish

Restaurants receive official translations for menus.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

26th March, 2012        

A brew that’s hard to bear

Organic panda dung tea is all the rage - at a price!

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

26th March, 2012        

Spider silk plays a merry tune

Strings from spider silk could revolutionise violin's tone.

Tags: And finally, Asia

10th March, 2012        

More than 1 million 80+ drivers in the UK

There are more than one million drivers over the age of 80 in the UK, but they are still safer than the 'youngsters'

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

6th March, 2012        

Weight-loss on a rollercoaster

The world's most expensive rollercoaster will let riders experience weightlessness

Tags: And finally, North America

1st March, 2012        

Japanese globetrotter recovers stolen bike

A Japanese traveller on a round-the-world trip wins the sympathy of social media users to recover his bike.

Tags: And finally, Asia, China, China and finally, Japan

28th February, 2012        

China builds world's largest battery

China has a created a battery the size of a soccer pitch.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

27th February, 2012        

Chef in 1.2m yuan Rolls Royce fender bender

Minor accident could cost impoverished chef a lifetime's wages.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd February, 2012        

Russia digs deep to find Antarctic lake

Russian scientists have found a pre-Ice Age lake that could help cosmic understanding

Tags: And finally, Russia

23rd February, 2012        

Bike champ aims for a road licence

A World MotoGP Champion has admitted that he is yet to pass his test for a road licence

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport

23rd February, 2012        

Shanghai gets that sinking feeling

Cracks starting to show under the weight of city's new building regime

Tags: And finally, China and finally

23rd February, 2012        

Ice, rally, 4x4 - can't be a Ferrari?

A World Rally Champion takes the new Ferrari FF snow rallying

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Ferrari, motorsport

9th February, 2012        

Wind, waves, speed - must be a Maserati!

A world speed record is underway across the North Atlantic in a Maserati - in this case a monohull racing yacht.

Tags: Europe, marine

8th February, 2012        

Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

No, it's just superheroes flying over New York City!

Tags: And finally, North America

8th February, 2012        

A nation on the move

China's entire population moves twice to stay at home.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

23rd January, 2012        

Crisis? What crisis for Rolls?

Royce Royce hits record sales despite weakened economy.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

23rd January, 2012        

A discordant phone call

Ringing mobile halts New York concert

Tags: And finally, N America

23rd January, 2012        

Euro countries compete for Chinese tourism

European countries are looking to the boom in luxury spending from China to boost their tourism and sales figures.

Tags: And finally, China and finally, Europe

23rd January, 2012        

Aston Martin opens showroom in Shanghai

Luxury British automaker is latest to try tapping China's new wealth.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally

20th January, 2012        

Yamaha loses and gains oil sponsors

Yamaha's MotoGP team loses its key lubes sponsor but gains a new name for 2012

Tags: And finally, Asia, Bikes, motorsport, Petronas

6th January, 2012        

Nissan gamers race for real

It started as a game, but now Grand Tourismo players will take part in a real race.

Tags: And finally, Middle East, motorsport, Nissan

6th January, 2012        

Chinese and British take a dip for the New Year

Swimmers across two continents brave freezing water for a holiday dip.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe

3rd January, 2012        

World's second tallest building underway in Shanghai

China is building another massive landmark to rival Dubai's tallest.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Middle East

3rd January, 2012        

Mumbai crowds wowed by drag racer

Gulf Oil took one of the world's fastest motorcycles for a blast in Mumbai

Tags: And finally, India, motorsport

28th December, 2011        

China to lead the life of luxury

China is expected to become the world’s top buyer of luxury goods by 2015.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

28th December, 2011        

A Beatle and an Aston combine to make a fortune

An Aston Martin owned by a former Beatle has made thousands of pounds at auction.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

9th December, 2011        

Obang!

Fireworks display goes up in smoke, but ends well in a West Scotland town.

Tags: And finally, Europe

1st December, 2011        

A cracker of a story

The worlds largest rice cracker was cooked in the Japanese home of rice cracker production.

Tags: And finally, Asia, Japan

1st December, 2011        

Loeb is Champion but Rossi's on his trail

Sebastian Loeb crowned World Rally Champion but 'biker Valentino Rossi runs him close in Monza.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport

1st December, 2011        

Bodyguards all the rage in China

Success of China's female entrepreneurs has led to a new business in protection

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

25th November, 2011        

China completes first space dock

Success for Chinese space technology with first unmanned space docking.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st November, 2011        

Lubrication of a different kind

China's wine market is cheery and foreign producers look to cash in.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally, Europe

21st November, 2011        

China catches iPhone fever

Chinese fans queue for new Apple phone as apps market booms.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

21st November, 2011        

Service your Millennium Falcon

Latest Haynes Manual helps Star War buffs strip down their cargo transport.

Tags: And finally, Europe

7th November, 2011        

New Chevvy takes a dip

Chevrolet has decided its new Sonic/Aveo needs to take part in extreme sports including bungee-jumping into a pool.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Chevrolet, North America

3rd November, 2011        

Red Bull and Citroen clinch titles

Red Bull seals F1 Championship as Citroen takes its seventh World Rally crown

Tags: And finally, Asia, Europe, F1, motorsport

27th October, 2011        

China's playboy super-car club thrives

China's young super-rich put most World Saloon Car grids to shame.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th October, 2011        

Capsules and Mansions

Accommodation comes at a price in Beijing, but size isn't everything.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th October, 2011        

Wet end for luxury boat

The launch of a luxury passenger boat ends in an unexpectedly wet result in Lanzhou.

Tags: China, China and finally, marine

20th October, 2011        

ExxonMobil backs phone study

ExxonMobil is backing research into mobile technology for developing countries' female entrepreneurs

Tags: Africa, And finally, Asia, ExxonMobil, Middle East

6th October, 2011        

The Jensen Interceptor is back.

Iconic car of the late 60's set to make return in modern style.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

3rd October, 2011        

A lubricant a day keeps the doctor away

A cocktail of lubricants and engine additives provides a healthy diet for a Middle Eastern car mechanic.

Tags: And finally, Lubricants, Middle East

3rd October, 2011        

12 Pandas Born in Chengdu

A large, rare, litter of pandas have been born in a Chinese research centre.

Tags: China, China and finally

28th September, 2011        

The Great License Plate Lottery

Beijing car owners face a lottery to register new vehicles.

Tags: automotive industry, China, China and finally

23rd September, 2011        

'Gutter Oil' scandal exposed

Chinese police clamp down on 'recycled' oil operations across China as journalist is killed

Tags: China and finally

22nd September, 2011        

Fridge-breathing dragon

A monster truck comes with special fridge-throwing weaponry.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

14th September, 2011        

Skoda sets record but Bluebird fails

A Skoda has set a new land speed record for two litre cars, but the Bluebird Electric attempt fails.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, N America

8th September, 2011        

Weird and wonderful up for sale

A series of auto auctions are set to put some of the car world's most weird and wonderful models under the hammer.

Tags: automotive industry, North America

8th September, 2011        

This little piggy...

China's rising inflation could be stemmed by increased pork supplies.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

20th August, 2011        

Ducati claims 300th Superbike victory

Another victory for Ducati takes the marque's World Superbike Championship tally to 300

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport

4th August, 2011        

Korean students win Ferrari Design prize

A group of Korean students has won the Ferrari World Design Contest with a stunning new sports car design.

Tags: And finally, Asia, automotive industry, Europe, Ferrari

4th August, 2011        

First Australian wins Tour and heads world rankings

The world famous Tour de France cycle race was won by an Australian for the first time.

Tags: And finally, Australia, Europe

3rd August, 2011        

That's a Wrap for China!

Wrapping fashion catches on with Chinese car owners.

Tags: automotive industry, China, China and finally

27th July, 2011        

Suzuki opens workshop at top of the world

India's Maruti Suzuki has opened the world's highest altitude workshop.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China and finally, India

25th July, 2011        

Early bath via satnav

Satnav leads to a quick dip for van driver.

Tags: And finally, Europe

25th July, 2011        

China clamps down on drunk drivers

Significant penalties are being set across China after success in the Capital.

Tags: China and finally

25th July, 2011        

E-pipe

The Jaguar E-Type's Anniversary was celebrated in spectacular style at Goodwood.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

11th July, 2011        

Mission accomplished for 'Mean Green'

Volvo's hybrid truck achieves record-breaking goals in Sweden.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, motorsport, Volvo

8th July, 2011        

Slip sliding away

Merc driver sets world drifting record.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport

7th July, 2011        

China celebrates 90th Anniversary of Communist Party

Celebrations across the country as China's modern Communist Party celebrates its 90th Anniversary.

Tags: China, China and finally

5th July, 2011        

Four legged friends save energy

A return to real horse-power for a Chinese business man and his secretary.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

24th June, 2011        

Ferrari reaches India and space!

Ferrari have a presence in India and the International Space Station.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, China and finally, Europe, Ferrari, India

8th June, 2011        

Mini returns to rallying

Mini has returned to World Championship rallying after an absence of 40 years.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Mini, motorsport

23rd May, 2011        

VW launch brings the house down.

Tower demolition used to demonstrate Amarok strength

Tags: automotive industry, Europe, Volkswagen

13th May, 2011        

A pile of guano!

New research dispels myth of car paint damage from bird droppings.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China and finally, Europe

13th May, 2011        

Giant Jellyfish cause massive problem

Giant jellyfish are causing a massive problem for Japanese fishermen after floating from China

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

11th May, 2011        

Hole in the road swallows truck

A lucky escape for a truck driver and passenger after a massive hole appears in a Beijing road.

Tags: And finally, China, China and finally

11th May, 2011        

World's oldest man passes

The world's oldest man has died at his home in Montana.

29th April, 2011        

Closest ever World Rally result

Citroen were involved in the closest World Rally event ever recorded.

Tags: automotive industry, China, China and finally, Middle East, motorsport

29th April, 2011        

An expensive night out

A son has written off his father's supercar in an accident that will cost him a lot of pocket money.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

29th April, 2011        

Maserati - Mumbia and Montante

Maserati is to open dealerships in India and launches a hand-built 'bike.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, India

14th April, 2011        

British explorer aims for North Pole speed record

British explorer Ben Saunders is aiming to set the record for an unsupported journey to the North Pole.

18th March, 2011        

Chevroclay is latest model

A survey on the most popular children's toys led Chevrolet to create a new model.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

18th March, 2011        

38,000 hail Ducati MotoGP in Bologna

Tens of thousands of Bolognese helped to launch the Ducati season and celebrate news of a new factory

Tags: And finally, Bikes, Europe, motorsport

10th March, 2011        

Mercedes suspends its F1 car.

The Mercedes CP Petronas F1 Team has suspended a car in the name of art.

Tags: Europe, F1, motorsport, Petronas

9th March, 2011        

Creepy crawly Mazda attack

Mazda recalls Mazda6 models after spider attack.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Japan, Mazda, N America, S America

9th March, 2011        

Bentley on ice as Audi goes skiing

An ice speed record for the Bentley Continental as Audi launches carbon skis

25th February, 2011        

McLaren unveils supercar

British sportscar manufacturer launches new MP4-12C, 330kph supercar

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

21st February, 2011        

Mazda icon breaks record

Mazda's MX-5 sportscar continues to break sales records as it passes the 900,000 mark.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Japan

11th February, 2011        

Happy Birthday E-type!

Iconic Jaguar celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

31st January, 2011        

4WD Ferrari unveiled

Ferrari has announced its latest model - a four-seater, four-wheel drive.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, Ferrari

24th January, 2011        

Ferrari and VW sales hit record heights

Sales of Ferrari sports cars are hitting record levels in China and the US - VW delivers 7 million vehicles

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, Ferrari, North America

17th January, 2011        

Electric Superbike whips fuel jockeys!

The Swigz electric superbike made history with two podium finishes in its first day of racing against fuel racers.

Tags: And finally, electric vehicles, North America

17th January, 2011        

Electric superbike to take on fuel jockeys.

A new electric superbike is set to race against fuel-powered race bikes with serious intent.

Tags: And finally, electric vehicles, North America

22nd December, 2010        

BamBoo by name, bamboo by nature

New car from Rinspeeed is a golfer and panda's delight!

22nd December, 2010        

Nissan Leaf Euro Car of the Year

Nissan's all-electric Leaf has taken a controversial win as 2011 Car of the Year.

Tags: automotive industry, electric vehicles, Europe

20th December, 2010        

Flights of fantasy in LA

Auto design studios dream-up lightweight cars of the future for LA Auto Show

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, GM, N America, Volvo

24th November, 2010        

Audi electric car sounds right

Audi is to give its new e-tron electric car an 'engine note'.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

17th November, 2010        

London to CapeTown record success

The Chevron-backed London to Cape Town record team shattered the old time by nearly two days.

3rd November, 2010        

Castrol in cricket link

Castrol has become the official performance partner for international cricket.

Tags: And finally, Asia, Castrol

1st November, 2010        

London to Cape Town record attempt underway

An attempt is underway to break the record for driving from London to Cape Town, backed by Chevron.

18th October, 2010        

Aston announces luxury city car

Aston Martin is to produce a small luxury city car in 2011

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

18th October, 2010        

Plato takes a bath but wins the day

British Touring Car's Chevrolet racing drivers really took a bath, but still came up gleaming in the end.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, motorsport

12th October, 2010        

Loeb clinches record rally title

Sebastian Loeb sealed his seventh World Rally Championship title in front of his home crowd.

Tags: And finally, motorsport

6th October, 2010        

Rally coup for Chinese tyre maker

Chinese tyre maker, DMACK, have signed an exclusive deal for the 2011 World Rally Championship.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, China, motorsport

20th September, 2010        

Lost Aston found as Bentley goes on US Tour

A very rare, 'lost' Aston Martin has sold at auction for more than £200,000, while Bentley runs a parts roadshow for old models in the US.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe, North America

20th September, 2010        

One for the road!

Whisky by-products could be the high road to biofuel.

Tags: And finally, bio fuels, Europe, Inovation and environment

25th August, 2010        

Chevrolet finds perfect handshake formula

Chevrolet has discovered the formula for a perfect handshake - something it is hoping to teach their sales teams around the world.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry

17th July, 2010        

Bugatti Veyron sets landspeed record

New Bugatti sets world speed record for a production car.

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

7th July, 2010        

Art car sells for $500,000

Superstar singer and and artist combine to create auto art to benefit charity

Tags: And finally, automotive industry, Europe

1st July, 2010        

Honda and Audi set motorsport records

Honda set a new record for victories at the famous Isle of Man TT motorcylce races, while Audi clinched another 1-2-3 Le Mans win.

Tags: And finally, Europe, motorsport

16th June, 2010        

Barbie goes technical

Computer Engineer Barbie has serious purpose...according to her latest interview!

Tags: And finally, Europe

7th June, 2010        

World's fastest lawnmower

Pendine Sands in Wales hosted yet another successful world land speed record attempt - this time for a lawnmower!

Tags: And finally, Europe

24th May, 2010        

Buggy 'bikes all the rage for kids

It seems that kids now get the front seat when it comes to two wheeled transport.

Tags: And finally, Bikes, Europe

21st May, 2010        

It's Aston Martin 004

Aston Martin's first four-door rolls off the production line.

Tags: automotive industry, Europe

10th May, 2010        

Dan Aykroyd paints his wagon!

Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd gives a spooky interview after being appointed Art Car Grand Marshall

Tags: And finally, North America

7th May, 2010        

Ferrari Unveils fastest ever 599-GTO

Ferrari launces its fastest ever road going sports car at the Bejing Motorshow

Tags: automotive industry, China, Ferrari

28th April, 2010        

VW in record ketchup sales

VW launch a limited edition tomato ketchup to celebrate record VW ketchup sales

Tags: And finally, Europe, Volkswagen

9th April, 2010        

And finally... Bulletin 112 (Apr 10)

Formula One back on the grid; Shell stays with Ferrari; a UN-backed decade of road safety, it's official; automotive April Fools; and the world's largest meatball.

Tags: Asia, Australasia, automotive industry, F1, Infiniti, N America, Shell

1st April, 2010        

And Finally... Bulletin 111 (Mar 10)

Canada stage triumphant Olympics; Castrol rank top drivers; Lotus unveils electric supercar.

1st March, 2010        

And Finally... Bulletin 110 (Feb 10)

London taxis head for Poland; Castrol get a kick out of soccer sponsorship; VW diesels go racing and triumph in Dakar; and a gruelling route for the London to Capetown Rally.

29th January, 2010        

And Finally... Bulletin 109 (Jan 10)

Mercedes buys Brawn, links with Petronas and signs Schumacher; its a wrap for cars; nanotechnology wins lubes award; farmers low over highs but rally car leaps to a world record.

4th January, 2010        

And Finally... Bulletin 108 (Dec 09)

Renault revives the Gordini brand; nitrogen in your tyres can mean safer driving; something fishy at Nissan; prize for a professor; the latest F1 news and the ultimate present for frustrated racing drivers.

Tags: F1, Nissan, Renault

23rd November, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 107 (Nov 09)

The battle for FIA supremacy is over, history is remade at Bonneville, F1 holds a great finale, Loeb is rally champion, Rossi takes the MotoGP (again) and some interesting 'behind the scenes' articles.

1st November, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 106 (Oct 09)

The battle for the FIA leadership heats up ahead of election; Singapore nightmare and celebration for Renault in F1; Fiat launches its 500 rally car; it's all in the name, and lubricants that bring back memories.

Tags: F1, Lubricants, motorsport, test

3rd October, 2009        

Sports News - Bulletin 105 (Sep 09)

Sports news includes BMW pulling out of Formula One and Castrol's ambitious plans for the FIFA World Cup.

25th August, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 105 (Sep 09)

A real mix this month with sad news of the man behind WD-40, plenty of bull from Audi, a motorcycling robot and a steam-powered finale.

25th August, 2009        

Sports News - Bulletin 104 (Jul 09)

The power battle in Formula One continues to rumble on, although a candidate for FIA "transparency" may be on the horizon. Neste Oil get a celeb boost for their international rally and Shell takes half its rally car to India.

Tags: F1, Lubricants, motorsport

13th July, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 104 (Jul 09)

A picture that tells a different story; the ultimate folding bicycle for your helicopter and Chevron cited in a prenup are all part of the fun and frolics in pick'n'mix this month.

Tags: Chevron

13th July, 2009        

Sports News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 109)

The F1 teams play a game of brinkmanship with the FIA, Mobil ties up F1 deals and Fuchs takes on a legend.

Tags: F1, Fuchs, Mobil1, Norton

7th June, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

The world's most expensive car is sold at auction; fatty acid oligomers could herald everlasting elastic bands and piston-engine pilots may be running on fumes.

Tags: automotive industry, Aviation, fatty acids

7th June, 2009        

Sports News - Bulletin 102 (May 09)

A chocolate powered, carrot-steered F3 car and the first zero-carbon motorcycle race takes place at the Isle of Man.

28th April, 2009        

And Finally... Bulletin 102 (May 09)

Castrol sign soccer star Ronaldo as Ambassador, but Australian 'diplomacy' wins the day for additive brands.

27th April, 2009        

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