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Russian Tuner Gives New Mercedes Viano a Business Makeover with BMW 7-Series Sofa


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Mercedes-Benz's Viano van is a popular vehicle for portable office and limousine-style conversions across the pond and elsewhere. Among other reasons for that is because it has more than enough space at the back to incorporate all kinds of custom solutions.

Watch Toyota Land Cruiser Lose Traction and Slide Down an Icy Road


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There are many 'Dos and Don'ts' to be followed while driving on snow- and ice-covered roads, but once panic kicks in, everything you know usually goes down the drain.

Russian Military Robot Riding an ATV Fails to Impress President Putin


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Russian president Vladimir Putin appeared less than thrilled during a public presentation of an “android combat avatar robot” on the outskirts of Moscow earlier this week. Although the video only shows the robot riding an ATV at walking speed, it is reportedly capable of shooting a handgun accurately.

Wait For It…When Karma Strikes Russian Drivers


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Here are two incidents from Russia in which the respective drivers got what they deserved.

Just Another Day for Whistling Russian Driver


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Most people would panic or at least be immensely alarmed at the sight of an out-of-control car smashing into a vehicle in front them, but not this fella who kept whistling like nothing happened.

Russia Now Blames Transsexual and Transgender People for Accidents, Bans Them from Driving!


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Russia is taking its fight against the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community to the next level by banning anyone who suffers from "disorders of sexual preference" from driving.

Rolls Royce Wraith Driver Just Won't Let it Go


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Would you engage in a potentially dangerous game of chicken on the road if you were driving a super-expensive ride like the Rolls Royce Wraith?

These Kids Dodged an Automotive Bullet


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The only thing that really counts is that all three kids seen in this dash-cam video are alive and well, as the driver managed to steer away the very last second.

15-Year Old Russian Boy Buys, Crashes Aston Martin!


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An unlicensed 15-year old Russian boy got into an accident while driving an Aston Martin that he had purchased just three days ago.

Russia's Best-Selling Car No Longer a Lada for the First Time since the 1970s


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For the first time since the 1970s, the best-selling car in Russia during any month is not a Lada. The No.1-selling car in the country last month was the Kia Rio, which outsold the Lada Granta 10,834 to 10,520, giving the Korean automaker the top-selling car in Russia for November.

Armored Amphibious Reconnaissance Vehicle Turned into a Taxi in Russia


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Russia’s second-largest city, St Petersburg, has a new landmark: an armored reconnaissance military vehicle that is used as a taxi.

Range Rover Sport Helps Trucks in the Snow


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A Range Rover Sport came in handy when a couple of trucks were stranded on a frozen, snow-lined road in Russia.

Ghosn Says Plummeting Ruble Will Cause a “Bloodbath” for Automakers in Russia


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Russia's energy-dependent economy is taking a hard hit. The ruble lost half of its value this year and many companies (automakers included) have suspended part of their activity in the country; Renault-Nissan is no longer taking orders, and its CEO, Carlos Ghosn, says we should prepare for worse, although hope is not all lost.

Porsche and BMW Street Racers Cause Massive Accident in Moscow


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A major accident involving nine cars occurred on Sunday night, December 21, on the Moscow Garden Ring road.

Holy Bolt! Lightning Hits Car of Church Robbers Chased By Cops!


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What was that eighth Commandment again - "Thou shalt not steal"?

Foolish Overtaking Gone Upside Down


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It's unfortunate that this accident happened and we hope everyone inside the car was fine, but this driver was practically begging for trouble.

GM, Audi and JLR Halt Sales in Russia Due to Ruble’s Collapse


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The ruble has been devalued by more than 40 percent since last June in what is Russia’s greatest financial crisis since 1998. In the past weeks, Russians have been buying cars, especially expensive ones like Porsches, in order to convert their money into something tangible.

Nissan Starts Building X-Trail SUVs in Russia, Qashqai to Follow


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While economic sanctions continue to affect the Russian economy, scaring off some automakers, companies that rely heavily on the local car market continue to invest there.

Skoda Produces One Million Vehicles in a Year for the First Time


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From rags to riches: the saying suits Skoda perfectly as, for the first time ever since it was founded in 1905, the Czech automaker managed to produce more than a million vehicles in one calendar year.

Where Do You Think You're Going?


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Get ready for a head-scratcher; how can you possibly miss a fuchsia colored tram crossing the road?