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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?

Daimler Reportedly Still Planning New Assembly Plant in Russia


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Things may not be so bad in Russia for the automotive sector after all, as Daimler AG continues to want to build an assembly plant there. The automaker has reportedly applied to the city of St. Petersburg to set up a factory in the region.

Ford Starts EcoSport Production in Russia, Will Add Fiesta in 2015


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Ford Sollers, the joint venture of Ford and JSC Sollers in Russia, has begun production at its plant in the Republic of Tatarstan. The plant, which is Ford Sollers’ second assembly plant in Tatarstan and the third in Russia, will have an annual production capacity of up to 115,000 vehicles and will employ 1,500 people.

Road Workers Don't Give Two Shitz About Pedestrians Sprinkling Them with Sand


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You could say that these Russian road workers were daydreaming of being somewhere else or if you want to get closer to the truth, that they couldn't care less about their fellow citizens.

Road Rage BMW Fool Forgets to Secure Car


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Like Bruce Lee once said, "a quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough".

Boris Won't Be Happy: Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen Falls From Lift


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The Mercedes-Benz's G-Class nickname is Gelände wagen, which in German, translates to 'all-terrain vehicle', but in Afrikaans, which is a West Germanic language spoken in parts of Africa, it literally translates to 'landed carriage'.

If You're Going to Overtake, Don't Slow Down…


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For starters, you shouldn't really be overtaking cars on snow-piled roads under bad weather conditions unless it's absolutely necessary, now should you?

Can You Detect The Smart One Out of These Three Drivers?


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What are the chances of getting in trouble while attempting to drive through a snow-covered uphill road under freezing temperatures that could be hiding slippery ice patches?

Never Play Chicken with a Dumpster


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It doesn't matter if you're on the right or wrong side of the road, it's always better to practice defensive driving.

This is Putin's New Special Electric Ride, the Yo-Crossback EV


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Say you want about Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the man sure has a thing for cars – from driving F1 racers to overseeing the development of his country's new presidential limo, and now, he has a new special EV.

This Your Chance to Own a 1968 Moskvitch 408


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The Moskvitch 408 is a well known Soviet-era car that was quite prolific throughout all of the Eastern Block countries, adjacent communist republics and some more developed countries too.

This 1968 model, for instance, was owned by a gentleman in Hungary and was imported into the US in September; it now resides in Miami, Florida, waiting for a new owner.

He Rushes Through a Yellow Light, Pays the Price…Twice


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Cutting it thin and trying to rush through a yellow light the very last moment before it turns red is a risky business – especially if there's traffic ahead.

There's Hope After All For Russian Pedestrians!


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If Russian dash-cams have taught us anything, it's that many drivers don’t believe that pedestrians have the right of way, but alas, we discovered a bright, shining ray of hope.

A Dozen Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Porsche and Mercedes Cars Burn In Moscow


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Rolls-Royce, two Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans and G-Class SUV, along with five different Porsche sports cars burned to the ground in a fire that broke out at a Moscow parking lot last night.

VW Pulling Out Seat Brand from Russia on January 1 Next Year


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VW has announced that it will stop selling Seat cars in Russia by early next year because of the country’s economic downturn and weakening ruble. In September, Opel Group announced that it would scale back production in Russia citing similar reasons.