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Nissan sacks Carlos Ghosn while Renault puts him on pause

It isn't often that an automotive corporate chieftain draws the sort of attention that the head of the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance,...
rossi zarco marquez 2018 sepang motogp

Marquez takes Sepang title on Rossi crash

Sepang gave Marc Marquez his 70th title, but only after Valentino Rossi, who had dominated the race, crashed out with just four...
Rupert Stadler

Rupert Stadler released on bail

Former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler who has been languishing in prison since June has been released. While the investigation over diesel-emission...

Hamilton wins championship at Mexico while Verstappen wins race

Hamilton finally managed his championship with the better than seventh place finish at Mexico. The thrill of becoming a five time champion,...
Maverick Vinales Australia MotoGP

Maverick Viñales takes Phillip Island for Yamaha as Marquez retires

It was 25 races ago that Yamaha won a MotoGP and it wasn't Valentino Rossi  who brought in the honours. Maverick Viñales...
2018 US F1 race start

Hamilton misses out on title as Raikkonen takes US GP

The United States GP offered Kimi Raikkonen a much needed victory, after 112 races. The event was so momentous Raikkonen welcomed it...
2018 MotoGP Japan

Marquez picks up seventh title at Motegi

Marc Marquez headed into the MotoGP at Twin Ring Motegi knowing he had a fighting chance to wrap up the championship. He...
2018 Suzuka F1 GP start

Hamilton on verge of Championship after Suzuka stroll

Lewis Hamilton built on his championship run with a start to finish lead at the 2018 Suzuka Japanese GP. Bottas continued his...

Fastlane

rossi zarco marquez 2018 sepang motogp

Marquez takes Sepang title on Rossi crash

Sepang gave Marc Marquez his 70th title, but only after Valentino Rossi, who had dominated the race, crashed out with just four...

Hamilton wins championship at Mexico while Verstappen wins race

Hamilton finally managed his championship with the better than seventh place finish at Mexico. The thrill of becoming a five time champion,...
Maverick Vinales Australia MotoGP

Maverick Viñales takes Phillip Island for Yamaha as Marquez retires

It was 25 races ago that Yamaha won a MotoGP and it wasn't Valentino Rossi  who brought in the honours. Maverick Viñales...
2018 US F1 race start

Hamilton misses out on title as Raikkonen takes US GP

The United States GP offered Kimi Raikkonen a much needed victory, after 112 races. The event was so momentous Raikkonen welcomed it...
2018 MotoGP Japan

Marquez picks up seventh title at Motegi

Marc Marquez headed into the MotoGP at Twin Ring Motegi knowing he had a fighting chance to wrap up the championship. He...

Appointments

Dr. Hamid Haqparwar, Managing Director BMW Group Middle East

Dr. Hamid Haqparwar new managing director of BMW Group Middle East

Dr. Hamid Haqparwar will take over as the managing director of BMW Group Middle East from October 1st. He replaces Johannes Seibert who left the organisation at the end of July. Haqparwar is currently director of Sales and Marketing.

Volvo Cars CEO Samuelsson extends contract to 2022

Volvo Cars has announced that their CEO and president Håkan Samuelsson will stay on till 2022 subsequent to an extension of his his current contract. This provides the company a continuity at the top as it rolls out new models and moves towards electrification.
Romano Fenati Marinelli Snipers Team

Romano Fenati gets sacked by current and future teams for brake...

Moto2 Rider for the Marinelli Snipers Team, Romano Fenati, has been sacked by the team for his unbelievable stunt of trying to pull a...
Sarah Rae Lincoln Middle East Director

Lincoln Middle East announce new Director – Sarah Rae

Lincoln Middle East has announced the appointment of Sarah Rae as Director, replacing current incumbent Alex Schaeffer, who has moved back to Ford Motor's...
McLaren new regional director Brett Soso

Brett Soso is McLaren’s new regional director for Middle East, Africa...

Mclaren Automotive has announced the appointment of Brett Soso as the new regional director for its operations in the Middle East, Africa and Latin...
Sergio Marchionne

FCA scrambles to address Marchionne’s illness – Mike Manley new CEO

FCA group has made some major announcements overnight as a consequence of Sergio Marchionne suffering post-operative complications that have negatively affected his chances of...