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Ansible Motion acquired by AB Dynamics


Advanced simulator business Ansible Motion has been acquired by AB Dynamics for £31.2m (US$34.4m), consisting of a £19.2m (US$21.2m) initial consideration and a £12m (US$13.3m) payment subject to meeting performance criteria. Following the acquisition from its three shareholders – Kia Cammaerts, Jonathan Walker and Robert Stevens – Ansible Motion will join AB Dynamics’ portfolio which [...]

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All-electric R5 Turbo 3E show car from Renault


Renault has announced it will unveil the company’s all-electric R5 Turbo 3E show car on September 25 at the Chantilly Arts & Elegance 2022 contest in France. Designed around the Renault 5 Turbo and Turbo 2, the R5 Turbo 3E has been developed as an all-electric, rear-wheel drive vehicle for drifting on the racetrack. Situated [...]

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Audi RS Q e-tron E2 completes endurance test program


Ahead of entering its first rally, the Audi RS Q e-tron E2 has undergone rigorous testing during September 2022 in the sandy dunes of Morocco. All six drivers and co-drivers – Mattias Ekström and Emil Bergkvist, Stéphane Peterhansel and Edouard Boulanger, and Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz  – were present for testing. “Our plan was [...]

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Škoda unveils all-electric racing concept


Škoda Design is presenting the Vision GT, a computer-animated study of an all-electric racing car, at the Design and Transformation exhibition in Brussels, Belgium, until January 8, 2023. The futuristic vehicle is a reinterpreted concept of the OEM’s 1957 1100 OHC. Designed as an open-top race car much like its older sibling, the Vision GT [...]

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Jakob Andreasen appointed to United Autosports team as technical director


Race team United Autosports has announced the appointment of Jakob Andreasen as its new technical director. He succeeds former Ferrari Formula 1 race engineer Dave Greenwood with immediate effect. Andreasen will head up the engineering department and be responsible for working across all of the team’s racing operations, including the LMP2 in FIA WEC and [...]

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Ford outlines new motorsport-oriented Mustang models


Following the launch of its new Mustang Dark Horse variant, Ford has announced there will be six versions of the latest model in various different race trims which will compete in various international motorsport series including GT3, GT4, NASCAR and NHRA Factory X racing. Two track-only Dark Horse Mustangs featuring a 5.0-liter V8 powertrain will [...]

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V8 twin-turbo hybrid engine for Lamborghini’s LMDh prototype


The first technical specifications for Lamborghini Squadra Corse’s LMDh project have been released ahead of the OEM competing in the Hypercar class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the GTP class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. To ensure the vehicle and its engine meets the rules and regulations set by the Automobile Club [...]

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World’s largest hydrogen trade fair to take place next month in Bremen, Germany


The world’s leading hydrogen trade fair, Hydrogen Technology Expo Europe, is the largest conference and exhibition exclusively dedicated to discussing advanced technologies for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry. The event will take place at Messe Bremen, Germany, on October 19-20, 2022. The trade fair and conference will host 325+ exhibitors, 150+ speakers and five [...]

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