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GPS Darts Could Put an End to High-Speed Car Chases

by on 23 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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GPS darts created by StarChase are already helping prevent dangerous high-speed chases. The darts from StarChase deploy from the front of squad cars and use real time GPS imaging so officers can track suspect vehicles. Each dart has a proprietary adhesive that keeps car owners from being able to remove them. According to the company, […] More…

Another Diesel Fix Has Been Approved

by on 19 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A fix for 84,390 Volkswagen Passat diesel vehicles has been approved. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) have announced an approval for 2012-2014 Passat diesel vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. A fix for manual transmissions has not yet been approved. The latest fix joins the approval from January for approximately […] More…

The First Lamborghini Centenario in the US has Arrived

by on 19 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini Newport Beach had the honor of presenting the keys to the first Centenario in the U.S. The limited edition model was created to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth, priced from $1.9 million before taxes. The all carbon fiber car is limited to 20 coupes and 20 convertibles worldwide and is […] More…

Latest Cars 3 Trailer Shines the Spotlight on Lightning McQueen’s New Rival

by on 16 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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His name is Jackson Storm and he presents the next generation of race cars. Arriving in movie theaters on June 16, Cars 3 sets a new tone for the franchise as Lightning McQueen struggles to stay on top with more advanced race cars hitting the scene. The latest trailer showcases just how cars have changed with “car […] More…

Bentley Wants to Get Friendly with Vegans

by on 12 May 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Bentley is working on making its sumptuous interiors more appealing to vegans. The British automaker is known for crafting some of the finest interiors in the auto industry, but they’re not exactly vegan-friendly. The company uses up to 20 animal hides in its leather upholstery and trimming, and admits that doesn’t sit well with someone with a […] More…

Bugatti’s Largest Dealership is in Dubai and Water Also Wet

by on 11 May 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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With an area of almost 2,600 square feet, Bugatti’s largest dealership has opened in Dubai. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road in the center of Dubai, Bugatti UAE is the brand’s most successful dealer in the world and the opening of the new showroom also served as the first event in the Chiron’s tour of the […] More…

Average Fuel Economy Back on the Rise

by on 5 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Industry News

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The sales-weighted average fuel economy of new vehicles sold is back up to 25.3 mpg. Data compiled by University of Michigan’s Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle show the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in April 2017 was its highest all year after January and February reported 25.1 mpg and March had 25.2 mpg. […] More…

Race Hot Wheels in the Latest Forza Horizon 3 Expansion

by on 28 April 2017 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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The second Forza Horizon 3 expansion will arrive May 9 with a pretty special feature. Called Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels, the expansion will be available on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs and is included in the Forza Horizon 3 Season Pass. The expansion will let players travel to a brand-new location in Australia, where iconic […] More…

New Cars 3 Trailer Shows Lightning McQueen Getting Back on Track

by on 27 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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Lightning McQueen isn’t giving up so easily. Disney Pixar has been slowly teasing the upcoming Cars 3, with the franchise seemingly taking a dark turn when McQueen crashes during a race. But the latest official trailer is more Disney Pixar style and shows that it will continue to be a kids movie and it’s looking really good. The trailer […] More…

The Fate of the Furious Beats Star Wars for Record Opening Weekend

by on 20 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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There’s simply no stopping the high-performing Fast and Furious franchise. What started off as the butt of automotive jokes has become a worldwide phenomenon, with the eighth installment, The Fate of the Furious, coming out of the gate with an estimated $532.5-million worldwide opening weekend. Not only does that set a record, but that beats Star Wars: […] More…

Watch Ludacris Explain all the Fast and Furious Movies

by on 19 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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The eighth installment in the Fast and Furious (F&F) series of movies hit theatres this past weekend, and if you were confused after watching it, let one of the franchise’s stars explain it to you.  Chris Bridges, better known as rapper Ludacris, got in front of a camera at Vanity Fair to explain every single F&F movie, going over both the […] More…

Grand Theft Auto is Helping Develop Self-Driving Cars

by on 18 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Industry News

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Believe it or not, Grand Theft Auto is helping with the real-world development of self-driving car, and no, the video game isn’t helping to prevent them from being stolen. As automakers work to get self-driving cars on public roadways, they’re realizing that real-world testing might not be enough. That’s why some are turning to simulations to […] More…