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Volkswagen is accused of practicing “slavery-like” practices in Brazil in the 70’s and 80’s
Volkswagen has been summoned before a Brazilian labor court for allegedly using “slavery-like practices” and “human trafficking” in the country between 1974 and 1986. The German company is said to have been involved in “traditional human rights violations” at the time. A period in the history of Brazil where the country was ruled by a military dictatorship. Day laborers hired by VW for a large farm were forced to suffer torture and violence, reports Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung. The agency said it was taking the allegations “very seriously”.
The DeLorean Alpha5 is a low-slung electric GT with glowing doors
The first images of the upcoming DeLorean Alpha5 have been released ahead of time, with the car taking on the shape of a low-slang five-seater GT. Interestingly, the DMC-12 has fewer callbacks than one might expect, though the large glowing doors and vented rear windshield cover shed some light on its predecessor. Details of the EV Powertrain have not yet been released, but we do know that the “Base Performance Model” will have a 100 kWh battery with a range of more than 300 miles (483 km). Alpha5 will accelerate from 0-96 km / h (0-60 mph) in 2.99 seconds and from 0-142 km / h (0-88 mph) in 4.35 seconds. The maximum speed will be 250 km / h (155 mph).
Ultra-Long 2023 Land Rover Defender launches 130 with eight and seats for exclusive options
The new Ultra-Long 2023 Land Rover Defender 130 is an enhanced version of the resurrected Defender. Although not technically a long-wheelbase (the wheelbase is actually like the 110 version), the body is lengthened by 340 mm (13.3 inches), which allows for a wider third row and more cargo space. Those who only want to take advantage of an increased load area can also opt for a two-row, five-seater version of the 130 with 46.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Land Rover now accepts orders starting at আমের 68,000 in the US before handling and delivery for the Base P300.
The interest in Aria is so great that Nissan has closed new orders in the United States
Order books for the Nissan Aria are now closed in the US market. The demand for electric crossovers replicates the preferred EV offers of Ford, Tesla and Volkswagen, long order books that surpass production. However, it remains a mystery as to exactly how many Arias have been talked about, with some suspecting that the Ford F-150 Lightning has less than 10,000 sales compared to the 200,000 cons. We have not yet received any word from Nissan as to when the next batch of order books for Aria will be opened.
Alpine A110 GT J. Rédélé Limited Edition Honors the Centenary of Founder of the Brand
Alpine A110 has unveiled a new special version of the sports car. Named after Jean Rédélé, a racing driver and alpine founder, the 100th anniversary of his birth was honored with a limited production of 100 units. It will be painted in Montebello Gray – the alpine founder’s favorite color – combined with a high-gloss black roof and black 18-inch Grand Prix alloy wheels with silver brake calipers. Inside, there is a black leather interior with a numbered blade and gray stitching.
The Ferrari SF90 driver hit 5 parked cars and fled the scene
A Ferrari lost control on Hagley Road on Wednesday evening. It first crashed into some parked cars.
The driver is fine. pic.twitter.com/cO8QGvjwpU
– London and UK Street News (rimeCrimeLdn) May 28, 2022
Fortunately, no injuries were reported after a Ferrari SF90 Stradale hit several cars parked at Halesowen near Birmingham in the UK. The driver of the Italian supercar fled the scene, and police are now trying to find the owner.
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Sergio Perez has extended his contract by two years
Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez has apparently been rewarded, after winning in Monaco, extending his Red Bull contract by two years. It will see him compete with the team until at least the end of the 2024 season. The 32-year-old driver is currently third in the 2022 Driver Championships.
Top Gun Maverick became the first Tom Cruise movie to cross the $ 100M opening
Earning $ 156 million in its first weekend, Top Gun Maverick defeated the previous record holder, Pirates of the Caribbean: World’s End. pic.twitter.com/uZikFRfV3o
– IGN (@IGN) May 31, 2022
Top Song: Maverick became the first Tom Cruise movie to make $ 100 million on its opening weekend. The sequel grossed an estimated 6 156 million in ticket sales in North America, while worldwide, the figure is estimated at $ 248 million.