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Matthias Muller officially becomes CEO of Porsche AG

Yesterday, Matthias Muller became the new Chief Executive Officer of Porsche AG as CEO Michael Macht ceremonially handed the Porsche steering wheel to his successor on the eve of the 2010 Paris Auto Show.

“Muller, comes to Porsche via the Volkswagen Group, where he previously was in charge of Product Planning, Product Management and Model Series for the VW Group and the Volkswagen Brand and very successfully contributed to the development of the Group’s product lines,” Porsche said in a statement.
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Paris 2010: Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept in detail

Last night we gave you the first look at Lamborghini’s new Sesto Elemento, a concept car that demonstrates the company’s latest technologies. At the time we didn’t have the opportunity to get a close look at many of the car’s details, but we’re making up for it today with plenty of new photos and more info.

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Ferrari 458 Italia Voted “Performance Car Of The Year 2010″ By Auto Express

The Ferrari 458 Italia has been awarded the title of “Performance Car of the Year 2010” by Auto Express magazine, Britain’s biggest selling weekly car magazine.

In a packed field of 20 of the greatest performance cars on sale in the UK today, it was the Ferrari which was the clear favourite of the judging panel. All cars were scored for performance and handling both on road and on track, as well as for sheer desirability, with the 458 Italia earning top marks in all three categories.
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Paris Preshow: Seat IBE Sports Coupe Concept No2

At the 2010 Paris Motor Show, which opens on 30 September, Seat will present a second iteration of its IBE small sports car concept. The first version of the coupe-ish hatchback with the low bonnet and long roofline was introduced at the Geneva Salon this past March (see here).
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HLDI: Ban on texting while driving isn’t reducing accidents

While many states have been aggressive on their ban of texting while driving, a new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute shows that there have been no reductions in crashes after laws take effect that ban drivers from texting while operating a vehicle. The findings are based on comparisons of claims in 4 states before and after texting ban, compared with patterns of claims in nearby states.
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