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Drinking songs and drunk crowds: An interview with Car Seat Headrest
For The Win
Toledo is the lead singer, songwriter and heart of Car Seat Headrest, a musical project he formed by himself in his hometown of Leesburg, Virginia in 2010. ... He would sing to the back of the car seat headrest. ... We only know the part that we play ...


Highlander Partners' Portfolio Company Sells Eagle One Brand to HandStands, a Portfolio Company of Trivest Partners
PR Newswire (press release)
DALLAS, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Niteo Products, LLC, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, L.P., announced today the sale of the assets of its retail automotive appearance chemicals brand, Eagle One, to HandStands, a portfolio company of ...

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Classic and Performance Car

2800-mile McLaren F1 offered by McLaren Special Operations
Classic and Performance Car
While MSO is generally better known for its more recent work on offering custom parts and cars for customers who appreciate their supercars a little bit more exclusive, it's the part of the business that also takes care of the special cars. Born out of ...

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Digital Trends

Italian designer's take on the Tesla Model S is the wildest yet
Digital Trends
Italian designer Umberto Palermo has founded a boutique car maker dubbed Mole that will build exclusive electric vehicles in extremely limited quantities. The company's first two products — called Valentino and Luce, respectively — will be presented ...

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Planet F1

Friday's FIA press conference
Planet F1
The team is set up in a different way, much smaller, less people but also the parts situation is quite different as well. But it's a very good challenge. It's really good to be part of the building up of .... We've got two good rookie drivers who are ...

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AZoM

Waterjet Cutting Automotive Components for Gopher Motorsports Formula SAE Race Car
AZoM
Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge based in St. Michael, Minnesota, has been asked to help the University of Minnesota's Gopher Motorsports team to cut components for its #52 G04-16 Formula SAE race car as part of its effort to reach the Top 10 spot at the ...


Reuters

Formula One agrees cheaper power units from 2017
Reuters
SOCHI, Russia Formula One announced a deal with the sport's four engine manufacturers on Friday to reduce prices over three years from 2017, ensure all teams are supplied and reduce performance gaps. The governing International Automobile Federation ...

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Wall Street Journal

Johnson Controls Unravels Riddle of Missing Crates
Wall Street Journal
The auto-parts maker, which was spending a small fortune to replace the equipment, launched an investigation. It showed some were ... The auto parts supplier discovered 1,000s of reusable shipping containers and racks that went missing after employing ...

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crash.net

Time is tight, but enough to develop 2017 car
crash.net
The thing it does mean is that there is no carry-over of parts so it means there has to be a brand new car with enough spares to be ready at the first race – and almost every single part will be new for next year! For a small team, it is a huge task to ...


Wall Street Journal

Chinese Tech Firms Charge Into Electric Cars
Wall Street Journal
It plans to unveil its first electric car in 2017. “Our goal is to build a high-end, high-performance electric car for half the price of a Tesla car,” said Li Bin, co-founder and chairman of NextEV. Counting Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd ...

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