Freddie Flintoff tackles Wall of Death in insurance write-off car on Top Gear

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Freddie Flintoff wrestles with an insurance write-off Maserati on the Wall of Death in a new clip from the upcoming episode of Top Gear.

The TV star attempts circuits on the vertical face of the wall at Alexandra Palace, north London.

In the episode, Flintoff and co-hosts Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris are convinced they have found a way of landing cheap performance cars, each buying a written-off model for less than £6,000.

After a trio of challenges at the Top Gear Test Track – including an inaugural game of Car Park Musical Chairs, where they meet Britain’s most reckless drivers, the Stig’s Teenage Cousins – the presenters are ordered to make their cars road legal and report to Alexandra Palace, where the Top Gear producers have constructed a huge Wall of Death.

As Flintoff begins the challenge, Harris says: “I think he has the worst vehicle for

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Auto makers get some momentum in September as dealers gear up for festive season

MUMBAI: The market expects automobile sales to have recovered further in September.

In the run-up to the festival season, original equipment manufacturers are restocking inventory at the dealers’ end. Channel checks show that among vehicle categories, inventory build-up is relatively better for two wheelers, passenger vehicles, and tractors. On the other hand, commercial vehicles and three-wheelers are likely to remain the laggards.

“Our interaction with leading industry channel partners indicates two-wheeler inventory has reached 30–45 days on the expectation that sales momentum would continue into the festive season and passenger vehicles inventory would sustain at a comfortable level of 20–30 days. Inquiries were encouraging and better than last year,” Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd said in a report on 30 September.

The broking house expects wholesales in September to grow on a year-on-year basis for all segments barring medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCV). It said, low starting inventory, a low

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How Automakers Changed Gear As The Car Buying Journey Drifted

In 2020, the automotive sector has been bucking its reputation for being stuck in its ways and lacking innovation. PSFK researchers studying the industry have been tracking major points of strategic brilliance allowing auto brands and dealers alike to provide state-of-the-art activation, discovery, trial and purchase experiences. As part of a deep-dive report unpacking the swiftly evolving omnichannel and largely digital-first path to purchase for car buyers, the team found an industry increasingly defined by an ability to bridge the physical and digital worlds. Here, we share from the report five of the most actionable trending strategies for innovative auto retail, brought to life with examples from the industry’s leading players.

Immersive Exploration For many shoppers, digital commerce still presents the barrier of not fully explaining how a product might fit or work within a customer’s lifestyle. Retailers are bringing their digital content to life by partnering with VR,

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Ring Car Cam, Car Alarm and Car Connect: all you need to know about Ring’s auto security gear

During the Amazon 2020 Event, a trio of new auto-focused devices were announced under the Ring brand, designed to keep your vehicle safe.

They are the Ring Car Cam, Ring Car Alarm and Ring Car Connect. Prices range from $59.99 to $199.99 and all three will be available sometime in 2021 – but exact release dates are yet to be revealed.

It’s also not clear just yet whether these devices will be available outside of the US, but we’ll update this article as soon as we know more.

For now, we’ve pulled together the important information on the three new devices for your car, below.

Ring Car Alarm

  • Price: $59.99
  • Available: 2021

Worried about your car getting towed, dented or broken into when it’s parked up? Then you may want to get yourself the new Ring Car Alarm.

The device plugs into your vehicles OBD-II port (which most cars have

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Bhopal: Uphill drive for auto dealers, but used-car biz may be in top gear this festive season | Bhopal News

BHOPAL: Despite signs of “recovery” in August, automobile sector is not expecting any major boost in sales of cars and two-wheelers during the festive season.
“What you saw in August was a ‘mirage’. There appeared to be sales picking up but it was because market in August previous year was even worse. There had been 20 % drop in sales of vehicles. This year, production of cars and two-wheelers was less due to lockdown imposed in March and mandatory BS-6 engine rules. Since production was less, dealers didn’t have the stock. When the market opened up, vehicles in wholesale went to dealers but if you ask dealers about retail sales, it has been less than even the previous year,” said president of Bhopal Automobile Dealers’ Association, Sanjay Pandey.
The difference between August 2019 and August this year was that the dealer in 2019 had stocks sufficient to last 6 to
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Gadgets and gear on sale today

Who doesn’t like a good bargain on tech and gadgets? If you’re like us, you’re always on the hunt for something new and fun to pick up, especially if it’s on sale.

We’ve gathered up a handful of best-selling products in the AG Deals Store and are sharing them below.

The products span a range of different topics, but each of them has a common feature: excellent pricing. Be sure to look around the entire store, though, as there are tons of great things to grab.

RokBlok: The World’s Smallest Wireless Record Player ($89.99)

As seen on Shark Tank, RokBlok is the world’s smallest, wireless record player. This handy device combines classic and modern. Rock out to your favorite records with RokBlok’s built-in speaker. Simply place RokBlok on a record, and raise the control lever to start playing. You can even wirelessly send your music to any Bluetooth device for

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