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7 Aug 2021
Three Tunisian brothers couldn't afford to buy a car, so they built one. Four years later, the trio manufactured the car of their dreams, and now hope to open up their own production line.
28 Jun 2021
The German automobile giant has now set a timeline for its exit from combustion engine cars. The changes will affect Europe first, with the US and China to follow "a little later."
26 Jun 2021
A large black bear is behind a series of car break-ins in New Hampshire, US police said, after it was caught red-pawed on home security cameras clambering into a pick-up truck. Police in the town of Thornton released a video showing the bear standing on its two legs to open the car door, and then crawling into the vehicle. The bear was most likely searching for food or trash, according to local authorities.
20 Jun 2021
The prime minister decided to leave just a few months after the president was re-elected. The peace deal in the Central African Republic is on unsteady ground.
10 Apr 2021
In the state of Sokoto in Nigeria, a new women-run auto workshop provides new job opportunities for young women, and caters to a growing market of female drivers.
1 Apr 2021
The UN's human rights commission has reported executions, torture and forced displacement of citizens in the country. The UN has claimed the Wagner Group was involved.
17 Feb 2021
The two men face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Central African Republic. These include murder, torture, mutilation, persecution and the conscription of child soldiers.
12 Feb 2021
Fast and furious they are not, but for a group of Japanese retro car enthusiasts the sleek lines and high shine of their old-school models hold a special charm.
18 Jan 2021
The auto industry has been left scrambling for semiconductors as a swift recovery catches their suppliers off guard. Strong demand for iPhones, Galaxy tabs and Playstation consoles from housebound consumers is to blame.
10 Jan 2021
Charred vehicles set on fire as part of the New Year’s Eve festivities are piled up at an impoundment lot, in the French city of Strasbourg, where around 60 vehicles were burned despite the curfew. Traditionally in France, hundreds of cars and motorcycles are set ablaze to usher in the new year.
24 Dec 2020
Attacks in the Central African Republic have called into question elections scheduled for December 27. UN troops have retaken the rebel-held town of Bambari but the situation remains tense.
6 Dec 2020
At least five people, including a 9-month-old baby, were killed in Trier after a car drove into a pedestrian zone in a "zigzag" pattern. Authorities said the driver, a 51-year-old man, has been arrested.

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