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Bugatti Veyron: even with the €1 million-plus price tag, VW loses at least €2 million on each one sold

Bugatti has been either a roaring success or a crashing failure for Volkswagen. From a technical point of view it has been good. In spit(...)

Bugatti Veyron. Total loss: €1.70bn. Loss per car: €4,617,547

You probably don’t want to admit how much money you’ve lost on cars over the years. Neither does the car industry, but the amounts its biggest mistake(...)

What does the world’s most fuel-efficient production car have in common with the world’s fastest and most powerful? Much more than you might think. Th(...)

At the last Frankfurt motor show in 2011, the big story was not the cars, but the euro zone crisis and specifically how the continent’s car companies (...)

Veyron Jean Bugatti - only three will be made

Volkswagen may well be losing several million Euro on each Bugatti Veyron that it sells, but that doesn’t seem to be stopping the famed Franco-German (...)

A  Rolls Royce Phantom, similar to one of nine luxury cars being sold at the Drouot  auction house in Paris today. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

From Bugatti and Bentley to Ferrari, Porsche and Maserati, nine luxury cars seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president as part of a money-l(...)

Dolores McNamara, from Limerick, who won  over €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish person clutching a €94 million winning EuroMillions ticket to their chest becomes, if they are not part of a syndicate, the 96th-richest p(...)

New limits will force car makers to cut an average of 35g/km of Co2 from their fleet between now and 2020. Photograph: Frank Miller

Neil BriscoeRules for enforcing carbon emissions limits on new cars have been agreed by the Environmental Committee of the European Parliament, but al(...)

Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse

A Bugatti production car has set the new world speed record for an open-top production car, with a top speed of 408.84 km/h (254mph). Th(...)

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