Tuesday 18 September, 2018
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The Social Magazine
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Typhoon Mangkhut South China

A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the Chinese province...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 17th, 2018

Volkswagen has gone on trial in Germany in what is the first court case against the carmaker over the diesel scandal. Investors are pursuing VW for about €9.2bn (£8.2bn) in damages, claiming the company should have come clean sooner about...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 11th, 2018
Mercedes SUV

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its first fully-electric SUV, in a bid to take on US rival Tesla. The subsidiary of Daimler says the EQC, which has two electric motors, will have a range of more than 450km. It will start rolling...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 6th, 2018
2018 Rhino GX

There’s no denying the popularity of sport-utility vehicles in America, but with so many on the road, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. If getting noticed in your SUV is a goal, then the Rhino GX could be your SUV of choice. Hand...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 3rd, 2018
Donald Trump

Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November, it was confirmed on Friday. The president will also visit France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war. The exact timing of the European trip was not announced. The leader...

By Steve Weichel on Sep 1st, 2018
The Volkswagen Golf R

The Volkswagen Golf R is currently available in the United States in just five colors, but the number of choices jumps by 40 shades for the 2019 model year as part of what the company calls the Volkswagen Spektrum Program. Picking one of...

By Steve Weichel on Aug 26th, 2018
Trump and Kim Jong Un

North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending its nuclear weapons testing and handing over the remains of U.S. troops killed in the Korean War. The...

By Steve Weichel on Aug 6th, 2018
2019 Genesis G70

Rumor has it that the traditional four-door sedan is in the throes of a prolonged death spiral, squeezed into irrelevance by crossovers on one end and EVs on the other. But apparently Genesis hasn’t gotten the memo. Although its own SUVs...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 31st, 2018
G.O.P. Faces

Congressional Republicans, already facing a difficult election landscape, confronted a prospect on Sunday they had worked feverishly to avoid: a threat by President Trump to shut down the government over funding for a border wall. Last week,...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 30th, 2018
Rolls Royce EVTOL

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi which it says could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. The British firm said it had drawn up plans for an “electric vertical take-off and landing”...

By Steve Weichel on Jul 16th, 2018