Christian von Koenigsegg explains how to start a car company

If you want to start a car company, Christian von Koenigsegg is the man to talk to.

His eponymous firm has only built a small number of high-priced supercars, but it’s still one of the few new automakers to survive in the modern era. This short video provides some of words of wisdom from von Koenigsegg.

“It’s just a lot of hard work,” he said. “If I could give any advice, it’s to stay focused, of course, [and] don’t give up.”

Christian von Koenigsegg and the Koenigsegg One:1

Mastering the everyday tasks of running a business without losing sight of the “dream” is also important, von Koenigsegg said. While he was always motivated by his love of cars, von Koenigsegg said he started his company (at age 22) for the challenge.

“I wanted to prove to myself and everyone around that, if you really want to do something, you

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Car Dealerships Step Up During Coronavirus

Testimonials

Hayley Toyota of Roanoke, Virginia

“Great as always, even with everything going on. I appreciate Haley Toyota keeping service open and making sure everything is sanitary.”

“The service department had a nice waiting area and place to go for a walk if you don’t want to sit around people in this corona craze.”

Braman Honda of Palm Beach, Florida

“Had another great service appointment. Our service adviser was great as usual and got the service done promptly. The waiting area was clean and comfortable and they were sanitizing it on a regular basis. No problem maintaining social distancing as the furnishings were well spaced.”

Palmen Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Kenosha, Wisconsin

“Our salesperson, Larry, listened to us and was very knowledgeable and caring. The entire process was very easy and stress-free, especially during this coronavirus crisis.”

Lia Honda of Northampton, Massachusetts

“During the early stages of the 2020

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Eight Off-Road Trucks and SUVs Not Available in the United States

As much as we moan about all the hot hatches and hopped-up wagon variants we don’t have access to in the ‘States, we’re spoiled for choice with muscle cars, full-size SUVs, and an almost outrageous selection of the finest pickup trucks in the world—vehicles that many other markets don’t have access to. That hasn’t stopped our greedy minds from endlessly scrolling through image searches in hopes we’ll find something else to whine about, and we found a whole mess of off-road-focused 4×4 SUVs and trucks we don’t get in America. Naturally, the grass is always greener—or in this case, the mud is always thicker. Here are eight off-roaders we’re not allowed to drive in the U.S.

Suzuki Jimny

You knew this one was coming. Heck, this pint-sized Japanese G-Wagen partially inspired this list to begin with. When Suzuki revealed the adorable redesign of its popular

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