Happy 100th Anniversary To Aston Martin!

30 07 2013
The most iconic Aston Martin model -- and the one most frequently seen on screen -- is the DB5, produced from 1963 to 1965. Sean Connery first revved its engine in "Goldfinger" in 1964.

The most iconic Aston Martin model — and the one most frequently seen on screen — is the DB5, produced from 1963 to 1965. Sean Connery first revved its engine in “Goldfinger” in 1964.

The company was founded a hundred years ago, on January 15, 1913 by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin as ‘Bamford & Martin LTD’ in England.

Aston Martin has become an iconic brand most recognized as movie character James Bond’s getaway car of choice.

Here are some photos of Aston Martin throughout the years….

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44 Injured In Swiss Train Collision

30 07 2013
BERLIN (AP) — At least 35 people were injured, five of them seriously, in a head-on collision of two trains in western Switzerland late Monday, police said. One person had yet to be recovered from the wreckage.

BERLIN (AP) — At least 35 people were injured, five of them seriously, in a head-on collision of two trains in western Switzerland late Monday, police said. One person had yet to be recovered from the wreckage.

At least 44 people were injured when two commuter trains collided head-on near the station of Granges-pres-Marnand, about 8 km (5 miles) south of Payerne in Switzerland at around 6:45 p.m. on Monday evening, July 29, 2013.

5 of them were critically injured.

The trains were on a route between Payerne and Lausanne.

One locomotive’s driver was missing after the crash.

Authorities are still investigating the caused the crash.

This train accident came just days after 79 people were killed in a high-speed train derailment in Spain and 17 days after another train accident in France killing 6 people.








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