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Can a British Expat Make a Dent in LA’s Car Culture?
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"This community, they feel alive when they can talk about their cars and that's what we're trying to give to people, rather than purely transactional."

Los Angeles was built around cars. It birthed the drive-thru restaurant, built low-rider culture and inspired generations of car designers. Now, it's home to Clasiq, a sales platform and social site for car enthusiasts. Reporter Sarah Favot talks to its founder about the recent launch and his move to L.A.

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