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Amazon on-demand video going global with Top Gear remake

WSJ says Prime would likely expand to some 200 countries and territories in a direct challenge to Netflix

Amazon seized on the opportunity of hiring Clarkson (right) and his two co-presenters Richard Hammond (left) and James May to use the motoring show as a flagship product for its ambitions.

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AMAZON is set to challenge Netflix worldwide with a massive expansion of its on-demand video streaming service featuring its remake of the BBC's global hit Top Gear.

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