Google sticky bonnet

Google patents 'sticky bonnet' for pedestrian impacts

Technology uses adhesive layer on bonnet to bind to impacted pedestrians, preventing them from being flung back onto the road

23 May 2016
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Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008 plug-in hybrid to lead brand's electric push

The new 3008 SUV will get a plug-in hybrid option in 2019, before smaller cars in Peugeot’s line-up get electric powertrains

23 May 2016
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Volvo V60 Polestar

Volvo UK boss Nick Connor appointed as Polestar CEO

Björn Sällström hands lead over to Connor following Volvo’s acquisition of performance brand

23 May 2016
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Chris Evans Top Gear
Chris Evans is Top Gear's main host

Top Gear preview – season 23 kicks off this Sunday

Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc start new era; Dodge Viper ACR, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, BMW M2 and Ariel Nomad confirmed for first episode

23 May 2016
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Fiat emissions scandal

German government attacks Fiat Chrysler for emissions stance

Reports suggest Fiat Chrysler cars could be taken off sale in Germany as row over possible emissions test device deepens

23 May 2016
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BMW 2002 Hommage concept

BMW 2002 Hommage concept unveiled at Villa d’Este

Bavarian brand's new concept celebrates its iconic 1960s and 1970s coupé; the car's underpinnings come from the M2

23 May 2016
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2017 Peugeot 3008

2017 Peugeot 3008 reborn as SUV

All-new version ditches the MPV flavour of its predecessor for a harder-edged SUV-style look; updated with new official video

20 May 2016
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h2 speed concept

Pininfarina plots sports EV

Electric sports car could be on cards, following Mahindra's purchase of Pininfarina last year; acquisition also helping Formula E team

23 May 2016
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DIesel in the US

Has diesel really got a future in the US?

Following the Volkswagen emissions scandal, there’s been speculation that diesel cars might be facing a tough future across the pond

23 May 2016
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Renault Clio Renault Sport KZ 01 leaked picture side

Extreme Renault Clio Renault Sport KZ 01 confirmed for Monaco GP debut

Leaked images show skunkworks Clio that is rumoured to be getting a powertrain from the Mégane Renault Sport; could produce 271bhp

22 May 2016
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