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Toyota to 'reinvent' the car factory

Toyota reveals plans to revolutionise the car factory of the future, which will be able to grow or shrink its production line as required

26 March 2015
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Connected cars to deliver huge revenue and new jobs in the UK

Research presented to the industry in London today outlines how taking a lead in next generation automotive technology will generate money and jobs in the UK

26 March 2015
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Jaguar Land Rover confirms £600m investment in the West Midlands

Castle Bromwich assembly plant gets £400m upgrade as part of JLR's investment program

26 March 2015
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The Fiat 500XL is scheduled to launch in 2016

Fiat Chrysler to begin new European push with SUVs

Fiat and Jeep plot new Nissan Qashqai rivals as Fiat abandons its mass-market hopes

20 March 2015
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The 2016 Lada-based Chevrolet Niva will survive GM's cull of Russian market models

General Motors to pull out of Russia

American car giant to withdraw Opel brand and close its St Petersburg factory

18 March 2015
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Today's budget is the last before the general election in May

Budget 2015 - Chancellor reveals £100m funding plan for driverless cars

Chancellor George Osborne announces an extra £100 million of funding for autonomous cars, with the UK aiming to "stay ahead in the race to driverless technology"

18 March 2015
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The Chrysler Ypsilon, which was a rebadged Lancia, never caught on in the UK

Chrysler to exit UK in 2017

Struggling US brand will stop selling cars in the UK from 2017 due to poor sales and an unappealing product range with high CO2 emissions

17 March 2015
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Operation Endeavour involves 800 police officers patrolling 20 major roads

How crooks can steal your car - without the key

High-end cars with keyless entry can be worryingly easy prey for thieves. We spend a day with the Metropolitan Police to see how they’re fighting back

15 March 2015
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More fully electric and hydrogen-powered models are on the way from VW Group

Porsche plots new compact electric saloon

VW Group brands to invest heavily in EV and hydrogen technology, leading to a range of new electric models in the coming years

12 March 2015
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The Volkswagen Group includes 12 motoring brands

Volkswagen Group achieves record sales in 2014

The Volkswagen Group's 12 brands sold more than 10 million cars worldwide last year, with Porsche recording the biggest lift

12 March 2015
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