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Nissan bio ethanol fuel cell

Nissan develops bioethanol electric engine

‘Solid Oxide Fuel Cell’ engine is the first of its type, claims Nissan, and can replicate the range of a petrol powered car

14 June 2016
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Jaguar Land Rover factory in Brazil

Jaguar Land Rover factory opens in Brazil

Plant has capacity for 24,000 vehicles annually, with Range Rover Evoque and Discovery Sport being built there

14 June 2016
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Volkswagen Golf GTD

Volkswagen accused of manipulating test results in South Korea

The German car maker allegedly fabricated emissions and noise test results to secure approval to import models including the Golf GTD and Audi RS7

13 June 2016
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Tesla Model X

Tesla crash claims debunked by data

Tracked telematics data in a Tesla Model X has caught out an owner trying to blame the Autopilot system for user error

10 June 2016
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Annual autonomous car sales to hit 21 million by 2035

Industry analysts IHS predict burgeoning growth in the sale of autonomous cars, with the US and China expected to lead the way

10 June 2016
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EU referendum: Toyota considers legal action against Vote Leave campaign

The manufacturer has taken issue with its trademark appearing on Vote Leave pamphlets sent out to voters ahead of the EU referendum

9 June 2016
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Dieselgate

New legislation planned in response to dieselgate

Possible regulations in the wake of the emissions scandal include independent testing houses and fines for those caught using defeat devices

9 June 2016
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Skoda Superb

Skoda could face dieselgate prosecution

The DfT is considering bringing the Volkswagen-owned firm to court over emissions test cheating

9 June 2016
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Volkswagen Polo G40

Volkswagen Polo G40 tested - Throwback Thursday

In 1991 the Volkswagen Polo G40 was 'tantalisingly close to being excellent' against its rival, the Ford Fiesta XR2i

9 June 2016
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Lexus IS 200t

Lexus models in the US suffer faulty software update

Infotainment systems in Lexus cars in the US have had problems following an update, causing sat-nav, sound and climate control issues

8 June 2016
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