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Google reveals 13 near misses in two months for its self-driving cars

Latest figures for tech giant's self-driving test cars also show there were 272 failures across 424,331 miles between September and November 2015

13 January 2016
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Ford Mondeo autonomous test fleet

Ford accelerates tech development

Ford reveals its technological plans, with safety and autonomy at the forefront of its progress

13 January 2016
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Volkswagen emissions scandal: technical fixes rejected in California

California's Air Resources Board has rejected proposals put forward by Volkswagen to fix the 2.0-litre engines affected in its emissions scandal

13 January 2016
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Volkswagen Golf GTD

Volkswagen Group sold 9.93 million vehicles in 2015

German car maker looks set to rank as world number two, with Toyota leading the way

11 January 2016
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Nissan Qashqai

Why Renault-Nissan isn't concerned by Chinese market tremors

Despite China's car market causing upset for some Western car brands, Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn remains confident of success in the future

11 January 2016
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Qoros

Qoros shake-up will focus on electric vehicles and autonomy

Struggling Chinese-Isreali carmaker hopes to take advantage of the changing auto industry by opening a new division producing New Energy Vehicles

8 January 2016
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Nissan IDS concept car

Renault-Nissan confirms 10-plus autonomous cars by 2020

Autonomous tech will be in installed "mainstream, mass-market cars at affordable prices”, according to Renault-Nissan

7 January 2016
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McLaren

McLaren adds second shift to production line, recruits 250 new staff

Healthy demand for cars such as the McLaren 570S has prompted the Woking-based manufacturer to increase its production capacity

7 January 2016
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2015 UK car sales record

UK car sales registrations in 2015 smash all-time record

More than 2.6m cars registered in 2015; hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle sales lead percentage growth

7 January 2016
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Audi TT winners losers
Audi's difficult year was softened by the success of the TT

The UK car market winners and losers of 2015

Dealers shifted new cars in unprecedented numbers last year, but as our end-of-year report shows, not every maker or class benefited

5 January 2016
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