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Brexit car industry

Brexit: what do the car makers think?

The British car industry was strongly in favour of staying in the EU. What does it have to say now we’re leaving?

24 June 2016
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Volkswagen compensation

VW set to announce $10bn compensation package in US

Reports emerging in the US claim payments of up to $7000 (£4700) will be offered to owners, as part of a settlement totalling $10 billion (£6.7 billion)

23 June 2016
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Industry
Skoda Vision S

Skoda electric SUV under development

Skoda's first electric model is planned for launch in 2020, based on Volkswagen's new MEB electric vehicle platform

23 June 2016
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Industry
Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo concept
Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo concept

Mercedes to launch all-electric brand to rival BMW i this year

Reports suggest brand will be launched this September in Paris with a new electric SUV

23 June 2016
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Saab

Nine cars that defined Saab

With the brand finally dead and gone from the motoring industry, we look back at some of the best cars to come from the Swedish car maker

22 June 2016
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Industry
Ford Fiesta XR2i vs Peugeot 205 GTI

Ford Fiesta XR2i vs Peugeot 205 GTI - Throwback Thursday

The Fiesta XR2i and Peugeot's 205 GTI were at the top of their game back in 1989, but how did they compare to each other?

23 June 2016
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Industry
Tesla Model X

Tesla offers to buy Solarcity for up to £2.4 billion

Electric car maker wants to integrate solar panels into its charging system, reducing demand on electric grids

22 June 2016
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Industry
EU referendum

Brexit versus Remain: should we stay or leave?

The EU referendum debate will reach its climax this Thursday when the British public votes on whether to remain part of the EU

22 June 2016
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Industry
Nissan Qashqai

EU referendum: Nissan to sue Vote Leave over Brexit flyer

Japanese car maker distances itself from Vote Leave campaign; latest statement emphasises its pro-EU stance

21 June 2016
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Industry
Herbert Diess

Investigate entire former Volkswagen board, urge German authorities

The former Volkswagen board, employed at the time of the emissions scandal breaking, should be investigated, according to Germany's financial authority BaFin

20 June 2016
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