BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer gets i8 electric all-wheel-drive tech

System developed by GKN Driveline, which also created AWD systems for Porsche 918 and Ford Focus RS

24 May 2016
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Porsche 911 R

Autocar confidential: Jaguar Land Rover, Peugeot, Mini, Aston Martin, Bentley

Our reporters empty their notebooks and round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry

24 May 2016
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Reid Bigland

Maserati and Alfa Romeo name Reid Bigland as new CEO

Bigland replaces Harald Wester as boss of two brands; he remains FCA’s head of US sales and Canadian CEO

24 May 2016
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Industry
Hyundai i30 racer

Hot Hyundai i30 2.0 Turbo development car to race in the N24

Korean manufacturer has entered a hot hatchback in this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hour race to develop components for its N performance road cars

24 May 2016
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New cars
JE Motorworks Defender automatic

2016 JE Motorworks Defender automatic review

The king is dead, long live the king. Are upgrades the best way to breathe new life into your Defender?

21 May 2016
First Drive
2016 Renault Grand Scenic

2016 Renault Grand Scenic revealed

Larger Scenic follows regular model by swapping MPV looks for crossover styling; five and seven-seat options available

24 May 2016
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New cars
rolls royce

Rolls-Royce Phantom to keep halo role

The Phantom is predicted to remain on top of Rolls-Royce's traditional order, despite the upcoming release of the Cullinan SUV

24 May 2016
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New cars
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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Industry
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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New cars
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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