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Seat Ateca vs Nissan Qashqai

2016 Seat Ateca vs Nissan Qashqai

The Nissan Qashqai has been the benchmark crossover since launch. The Ateca is Seat's first SUV. A foregone conclusion? Don't bet on it

29 June 2016
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History of Saab - picture special
Some 20,000 Saab 92s were sold in the post-war era

Saab history - a picture special

The Saab name has reached the end, but this is how it all started

22 June 2016
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Motoring
German car maker recall

Mercedes-Benz joins Audi, Suzuki and Vauxhall in diesel recall in UK

More and more manufacturers are announcing voluntary recalls on affected vehicles following German government investigation

28 April 2016
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Motoring
Aston Martin badges

How do they make Aston Martin badges?

Aston Martin's road and race cars each features a badge that’s made by hand in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, and we've had a go at making one

14 April 2016
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Motoring
car key burglary

Car key burglary: stolen cars worth £1m are returned to the UK

Car theft ring in Uganda is broken thanks to tracking device fitted to a Lexus RX 450h; 26 cars are back in the UK almost a year after being stolen

23 March 2016
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Motoring
RDE emissions tests start in 2017

Controversy rages as new real-world emissions regs pass crucial vote

Concerns over accuracy of test equipment means legally mandated NOx limit can be exceeded by more than 100%

3 February 2016
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Motoring
Land Rover Defender

Our Land Rover Defender memories

Over the years, our writers have used the Defender to bring down a house, learn to drive and ferry a groom to the church

29 January 2016
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Motoring

30 things to do in 2016 - part 3

How should a motoring fanatic spend their time this year? Here's the last part of our helpful list of motoring-things not to miss out on...

12 January 2016
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Motoring

30 things to do in 2016 - part 2

How should a motoring fanatic spend their time this year? Here's part 2 of our helpful list of motoring-things not to miss out on...

11 January 2016
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Motoring
Car drifting

30 things to do in 2016 - part 1

How should a motoring fanatic spend their time this year? Here's a helpful list of motoring-things not to miss out on...

10 January 2016
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