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European car registrations drop in July for first time in almost three years

The 2.3% decrease translates into a fall from 1.18 million in July 2015 to 1.16m for the same period this year, according to analysts JATO Dynamics

26 August 2016
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80 special edition teased in video

Cambridge dealership is offering eight models to celebrate the anniversary of the iconic World War 2 fighter

26 August 2016
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Honda Civic Paris motor show

2016 Paris motor show preview

We cover the key cars headed to France’s biggest motor show this September and October

26 August 2016
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Paris motor show
2017 Volkswagen Crossblue leaked

2017 Volkswagen Crossblue reportedly leaked

Seven-seat Volkswagen Crossblue will sit between the Tiguan and Touareg in VW’s growing SUV line-up; images appear to show a V6 model

26 August 2016
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – 700bhp supercar is last front-engined ‘Vette

Track-focused supercar will have a fixed rear wing and lightweight wheels; will be a rival to the Porsche 911 GT3

26 August 2016
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Mercedes-Benz GLE

Best car deals: save more than £8000 on a Mercedes-Benz GLE

We run through five of the best deals available on this week’s new car market - all deals are valid until 1 September

26 August 2016
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Citroën C4 Grand Picasso

2016 Citroën Grand C4 Picasso review

The Citroën Grand C4 Picasso gets tweaked styling, improved tech and new personalisation options to keep it ahead of rivals

25 August 2016
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Volkswagen reaches settlement with US dealers

Volkswagen reaches settlement with US dealers

VW has already put aside billions for settling legal cases brought about by Dieselgate; affected showroom stock will be bought back

25 August 2016
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Bugatti Chiron hybrid

Faster, hybrid-powered Bugatti Chiron under consideration

A hybrid powertrain for the Bugatti Chiron hasn't been ruled out according to company chief Wolfgang Dürheimer

26 August 2016
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Hyundai mega-hatch as imagined by Autocar
Hyundai mega-hatch as imagined by Autocar

Hyundai's Ford Focus RS rival in the pipeline

Hyundai’s i30N hot hatch could be followed by a more powerful, all-wheel-drive Focus RS rival

26 August 2016
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