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Mazda 3
We drove a prototype Mazda 3 equipped with the Skyactiv-X tech

Mazda claims 30% economy boost with 'breakthrough' Skyactiv-X tech

Japanese car maker said its cutting-edge combustion engine will be first of kind to market in 2019

23 January 2018
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is currently the biggest selling luxury saloon

Insight: luxury saloon sales are still rising despite SUV success

The new Jaguar XJ, which arrives next year, stands in good stead thanks to strong luxury saloon sales

22 January 2018
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Vauxhall cuts 250 more jobs from Ellesmere Port
Astra production is handled at Ellesmere Port

Vauxhall job cuts: PSA and Unite in talks over future of UK factories

Following a further 250 job cuts from Vauxhall's UK workforce, its parent company and trade union boss met to devise a plan for recovery

22 January 2018
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Jaguar Land Rover factory reduction due to ‘Brexit uncertainty’ and diesel confusion

Jaguar Land Rover to drop production because of ‘Brexit uncertainty’ and diesel confusion

Brand’s Halewood facility will make temporary changes to output to re-balance stock of Evoque and Discovery Sport

22 January 2018
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UK road accidents down by 10% in five years thanks to new safety tech
Autonomous braking systems have drastically cut accident numbers

UK road accidents down 10% in past five years thanks to new safety tech

Nearly 70% of cars now come with automated safety features; these are predicted to save 2500 lives by 2025

22 January 2018
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Mitsubishi SVO
A Shogun kitting out with police gear

Mitsubishi Special Vehicle Operations: Cirencester's secret factory

We tour the factory where ordinary Mitsubishis are born again as police cars and tricked-up pick-ups

21 January 2018
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Industry
Peel P50 drive
Speedo shows 160mph; Webber manages 20mph

New Peel P50: a drive in the world's smallest car

Is the world’s smallest car also the burgeoning continuation market’s biggest bargain? We squeeze into the ludicrous ‘new’ Peel P50 microcar to find out

21 January 2018
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Industry
Polestar's performance EV future
Polestar CEO, Thomas Ingenlath

Polestar's performance EV plan, according to CEO Thomas Ingenlath

Volvo-owned Polestar is set to become a stand-alone car brand under new CEO Ingenlath. He tells us about its performance EV future

20 January 2018
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Industry
MOT test

Four-year MOT exemption for new cars scrapped

Extension of the time before a car needs its first MOT from three years to four has been cancelled due to safety fears

18 January 2018
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UK motorway

Critics call Transport for the North £70bn route upgrades 'a fraud'

Upgrades include enlarging major west to east routes that connect Manchester with Leeds

17 January 2018
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    Better looks, better value, better range, stronger performance and a quiet and relaxing drive make the Nissan Leaf a leading EV contender again
  • Volkswagen Up GTI
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    Funky, light, enjoyable and even reasonably priced, the Volkswagen Up GTI is a car to be appreciated on its own compelling terms
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    18 January 2018
    Our first flavour of the 1.0 TSI-engined Skoda Fabia on UK roads shows it’s versatile but not all that sporty