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Volkswagen reaches £698 million Dieselgate settlement in Germany

More than 260,000 owners of VW Group models will receive payout after car giant settles class action lawsuit in its home country

28 February 2020
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Aston Martin posts £104.3 million pre-tax loss in 2019

British manufacturer says recent investment and turnaround plan can still help achieve long-term profit

27 February 2020
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Range Rover Evoque production line

UK new car output: exports rise as domestic demand slumps

SMMT figures for January reveal that exports now account for more than 80% of UK car production

27 February 2020
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The success of SUVs such as the Citroen C5 Aircross helped PSA Group to record profits
The success of SUVs such as the Citroën C5 Aircross helped the PSA Group to record profits

PSA Group posts record profits despite sales slide

Expansion of SUV range and cost-saving boosted French car giant in 2019

26 February 2020
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Volvo and Uber XC90 autonomous vehicle - stationary side
Uber’s XC90s will use ‘always-on’ autonomous tech

Why Volvo is redefining autonomous driving

The Swedish firm is targeting eyes-off and hands-off automated driving on motorways, but only if the car's system okays it

24 February 2020
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2035 combustion engine ban: public invited to have their say

The government is seeking input on controversial plans to ban sales of all new non-zero emission cars and vans by 2035 or earlier

22 February 2020
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Industry
BMW wireless charging
BMW briefly offered wireless charging as an option in Germany

Analysis: Is wireless EV charging the future?

Convenience of induction pads may be the catalyst for a mass move to electric cars

20 February 2020
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2020 Aston Martin Valkyrie prototype - front

Aston Martin cancels plans for Valkyrie Le Mans entry

Development of WEC racing version of the Valkyrie hypercar "postponed" as Aston reconsiders prototype class entry

19 February 2020
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Learner driver in a Ford Fiesta - rear

Driving theory test overhauled to include new video section

Change makes the theory test more appropriate for candidates with reading and learning difficulties

18 February 2020
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Opinion: Holden’s death will anger some but should surprise nobody

Australian brand hasn’t had a bright future for several years, according to its former communications director

17 February 2020
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Kia e-Niro

Coronavirus shutdowns could jeopardise EU emissions targets, Kia boss warns

Factory shutdowns are likely to affect deliveries of essential low-emissions hybrids and electric vehicles

17 February 2020
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Industry
Holden HSV GTS - cornering front
Holden HSV GTS made its way to the UK as the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS

General Motors axes Australia's Holden brand

Historic marque retired after more than a century of vehicle production, with 600 job losses expected

17 February 2020
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