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Some autobahns in Germany are set to be the first to allow autonomous driving

Germany likely to be first country to allow hands-off-wheel driving

With models such as the Audi A8 now offering advanced self-driving systems, countries now need the legislation to allow it

14 July 2017
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Autocar Awards: the 2017 winners

Autocar Awards: the 2017 winners

Our annual awards celebrate the most important cars of the past 12 months, and the people who make them

23 May 2017
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Motoring
CITROEN BX 19 GTI
CITROEN BX 19 GTI: Using the same injected 1.9-litre engine as the Peugeot 405 SRi (a unit closely related to the 205 GTi’s powerplant), the Citroen BX 19 GTi came in various forms. Most prosaic was the 8-valve edition (just 13 left on UK roads) while spiciest was the GTi 16-valve (25 left). Rarest of the lot is the BX GTi 4x4; just five are now in use.

Unicorns: The rarest cars you can buy

The market didn't want these cars - but you should

18 May 2017
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Motoring
1963 901
1963 901: The original 911 nomenclature. This name had to change when Peugeot protested, claiming commercial rights on cars with three-digit names with a zero in the middle.

The history of the Porsche 911: picture special

The millionth 911 has just rolled off the production line. Autocar takes a look at some of the highlights from the car's storied history

12 May 2017
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Motoring
On the trail of Bruce McLaren in New Zealand

On the trail of Bruce McLaren in New Zealand

This is what happens when you unleash 31 McLarens in New Zealand, where company founder Bruce began racing

5 February 2017
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Motoring
Euro NCAP 20th Anniversary – Thatcham Research crash tests the 1997 Rover 100 and a current Honda Jazz, dramatizing 20 years of advances in car safety
Euro NCAP 20th Anniversary – Thatcham Research crash tests the 1997 Rover 100 and a current Honda Jazz, dramatizing 20 years of advances in car safety

Crash testing has helped save 15,000 lives over past 20 years

Euro NCAP celebrates 20 years of crash testing that has reduced UK car occupant deaths and injuries by 63%

2 February 2017
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safety
VW dieselgate UK compensation

UK VW owners launch bid for £3000 compensation

A further 15,000 owners of cars affected by the emissions scandal join pursuit for class action lawsuit; VW says it will defend action "robustly"

30 January 2017
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Motoring
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PSA Group chief Carlos Tavares collects the Issigonis Trophy

2017 Autocar Awards to be held at Silverstone

Cream of UK and international car industry will be honoured on 23 May

26 January 2017
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Motoring
Winter driving tips
Driving in slippery conditions needn't be scary

Winter driving tips

As temperatures plummet and road conditions get more slippery, we offer driving advice to help you stay safe

13 January 2017
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Motoring
BMW i8
Winter tyres can dramatically increase grip on slippery surfaces, such as frozen lakes...

Winter tyre tips

Just how good are winter tyres? We sample a set to find out...

13 January 2017
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