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Jaguar Land Rover’s electric future revealed

Jaguar I-Pace

Every new Jaguar and Land Rover launched from 2020 will be electric or hybrid, the UK’s biggest car maker has announced. The first of the new models would be the 100% electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV, which goes on sale in 2018. Speaking at Jaguar Land Rover’s inaugural Tech Fest In …

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World’s smallest car dealership unveiled by Peugeot

World's smallest car dealership launched by Peugeot

Peugeot has launched the smallest car dealership in the world… in a London phone box. The iconic red K6-series phone box in London’s Russell Square has been converted into a fully connected online showroom using Peuegot’s unique e-commerce system, ‘Order Online’. Customers can gain access to the diminutive dealership by …

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Vauxhall celebrates four millionth British-built Astra

Four Millionth Astra produced at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant

Vauxhall is marking a major milestone at its Ellesmere Port plant where the four millionth Briitsh-built Astra has rolled off the production line. The Cheshire manufacturing base has been making the popular family car since 1981 and Vaxuhall marked the occassion with a choreographed display of 236 Astra Sport Tourers …

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New British electric car’s crowdfunding campaign

Alcraft GT

Meet the stunning Alcraft GT – the new British electric car that could become a reality with a little help from its friends. Currently a 33% foam model, the final production car will be a “sporty yet practical” battery-only car with a 300-mile range, boasting a shooting brake-style rear giving …

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Most drivers unable to identify road signs

Highway Code road signs

Millions of motorists have forgotten what they were taught when they were learning to drive – with many even now unable to identify common road signs. New research has revealed that three quarters of drivers no longer know the meaning of all the road signs featured in the Highway Code. …

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Classic cars of the future revealed

Audi TT

The Audi TT is the modern car most likely to become a future classic, according to more than a third of drivers. Despite only 5% having owned one, more than a third (36%) of people surveyed by classic car insurer Carole Nash thought the German sports car is the most …

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All-electric MINI concept car breaks cover

MINI Electric concept

The MINI Electric Concept has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The final version will go into production at the Cowley plant in Oxford in 2019, though the concept provides a glimpse of what’s to come. Looking similar overall to the current MINI, one …

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Volkswagen passes 150 million vehicle milestone

Volkswagen's 150,000th vehicle

German automotive giant Volkswagen has passed a major production anniversary – its 150 millionth vehicle has left the main plant at Wolfsburg. Perhaps it’s appropriate that the landmark car was a plug-in hybrid VW Golf GTE – a sign of the future for the company. Series production of the Volkswagen brand …

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Britain’s most popular first car revealed

Ford Fiesta

Ford cars top the league when it comes to favourite first cars from 1950 to the present day, according new research. The humble Ford Fiesta and Ford Escort are the most popular first cars in Britain over the past 67 years, with the Morris Minor, Mini and Nissan Micra among …

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Unique Ferrari collection auctioned for £12.8m

Ferrari Performance Collection auction sotheby's Monterey

A single-owner collection of 13 of the most iconic road-going Ferraris has been auctioned by RM Sotheby’s during Monterey Car Week for a total of $16.5m (£12.8m). Representing more than 50 years of Ferrari history, the cars were offered almost entirely without reserve. The ‘Ferrari Performance Collection’ was headlined by …

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