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Freeze! Mazda tames the world’s deepest lake

Mazda CX-5 Epic Drive on Lake Baikal

Mazda has teamed up with BAFTA nominated director Ed Bazalgette to create short film about the deepest lake in the world. Located in eastern Siberia, Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest, deepest and biggest lake and is famed for its unique and complex ecosystem. More than 400 miles long, up …

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SsangYong Rexton SUVs tackle epic challenge

SsangYong Rexton in the Trans Eurasia test drive

The first new SsangYong Rextons have arrived in the UK after a marathon 13,000km ‘test drive’ from South Korea. They completed their 50-day trek from the SsangYong factory in Pyeongtaek via Beijing and the Silk Road. Designed to test the vehicles in extreme conditions, the Rexton Trans Eurasia Trail travelled …

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Epic journey for VW camper van fans

From Malaysia to Hannover: Volkswagen fans cover 12,500 miles

Five Volkswagen fans have arrived in Germany after a marathon three-month journey from Malaysia in south-east Asia. Driving three Bullis and one Beetle, they crossed two continents and travelled 12,420 miles before reaching their destination – the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles assembly plant in Hannover. When they arrived, they were greeted …

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Toyota’s European milestone

Start of production of Toyota Auris at Burnaston, UK

Japanese car giant celebrates production of nine millionth Toyota in Europe. Toyota’s European manufacturing began in 1971 with the opening of the Toyota Caetano plant in Portugal, which initially built Corolla models. Now, from Portugal in the west, to Russia in the east, Toyota has six vehicle plants and three …

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New Nissan Pathfinder on show

New Nissan Pathfinder launched

Nissan has launched its new Pathfinder range at the Moscow Motor Show. One of the Pathfinder highlights is the first-ever Russian-manufactured petrol-electric hybrid. A new Russian-built Sentra saloon also made its debut at the show. Russia is Nissan’s fifth-largest global market, where Nissan is the fifth-largest brand in the market …

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