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

Critics are calling the ‘Transport for the North’ project a ‘fraud’.  Upgrades include enlarging major west to east routes…

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Land Rover Defender edges closer to production as cold weather testing commences

The short wheelbase Land Rover Defender 90 has been spotted cold weather testing! Land Rover has moved the Defender into…

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Government wants UK-made cars to use 50% British parts by 2022

The UK Government wants 50% of each British-built vehicle to be made from nationally-sourced components as part of plans to make the…

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Motor insight: Is it time to give up on the diesel engine?

Don’t presume that all diesels are bad. The latest types, for reasons listed, can be much cleaner and safer. …

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Landwind X7: Range Rover Evoque’s Chinese copycat takes on a new look

Landwind’s infamous X7 now looks less like the Evoque; but similarities remain, however… The Landwind X7 has been facelifted…

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The car names game: how big brands name their new models

Thinking up car names can be a difficult business: A name can make or break a new car model…

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China’s copycat cars are reducing Land Rover’s use of concepts

Land Rover sued Landwind over Evoque copycat cars – imitations are proving hard to ignore for some manufacturers… Land…

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UK low-volume car sector to skyrocket by 60% in ‘right’ Brexit conditions

Low-volume car sector & Brexit: Progress in Britain’s fast-expanding car sector could be halted if trade deals aren’t made……

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Shadowbanning on Instagram – how do I prevent it?

We received an enquiry the other day about ‘shadowbanning’ on Instagram, and what it actually meant for one of…

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Range Rover 2018: Facelift and new plug-in hybrid variant

Range Rover receives minor facelift and gains 557bhp flagship engine and plug-in hybrid… Land Rover is ramping up its…

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Jaguar Land Rover to purchase new luxury brand, report says

Unnamed sources have revealed plans for Jaguar Land Rover’s owner Tata to fund the acquisition of another high-end car…

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China plots ban on petrol and diesel cars to cut emissions

Aggressive plans to cut automotive emissions announced in world’s biggest car market… China wants to ban the production and…

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Volkswagen Group boss: diesel is not dead

The Volkswagen Group still believes in diesel: Matthias Muller admits it is up to the car industry to change…

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Ford offers new scrappage scheme – it’s not just for diesels…

Ford is the latest car company to launch a scrappage scheme – an incentive for UK consumers to trade…

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SMMT: Automotive industry ‘of particular importance’ in Brexit trade deal proposals

 The SMMT welcomed the Government’s proposal for a ‘frictionless’ trade deal between the UK and EU, but the scheme…

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Volkswagen Group diesel trade-in incentives considered for UK

Volkswagen Group diesels with emissions falling into the Euro 1 to Euro 4 categories can be traded in for…

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The truth about the diesel engine

The main cause for concern over urban air quality is NO2, which is known to be harmful to health…

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Rolls-Royce weighs up further range expansion

No models smaller than the Ghost are coming, but the Rolls-Royce brand could grow beyond its current range… Rolls-Royce…

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Insight: is the rise in PCP car deals cause for concern?

Last year, 86% of new cars were bought on finance and consumer credit growth is outstripping household incomes –…

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Volvo Cars will only be available in electric models from 2019

Carmaker Volvo has said all new models will have an electric motor from 2019.  The Chinese-owned firm, best known…

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Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 this year for tech push

JLR has developed an app as part of its recruitment process for 5,000 new recruits by the end of…

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Behind the scenes at a car launch – the bits you don’t usually see…

Volkswagen has officially revealed the Polo, at an event in Berlin, but what actually happens at these events –…

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Amazon to sell cars in Europe

Amazon is adding cars to its online catalogue, and it’ll be selling them in the UK before anywhere else……

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Flying Spares: Where luxury cars go to die…

A large chunk of Flying Spares’ business used to come from supplying old Rollers for banger racing, when this…

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to open eighth car showroom – in Leeds

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced today that Leeds, West Yorkshire is to be the location for its next, all-new showroom…

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