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Wide world

11 Oct, 2005

GERMANY: A motorist from Munich who was found to be over the drink-drive limit after sucking a Fisherman's Friend tested negative at the police station. The lozenge had reacted like alcohol on the hand-held breathalyser.

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Hyundai listens up over stereo

11 Oct, 2005

Bosses at Hyundai have been stung into action after we sounded off over the Sonata's audio system (Long-term test, issue 878). The company is now trying to upgrade the unit.

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Upcoming LS aims to tease

11 Oct, 2005

Lexus has shed some light on its new LS luxury saloon - by revealing this teaser shot of the headlamps.

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Drivers still too tempted to talk

11 Oct, 2005

The Government has finally realised what the rest of us have known for months - a hardcore of motorists is still using hand-held mobile phones while driving.

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Volvo freewheels to glory

11 Oct, 2005

It's all going downhill for Volvo - but in a good way! The company's Extreme Gravity Car, a lightweight and aerodynamic single-seater, has hit a top speed of 54mph without the aid of an engine.

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Arty 80 rapped

11 Oct, 2005

Artist Mark McGowan has angered green groups after vowing to leave an Audi 80 running every day for a year.