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Game of life

22 Nov, 2005

A new video racing game, in which you try not to crash out, has been developed by Xbox and Volvo. Drive for Life puts the emphasis on safe driving rather than burnout-style speeding frenzies.

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Cold calling

22 Nov, 2005

The first cold snap of the winter has brought a warning from vehicle security company Retainagroup. Leaving your car idling to warm up and defrost first thing in the morning is inviting vehicle theft.

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Big VW's Phaet is sealed

22 Nov, 2005

The American dream is over for VW - at least when it comes to luxury cars.

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Audi 911 rival on way

22 Nov, 2005

It's gr-eight news for lovers of fast Audis - this is the quickest car ever from the German maker. And it confirms the news enthusiasts wanted to hear: the firm's sensational Le Mans quattro concept will go into production.

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Sharp new Twingo is targeting the youth vote

22 Nov, 2005

It's the car many budget buyers have been waiting for - but don't get your cheque books out yet, because the new Renault Twingo won't be arriving in the UK until 2007 at the earliest.

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Do you pass the stress test?

22 Nov, 2005

Have you ever felt tense when you're behind the wheel of your car? You could be suffering from a newly identified ailment known as Traffic Stress Syndrome (TSS).

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New Kia hatch is a Euro star

22 Nov, 2005

This week's mag has proof that Kia's assault on the family car market won't end with the impressive new Rio! Exclusive spy shots in the mag reveal an exciting family car due to reach Britain in 2007.

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Lexus estate is Crossed out

21 Nov, 2005

The Lexus load-lugger is no more. With the new IS saloon poised to go on sale in the UK in January, buyers with plenty to carry will be disappointed to learn there are no plans to build an estate version.

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Super sensors top of the stops

21 Nov, 2005

Here's a safety device that isn't so slippery when wet! Rubber experts at Yokohama have created a new wheel-mounted sensor that detects loss of traction a quarter of a second faster than any other system currently manufactured.