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Dawn Of Nubira For Fast Chevys

9 Mar, 2005

There aren't many estate cars that claim to develop more than 200bhp - but the Chevrolet Nubira Sprint is one of them. Based on the Lacetti Station Wagon, which has retained the Nubira name in Europe.

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Performance-related Pay At The DSA?

9 Mar, 2005

Sub-standard learner drivers are passing their test in order to meet Government targets, a former examiner has claimed.

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Vel Satis Gets Early Retirement

9 Mar, 2005

After only three years and 1,400 sales, Renault has axed the Vel Satis in the UK. "We are pulling the plug on the vehicle," said the firm's UK managing director, Philippe Talou-Derible.

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Hottest-ever Clio Powers In

9 Mar, 2005

The hot hatch heritage of Renault is already impressive, but another chapter is about to open with the launch of a new ultra-hot Clio.

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BMWs Are Stars Of The No-show

9 Mar, 2005

When company bosses want to reveal a new car at a motor show such as Geneva, it's usually there on stage. But BMW does things differently - it announced not one but two models, and neither of them was there.

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Maserati Gets The Bird

9 Mar, 2005

It was back to the future for Pininfarina at the Geneva show. The Italian firm unveiled the Maserati Birdcage 75th concept to celebrate three-quarters of a century in business.

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Spot The Difference On All-new City Car Trio

9 Mar, 2005

They say bad things come in threes - but Geneva Motor Show reaction to this trio of city cars was hugely positive.

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Mitsubishi's Secret Is Out

9 Mar, 2005

The mystery Mitsubishi we featured in issue 843 of Auto Express magazine has been identified - it's the next-generation Outlander, due in 2007.

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Fiat Caught Cold On New SUV

9 Mar, 2005

Sometimes disguised development cars can be difficult to identify - but there was no problem working out what this model was when our spies spotted it testing near the Arctic Circle.