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Sensational Type R ready to play skirty

8 Nov, 2005

Is this the next-generation Civic Type R (pictured)? Honda has taken the wraps off this stunning concept, and it's said to be close to a production reality.

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Bags blowing into new era

8 Nov, 2005

It's 25 not out - with bags more to come - for the safety device that revolutionised modern motoring.

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Animal crashes cost drivers deer

8 Nov, 2005

A rise in the UK's deer population is taking its toll on drivers, especially as experts say most accidents involving the animals now happen in built-up areas.

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Safest areas are all mapped out

8 Nov, 2005

Want to keep your car in one piece? New research shows that it's least likely to be stolen in Aberdeen, while Belfast has the safest streets to drive on.

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Ghost tree's a night-time fright

8 Nov, 2005

Motorists on an Essex road are getting a shock after dark as their headlights pick out this ghostly white tree (pictured) near Elmstead Market.

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New spy in the sky on test

8 Nov, 2005

Is Big Brother on its way? Brand new technology that can track individual road users has been undergoing tests for the Government.

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Diesel Astra VXR warms up

8 Nov, 2005

The prototype pictured in this week's Auto Express might look like just another family hatchback, but we can exclusively reveal that the Astra will send the VXR into the black.

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News in brief

8 Nov, 2005

BMW has entered the Indian market for the first time. The German firm is set to open a plant and dealers in 2007 at cost of around £13.5million.

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Foresters fuelling greener government

8 Nov, 2005

The Forestry Commission is using old chip shop cooking oil to fuel its vehicles. Trials are taking place in northern Scotland, with plans to extend to the entire fleet.

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Professor Peter Colquhoun

8 Nov, 2005

Breathalyser test pioneer Peter Colquhoun has died, aged 77. His 1965 research provided the evidence needed to start a Government drink-drive clampdown.