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Girls told to grin and not bear it!

1 Nov, 2005

It's a cover-up. That's the message to exhibitors at the world's biggest aftermarket and tuning show. Organisers of the SEMA event in Las Vegas have decided scantily clad glamour girls, like those pictured, are to be banned!

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Sun rises on Vauxhall's next roadster

1 Nov, 2005

Something for the weekend? Race-inspired concepts were clearly in vogue at SEMA, and Ford rival GM unveiled this one-off version of the Pontiac Solstice dubbed the Weekend Racer.

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Topless GT hits Vegas jackpot

1 Nov, 2005

THE Ford GT has blown its top. This is how the stunning supercar could have looked if Ford had decided to build a roadster version.

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News in brief

1 Nov, 2005

PLANE maker Airbus plans to open a Midlands office after failing to woo Rover designers to work on its A380 aircraft.

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Stripped-out VXR on way

1 Nov, 2005

Designers at Vauxhall have been tripping the light fantastic to boost the sensational Astra VXR. A stripped-out version of the three-door hot hatch is currently on the drawing board at the firm's Luton headquarters.

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Women give M-ways the cold shoulder

1 Nov, 2005

One in five female drivers refuses to travel on Britain's motorways because of a fear of breaking down, a new survey shows.

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Lexus supercoupé gets chop

1 Nov, 2005

Could Lexus be developing a drop-top version of the LF-A supercar? We think so. This mule was caught on test, and at first glance it appears to be a coupé.

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Rise in VED evasion costs

1 Nov, 2005

The cost of Vehicle Excise Duty evasion has risen from £129million to £147million in that past year, National Statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT) reveal.

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Sat's the way to do it for Peugeot

1 Nov, 2005

Sat-nav worth £1,200 is to be added as standard to the Peugeot 407 range. The 'Smartnav' offer applies to all saloons and SWs registered or ordered before end of March 2006.

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BMW 3-Series crowned Scottish Car of the Year

1 Nov, 2005

BMW 3-Series was named Scottish Car of the Year by Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW). The prize was given for its "spaciousness and class-leading mix of petrol and diesel engines".