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Proposed hands-free driving laws “will put lives at risk”, warn safety experts
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Proposed hands-free driving laws “will put lives at risk”, warn safety experts

Thatcham Research hits out at Government proposals to allow hands and eyes-off driving from next year with Automated Lane Keeping Systems
22 Oct 2020
New 2020 Fiat 500 EV: UK prices and specs released
Fiat 500

New 2020 Fiat 500 EV: UK prices and specs released

The new Fiat 500 electric city car will go on sale this December, with a starting price of £19,995 and up to 199 miles of range depending on battery
22 Oct 2020
New 2020 Skoda Octavia vRS iV PHEV prices revealed
Skoda Octavia vRS Hatchback

New 2020 Skoda Octavia vRS iV PHEV prices revealed

Hot new Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid will have a starting price of £35,020
22 Oct 2020
Drivers could get points for number plate offences under proposed law
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Drivers could get points for number plate offences under proposed law

Owners of cars and motorcycles with an obscured or missing number plate could receive three points in addition to £100 fine under new proposals
22 Oct 2020
New Torsus Praetorian School Bus is £330,000 off-road specialist
Vans

New Torsus Praetorian School Bus is £330,000 off-road specialist

Off-road specialist has unveiled a new variant of the Torsus Praetorian, designed to ferry kids over the world’s most inhospitable school runs
22 Oct 2020
New 2021 Mercedes-AMG S 73 e PHEV spied for the first time
Mercedes S63 AMG revealed
Mercedes S-Class

New 2021 Mercedes-AMG S 73 e PHEV spied for the first time

The Mercedes-AMG S 73 e PHEV will be an AMG-tuned, plug-in hybrid version of Mercedes' flagship saloon
22 Oct 2020
Tesla ‘Full Self-Driving beta’ released but drivers must pay constant attention to the road
Tesla

Tesla ‘Full Self-Driving beta’ released but drivers must pay constant attention to the road

Controversial move by Californian EV maker follows criticism from road safety experts of the naming of its driver assistance systems
22 Oct 2020

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Jaguar Land Rover launches new car body development cycle
Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover launches new car body development cycle

JLR has entered a two-year material testing programme that will hopefully produce harder-wearing body panels for its future cars
21 Oct 2020
‘The reveal of the Renault Megane eVision is hugely significant for the brand’
Renault

‘The reveal of the Renault Megane eVision is hugely significant for the brand’

Deputy editor John McIlroy thinks Renault’s new boss Luca de Meo has a tough task ahead, but hit the mark with the new all-electric Renault Megane eVi…
21 Oct 2020
New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD on sale in the UK now
Volkswagen Golf GTD Hatchback

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD on sale in the UK now

New diesel-powered Volkswagen GTD completes GT-badged lineup – and it has a starting price of £32,790
21 Oct 2020
Electric Renault Megane, new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport, Grace’s Amazing Machines: Auto Express podcast
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Electric Renault Megane, new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport, Grace’s Amazing Machines: Auto Express podcast

The team chat about Renault’s electric Megane, Jannarelly Design-1 driven and Grace Webb from CBeebies talks about young drivers in this week’s Auto E…
21 Oct 2020
Dash cam portal saves 170,000 hours of police time in two years
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Dash cam portal saves 170,000 hours of police time in two years

Nextbase's National Dash Cam Safety Portal is used by 33 police forces and has recorded more than 20,000 uploads
21 Oct 2020
Renault Megane set to go electric and new Range Rover Evoque PHEV driven in this week's Auto Express
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Renault Megane set to go electric and new Range Rover Evoque PHEV driven in this week's Auto Express

In this week's issue of Auto Express we have all the latest on the new Renault Megane and drive the plug-in hybrid Range Rover Evoque P300e
21 Oct 2020
New 2021 Hyundai i20 N revealed: 201bhp for £20k Fiesta ST rival
Hyundai i20

New 2021 Hyundai i20 N revealed: 201bhp for £20k Fiesta ST rival

The new Hyundai i20 N is the Koran brand’s second hot hatch and it goes after the class-leading Ford Fiesta ST with the promise of a bargain price tag
21 Oct 2020
Pininfarina Battista buyers to get free charging with ChargePoint
Pininfarina Battista - front action
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Pininfarina Battista buyers to get free charging with ChargePoint

Pininfarina designed home wallbox comes as part of £2m electric Battista hypercar package
21 Oct 2020
New 2021 Genesis G70 revealed as luxury brand launches in Europe
Genesis

New 2021 Genesis G70 revealed as luxury brand launches in Europe

Hyundai's luxury brand enters the UK market with the new Genesis G70 compact executive
20 Oct 2020
SUVs targeted by new weight tax in France
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SUVs targeted by new weight tax in France

France’s environment minister has announced a new car weight tax designed to encourage manufacturers to reduce CO2 emissions
20 Oct 2020
New 2020 Suzuki Across SUV launched with PHEV power
Suzuki Across

New 2020 Suzuki Across SUV launched with PHEV power

Suzuki’s new, albeit unusually named, Across SUV will go on sale in November, sharing the same mechanicals as the Toyota RAV4
20 Oct 2020
Private parking firms want to start clamping again
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Private parking firms want to start clamping again

Cowboy clampers could make a comeback if the Government grants private clamping firms’ requests
20 Oct 2020
BMW X5 and X6 M Competition First Edition models unveiled
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BMW X5

BMW X5 and X6 M Competition First Edition models unveiled

Production of BMW X5 and X6 M Competition First Edition models will be limited to just 250 units each
20 Oct 2020
Car makers could be forced to sell electric cars
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Car makers could be forced to sell electric cars

Government ministers plan to require manufacturers to sell minimum proportion of zero-emission vehicles
20 Oct 2020
New McLaren V6 hybrid supercar unveiled in patent drawings
McLaren

New McLaren V6 hybrid supercar unveiled in patent drawings

Design patent for upcoming 570S replacement, revealing the new McLaren V6 Hybrid supercar's look in full
20 Oct 2020
New 2020 Cupra Formentor: UK prices and specs revealed
Cupra Formentor

New 2020 Cupra Formentor: UK prices and specs revealed

The new 306bhp Cupra Formentor SUV starts from £39,830 in the UK, but cheaper, less powerful versions are on the way
20 Oct 2020
Renault could cut UK models in no deal Brexit profit drive
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Renault could cut UK models in no deal Brexit profit drive

Renault’s new CEO says the firm is examining the possibility of reducing the range of models it offers to UK buyers as it aims to boost profitability
20 Oct 2020
New Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed with 690bhp
Porsche Panamera

New Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed with 690bhp

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid becomes the most powerful variant available, priced from £140,130
19 Oct 2020
SSC Tuatara claims title of world’s fastest production car with 331mph run
Performance cars

SSC Tuatara claims title of world’s fastest production car with 331mph run

1,750bhp SSC Tuatara knocks Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ off its perch with astonishing two-way top speed attack
19 Oct 2020
Upcoming hot Renault models to wear Alpine badges
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Upcoming hot Renault models to wear Alpine badges

Former SEAT boss and mastermind of the Cupra sub-brand plots similar path for Renault and Alpine
19 Oct 2020
New five-cylinder Cupra Formentor SUV spotted at the Nurburgring
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New five-cylinder Cupra Formentor SUV spotted at the Nurburgring

Even faster five-cylinder Cupra Formentor is in the works – potentially powered by the same engine used in the Audi RS Q3
19 Oct 2020
Honda axes diesel power in the UK
Honda

Honda axes diesel power in the UK

Honda has quietly phased-out its diesel-powered models in Britain
19 Oct 2020
British F1 icon Vanwall returns with reborn 1958 racers
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British F1 icon Vanwall returns with reborn 1958 racers

Vanwall will build a continuation series of its race-winning 1958 Formula One car – although production will be limited to just six units
19 Oct 2020
“Those sealed in private cars are far less likely to become Covid-19 victims”
Opinion

“Those sealed in private cars are far less likely to become Covid-19 victims”

If there’s a more pandemic-beating travel pod than our cars, then Mike Rutherford wants to know what it is
18 Oct 2020
All mobile phone use behind the wheel to be banned
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All mobile phone use behind the wheel to be banned

A Government consultation seeks to update UK law in line with modern technology and close loopholes allowing drivers to take pictures and video at the…
16 Oct 2020
Gulf-liveried McLaren Elva unveiled for Goodwood SpeedWeek
McLaren

Gulf-liveried McLaren Elva unveiled for Goodwood SpeedWeek

McLaren Elva has just renewed its partnership with Gulf Oil – so to mark the occasion, the brand has painted its most striking car in an iconic livery…
16 Oct 2020
Tesla Model 3 line-up tweaked as new 400-mile Model S Long Range Plus arrives
Tesla Model 3 - front action
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 line-up tweaked as new 400-mile Model S Long Range Plus arrives

Tesla Model 3 and Model S receive spec adjustment, with extra tech and updated software increasing range across the board
16 Oct 2020