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Call to regulate car retail sector

IN an effort to ensure standards are kept high and safety put at the top of the agenda, the Institute of the Motoring Industry (IMI) has announced plans to lobby MPs on the issue. The IMI is calling on Parliament to licence the automotive retail sector when it returns from recess. It will tell MPs […]

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Meet new supercomputer – sorry Audi TT!

THE days when cars were simple and could be repaired with a few spanners and a hammer are long gone! Nowadays cars have more computing power than NASA could have dreamt of in the 1960s. And a typical example of this is the all-new Audi TT, which is available to order now. This is a […]

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Kit will boost Mazda MX-5

DO you have a Mazda MX-5? Are you looking to tune it up? Then you could well be in luck! Performance tuner BBR has announced an exciting engine tuning package for all 2005 onwards 2.0-litre Mazda MX-5 Mk3/3.5/3.75 (NC) models. It has been designed to meet the demand for a value for money engine upgrade […]

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EcoBoost choice for 1 in 5 Ford buyers

IT’S not only the motoring judges and writers who have taken to Ford’s EcoBoost engine. Winning awards is one thing, but the real success of any power plant is how many buyers choose to specify it when they sign up for a new car. So, after an unprecedented third successive International Engine of the Year […]

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Jaguar to build and sell 6 E-types

FOR a very lucky few there is now the chance to buy a new E-type Jaguar. The legendary carmaker has revealed that it is planning to build a further six examples of its prototype ‘new’ Lightweight E-type. Jaguar had announced in May that it would recreate six new Lightweights, each built by Jaguar Heritage, part […]

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First Lexus NX models on production line

CURB your excitement for a little while longer, but it won’t be too long before the Lexus NX reaches our shores. The arrival of the first NX with UK customers is a little closer following the official start of production ceremony at Lexus’s Miyata plant in Japan. More than 350 UK customers have submitted their […]

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JustPark and MINI link up for world first

YOU know the problem… you’re in a strange town and you need to find a parking space but don’t know the choices available. Well, worry no more if you’re thinking of buying a MINI. A new partnership between JustPark, the online service that lets you park wherever and whenever, and MINI has declared that the […]

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Monte Carlo

Citigo Monte Carlo now available on Motability scheme

A TASTE of the Mediterranean is now on offer for buyers on the Motability scheme. Well, almost. Skoda UK’s has announced that its special edition Citigo Monte Carlo is now available on the Motability scheme for the first time. Originally introduced on the Fabia to celebrate 100 years of the Monte Carlo rally, the Monte […]

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