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Toyota Mirai shatters 1,000-kilometre range barrier


A Toyota Mirai has covered more than 1,000 kilometres – or a huge 621 miles – on a single tank of fuel, easily beating the previous long-distance record for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. The journey, undertaken in France during Paris de l’hydrogène – an exhibition on hydrogen and renewable …

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Austin Allegro is a better investment than a Jaguar E-Type

Austin Allegro

Ordinary, everyday cars that were once the backbone of Britain are now proving so sought-after that many are rising in value faster than some versions of the Jaguar E-Type. The latest data from the Hagerty Price Guide reveals many ‘unexceptional’ cars cars have enjoyed a bumper year of growth, with …

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Renault’s drive for clean school air

Renault's drive for clean school air

More than half of drivers would be willing to take a different route on their regular commute, if it meant avoiding and reducing congestion outside schools, claims new data. This congestion, which leads to vehicles sitting with their engines running (also known as idling), is a key contributor to poor …

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Vehicle thefts down during the pandemic

Car crime vehicle theft

The total number of stolen vehicles in the UK dropped by nearly 15% in 2020 while many of us were at home and able to watch over our cars due to the pandemic, according to new research. Insurer analysed data from 26 police forces, revealing that 61,743 vehicles were …

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Jaguar I-Pace crowned “best new car”

Jaguar I-Pace

The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace has been named New Car of the Year at the Auto Trader New Car Awards 2021. The awards are decided by real car owners, (148,000 voted) and trophies went to more than 20 new cars . Owners were asked to rate their cars according to 16 …

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Charity worker wins a Range Rover Evoque

Juliette Morrison from Pinner, London, wins brand new Range Rover Evoque

Mum-of-three Juliette Morrison from Pinner, London, has won a brand new Range Rover Evoque in a competition run by Vanarama – the UK’s biggest online vehicle leasing business. The prize couldn’t have come at a better time for Juliette, who works with the homeless community in Watford. In 2020 she …

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One-off multi-coloured Bentley makes diversity statement

Unifying Spur - one-off Bentley Flying Spur celebrates diversity

Bentley Motors has unveiled a uniquely-designed Flying Spur to highlight its aim to become the most diverse luxury car manufacturer. Dubbed the ‘Unifying Spur’, the car has been wrapped in a design capturing the themes of love, progress and unity. As European Diversity month draws to a close, and Pride …

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Kia’s European factory reaches major milestone

Four millionth car produced at Kia's Žilina plant in Slovakia

The four millionth car has rolled off the production line at Kia’s Žilina plant in Slovakia. A Kia Sportage was the milestone motor at the factory which acted as a springboard for the South Korean brand’s expansion across Europe when it opened 15 years ago. The first vehicles produced at …

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Nissan Ariya laps up the Monte Carlo attention

Nissan Ariya in Monaco

The all-new, all-electric Nissan Ariya has made its public driving debut on the iconic Circuit de Monaco in the glamorous French Riviera. The stunning coupe-crossover’s sleek design was perfectly complemented by the spectacular Formula E street circuit. “Ariya’s public driving in the streets of Monaco is a great way to …

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