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2015 Mazda2

‘Unconventional’ all-new Mazda2 revealed

2015 MAZDA2 dynamicProudly “unconventional’ Japanese car maker Mazda has revealed its latest not-the-norm car, the all-new Mazda2 supermini. Read more

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Vauxhall offers £99 car insurance to 18 year olds

Vauxhall-Corsa-young-driver-car-insuranceVauxhall is to help 18-20 year olds get on the road AND help move stocks of the current-shape Corsa with a headline-grabbing £99 car insurance deal. Read more

New Smart Fortwo turning circle outsmarts London Taxi

2014 Smart Fortwo Forfour LondonThe new Smart Fortwo has a turning circle tighter than a London Taxi, Motoring Research can reveal.  Read more

Official: new Smart Fortwo and Forfour revealed

2014 Smart Fortwo ForfourThe all-new Smart Fortwo has been revealed – and this time it has a four-seat, five-door Forfour sibling joining it in the range from its November 2014 launch.  Read more

2014 Toyota Yaris

2014 Toyota Yaris: the £70 million facelift

2014 Toyota YarisToyota has revealed it’s spent nearly £70 million in development, and changed nearly 1000 parts, in an extensive and almost unprecedented mid-life facelift of its best-selling model in Europe, the Yaris.

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Alan Mulally

Ford ‘saviour’ Alan Mulally joins Google board

Alan MulallyFormer Ford chief Alan Mulally has joined the Google Board of Directors in a move analysts are tipping as a drive to establish its Android in-car software within the automotive industry. Read more

Alan Mulally

Ford 'saviour' Alan Mulally joins Google board

Alan MulallyFormer Ford chief Alan Mulally has joined the Google Board of Directors in a move analysts are tipping as a drive to establish its Android in-car software within the automotive industry. Read more

Toyota Yaris 2014

Launch Pad: 2014 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris 2014Anticipation is high. We’ve broken the news that the new Yaris Hybrid will be London Congestion Charge free, learnt last night why this is one of Toyota’s biggest facelifts on record… and now I’m itching to drive it. Read more

New Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster revealed

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S RoadsterAston Martin has revealed the open-top sibling to one of its most critically acclaimed cars in years: the V12 Vantage S Roadster. Read more

MR Ford Fiesta ST3 MPG

Tested: Ford's remarkably fuel-efficient Fiesta ST3

MR Ford Fiesta ST3 MPGThe last thing you think about when you’ve a week with a terrier-like hot hatch is fuel economy. There’s too much scrabbly fun to be had to worry about that; save it for the diesel fleet expresses. Read more