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New Renault Trafic

R&GO app available for new Renault vans

24/10/14

Renault has launched a new smartphone app, which is compatible with all new Trafic and Master vans.


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Man proposes in the back of a police car

24/10/14

They say love can happen in the most unexpected of places.

That definitely was proven true for one couple, after a man proposed to his girlfriend in the back of a police response car.


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What’s the best car to have in a zombie apocalypse?

24/10/14

With Halloween just around the corner and AMC’s The Walking Dead back on our screens, we thought it was time to turn our attention to some of the spookier situations you could face on the road.


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Where would you take this car? This week on Facebook

24/10/14

Every Friday, we take a look back at the most popular moments on the Perrys Facebook page over the last 7 days! Don’t forget to like the Perrys Facebook channel if you don’t want to miss out on the latest car news, reviews and fun.


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The new Mazda2

Mazda extends Mazda2 production

23/10/14

Mazda has announced that the all-new Mazda2 supermini has officially gone into production at Mazda’s plant in Mexico.


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Online system for private plates introduced

23/10/14

The DVLA has announced that a new online system for transferring and registering private number plates is to be introduced.


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Citroen rocks up the Q Awards

23/10/14

Citroen has showed off its rock and roll credentials after sponsoring the Q Awards for yet another year. The 25th annual Q Magazine Awards ceremony took place in London last night, hosted by Absolute Radio DJ Christian O’Connell.


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Mazda6 smashes speed records

22/10/14

Three Mazda6 family cars shattered 20 FIA speed records at the ATP test track in Germany last weekend.


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Is this the world’s most generous boss?

22/10/14

Most employees would be happy when their bosses bring cakes to the office or let them off 15 minutes early on a Friday.

However, one Indian businessman has put employers the world over to shame, by buying a total of 500 Fiat Puntos for his workforce.


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The Queen to open new Jaguar Land Rover plant

22/10/14

Jaguar Land Rover is to receive a Royal visit from Her Majesty the Queen, who is due to open the manufacturer’s brand new engine plant later this month.

The Queen will be accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh when the new £500m manufacturing centre near Wolverhampton opens its doors next Thursday.


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“I’m sorry officer, but my seatbelt clashes with my outfit!”

21/10/14

Cambridgeshire police have revealed some of the strangest excuses given to them by speeders.

Having been caught red handed by the police, certain drivers have resorted to some pretty unlikely ways of attempting to wriggle out of trouble.


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Ford pioneers heart-attack predicting seats

21/10/14

Engineers from Ford are working on next-generation seats that can detect if drivers suffer heart attacks.

According to the manufacturer, the seats are fitted with electrodes that can monitor a driver’s heartbeat through their clothing, and pinpoint irregularities in the heart’s rhythm.


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Vauxhall Viva one of the most eagerly-awaited cars

21/10/14

The new Vauxhall Viva has received its first honour, a nomination for the What Car? Reader Awards’ most eagerly-anticipated car. Despite having not yet been fully revealed, the all-new version of the legendary Viva badge, which was only officially announced in September, has already proven popular with car fans.


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Citroen DS celebrates 60th birthday

20/10/14

Citroen’s legendary original DS model is to soon celebrate its 60th birthday at the first London Classic Car Show in January. One of the most advanced cars of its time, the original DS model first debuted at the Paris Motor Show in 1955, where it stunned the audience with its looks and range of then cutting-edge tech.


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Vauxhall goes landfill-free

20/10/14

Vauxhall’s parts warehouse in Luton has become the latest in a string of facilities under the General Motors umbrella to say no to landfill.

Joining warehouses across Europe, Asia and the Americans, the Luton storage facility is now one of 122 facilities that recycle, reuse or repurpose all waste from their daily operations.


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Ford's Dagenham Engine Plant will produce the all-new 2

Ford extends Dagenham engine investment

20/10/14

Ford has poured an additional £190 million into its engine production facility in Dagenham.

This brings the manufacturer’s total investment into the London facility to around £477 million, which will be put towards the manufacture of new diesel engines.


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Peugeot introduces new 308 Sportium

17/10/14

Following the reveal of the 308 GT at this year’s Paris Motor Show, Peugeot has announced that it’s to release an additional sport-oriented model.

Named the Sportium, the new special-edition 308 will sit between the Access and Active trim levels and will be priced from £17,345.


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Four-wheel drive F-Type could land soon

17/10/14

Jaguar could be gearing up to release a new four-wheel drive version of the F-Type sports car.

If rumours are to be believed, the all-wheel drive F-Type could debut as soon as November, at the LA Auto Show at the end of the month.


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