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A Ford Interceptor police vehicle

Ford’s new Police Interceptor gets EcoBoost engine

28/11/14

Ford has started to produce its awesome new Police Interceptor saloon model with EcoBoost engines, while retaining its title of world’s quickest accelerating pursuit vehicle.


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DVLA auctions number plate for record £500k

28/11/14

A new British record has been set after the DVLA announced that it auctioned off a personalised registration plate for more than £500,000.


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Nicole Agba winning the Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award

Drink-detecting steering wheel wins award

28/11/14

A graduate, Nicole Agba, has won the Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award for her work on developing a biometric steering wheel which can monitor heart rates and breathing patterns, and even detect alcohol in the driver’s system.


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A red Fiat 500X crossover with the illusionist Dynamo

Fiat to give the 500X ‘the magic touch’

28/11/14

Fiat is teaming up with world-famous English magician Dynamo in the run up to the launch of the new 500X crossover. The marque has said that the magician will be creating an “immersive digital experience” via Oculus Rift technology.


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A red Jaguar F-TYPE stuck in wet concrete

The unluckiest F-TYPE owner ever? This week on Facebook

28/11/14

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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A speed limit sign and a speed camera by the side of a road

Drivers more likely to speed in company cars

27/11/14

British drivers are more likely to break speed limits in company cars rather than their own, according to new data. A study from telematics provider Masternaut has revealed that almost half of UK motorists who have to drive as part of their job have admitted to speeding while at work.


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Study reveals worst areas for drink-driving

27/11/14

Drivers from Wales are the most likely to have drink or drug-driving convictions, according to a new survey. The study, undertaken by MoneySuperMarket, analysed data from more than 11 million car insurance claims from the past year to find the best and worst areas for such offences.


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A white Ford Mondeo Hybrid

First hybrid Mondeo leaves the line

27/11/14

Ford has officially begun production of the all-new Mondeo Hybrid, with the first ever hybrid model having just left the production line. Priced from just £24,995, the new Mondeo Hybrid is the first ever hybrid in the Mondeo line-up.


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Parents warned not to sprint on the school run

26/11/14

Parents who “race” to drop their children off at school in the mornings are being urged to be more considerate of road safety. A debate in the House of Commons on traffic controls outside schools heard that some parents may be ignoring road rules and putting others at risk, simply to get their kids to class on time.


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A red Nissan LEAF parked by a lake

Nissan LEAF the world’s top-selling electric vehicle

26/11/14

The Nissan LEAF is officially the best-selling electric vehicle in the world, according to the latest figures released by the manufacturer. A total of 148,700 LEAF models have been sold globally since it debuted in 2010, and the electric supermini has also gathered a wide range of awards, including being named World Car of the Year in 2011.


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Jaguar’s design chief receives Minerva Medal

26/11/14

Ian Callum, Jaguar’s director of design, has been awarded with a prestigious Minerva Medal for outstanding contribution to automotive design.


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A red Nissan Qashqai driving past some rugged terrain

Qashqai nominated for Britain’s safest car

26/11/14

Nissan’s Qashqai has officially been shortlisted for the safest car award at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2015.


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A red Jaguar XE driving over a bridge

Jaguar Land Rover tops trustworthiness survey

26/11/14

Jaguar Land Rover has been named the most trustworthy manufacturer in a new report from information and analytics specialists IHS Automotive.


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Bond swaps the Aston for a Fiat 500

25/11/14

James Bond is swapping his famous Aston Martins for a Fiat 500 in the newest 007 film, according to reports.


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Turn your commute into a real-life video game

25/11/14

A Hong Kong-based game development company has invented a device that can turn your average daily commute into a real-life video game.


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New 2015 Ford Mondeo on the road in dark red

Want to beat depreciation? Try a Mondeo

25/11/14

Industry experts have predicted that the new Ford Mondeo will retain its value better than even luxury German brands.


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Road traffic at night, bright car lights in heavy traffic

Brighten up to avoid collisions, drivers urged

25/11/14

Drivers are being urged to ensure that they remain as visible as possible this winter to avoid collisions


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A white electric Renault Kangoo

Drivers divided over charging point increase

25/11/14

British drivers are divided over an EU bid to increase the number of electric charging points throughout the country. Just over half of those drivers polled in a recent survey think that a more extensive charging point network would be a positive development.


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