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Subaru 'Levorg' ready for world premiere

The all-new sports tourer concept from Subaru will be unveiled at November's Tokyo Motor Show, the manufacturer has announced. 

At the 43rd edition of the event, the 'Levorg' concept is to go on show for the crowds of anticipating motor enthusiasts, with the tourer expected to deliver a unique brand of stylish design with a sports car feel. 

Designed with a 1.6-litre horizontally-opposed Boxer engine with direct injection turbo (DIT) technology, the innovation will allow for an exc...

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New Citroen Berlingo further boosts green credentials

The Berlingo has been a class leading model for Citroen in recent years, but the manufacturer is not ready to sit on its laurels just yet.

In fact, Citroen is looking to improve its offering and has updated the small-van to further increase its eco-performance.

The LCV now has better fuel economy, achieving 56.5mpg, while only producing 132g/km of CO2 emissions at its lowest range. This is compared to the 138g/km emissions it produced in the previous model.

Consumers are able to purchase the ...

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Lexus announces an exciting duo of releases for Tokyo

Japanese manufacturer Lexus has provided details of two new releases that will be launched at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show.

The brand is ready to launch the Lexus RC Coupe in addition to an all new concept - the LF-NX luxury compact crossover.
It is hoped the two new exciting releases will further boost the company's profile and increase the customer attention given toward Lexus.

First of all, the new Lexus RC Coupe will take pride of place at the event, after the LF-LC concept proved success...

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VW Golf Estate claims five-star review

The latest Volkswagen Golf Estate has caught the eye of WhatCar? magazine, with reviewer Tom Webster giving the vehicle a five-star rating. 

Available in three trim levels, the S, SE and GT, and in a range of seven engines, the VW Golf Estate is one of the largest of its kind, providing a car that is perfect for the needs of growing families. 

According to the reviewer, the Estate drives a lot like its hatchback sibling, which is a notable achievement for a significantly larger mod...

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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class offers five-star safety

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is one of the latest vehicle's to achieve the highest rating possible in the Euro NCAP safety test. 

It now becomes one of the class leading luxury sedans for safety and provides drivers with peace of mind when taking their place behind the wheel. 

Helping the vehicle to achieve the impressive rating, the CLA features a robust chassis design, in addition to airbags and sophisticated restraint systems. Furthermore, a Collision Prevention Assist system...

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Peugeot 2008 takes top NCAP rating

The all new Peugeot 2008 crossover model has claimed an impressive five-star rating after its achievements in the Euro NCAP car safety tests.

Scoring highly in each part of the rigorous testing procedure, the maximum star rating has seen the car head to the top of its class for passenger safety - which will prove to be a popular factor for potential customers.

The model, which is based partially on the existing 208, produces similar quality safety statistics when compared to its older sibling.

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Volvo takes innovative step in electric car development

With car manufacturers battling it out to become the biggest name in the carbon efficient vehicle market, Volvo has made a unique step towards the future of the technology.

The company has been pioneering the use of inductive charging for electric cars, and has now completed a successful study, which suggests the transfer of energy via electromagnetic fields could potentially be used in the future.

Lennart Stegland, vice president for Electric Propulsion System at Volvo Group, said the technology...

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Mazda3 powertrain prepares for Tokyo reveal

With the Tokyo Motor Show rapidly approaching, Mazda has revealed that this will be the location to unveil its all new powertrain, set to be made available in the Mazda3.

Known as the SKYACTIV-CNG Concept, the technology runs on compressed natural gas - hence the (CNG) tag.

The Mazda3 is the staple model from the manufacturer, making up for around 30 per cent of the sales volume for the Japanese manufacturer. This is potentially why the engine concept was demonstrated in the vehicle, showing h...

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