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American and European Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers call for Free Trade and Harmonized Standards

 WASHINGTON, D.C., and BRUSSELS — In a joint statement released today, the American-based Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) and the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) voiced support for free and fair trade, access to raw and finished materials, … Continue reading

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WIGGO’S McLAREN SPORTHOME AT BCA

BCA offers a unique opportunity for buyers later this month when Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Sporthome is offered for sale at BCA Blackbushe on 21 September.   The coachbuilt Sporthome by McLaren is based on a long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 316 2.1 … Continue reading

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Record numbers for Beaulieu Supercar weekend.

750 stunning supercars roared into the grounds of the National Motor Museum to join the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on August 5th and 6th, with 14,700 visitors experiencing the tyre-squealing, high octane action of the two-day show. Motoring fans of all … Continue reading

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A third of drivers ignoring mobile phone rules.

Despite high profile government and police campaigns highlighting the dangers of using a mobile when driving, many motorists are still flouting the law and putting their lives, and those of other road users, at risk. A new study for Kwik … Continue reading

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JLR boss says diesel debate is dominated by misinformation.

The UK boss of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is warning improvements in air quality could be delayed if the diesel debate continues to be dominated by misinformation. Speaking at the International Automotive Summit organised by the Society of Motor Manufacturers … Continue reading

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Gergely Raccuja wins Wolfson Economics Prize.

A recent graduate from UCL has won the £250,000 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize, for his answer to the question “How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good … Continue reading

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Call by SMMT for new UK Government to focus on strengthening automotive sector.

The SMMT has renewed calls for more focus on the automotive market from the British Government following the general election on 8 June. Despite an increase in sales and manufacturing in the UK during 2016, the sector faces change due … Continue reading

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