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Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 successor cancelled - report
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30th Jan 2019
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Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 successor cancelled - report

Toyota might be committed to bringing the fun back into its line-up, but that's no guarantee its affordable, rear-wheel drive collaboration with Subaru will make it into a second generation. Reports from Japan have suggested Toyota and Subaru have decided to put a stop to their BRZ and 86 joint venture, with Toyota instead turning focus to the lower-end four-cylinder Supra and rumoured electric MR2.
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Scott Collie
Citroen Origins: Limited-edition models unveiled
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29th Jan 2019
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Citroen Origins: Limited-edition models unveiled

Citroen has revealed a set of limited-run Origins edition cars, designed to celebrate 100 years since its foundation. Based on the C1, C3, C3 Aircross, C-Elysee, C4 SpaceTourer and C4 Cactus, the cars have been treated to a raft of cosmetic upgrades. To start with, there are three exterior colours on offer: White, Grey, and Black.
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Mercedes-Benz selling vehicle upgrades through MBUX
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29th Jan 2019
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Mercedes-Benz selling vehicle upgrades through MBUX

Mercedes has made much of its new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system, with its natural voice input and clever augmented-reality capability. As it turns out, the system will also allow owners to remotely unlock certain functions after they've bought the car. Owners of the latest-generation A-Class, B-Class and GLE will be able to add things like digital radio, smartphone mirroring, and factory navigation once they've actually taken delivery of their car.
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Scott Collie
Lotus to partner with Williams Engineering for electrified drivetrains
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28th Jan 2019
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Lotus to partner with Williams Engineering for electrified drivetrains

In a statement released overnight Lotus and Williams confirmed a technical partnership where they will "share research and development into advanced propulsion technologies". Official details about the full extent of the partnership are thin on the ground, but it should be noted, Williams has experience in battery technology and electric drivetrains through its involvement in Formula E. Backed by new majority owner Geely, Lotus is developing an electric hypercar, codenamed Omega.
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Derek Fung
2019 Renault Clio interior revealed
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28th Jan 2019
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2019 Renault Clio interior revealed

Renault has revealed the cabin of its key new compact hatchback, the 2019 Clio, ahead of the car's full reveal tomorrow night. As you'd expect of a totally-redesigned model, the latest Clio looks altogether more modern than its predecessor, and packs plenty more technology to boot. For one, there's a new 9.3-inch multimedia screen taking pride of place on the centre console. It's gently curved and, in keeping with the theme kicked off with the latest Megane, vertically oriented.
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2019 Opel Corsa spied
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27th Jan 2019
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2019 Opel Corsa spied

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Derek Fung
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27th Jan 2019
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2019 Opel Corsa spied

Opel Corsa 2019
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