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W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers
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12th Oct 2018
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W Series paves the way for female F1 drivers

A female-only motorsport championship dubbed the W Series will kick off in May next year, aimed at narrowing the gender gap in the male-dominated world of motorsport. The last woman to compete for championship points in Formula 1 was Lella Lombardi. She raced in 1976, and was just the second female driver in the sport's history, Six half-hour races will take place throughout Europe when the W Series gets rolling, with events in Australia, America and Asia on the cards down the road.
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Mandy Turner
2020 Lexus IS rendered
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12th Oct 2018
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2020 Lexus IS rendered

This could be your first look at the all-new Lexus IS, thanks to a pair of speculative renderings recently published in Japanese media and posted online by Arabic publication, Almuraba. According to the report, these images were created by Japanese artists given an early look at the new IS by Lexus. Going by the artist's impression, the next-generation sedan is in line for a massive makeover.
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James Wong
BMW takes control of its Chinese joint venture
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12th Oct 2018
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BMW takes control of its Chinese joint venture

BMW and Brilliance have just signed an extension to their joint venture operations in China, with the new contract seeing the two automakers working together until 2040. As part of the contract renewal, BMW will grow its stake in the joint venture from 50 to 75 per cent. When this change occurs is unclear, as the move still needs to be approved by Brilliance's shareholders and the Chinese authorities.
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Derek Fung
Mitsuoka Rock Star unveiled
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11th Oct 2018
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Mitsuoka Rock Star unveiled

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Derek Fung
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11th Oct 2018
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Mitsuoka Rock Star unveiled

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Derek Fung
Honda Civic: Clemson students develop 600hp rallycross hatch
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11th Oct 2018
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Honda Civic: Clemson students develop 600hp rallycross hatch

Students at Clemson University in South Carolina, USA, have developed a 447kW Honda Civic racer dubbed Deep Orange 9. The concept is part of an annual project for graduate students at the American university, which has seen cars like the Mini Deep Orange 7 and Mazda Deep Orange 3 developed.
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Scott Collie
Opel to launch eight all-new or updated models by 2020
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11th Oct 2018
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Opel to launch eight all-new or updated models by 2020

German manufacturer Opel and its British sister Vauxhall have committed to no less than eight all-new or refreshed models before 2020, with a focus on growth segments. Of these eight models, three will be all-new versions of the Corsa light hatch, Vivaro van, and the successor to the Mokka X small crossover, the former two scheduled for launch next year, while the latter will hit the European market in 2020.
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James Wong
Mini streamlines model range in the UK
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11th Oct 2018
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Mini streamlines model range in the UK

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James Wong
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11th Oct 2018
2 min read

Mini streamlines model range in the UK

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James Wong