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Lotus looking to build cars in China - report
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18th Jan 2019
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Lotus looking to build cars in China - report

Lotus looks likely to start manufacturing vehicles at a huge new factory in China, according to overseas reports. Reporting from newswire Reuters has revealed a US$1.3 billion factory is being readied in Wuhan Province, as Zhejiang Geely Holding Group gets its hands dirty in search of greater volumes and, subsequently, profits from the storied brand. The factory plans were uncovered in previously-unreleased government documents, backed by a number of job postings in the relevant area.
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Scott Collie
2019 Land Rover Discovery Anniversary Edition revealed
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17th Jan 2019
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2019 Land Rover Discovery Anniversary Edition revealed

Land Rover UK has revealed a special-edition Discovery to celebrate three decades since the nameplate launched, complete with a smattering of optional extras. Unlike Mini, which developed a new logo, special paint finishes and unique puddle lighting for its 60th Anniversary specials, the design team at Land Rover has taken a low-key approach with the Anniversary Edition.
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Scott Collie
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi platform sharing plans intact, despite Ghosn arrest
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17th Jan 2019
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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi platform sharing plans intact, despite Ghosn arrest

The ongoing incarceration of former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance chief Carlos Ghosn in Japan over alleged financial impropriety will not unravel arrangements to share vehicle platforms and other capital costs. That's the message from Nissan’s head of global planning, Phillippe Klein, speaking in Detroit this week with Automotive News. In fact, the reality is quite the opposite.
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Mike Costello
2019 Kia Picanto GT pricing and specs
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17th Jan 2019
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2019 Kia Picanto GT pricing and specs

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17th Jan 2019
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2019 Kia Picanto GT pricing and specs

Kia Picanto 2019
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Ford F-Series, Transit to gain pure electric versions
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16th Jan 2019
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Ford F-Series, Transit to gain pure electric versions

Ford has confirmed it's planning to create pure-electric versions of its legendary F-Series pickup truck, which will sit alongside a plug-in Transit. Speaking at the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference, CEO Jim Hackett told attendees the company is "going to electrifying the F-Series with battery electric and hybrid, and we are doing the same for Transit".
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Derek Fung
Infiniti Q30/QX30 replacement to be 'all-Infiniti'
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16th Jan 2019
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Infiniti Q30/QX30 replacement to be 'all-Infiniti'

The Infiniti Q30 and Infiniti QX30 twins, which currently use underpinnings borrowed from Mercedes-Benz, will be replaced by a model unique to Nissan's luxury marque. "[The Q30/QX30 is] not a very successful product. We’ll keep selling it for now ... but this is not a product that has a future beyond its current life," Christian Meunier, president of Infiniti, told Motor Authority at the Detroit motor show.
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Derek Fung
2019 BMW 7 Series revealed
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16th Jan 2019
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2019 BMW 7 Series revealed

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Scott Collie
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16th Jan 2019
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2019 BMW 7 Series revealed

BMW 7 Series 2019
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