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Mazda sticking with diesels
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30th Oct 2017
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Mazda sticking with diesels

Mazda, the Japanese brand that has bet its powertrain future on the continuation of the internal combustion engine for the medium to long-term, has also acknowledged that work on its SkyActiv D turbo-diesel engines will continue for years to come. Despite having announced and soon set to launch a range of new compression-ignition SkyActiv X engines, which take the best of petrol and diesel into account, Mazda says there is still a place for diesel engines in its line-up.
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Alborz Fallah
Nissan plans self-driving road cars from 2022
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27th Oct 2017
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Nissan plans self-driving road cars from 2022

Nissan plans to offer "fully autonomous" cars in 2022, and will take responsibility for any incidents that occur on the road with them from this time onwards, as Volvo and a few other brands have committed to do. The company discussed its plans for vehicle autonomy with media at its headquarter city of Yokohama this week, sharing findings from testing conducted in Tokyo, London and Silicon Valley dating back as early as 2013.
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Mike Costello
Zagato IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo revealed
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26th Oct 2017
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Zagato IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo revealed

Italian design house Zagato has taken to the Tokyo motor show to reveal its IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo, which will star in the new Gran Turismo Sport video game. Named after the Milan-based automaker Iso, the IsoRivolta features a bespoke chassis and is powered by a 6.2-litre twin-turbo V8 from a Callaway Corvette.
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James Wong
Honda Sports EV Concept revealed
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25th Oct 2017
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Honda Sports EV Concept revealed

Honda has unveiled the hotly-anticipated Sports EV Concept at the Tokyo motor show. The cute coupe follows in the footsteps of the Urban EV launched at the Frankfurt motor show, with compact proportions and a pure-electric powertrain. The pair also share their platform and retro-inspired looks, with cues pulled from the original Civic prominent in both designs.
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Scott Collie
Lexus LS+ Concept launched in Tokyo
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25th Oct 2017
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Lexus LS+ Concept launched in Tokyo

Lexus has whipped the covers off the LS+ Concept at the 2017 Tokyo motor show, providing a peek at how the Japanese marque envisions its luxury flagship of the future. Central to the concept is a suite of autonomous driving systems, designed to deal with driving from “entrance ramp to exit ramp on motor-vehicle-only roadways”.
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Scott Collie
Mazda Kai concept leaked
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24th Oct 2017
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Mazda Kai concept leaked

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Scott Collie
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24th Oct 2017
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Mazda Kai concept leaked

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Scott Collie