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New electric Vauxhall Vivaro won What Car? Van of the Year award

Inside the industry: Are LCVs the real drivers of electrification?

Vans make strong profits and lucrative aftersales opportunities, and more and more of them are now EVs

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China is now predicted to be the only major economy to record year-on-year growth

Analysis: How Covid has opened new doors for China's car industry

China’s amazing recovery from the pandemic raises the prospect of Chinese firms investing or acquiring struggling Western brands

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The current F1 safety car is a Mercedes-AMG GT R

Aston Martin to provide F1 safety cars from 2021

British marque will share safety car responsibilities with Mercedes from next season

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Inside the industry: Will insurers pay if self-driving cars cause crashes?

Autonomy has ramifications for many parts of the automotive industry, not just car manufacturers

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Inside the industry: Self-driving tech is beset with difficulties

Car makers are continually advancing their driver assistance tech, but issues remain

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UK has bought more than 2 million cars in each year since 2012

Analysis: could there be a positive to falling car sales?

A shrinking market could hurt industry’s fiscal health – or finally cure it of oversupply

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Inside the industry: Car sales and the Covid effect

The Covid lockdown has driven a shift to online car purchases

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Brexit planning has cost UK automotive £500m, says SMMT

Inside the industry: How long will Brexit blight the car world?

The costs of leaving the EU might one day be recouped, but right now the prognosis is bleak

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Long-Term Review

Mercedes-Benz EQC 2020 long-term review

Our new luxury EV will get us there in style – so long as we don’t forget to charge it

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Inside the industry: The terrible truth about car factories

Car manufacturing provides 3.5 million jobs across Europe, but even in non-Covid times, there are too many factories for the number of customers

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Inside the industry: September's eye-catching sales statistics

End-of-month figures reveal some surprising details about the car industry, both in the UK and Europe



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