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New Range Rover Editor’s blog

Editor's Blog: alloy Range Rover is no lightweight

The next-generation Range Rover will be a lot lighter thanks to its all-alloy construction, but will it match its rivals?

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Jonathan Kershaw Guest blog

Guest column: The environmental imperative

Will the need for more environmentally friendly personal transport change our relationship with the car forever?

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1948 Jaguar XK120 Inspiration

Inspiration: Jaguar XK120

The XK120 launched Jaguar into the spotlight in 1948, and forged the company's early reputation for pace at a good price.

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Engineering the World Rally covers Subaru's 2006 rally season Reviews

Review: Engineering the World Rally DVD

Six-part series follows the Subaru World Rally Team's 'year from hell'

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Energy minister Chris Huhne Editor’s blog

Editor's Blog: Huhne's harmful emissions

Energy minister Chris Huhne's comments on electric vehicles are worse than uninformed - they're harmful to debate

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Inspiration: Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9

V8 Mercedes was the fastest saloon car of its day, a film star and a favourite of F1 drivers

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Figures: Plug-in Prius tests

Toyota and EDF Energy have released statistics from their trial of Prius plug-in hybrids in London. Here are the numbers.

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Inspiration: BMW 328

Pre-war BMW was the first modern sports car, with advanced chassis design, innovative aerodynamics and a clever six-cylinder engine.

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Figures: Gordon Murray's T.27

Fresh from its public unveiling last week, here's Gordon Murray's T.27 electric car in numbers.

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Fiat 500C TwinAir Lounge

Clever engine and unique roof mean two-cylinder 500C has few direct rivals at the price

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Figures: Le Mans 2011

We celebrate this weekend's Le Mans 24-hour race with a selection of essential stats

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Inspiration: Audi quattro

The quattro was the car that made performance four-wheel drive popular - at the same time reinventing Audi's image

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Morgan Aero SuperSports

Lightweight structure and BMW V8 power deliver pace and driver appeal

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Figures: Monaco GP Special

Our statistics column goes F1 mad to celebrate this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix

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Figures: 19 May

Stats from award-winning engines, one of the world's most gruelling rallies and more

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Editor’s Blog: Visiting Mr Chen

China's biggest Audi dealer on innovative customer service, Q3, and the death of the lwb saloon

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Inspiration: Citroen DS

Citroën stunned the motor industry with the advanced DS of 1955. As Andrew Noakes discovers, it's a car that still impresses today.

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110428-XiashaNight-461 Figures

Figures: 28 April 2011

Eye-catching stats on transmission tech and, in the wake of the Shanghai show, on the mind-boggling size of the Chinese car market

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Editor’s Blog: Notes from Shanghai

Hybrids and EVs dominate the Shanghai show, but don't expect to see many on Chinese roads any time soon

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Figures: 19 April 2011

Every week, the numbers that caught the Cartechnical eye - beginning with a Shanghai show special (and yes, there's a Fisker connection)

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110408-ANCT-461 Editor’s blog

Editor’s Blog: Welcome!

Welcome to cartechnical.co.uk, the new online source for automotive technical news and information.

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