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Nissan to build new Qashqai model in Britain

Nissan is planning to invest £192m to build the next version of its Qashqai crossover model in Britain, helping to safeguard thousands of jobs.

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The emergency services launched a major incident operation after a man was blown up in his car today.

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The head of Vauxhall has warned that the UK car industry faces serious problems because of a scarcity of parts manufacturers in Britain.

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David Prosser: Cars are the sum of all their parts

Outlook The wonderful Honda advertising campaign, in which automotive components combine to produce an extended domino effect, made the point very effectively: the 21st century car is a complicated beast with a myriad of working parts that each plays a crucial role in driving the thing forward (or backward sometimes).

Japan quake cuts Nissan UK output

The Nissan factory in Sunderland will halt production for three days next week because of parts shortages following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last month.

Nissan cuts UK production over Japan quake

Nissan today became the latest car manufacturer to be hit by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan when it announced three non-production days at its UK plant.

Outside Edge: Spitting image of cops at large

No more blobby bobbies? Mumbai's new police commissioner, Arup Patnaik, had already made himself unpopular by confiscating TV sets when he found any officers watching the Cricket World Cup.

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Harriet O’Brien discovers the vibrant history behind Languedoc’s beautiful towns and villages

French ministers call for heads of Renault bosses in spy scandal

French ministers and opposition politicians yesterday insisted that Renault bosses must be punished for their "unbelievably amateurish" handling of the phantom industrial espionage saga.

Renault security chief arrested over 'fake spy scandal' allegations

A Renault security boss has been arrested while trying to leave the country and accused of concocting the spying allegations which shook the French car giant – and the entire motoring world – in January.

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