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The two men in the dock over the killing of Lee Rigby will no longer face the additional charge of conspiracy to murder a police officer.

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Vauxhall names new baby car Adam

General Motors has decided to call its forthcoming baby car Adam, a name that will resonate immediately with German buyers but probably leave their British counterparts scratching their heads.

Peugeot accelerates after alliance talks with GM

Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen, the No 2 car maker in Europe, surged yesterday on news that it was discussing an alliance with General Motors of the US, which could include the two companies taking stakes in each other.

Peugeot shares leap as it talks to General Motors about an alliance

Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen, the second largest car maker in Europe, surged yesterday on news that it was discussing an alliance with General Motors (GM) of the US, which could see the two companies take stakes in each other.

Car Choice: Vauxhall VXR8

It's not for the eco-minded, but this saloon puts its European and Japanese rivals in the shade

Vauxhall Antara 2.2 CDTi 184 SE

After a false start, Vauxhall has overhauled its crossover SUV – and made a good job of it, too

Reinvented GM revs up to take on Toyota's lead

Toyota clung on to pole position in the global car industry in 2010, despite mass recalls which damaged the Japanese giant's reputation for quality in the all-important US market.

1,000 jobs at risk at Luton's Vauxhall plant

The future of Vauxhall's Luton van factory will finally be decided within the next eight weeks, according to the company's European boss.

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Forget its Opel alter ego, Vauxhall's svelte new estate – with its gem of an engine – is UK born and bred

Vauxhall's Nick Reilly named Automotive Industry Manager of the Year

Nick Reilly, head of General Motors' Opel Vauxhall operation was named Manager of the Year at this year's annual automotive industry conference held by the leading Spanish business school IESE. He was appointed to his present post last year to lead a restructuring of GM's European activities after the US group cancelled plans to sell Opel and Vauxhall to Magna.

GM's losses in Europe cloud $2bn Q3 profits

Disappointing results from General Motors' European operations, which include the UK car maker Vauxhall, took the shine off the company's latest quarterly results, released yesterday ahead of its planned stock market flotation next week.

Vauxhall Ampera to attempt longest UK electric vehicle run

Vauxhall is preparing to carry out the UK's longest run by an electric vehicle next week.

Vauxhall workers agree to two-year wage freeze as costs are slashed across Europe

Workers at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port and Luton plants have agreed to a two-year pay freeze, as part of the German car maker's Europe-wide agreement to slash its labour costs by more than €1bn over the next five years.

Inquest into Cheshire crash that killed four

The inquest will take place today into the deaths of four people killed when their car ploughed into a tree on their way home from a night out.

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