Peugeot shows off the new 508

Peugeot yesterday provided a sneak preview of the new 508 model which will be launched at the Paris Motor Show next month.

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Helen McLennan is looking for a car to replace the family's old and ailing Peugeot 206 GTi. Ideally, she would like to buy exactly the same again, but failing that she wants a smallish hatchback with what her husband calls "a bit of poke". Helen mostly uses the car for shopping and occasional longer journeys. She would like to spend up to £10,000 but would consider a bit more.

Peugeot shows off 508 saloon and estate

Peugeot has released more photographs of its new large 508 saloon and estate. The design of the new car, which will be shown in the metal for the first time at the forthcoming Paris Mondiale d'Automobile, was foreshadowed by the SR1 and "5 by Peugeot" design studies seen at other recent motor shows.

Police officer in court over pedestrian's death

A road traffic police officer will face trial today accused of causing death by careless driving.

Watch it, mate!: Alexei Sayle looks back on his 30 years of two-wheeling around London

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Car bomb near police station in Northern Ireland defused

A car bomb abandoned outside a police station in Northern Ireland has been defused.

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The new RCZ augurs well for the next generation of Peugeot hot hatchbacks

Mystery of dead Briton and the right-wing cult

Erica Duggan hopes a second inquest will finally establish the truth about her son's death.

Peugeot hints at its next big saloon

Peugeot has released the first pictures of its new concept car, the "5 by Peugeot". That looks like a heavy hint that this is a thinly disguised version of a forthcoming 508 saloon that might replace today's 407 and 607.

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Burning Rubber, by Charles Jennings

The first formally organised motor race, between Paris and Rouen in 1894, was won by a De Dion steam tractor. The organisers promptly demoted it in favour of a petrol-engined Peugeot, and since then the sport has had the air of making up rules as it goes along.

Peugeot sets bold new design course

Peugeot has given the clearest indications yet of the design direction it will take under its new styling chief, Gilles Vidal, who was appointed last month with the release of a redrawn version of its famous “lion” badge and the first pictures of its lithe new SR1 concept car.

Peugeot appoints new design chief

Peugeot has appointed Gilles Vidal as its new Design Director from 4 January 2010. Vidal, 37, who joined the French manufacturer in 1996, has been working on a new identity for Peugeot, which is expected to be unveiled in January.

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