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Infiniti M30d GT

Nissan tries to take on Jaguar and BMW with its new high-end saloon

Aston Martin city car gets first UK showing

Aston Martin has been displaying its luxury city car, the Cygnet, in the UK for the first time.

Product recalls hit new high in 2010

UK product recalls jumped by 12 per cent from 205 in 2009 to a record 229 in 2010, according to research from City law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, with the car maker Toyota being the most prominent example of the trend.

Police officer charged over crash

A police officer has been charged in connection with a road accident in which a pedestrian died.

Toyota to pay $10 million in runaway Lexus crash

Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of the automaker's vehicles, attorneys said today.

Toyota agrees to pay $32.4m fines in US over recalls

Toyota has agreed to pay $32.4m (£21m) in fines in the US after criticism it was too slow to respond to safety concerns, including reports of sticky accelerator pedals implicated in fatal crashes.

Car Choice: When replacement knees mean a replacement car

Molly Storck is 78 and lives in London. Most of her driving is in town, although she does have a major annual trip to France and back of about 1,000 miles.

Lotus Evora S

It's almost £60,000, but this car's worth a sacrifice

Infiniti G37S Premium

Price: £37,590
Top speed: 155mph 0-62mph 5.9 seconds
Consumption: 26.9mpg
CO2 emissions: 246g/km
Best for: quality and performance without badge baggage
Also worth considering? BMW 5-Series, Lexus GS, Mercedes E-Class

Think you can handle a Wingle?

Chinese cars are coming to British showrooms

Toyota issues new recall

Troubled car giant Toyota today announced yet another recall involving thousands of UK-owned vehicles.

Ford C-Max

This Ford has a winning combination – fun for drivers, comfort and convenience for passengers

Toyota Lexus CT200h

This trailblazing small, executive hybrid should be a winner, but the reality is disappointing.

Bangalore: Turned on by India's IT city

Bangalore may be a hub of hi-tech business, but there's also plenty to distract the inquisitive traveller, says Chris Leadbeater

Ethical investors pressure Toyota into pulling out of Burma

An affiliate of the car manufacturer Toyota has been forced to pull out of a joint venture it operated with the military regime in Burma after pressure from "ethical investors".

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