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Weekly round-up 270516

Weekly round-up: Convertible Range Rovers, luxury limos and French family cars

This week’s news has been full of French workers having riots, a Portuguese football manager getting a new job and an American actress becoming a professor at LSE, not to mention an unusual visitor to a second-hand car dealership in Oxfordshire. Speaking of cars, we’ve been pretty busy too. Here are some of the highlights from a week of motoring news. Vive la revolution(ary family car)! Despite the ongoing labour crisis in France, French manufacturers have been surprisingly busy this week, revealing two new family cars. Peugeot’s much-maligned 3008 is about to find its way to the big garag...

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Mini Cooper D Front Dynamic

Top five British-built cars you can lease

The ongoing arguments about the EU and whether or not the UK would be better out of it have been full of half-truths and dubious predictions, but they have put the UK’s manufacturing sector under the spotlight. A key part of that is the motor industry, with more than a dozen brands building cars in Britain’s green and pleasant land, so we thought now was an opportune moment to look at the best cars to be built in the UK. Mini Hatch 5dr Built in: Oxford It may not be very ‘mini’ any more, but with such an enduring retro appeal the new Mini would have been a success no matter how it drove. B...

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Jaguar XF 2016 Silver Front Dynamic

Review: Jaguar XF 2016

When Jaguar replaced the S-Type with the XF almost ten years ago, the world was forced to sit up and take notice of the British brand. For the first time in years, Jaguar had a mid-size saloon capable of mixing it with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series. Fast-forward to 2016 and the game has moved on yet again, but Jaguar is on a roll, what with the brilliance displayed by the XJ, the F-Type and the XE, so this new XF has a lot to live up to. Taking on the 5 Series From the outside, the XF is practically indistinguishable from the XE, but that’s no bad thing. Both cars are lookers, ...

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Company car drivers should expect more taxation, warns fleet expert

Company car drivers should expect to face even more taxation from the cash-strapped government, a fleet industry expert has warned. Speaking during a Q&A session at last week’s Fleet World Fleet Show, Colin Tourick, professor of automotive management at the University of Buckingham, said there were “no votes in business car tax, so we should expect more”. The professor’s comments were made when quizzed about the government’s current policy on company car drivers, which includes annual increases in taxation and a surcharge for diesel vehicles. Professor Tourick said that the government was ...

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