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how we became victim of a car crime epidemic

Visit for all the latest new cars news WHO believes in fate? Two weeks ago, we reported on the dramatic rise of hi-tech vehicle theft. Last week, I became the latest victim. It was a textbook case. My test car was parked up overnight on my driveway in a quiet suburban area of North London. The next morning it was gone. I still had the keys; it had simply vanished. With a tracking device on the car, I immediately called the maker’s On Call service, which I’d subscribed to, to see if it could be traced or immobilised. The chap on the line was very sympathetic, but explained I would need to speak to the police first before he could do anything. So that’s who I called next, to be told that…

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we dr ive vw’s new golf suv

▪ Three petrol and two diesel motors at launch ▪ Range of personalisation options as VW goes ‘emotional’ @stevefowle AS far as safe bets go a small, Golfsized Volkswagen SUV has to be among the best. In fact, you might well wonder what took the company so long. VW, of course, has had plenty on its mind recently, but with the SUV bandwagon showing no signs of slowing, there’s still plenty of time to jump on. And jump on is what VW has done with the T-Roc, a car that’s also supposed to usher in a new level of emotion among the brand’s cars. Now your, our and VW’s definition of emotion will probably vary, but in this case it means a small SUV that features some cute design touches, such as LED daytime running…

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jag’s 570bhp f-pace svr is shaping up

▪ Exclusive images give away secrets of storming new super SUV ▪ Promises class-leading driving dynamics, V8 power and 4WD @Jonathan_burn JAGUAR Land Rover’s recent commitment to adding an electrified powertrain to every new model launched from 2020 doesn’t appear to be coming at the expense of raw performance. The Jaguar F-Pace SVR will be the next model to emerge from JLR’s Special Vehicle Operations division (SVO), and it’ll be one of the most powerful SUVs the British brand has ever produced. Auto Express understands that the car – previewed in our exclusive images – will make its global debut at next year’s New York Motor Show, before going on sale in the UK towards the end of 2018. Priced from around £70,000, it’ll become the most powerful and expensive F-Pace in the range. Development…

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polestar reveals 59 2bhp hybrid coupé

▪ Striking Polestar 1 due in 2019, on subscription service @jimmybrods POLESTAR, the former performance subbrand of Volvo, has revealed its first standalone model, the Polestar 1. It goes into production in 2019, will be built exclusively at a new facility in China and will be available to markets worldwide, including the UK, but in left-hand drive only. The production-ready coupé has been unveiled alongside news of two further all-electric Polestar products in the pipeline: a Tesla Model 3-rivalling saloon and a larger SUV. These models will be called Polestar 2 and 3 respectively. The Polestar 1 is touted as an “Electric Performance Hybrid”. It makes use of a 338bhp 2.0-litre fourcylinder petrol engine powering the front wheels and a starter motor generator injecting an additional 39bhp, while a team of electric motors sends…

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news in brief

Special new BMW SUVs at the double BMW has added two new trims to its SUV line-up: the X5 Special Edition and X6 M Sport Edition (above). Both will be available in the UK from December. The X6 is finished in Long Beach blue with carbon fibre interior trim strips, which are exclusive to the M Sport Edition. The model is offered across all engine options on the X6, with the exception of the M50d. UK has world’s first Zero Emissions Zone OXFORD is set to introduce the world’s first Zero Emissions Zone (ZEZ) by banning petrol and diesel cars from its city centre from 2020. The plan – a joint proposal by the city council and Oxfordshire county council – is to ban conventional fuel vehicles in parts of the city centre in 2020.…

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land rover’s concern over copycats

LAND Rover is “wary” of previewing brand-new models with concept cars for fear of being beaten to market, the company’s design boss has revealed. JLR has been the victim of a number of copycat designs, with the most high profile being the LandWind X7, which JLR claims strikes a close resemblance to the Range Rover Evoque. Speaking at the launch of the updated Range Rover last week, design boss Gerry McGovern said the company was “wary of showing new concepts” because of such incidents. McGovern was concerned that the design of a forthcoming car could be copied from the concept before the Brit brand launches it. JLR has since filed copyright and unfair competition complaints in China against LandWind X7 builder Jiangling Motors. “The success of Jaguar Land Rover is based partly on…