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    Report: 1,000s of UK speeders to get out of tickets because signs were in wrong font?
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    How's this for a technicality? According to a report from The Telegraph, thousands of speeding tickets issued to drivers over the last six years while traveling on a portion of the M42 motorway west of Coventry may not actually be liable for their fines. Why? Apparently, a series of signs showing ...

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    Official: Jaguar Heritage hosting Swallow-to-Jaguar 90th Anniversary Tour
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    Long before Jaguar was a five-time Le Mans victor instantly associated with the Leaper icon and cars like the the E-Type, it was Swallow Sidecar, making hexagonal outriders like the one pictured above. When the company got into automobile production it maintained the name Swallow and produced ...

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    Report: Jaguar gears up to produce small run of turbine-powered C-X75 supercars
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    Jaguar has a bit of a tricky history with supercars. The only previous example it actually built was the XJ220, which remains an impressive specimen even 20 years later, even though it never quite lived up to what the original concept car promised those who put down their deposits. Then in 2010 ...

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    Report: Jaguar to close museum, looking for new location
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    Jaguar's headquarters and production were located at Browns Lane in Conventry for more than fifty years. Part of the complex included the Jaguar Heritage Museum and its collection of 150 cars, so when the Browns Lane site was sold in 2007 to an Australian developer, the countdown began on the ...

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    CPP moving in at former Jaguar plant at Browns Lane
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    There are certain locations that, as you might have noticed on these pages, denote the automakers that are based there. Maranello, for example, is synonymous with Ferrari. Auburn Hills is Chrysler central. Molsheim has long been Bugatti's spiritual home. But what about Coventry? Historically the ...

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    The Big Mac: British design student pens McLaren F1 successor
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    McLaren LM5 design study by Matt Williams – Click above for image gallery
    Since hiring Frank Stephenson as its styling chief last year, the nascent McLaren Automotive hasn't been lacking for design talent. But the general consensus over his first design at Woking seems to be that the ...

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    Concept Climax turned in by Coventry design students
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    Three design students from Coventry University will be making the grade thanks to the Concept Climax project they've been developing for 18 months. Despite having not graduated yet, the trio has developed a two-seat mid-engine concept that they hope will reinvent the British sports car. The Concept ...

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    Peugeot nixes 206 factory in UK
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    Peugeot is shuttering its Rynton plant in Coventry, where it builds its popular 206. Idling the British factory next year will mean that 2,300 will find themselves out of work. The word came down as PSA Peugeot Citroen executives met with union officials, who expected bad news, ...

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