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    P1 reportedly following other British supercar clubs into bankruptcy
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    While the idea of the supercar club has yet to take hold here in The Colonies, across the Atlantic in jolly old England, the notion developed into a popular alternative to the costly prospect of owning and maintaining high-priced exotica. The idea, in a nutshell, was to provide customers with the ...

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    UK police admit almost half of all speed cameras are off
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    We all know the drill. You see a speed camera, you slow down, you look at the camera, you check your speedometer and look for the camera again. But in the UK at least, reports now indicate that nearly half of the 1,000 speed cameras installed are entirely inactive.Because many of the cameras ...

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    Nissan announces new mystery vehicle for UK plant
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    Click on the above sketch for a high-res gallery of the Micra 160 SR After sharing tea at Nissan's European Design Centre in central London, Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO of Nissan Motor Company, and the Right Honorable Gordon Brown, the British Prime Minister, released the news that Nissan will ...

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    UK: Mazda MX-5 achieves Icon status
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    Click image for photo galleryTo celebrate the fact that the Mazda MX-5 accounts for a quarter of all new sports car purchases in the United Kingdom, the automaker has unveiled a new special edition paint and trim package dubbed "Icon." The Icon can be had with either the 1.8L engine mated to a ...

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    2008 BMW M3 coupe priced from 50,625 in UK
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    click above image for more high-res shots of the 2008 BMW M3We're admittedly smitten over the new BMW M3 coupe and have passed along every morsel of information we've come across over the past few months. With the new M3 officially unveiled, however, the only real question left unanswered is how ...

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    UK cops can now fingerprint on the fly
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    Cops in the UK are being armed with a new weapon that can take a suspect's fingerprints on the fly and instantly compare them with a database of 6.5 million prints on file. The goal is to reduce the number of false identities given during roadside stops by "suspect drivers". 4Car reports that about ...

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    TVR calls it quits in UK
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    Despite having raised the hopes of workers and proud TVR enthusiasts in the UK, Russian owner Nikolai Smolensky has announced that he will be moving production of the niche sportscars out of the UK to another undisclosed European country. The move will result in 250 workers being laid off at the ...

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    Mitsubishi provides Mitch-mobiles to UK
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    The United Kingdom has tapped Mitsubishi to replace the country's aging fleet of sand skipping Mitch-mobiles (so named by us after this vehicle type's supporting role on the international hit show BayWatch) that serve and protect hapless Brits at the beach. The fleet will be comprised of L200 4Work ...

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    Rover collapse cost UK nearly 1 billion
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    The collapse of MG Rover was an expensive affair for the British government and its people. A report published by the country's Public Accounts Committee says that the decline of MG Rover between 2000 and 2004 cost tax payers around £270 million. A £500 million pension deficit will also ...

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    Wales to get first-ever auto show
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    Who'd have thought the Welsh are required to travel all the way to England to catch an auto show, but it's true -- as of right now, Wales is the only country in the United Kingdom without its own auto show. On August 26, 2006, however, that's going to change. The first-ever Wales Motor Show ...

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