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British police catch 8,000 drivers using mobile phones in just one week

by Sam Sheehan, Autocar UK Jan 23, 2017

A record number of drivers in the UK were stopped for using mobile phones while on the move during a concerted police clampdown in November 2016.

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Seat turns to virtual reality to boost quality and durability of cars

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Volvo Cars appoints Xiaolin Yuan as senior VP for APAC

Passenger Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 20, 2017

Xiaolin Yuan will replace Lars Danielson who will retire at the end of February,

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus to launch trial projects for digital truck platoons

Commercial Vehicles by Autocar Pro News Desk Jan 19, 2017

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