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n magazine of the same name) was a British
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weekly car magazine
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founded on 28 January 1903.
The journal was absorbed by its rival Autocar
in 1988. For a brief period after the takeover by Autocar
, the name lived on as the magazine was called Autocar & Motor
; however, the Motor
name was dropped soon afterwards.