Autocar Quick news: Honda Civic to debut in LA; Jaguar sales up 10 per cent

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    LA10395. US model Honda Civic’s new look to be unveiled at Los Angeles motor show, Jaguar enjoys worldwide sales growth and Matthew Humphries appointed as vehicle design tutor at Royal College of Art The American market Honda Civic is to debut in new 2013 model year guise at the Los Angeles motor show this month. Sold stateside in saloon form, the latest model features a new lower bumper and black mesh grille, designed to give a sportier look. At the rear, use of chrome trim and jewel-like lights aim to impart a more premium feel to the best-selling Civic.
    Matthew Humphries, chief designer at Morgan Cars, has been appointed as tutor in Vehicle Design at the Royal College of Art. Humphries, who has been responsible for iconic Morgan vehicles such as the Aeromax and current three-wheeler, will teach part time on the masters course, which is the only dedicated postgraduate course in car design currently on offer.
    Jaguar Land Rover’s worldwide sales went up 10 per cent in October, with 25,176 vehicles sold. Sales in all markets were improved, except for the USA where both hurricane Sandy and the imminent arrival of the 2013 model year cars have affected sales. China remains the company’s largest growing market, with sales growing 78 per cent over 2012.
    Daljinder Nagra