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Volvo V40 ranked safest used family car for 2016

The Volvo V40 hatchback has been rated as the Safest Used Family Car 2016, in a new initiative aimed at raising the importance of safety for used car buyers...

PSA’s ‘real world’ tests reveal MPG flaws

PSA Group has fulfilled a promise to publish ‘real world’ fuel consumption tests for its cars – and revealed the glaring inaccuracy of the industry-standard...

June down but record 2016 for car sales

New car sales declined in June, for only the second month in more than four years. However the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), which co...

Brexit fears as UK car production soars

New figures show that car manufacturing in the UK soared by more than a quarter in May, just as the industry faces great uncertainty following the vote to l...

Fuel and airbag issues spark Toyota recall

Toyota recall some 72,885 UK cars as part of a global recall of more than three million vehicles to fix two potential faults.

Motor industry reacts to Brexit vote

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union has sent shock waves through the motor industry, both inside and outside of the country.

Sales slowdown – stability or Brexit fears?

Car registrations in the UK grew 2.5 per cent in May, suggesting that the sales market has levelled out after strong growth in 2015.

Britain’s car plants ‘busiest in 12 years’

Car making in Britain is still soaring, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

UK Government – ‘only VW cheated tests’

A UK Government investigation into the emissions levels of new cars has concluded that only Volkswagen used a ‘defeat’ device’ to falsify emissions tests.

Mitsubishi admits fuel test rigging in Japan

Mitsubishi has admitted supplying misleading information for fuel consumption tests, but insists that the data only affects models on sale in the Japan.

Five-star Prius pioneers new safety test

Industry safety specialist Euro NCAP has performed its first test of Autonomous Emergency Braking technology, on the Toyota Prius.

Mazda MX-5 is the world’s top car

Judges in the World Car of the Year award have followed the example of UK motoring journalists and awarded their top prize for 2016 to the latest Mazda MX-5...

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