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The Car Expert brings you all the latest news updates from manufacturers, industry leaders and the wider automotive world.

Tesla Roadster hits 60mph in 1.9 seconds

Tesla has unveiled a surprise new $200,000 electric Roadster model with a claimed 0-60mph time of 1.9 seconds and a 620-mile range.

Renault Trafic Spaceclass offers nine-seat shuttle

Renault has joined the ranks of van-based people carriers by launching the nine-seater Renault Trafic Spaceclass at prices from £32,500 (excluding VAT).

Volvo S90 and V90 gain new petrol engine

The Volvo S90 and V90 range-topping saloon and estate models can now be ordered with a new petrol engine targeted primarily at company drivers.

Used car sales on the slide

Used car sales are following the new car market downwards – but at a much slower rate, sliding 2.1% in the third quarter of 2017.

Extreme sports for Lotus Exige Cup 430

British sports car manufacturer Lotus is targeting serious performance fans with the £99,800 Lotus Exige Cup 430, boasting a 3.2-second 0-62mpg time.

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport on sale in 2018

The Mitsubishi Shogun Sport will further expand the Japanese brand's range of SUVs in 2018. The seven-seater offers full off-road ability.

Volkswagen blaming customers for failing to fix Dieselgate cars

The Environmental Audit Committee has demanded that Volkswagen explain why it has not fixed nearly 400,000 emissions-cheating Dieselgate cars.

‘No confidence’ as UK car sales slump again

UK car sales plummeted again in October, as industry figures blamed the slide on collapsing consumer confidence and an over-hyped campaign against diesel.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio; sub 4-sec SUV

With a 3.8-second 0-62mph time the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Qudrafoglio is the fastest SUV in its class, claim the new performance model's creators.

PSA Groupe takes control of Vauxhall finance division

The next step in Vauxhall's absorption into the PSA Groupe (Peugeot, Citroën, DS) has been finalised, with PSA  taking control of Vauxhall Finance.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class targets lifestyle buyers

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class, on sale in January at £27,310, will likely tick boxes with lifestyle buyers as a pickup wearing a desirable badge.

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