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Alpine A110S gets more power and better handling

French brand Alpine – the sports car sub-brand owned by Renault – has revealed the Alpine A110S, a more powerful and better-handling version...

First Aston Martin DBX boosts UK car manufacturing

The first pre-production examples of the upcoming Aston Martin DBX SUV have rolled off the production line at the firm’s new factory in Wales.

Mercedes-Benz GLB is new family-pitched SUV

The Mercedes-Benz GLB will extend the German brand's SUV line-up with a model pitched directly at families, available with either five or seven seats.

Britain’s best-selling cars – May 2019

Despite the overall results being disappointing, some cars are still flying out of new car showrooms. Here are the ten best-selling cars for May 2019.

Lexus launches new car subscription service

Lexus is the latest car manufacturer to launch a subscription service that allows customers to pay a monthly fee for an all-inclusive ownership experience.

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Hyundai Kona adds hybrid model

Hyundai is filling the gap in its Kona small SUV line-up by adding a hybrid model.

Updated Lexus RX breaks cover

Lexus has given its large RX SUV some styling tweaks, mechanical upgrades and improved technology for its 2020 model year update.

Updated BMW X1 SUV gets the big grille treatment

BMW has revamped its X1 SUV, based around an updated exterior look and more interior design choices.

New Ferrari SF90 Stradale is a 1,000hp plug-in hybrid

Ferrari has unveiled the SF90 Stradale, the Italian brand’s most powerful road car to date.

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Car sales continue to slide in May

UK car sales continued to drop in May, down almost five per cent on the same month in 2018.

Audi e-tron electric car among five-star safety winners

The all-electric Audi e-tron is one of seven vehicles to receive a top five-star safety rating in the latest round of crash tests conducted by Euro NCAP.

Print your own MOT certificate

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has implemented a new system allowing drivers to print off MOT certificates at home.

Britain’s best-selling cars – April 2019

Despite the overall results being gloomy, there are still plenty of cars flying out of dealer showrooms. Here are the ten best-selling cars for April 2019.

New car sales fall in April

The new car market was down by 4% in April compared to the same month last year, thanks to a drop-off in new private buyers.

Electric car market flat due to long waiting times

Britain’s electric car revolution is being hampered by a "bottleneck" in global battery production, as demand far outstrips supply of zero-emission vehicles.

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Kia recalls 5,000 Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid models

Kia has issued a voluntary recall of more than 5,000 Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles because of a fire risk in an electrical relay.

All-new BMW 1 Series revealed

BMW has pulled the covers off its eagerly-awaited new 1 Series hatchback – the third-generation version of the German firm’s best-selling model in the UK.

Honda e to offer standard-fit cameras in place of door mirrors

The Honda e electric car will be the first production model to fit door cameras in place of wing mirrors as standard.

Land Rover Discovery Sport updated with hybrid tech and new interior

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been given a major overhaul with a range of new petrol-electric hybrid powertrains and an updated interior.

Skoda Citigo-e is brand’s electric pioneer

Skoda has officially unveiled its first electric car – the Citigo-e iV – on the same day as rival Vauxhall reveals its first EV.

Next Vauxhall Corsa to include all-electric model

Vauxhall will join the move towards electric vehicles with the next generation of its best-selling Corsa supermini range.

Cupra Formentor coupe SUV hits road

SEAT has released pictures of the new Cupra Formentor on the roads – in Formentor, Mallorca.

BMW 8 Series Convertible on sale at £83k

BMW has put its 8 Series Convertible on UK sale at prices starting from £83,295 – £7,000 more than the coupe that went on sale in December.

Electric MG ZS EV showcased at London Motor Show

MG’s first-ever electric car, the ZS EV, has been officially unveiled to the public at this week's London Motor and Tech Show.

Maserati to stop using Ferrari engines

Maserati is ceasing its supply of Ferrari engines once the current supply contract with its former sister brand expires in 2020 or 2021.

Mini Countryman and Clubman JCW models updated

Mini has updated two performance models in its line-up – the John Cooper Works Clubman and John Cooper Works Countryman.

Audi A4 gets refreshed looks and updated engines

The Audi A4 saloon and Avant (estate) model ranges have been given an update, offering a fresh new look and a revised range of engines.

New 620hp McLaren GT revealed

McLaren plans to broaden its range with the new GT unveiled today – a car that’s claimed to offer outstanding comfort and segment-leading cabin refinement.

Refreshed Kia Niro hybrid and plug-in go on sale

Kia’s newly updated Niro Hybrid and plug-in hybrid models have gone on sale, with prices starting at £24,590.

Star and Rockstar trims added to Fiat 500 range

The Fiat 500 city car range has been bolstered by two new specification trim levels called Star and Rockstar, sitting at the top of the 500 model range.

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