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BMW rolls out mild hybrid 3 Series, X3 and X4 models

BMW is expanding its range of mild hybrid-equipped vehicles to include the 3 Series saloon and estate, X3 SUV and X4 SUV models.

First Morgan Plus 4 70th Anniversary models completed

The first four examples of the Morgan Plus 4 70th Anniversary model have been completed before the factory closed in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sold out before customers even saw it

The low-volume Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sold out in the UK before buyers even had a chance to see it or find out how much it would cost.

New Kia Sorento steps up its game

The all-new Kia Sorento is set to arrive in the UK later this year, initially as a petrol-electric hybrid or a diesel, with a plug-in hybrid set to follow.

Volvo recalls more than 700,000 cars over emergency braking issue

Volvo has issued a recall of close to 750,000 vehicles worldwide over concerns that autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems in its cars could be faulty.

Lexus UX gets new kit and finance offer

The Lexus UX crossover has been given an update for 2020, offering improved technology, new equipment packages, and a finance offer that...

Porsche 911 Turbo S revealed with 650hp

The new 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S has been revealed, with the latest flagship 911 model producing a monstrous 650hp.

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All cars to get six-month MOT exemption

The government has announced that all cars, motorcycles and vans will get a six-month exemption from MOT testing in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Supermarkets cut fuel prices by up to 12p a litre

UK supermarkets have reduced fuel prices by 12p per litre for petrol and 8p per litre for diesel as demand slumps due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus: Can I still hire a car?

Car rental companies have told us they are still allowing people to hire a car, although they have more stringent safety and hygiene measures in place.

Pollution from tyre wear “1,000 times worse” than exhaust emissions

Pollution from tyre wear can be up to 1,000 times worse than the emissions produced from a car’s exhaust, claims a UK research group.

Britain’s best-selling cars, February 2020

The Volkswagen Golf ruled the roost for new car sales in February, edging out the Ford Fiesta and the rest of a jumbled-up top ten.

Private new car sales down 7% as industry braces for coronavirus impact

Private new car sales were down more than 7% in February, in another disappointing month for the car industry. But are things about to get much worse?

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UK demand drives Lexus to 250,000 hybrid SUV sales in Europe

Lexus has now sold more than a quarter of a million hybrid SUVs, and says demand has been driven from the UK, which takes more than 25% of sales.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets new look and added tech

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its new E-Class saloon and estate, offering an lightly updated look and better levels of driver assistance technology.

Toyota announces pricing for GR Yaris

Toyota has revealed UK pricing for its eagerly anticipated GR Yaris performance hatchback, with the first cars expected to hit the streets in November.

All-new Fiat 500 goes fully electric

The popular Fiat 500 city car has been reinvented for 2021 as an all-electric model, offering up to 199 miles from a single charge.

New Audi A3 revealed with sharp new look

Audi has revealed the updated version of its popular A3 hatchback, which now sports a sharper, more angular look and much-improved technology.

Skoda Octavia vRS iV plugs in

The covers have finally been pulled back on the new Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid, following months of teaser images.

Mazda MX-30 pricing confirmed

Mazda has revealed pricing for the first models of its first battery-electric vehicle – the MX-30 First Edition SUV.

Alfa Romeo unleashes 540hp Giulia GTA

Alfa Romeo has let its engineers loose to create two extreme versions of the Giulia Quadrifoglio saloon. The results are the Giulia GTA and GTAm.

Facelifted Suzuki Ignis debuts

Suzuki has introduced a lightly refreshed version of its Ignis city car, bringing a tweaked look and improved mild hybrid powertrain.

All-new McLaren 765LT breaks cover

McLaren has revealed its latest model in its ‘Longtail’ series of cars – the McLaren 765LT, which is also the latest in its Super Series range.

Dacia Spring Electric concept previews upcoming EV

Dacia plans to put an electric car on sale next year and has offered a first glimpse at that car with a new concept called the Dacia Spring Electric.

Alpine A110 Legende GT revealed as ‘most refined’ version yet

Alpine has revealed the A110 Legende GT, a limited edition model that’s described as ‘the most refined’ version of the sports car yet.

Morgan reveals new Plus Four

Morgan has revealed the successor to its venerable Plus 4 – the Morgan Plus Four, featuring "radical" new technology". Well, radical for a Morgan anyway.

Ford to slash dealer network over next five years

Ford is set to cut its UK dealership network by almost half in the next five years as it looks to shore up ‘unsustainable’ profit levels.

New car CO2 levels worse than official tests claim

Analysis by Which? has revealed that the amount of CO2 produced by new cars is actually increasing, despite official lab tests showing the opposite.

Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTE and GTD revealed

VW has revealed three performance variants of the new Golf, continuing with the GTI, GTE and GTD names for its petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid versions.

Nissan Leaf e+ gets limited entry-level model

Nissan is aiming to make its longer-range Leaf e+ more accessible with a cut-price trim grade.

Land Rover announces pricing for three-door Defender 90

Prices for the three-door Land Rover Defender 90 will start at £40,290, making it almost £5,000 less expensive than the starting price for the larger 110.

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