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All-new Skoda Octavia revealed

Skoda has revealed its all-new Octavia, with hybrid technology and a new look for the model debuting.

Volvo offers free electricity to UK plug-in buyers

Volvo has launched a new offer to reimburse UK buyers of its plug-in hybrid models with a year’s worth of electricity costs.

Alfa Romeo 4C gets the axe

The Alfa Romeo 4C sports car is reported to have been cut from production, with the car deleted from the company's website in recent days.

Britain’s best-selling cars – October 2019

Order was restored at the top of the sales charts in October, SUVs looked pretty popular and a surprise new entrant made its debut in the top ten this month.

Pricing and specs for refreshed Toyota C-HR range

The Toyota C-HR crossover has been given a mid-life update, with Toyota dropping the petrol model to concentrate only on the more popular hybrid options.

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Price tag for Mini GP John Cooper Works model announced

The high-performance Mini GP John Cooper Works will cost £35K and be revealed at the upcoming Los Angeles motor show, the company has announced.

Updated Mitsubishi Outlander gets more efficient petrol option

Mitsubishi has given the Outlander SUV an update for 2020, bringing improved on-board technology and a lower emissions figure for the petrol model.

Order books open for £19,300 SEAT Mii Electric

Order books have opened for the Mii Electric, SEAT’s first all-electric car, with prices starting below £20,000.

All-new Volkswagen Golf revealed

The new eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf has been revealed with a lightly updated exterior design but big advancements inside.

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October new car sales suffer setback

Private new car sales fell by more than 13% during October according to industry results published today, as customers stayed away from showrooms.

Councils urged to pick up slack on EV charging points

Councils across the UK have been urged to take advantage of government funding to build up the country’s EV charging infrastructure.

More car buyers considering an electric car

More than a fifth of motorists plan to buy an electric vehicle as their next car, which would make EVs the UK’s second-favourite choice of powerplant.

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group to merge

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group have announced plans to merge, creating the world’s fourth-largest car company, but what will it mean for Vauxhall?

Bristol moves to ban diesel vehicles

Under proposals by Bristol City Council, diesel vehicles will be prohibited from entering a central area of the city between 7am and 3pm every day.

New car finance rules set to save customers millions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced stricter new car finance rules, which it says will save car buyers of the UK £165 million each year.

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Mazda shows off its first electric car

Mazda has revealed its first all-electric car – the MX-30 crossover – at this week's Tokyo motor show.

Honda reveals new Jazz with hybrid power

Honda has pulled back the covers on its brand-new Jazz — with the model debuting with a sole hybrid powertrain.

All-electric Volvo XC40 Recharge revealed

Volvo’s first vehicle in its all-electric offensive has been revealed in the form of the Volvo XC40 Recharge compact SUV.

All-new 2020 Toyota Yaris revealed

The next-generation Toyota Yaris has been unveiled ahead of its arrival in the UK next year.

Five-star safety for latest BMWs

The latest BMW 1 Series and 3 Series models have been awarded five-star safety ratings by Euro NCAP, while the Peugeot 208 and Jeep Cherokee scored four stars.

Ford breathes new life into S-Max and Galaxy models

Ford has announced a series of updates to its S-Max and Galaxy models, bolstering the appeal of the family-friendly seven-seaters.

All-electric Polestar 2 pricing confirmed

Prices for the upcoming all-electric Polestar 2 have been confirmed ahead of the car entering production early next year.

Updated Toyota C-HR gets new hybrid engine and more equipment

The Toyota C-HR has been given a revamp, adding a new hybrid drivetrain alongside a sharper exterior design and more interior equipment.

Maserati planning electrification, new sports cars and another SUV

Maserati has a wave of plans for upcoming models, with the firm set to enter the electrification game — while also introducing a new sports car and SUV.

Volvo to reveal all-electric XC40 next month

Volvo has confirmed that it is just weeks away from revealing its first all-electric vehicle, which will join the range of its XC40 compact SUV.

MG extends discounts on MG ZS EV

MG is introducing another incentive for customers interested in buying its new ZS electric vehicle, with up to £3,500 on top of the government grant.

Toyota reveals rugged Corolla Trek for people with ‘active lifestyles’

ota has introduced a new variant of its Corolla Touring Sports aimed at people who need a little more off-road ability from their daily car.

Volkswagen Golf bolstered with new high-spec trims

Volkswagen has given the outgoing Golf a shake up with a range of new trim levels designed to bring extra equipment without breaking the bank.

Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep freeze prices on cars ordered before Brexit deadline

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has put a price freeze on all vehicles ordered before the Brexit deadline, even if the vehicle is delivered after October 31.

Pricing and specs for Fiat 500X Sport

The new Fiat 500X Sport will start from £22,500 and introduce a touch of sportiness at the top of the compact crossover’s range.

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