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Volvo recalls nearly 170,000 cars in the UK for seatbelt fault

Volvo has issued a recall of nearly 170,000 cars in the UK due to a cable that could wear over time and result in reduced seatbelt function.

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Citroën reveals new C4 and electric ë-C4

Citroën has revealed its latest-generation C4 range, bringing a fresh new look alongside a new electric model called the ë-C4.

Revamped Audi Q5 gets new look and more tech

Audi has breathed fresh life into its Q5 mid-sized SUV with a sharper look and new technological additions.

Final Bentley Mulsanne rolls off the production line

The final Bentley Mulsanne has been completed, bringing over a decade's production of Bentley's flagship saloon to a close.

Toyota and Lexus launch scrappage scheme

Toyota and Lexus customers can now get up to £4,000 off the price of a new car through a new scrappage scheme.

All-new Vauxhall Mokka shows its face

Vauxhall has revealed its revamped Mokka, which gets a striking new look and an electric version for the first time.

Striking new Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Arteon Shooting Brake, an estate model that joins the liftback in the revamped Arteon range.

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Drivers urged to book MOT tests now to avoid the rush

Drivers are being urged to get their cars MOT tested this summer to avoid the rush once the six-month coronavirus extension expires in August.

McDonald’s to install electric car charge points at UK sites

McDonald's has announced plans to install hundreds of charging points in the car parks of its UK restaurants up and down the country.

Driving lessons in England to resume from July 4

Driving lessons will be allowed to resume in England and NI from early July, although no resumption has been announced for Scotland or Wales.

Motorists ‘leaving sensitive data on their old cars’

Drivers could be leaving a trove of sensitive data on their old cars by not wiping information held from connecting to a smartphone.

Car dealerships in Wales to reopen from June 22

Car dealerships in Wales have been given the green light to reopen from Monday 22 June, as lockdown restrictions continue to be eased.

Scottish car dealers can reopen from June 29

Car dealerships in Scotland can open their doors once again from June 29, nearly a month after dealers in England reopened after lockdown.

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Regulator offers further coronavirus car finance support

The Financial Conduct Authority has outlined further proposals to support car finance customers struggling as a result of the coronavirus.

Mid-life facelift for Bentley Bentayga

Bentley has revealed its updated Bentayga, with a styling makeover to match the rest of the range, as well as several tech upgrades.

Nissan and Renault face legal action over ‘defeat devices’

A law firm claims that more than a million Nissan and Renault cars could have illegal 'defeat devices', including the petrol Nissan Qashqai.

Mild hybrid power and updates for Ford Focus

Ford has introduced a new mild hybrid powertrain to the Focus, among other updates, bringing an efficient new engine option to the range.

Special edition McLaren 720S celebrates Le Mans win

McLaren is celebrating the 25th anniversary of winning the 1995 Le Mans 24-hour race with a special-edition version of its 720S supercar.

DS 7 Crossback boosted by another plug-in hybrid option

DS 7 Crossback buyers now have more electrification options available thanks to the addition of a second plug-in hybrid variant.

First glimpse of new electric Citroën C4

Citroën has previewed an electric version of its all-new C4 hatchback ahead of the car’s full reveal at the end of this month.

Green number plates for electric cars on the way

Zero-emission cars will get distinctive green number plates so drivers can avoid congestion charges or get cheaper parking.

Toyota celebrates 4.5 million British-built cars

Toyota has built its 4.5 millionth car in Britain, with the landmark vehicle rolling out of its factory in Derbyshire last week.

SEAT Ateca gets a mid-life update

SEAT has given its Ateca SUV a mid-life refresh, bolstering its appeal with an updated look and more technology than before.

Updated Peugeot 308 revealed

Peugeot has refreshed its 308 hatchback for 2020, offering a new colour, exterior design options, an updated interior and new engines.

Mercedes-Benz B-Class plug-in hybrid announced

Mercedes-Benz has revealed pricing and specifications for its new B-Class B250e plug-in hybrid, which arrived in UK showrooms this summer.

Scrappage bonus to switch to EVs under consideration

The government is reportedly considering a scrappage scheme to encourage people to switch from petrol or diesel cars to electric vehicles.

More versions of Aston Martin DBX SUV on the way

Aston Martin says it plans to offer more variations of its DBX SUV because the existing model has proved hugely popular already.

All-new electric Fiat 500 available to order

Fiat has opened reservations for the all-new electric 500 hatchback and convertible, which are set to arrive in the UK early next year.

Ford Fiesta now available with mild hybrid power

Ford has added a mild hybrid system to the Fiesta for the first time, which uses a 48-volt motor to assist the petrol engine.

Britain’s best-selling cars, May 2020

Click-and-collect sales meant that more customers took delivery of new cars than last month. Here are the top ten sellers for May.

May new car sales show first painful signs of recovery

It was another month of agonisingly low new car sales in May, with just over 20,000 new vehicles registered as showrooms remained closed.

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