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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.

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.

Striking new Polestar Precept concept showcases sustainable future

The Polestar Precept concept showcases the firm’s future design direction as well as its commitment to using more sustainable materials.

New DS 9 takes aim at premium saloon segment

DS Automobiles has revealed an all-new saloon called DS 9 for the premium segment, which will sit at the top of its range.

Updates to Volvo S90 and V90 models

Volvo has revised its range-topping S90 saloon and V90 estate models, with the model sporting a lightly tweaked look and upgraded equipment.

All-new Hyundai i20 breaks cover

Hyundai has pulled back the covers on the new i20, with the supermini the first car to sport the firm’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ approach to design.

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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.

Three in ten car buyers don’t know whether to go petrol, diesel or electric with next car

Almost a third of UK car drivers have no idea whether petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric is the right choice for them...

UK used car market holds steady in 2019

Some 7.9 million used cars changed hands during the year, almost exactly the same as the previous year

Britain’s best-selling cars – January 2020

Ford's best-selling models started the year strongly, while a few run-out models did very well too. Have a look at the best-selling cars of January 2020.

Private new car sales take a dive in January

Consumer new car purchases fell by just under 14% compared to the same month a year ago, according to data published this week.

Ban on new petrol and diesel cars brought forward to 2035

The ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward to 2035 under new government plans to be announced today.

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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.

Refreshed Honda Civic Type R adds hardcore and stealthier versions

Honda has overhauled its Civic Type R, introducing a track-focused limited edition version along with a more subdued Sport Line option.

New Cupra Leon revealed with plug-in hybrid powertrain

SEAT's performance brand Cupra has revealed the new high-performance Cupra Leon, which will feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain option for the first time.

Car finance lender forced to pay customers £30 million in compensation

Car finance lender Moneybarn has also been fined almost £3 million by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after failing to help vulnerable customers.

Limited-edition Cupra Ateca bolsters line-up

Cupra has announced a limited-edition version of its not-a-SEAT Ateca performance SUV.

Refreshed Mitsubishi Mirage arrives in UK

The revised Mitsubishi Mirage is now available in the UK, with pricing starting at £10,550.

Renault Megane receives mild update and plug-in option

Renault hopes to take a chunk out of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf in the family hatchback market by giving the Megane a mild refresh.

Car insurance providers cut coverage for misfuelling drivers

The number of car insurance providers refusing to cover damage caused by drivers putting the wrong fuel in their cars has increased considerably.

Billionaire bails out struggling Aston Martin

Cash-strapped Aston Martin has agreed to sell a 17% million stake to a consortium led by a Canadian billionaire to try and secure its future.

Updated Volkswagen e-Up arrives with more range

The updated Volkswagen e-Up has gone on sale in the UK, boasting a vastly improved range as well as plenty of improved equipment.

Untaxed vehicle numbers double since tax discs were abolished

More than 1.2 million people were caught driving untaxed cars in 2019, double the figure from 2013 when the paper tax disc was last in use.

Lotus Evora GT410 revealed as more road-oriented sports car

Lotus has brought ‘improved usability’ to its Evora range with a new variant — the Evora GT410.

New SEAT Leon revealed

SEAT has revealed its new Leon family hatchback, which features advanced on-board technology, safety systems and a range of electrified powertrains.

Pricing and specs for Fiat 500 and Panda mild hybrids

Fiat has confirmed UK pricing and specifications for upcoming mild-hybrid variants of its Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda superminis.

Suzuki set to drop Jimny from line-up?

Suzuki looks set to take its popular Jimny off sale in Europe in order to meet emissions targets, according to media reports.

Subaru aims for 100% electrified range by mid-2030s

Subaru has confirmed a goal of ensuring that all of its cars feature some form of electrification technology by the mid-2030s.

Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS 4.0 revealed with six-cylinder engine

Porsche has unveiled new six-cylinder-powered versions of its 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS models, addressing one of the biggest concerns of the 718 twins.

Bentley Mulsanne bows out with final ‘6.75 Edition’

The Bentley Mulsanne and its long-lived 6.75-litre V8 engine will bid farewell to the world with a limited-edition '6.75 Edition' model.

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