The new Mercedes GLA – a compact SUV / Crossover based on the Mercedes A Class – has gone in to production this week at Mercedes’ Rastatt Plant. The new Mercedes GLA – Mercedes’ latest spin-off from the A Class – arrived at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September as an urban SUV come Crossover, extending […]
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General Motors has decided to concentrate its marketing focus on the more upmarket Vauxhall and Opel brands in Europe by dropping Chevrolet. GM has seemed to be fighting a battle with itself in the UK and Europe by marketing a broadly similar range of cars under the Vauxhall and Opel badges in the UK and […]
McLaren has released video of the McLaren P1 lapping the Nurburgring in under seven minutes. But how much under? Update: McLaren has caught up with this story on the sub-7 minute lap of the Nurburgring by the McLaren P1, but they still haven’t told us exactly what time the P1 did. Still, they have sent […]
The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept is a performance concept of Infinit’s Q50 saloon inspired by F1 and heading for the Detroit Auto Show. If, like Infiniti, you’re spending and arm and a leg sponsoring Red Bull in F1, you want to milk it for all it’s worth. So we’ve already seen Sebastian Vettel installed […]
Bugatti had announced that they’ve sold a total of 400 of the 450 Bugatti Veyrons they plan to make, eight years after the Veyron was first revealed. Bugatti may have come to rely on ‘Special Edition’ Veyrons to keep making sales, but they’re now getting close to the end of their production run. The Veyron […]
Chancellor George Osborne has frozen fuel duty until after the next election and physical car tax discs will be scrapped in 2014. Fuel duty makes up a painful chunk of the price of petrol and diesel, and it was due to be increased again next September. But Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the tax […]