September 2, 2014

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Hyundai make it in to UK Top Ten best-selling car makers

Photo of Hyundai i30

Hyundai has become the first Korean car maker to make it in to the top ten best selling car makers in the UK, with sales of 74,000 in 2012. It’s taken a few years to shake off the ‘Cheap Car’ tag, but Hyundai are now offering a range of cars – certainly in the mainstream – that […]

Renault Captur Compact SUV production version teased

Production Renault Captur SUV tease image

Renault has started the tease for their Clio Crossover – likely the Renault Captur – ahead of a debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The booming market for compact crossovers to blat round our congested urban landscape sees car maker scrabbling to offer up a product that can take the fight to cars […]

Audi SQ5 gets 349bhp 3.0 litre TSI – but not for the UK

Audi SQ5 TSI

Audi has revealed a petrol-engined version of the SQ5 with a 349bhp 3.0 litre petrol engine, but not for the UK or Europe. Last year, Audi revealed their quickest Q5 to date – the Audi SQ5 – complete with a torquey and powerful 3.0 litre TDI with more than 300bhp and capable of 0-62mph in […]

2013 Toyota Yaris Trend launches from £14,570 & new Yaris Appearance Packs

2013 Toyota Yaris Trend

The 2013 Toyota Yaris Trend has been launched with styling tweaks and the Yaris TR and SR get new Appearance Packs. It’s a new year so it’s time to give models a quick refresh to make them 2013 models, and this morning Toyota has announced tweaks to the Yaris Trend for 2013 and the addition of the TR […]

Take your driving test – at Halfords

Photos of Halfords Wellingborough

Plans have been announced to extend practical driving test centres in to Halfords stores, starting with Wellingborough on February 5th. At the moment, there are around 400 driving test centres in the UK where you can take the practical part of your driving test, but that’s about to change with the news that Halfords – the car accessories chain […]

Hyundai HCD-14 Concept teased ahead of Detroit. The new Hyundai Genesis saloon?

Hyundai HCD-14 Concept tease

Hyundai are teasing a new concept – the Hyundai HCD-14 Concept – which looks to be a tease for the next generation Hyundai Genesis. With the Detroit Auto Show looming, we’re going to be seeing more than a few teases and leaks for new models and new cars, and this afternoon Hyundai has come up with their first tease for the Detroit show. […]

New Car Sales 2012: Big winners – and big losers

Photo of 2013 Ford Fiesta

Car sales in the UK hit a four year high in 2012 with over 2 million registrations. But which were the big winners and losers? Despite the Eurozone being on the verge of imploding – and the economic outlook on the gloomy side just about everywhere – 2012 has turned in to the best year […]

Nissan Qashqai 360 replaces Qashqai n-tec+ – costs from £19,945

Nissan Qashqai 360

Nissan is replacing the Qashqai n-tec+ with the Nissan Qashqai 360 Edition complete with more equipment including a 360 degree view camera. The Nissan Qashqai has been a huge success for Nissan, selling far more than anyone would have expected when Nissan decided to eschew saloons and hatches in favour of the Qashqai SUV / Crossover. In fact, the best-selling Qashqai – the […]

Renew your photo card driving licence!

Photo Card Driving Licence

Despite a fine of up to £1,000 for failing to do so, 2 million UK drivers are driving on expired photo card driving licences. Back in December, one of the Cars UK team had cause to hire a car – or at least try to – but was horrified to discover that his photo card driving […]

Peugeot 2008: Official

Peugeot 2008 Official

The crossover / SUV version of the new Peugeot 208 – the Peugeot 2008 – has been revealed officially by Peugeot ahead of a Geneva 2013 debut. Over the weekend, we had the first photos of the new Peugeot 2008 – the rufty-tufty, crossover come compact SUV version of the new 208 – ahead of an official reveal, but now […]

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