October 23, 2014

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New Mercedes B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell delayed until 2017

Photo of Mercedes F Cell

Mercedes has decided to delay production of its B Class Hydrogen Fuel Cell car until 2017 as it seeks partners for economy of scale. We learnt last year that the new Mercedes B Class would spawn a version powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, and that Mercedes were planning to launch it in 2014. But that’s now […]

Kia pro_cee’d GT: Official

Kia pro_cee'd GT image

The Kia pro_cee’d GT has been officially revealed and will debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show alongside the new cee’d GT. Yesterday saw the first official photo of the new Kia pro_cee’d GT leak out ahead of an official reveal. And, just as we expected, Kia has stepped up to the plate this morning and sent us the official details […]

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo leaks out

Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Turbo first photo

We have the first of the 2013 Kia Pro_Cee’d GT – Kia’s Pro_Cee’d with the Veloster Turbo engine – ahead of its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. We reported back in October that Kia were definitely going to stick the 1.6 litre petrol turbo from the Hyundai Velsoter in to the 3-door Pro_Cee’d […]

Top Gear Tonight: Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed & SIARPC is Damian Lewis

Bentley Continental GT Speed Top Gear Rally image

Top Gear Returns for Series 19 tonight with the first episode featuring the Pagani Huayra, Bentley Continental GT Speed and Damian Lewis as SIARPC. It’s a long time since we did a ‘What’s on Top Gear Tonight’ piece ahead of a showing on BBC2. And that’s because series 18 ended in March 2012 – more […]

BAC Mono finally hits the U.S. (video)

BAC Mono First US Car image

Sector 111 – US importers of the epic BAC Mono – have finally revealed the first US Mono at Cars and Coffee in Irvine, California. The awesome single-seat BAC Mono – designed and made in the UK by the brothers Briggs at Briggs Automotive Company – has finally found its wheels turning on US soil thanks to […]

Kia Soul Shaker returns & Kia Picanto White arrives

Kia Soul Shaker & Kia Picanto White Image

Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to its Shaker Originals range and launching a range-topping Kia Picanto White. With metal to shift, economic gloom and snow on the ground, car makers turn to new variations on existing models to get bit more footfall – and sales – at their dealers. So Kia is reintroducing the Soul Shaker to […]

Mercedes CLA starts to roll off production line in Hungary

New Mercedes CLA image

The Mercedes CLA – the baby Mercedes CLS based on the new A Class – has started to roll off the production line at Kecskemét in Hungary. We’d expected the new Mercedes CLA to debut at the Detroit Auto Show, but it didn’t. Instead, Mercedes decided to give the CLA its public reveal  at the Berlin Fashion Week, instantly making […]

2013 Range Rover deliveries start at JLR’s new Handover Centre

Fir=st new Range Rover customer collects car photo

The first UK deliveries of the 2013 Range Rover have taken place at Jaguar Land Rover’s all new Handover Centre in Solihull. The new Range Rover got its official reveal at last year’s Paris Motor Show and is finally finding its way in to the hands of UK customers, with the first 2013 Range Rovers being handed […]

McLaren P1 development car in action on video

McLaren P1 development car image

McLaren has released video of the development version of the new P1 supercar undergoing testing ahead of the production reveal at Geneva. We did think, when we got an email from McLaren entitled ‘The next steps towards production’ on the new P1, that we might get some concrete details on exactly what the P1 will […]

BMW & Toyota agree joint development of new sports car

BMW & Toyota Logos

BMW and Toyota have signed a binding agreement to co-develop a new sports car and continue with co-developed and shared technology. The way forward for car makers seems to be either to be as big as possible for the benefits of economy of scale, or to work together on joint products to cut development costs. Which is […]

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