Qualifying for the 2015 United States Grand Prix was washed out by heavy rain, so organisers are planning Sunday qualifying – but even that may not happen. The Saturday of an F1 Grand Prix weekend is always the day when we discover who will take pole position for the race – and who will be […]
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The German environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) has conducted emissions test on a Zafira 1.6 CDTi which suggest it’s scamming emissions tests in Europe. The furore surrounding the VW Defeat Device scandal has so far failed to drag any other car makers in to the frame, despite it being hard to believe that Volkswagen, and only […]
Volvo continues the roll-out of its new four-cylinder Drive-E engines, with the T6 AWD versions of the S60, V60 and XC60 the latest additions. As Volvo continues to power forward, its new range of economical four-cylinder Drive-E engines are key, not just to performance but to economy too. We’ve already seen Volvo extend the availability […]
Owners of the Vauxhall Zafira B (2005-2014) with manual air conditioning may need to get their car checked out by Vauxhall after a spate of fires. It seems some Vauxhall Zafira models have been catching fire as something goes wrong in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system and now, after a bit of […]
The new MINI Convertible has been revealed – ready to go on sale in March 2016 – costing from £18,474 for the Cooper to £22,430 for the Cooper S. October may not seem like the best time to reveal a new convertible – certainly for the UK – but the new MINI Convertible has officially arrived […]
The new Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback performance models come with a whopping 597bhp and cost from £86-91.6K. First UK deliveries early 2016. If you think the current RS6 and RS7 just don’t have enough performance edge, then Audi has just the job for you – the new RS6 and RS7 Performance models, both of which get […]
Nissan and Ecotricity are calling on the government to install signage on UK roads directing drivers of electric cars to the nearest EV charging point. Battery electric cars may still be a real rarity on UK roads (nothing but the Nissan LEAF really sells in any numbers) but with the rise and rise of plug-in […]
The Skoda Citigo Black Edition is a new Citigo ‘Special’ with cosmetic addition and extra equipment. Comes as a three or five-door from £9,990. We’re back to the push for punters in showrooms quest of car makers at the end of the year, with a new ‘special’ from Skoda – the Skoda Citigo Black Edition […]
A new London Taxi has been revealed by the London Taxi Company – owned by China’s Geely – as a plug-in hybrid due to launch in 2017. Assuming a way is found to make the iconic London Black Cab – and Black Cab drivers equipped with ‘The Knowledge’ – viable in the face of competition […]
Lexus has started to tease what they’e calling a “Vision of progressive luxury” ahead of a Tokyo Motor Show debut. It previews the next generation LS. It’s 26 years since the Lexus LS first arrived and turned the luxury car market upside down, with stunning build quality in a car that took the fight to […]