The Toyota bZ4X signals serious EV intent from Toyota, but it will continue developing ICE, Hybrid and Hydrogen vehicles. There is no question that Toyota – and Lexus – ‘own’ the hybrid car space, starting down the hybrid route long before almost any other car maker thought adding a bit of electric help made sense. […]
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Volvo is partnering with Swedish battery maker Northvolt to build a Gigafactory to supply Volvo EVs, the first an electric XC60. Volvo has had a remarkable decade since it was acquired by Geely, but it clearly has no intention of sitting on its laurels and letting the future take care of itself, with aggressive plans […]
The Ford Puma ST Gold Edition is revealed as a limited run Puma ST designed with the input of 275,000 Ford fans on social media. When carmakers want to get a bit more footfall in showrooms (or online buys now too) they resort to a special edition model with extra goodies at a bargain price. […]
Hyundai announces prices and specs for the hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the new Tucson N Line. Prices start at £34,635. Hyundai revealed the new, impressive Tucson last autumn and, more recently, the sporty N Line versions. But when Hyundai announced prices and specs for the new Tucson N Line in April, they didn’t […]
The Porsche 911, Cayenne, and Panamera get new 6.0 Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with additional functionality. It’s rapidly getting to the point where infotainment and connectivity are almost more important to car buyers than the car itself, and the compulsion to be ‘connected’ and access to the ‘joys’ of the smartphone a big part of […]
A new, as yet unnamed, performance version of the Porsche Cayenne Coupe breaks the Nurburgring SUV lap record before it launches. A few weeks ago ee reported that Porsche is soon to deliver a new Cayenne Turbo Coupe which, from what Porsche had to say, sounds like a Cayenne Turbo S Coupe with GTS levels […]
The new Hyundai i20 N, Hyundai’s rival to Ford’s Fiesta ST, delivers 201bhp and costs from £24,995 in the UK. It’s sometimes hard to believe just how far Hyundai has come in the last few years, but there’s no doubting they are now a formidable force to challenge the likes of VW with mainstream ICE […]
The BMW i Hydrogen NEXT, BMW’s hydrogen-powered take on the X5 is now out testing on the road ahead of a debut in late 2022. Just the other day we had an article about JLR’s plans to develop a hydrogen-powered Land Rover Defender, and now we get more hydrogen news – the BMW i Hydrogen […]
The next model for Polestar – Volvo’s EV sibling – is the Polestar 3, a large electric SUV, teased ahead of an arrival in 2022. Polestar’s life as a standalone Volvo brand saw the arrival of the bold and interesting Polestar 1, an odd start for a company devoted to EVs (the Polestar 1 is […]
The Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package arrives to deliver a track-focused 911 GT3 with less shouty looks and more luxury. If you love a Porsche 911, then you’ll find it hard not to love the latest 911 GT3, with its naturally-aspirated 4.0-litre flat-six engine developing 503bhp and 347lb/ft of torque, good for 62mph in 3.4 […]