The new Skoda Octavia, Skoda’s take on the VW Golf Mk8, is teased in design sketches ahead of a debut expected in November. You want a cheap VW Golf? The answer has long been to go and buy a Skoda Octavia, pure Golf under the skin but with rather more conservative styling. And with the […]
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The Toyota Ultra-Compact BEV is revealed ahead of a debut at the Tokyo Motor Show as a tiny electric city car. And it’s going in to production. Toyota has eschewed electric cars in favour of hybrids so far, but the focus is changing, in part because Toyota has no choice, but also because they seem […]
The Volvo XC40 Recharge arrives as Volvo’s first battery electric car, and first ‘Recharge’ model, with 75kWh battery and 402bhp. We reported earlier today that the electric XC40 will come with a new name, and here it is – the Volvo XC40 Recharge P8. Looking almost identical to the ICE XC40, the XC40 Recharge gets […]
Volvo has revealed that its electrified cars – plug-in hybrid and electric – will carry the ‘Recharge’ branding as they announce plans for big CO2 reductions. We’re only a few hours away from the reveal of the new electric Volvo XC40, ahead of which Volvo has announced ambitious new CO2 targets and told us what […]
Despite rumours that Tata are looking to sell Jaguar Land Rover, what they’re actually looking for is a partner to make them viable for the future. We know Jaguar Land Rover is going through some tough times after a decade of impressive success since Tata took the reins from Ford. A combination of huge sales […]
There’s a new Honda Jazz heading for a debut at the Tokyo Motor Show, so Honda start the tease for the new Jazz with a single image. It’s five years since the current Honda Jazz arrived, with a facelift a couple of years back, so it’s time for a new Honda Jazz. The new Honda […]
The all-new Toyota Yaris is revealed with a new platform, new interior, new looks and new powertrains, but it’ll be September 2020 before you can take delivery in the UK. The current Toyota Yaris is a decent car, very competent and able, if a little bland, and despite Toyota’s updates to the Yaris over the […]
The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe arrives as BMW extends the 2 Series range to deliver a smaller Gran Coupe to take the fight to the Mercedes CLA. BMW managed to deliver the coupe SUV before anyone else had even thought it should be a ‘thing’ (as many still do), but they’ve been very […]
The Ford Transit Custom Nugget Camper Van goes on sale in the Uk with prices starting from £56,273 as Ford cashes in on the growing Campervan market. Apparently, there’s a growing market for Camper Vans in Europe, and Ford is joining the fray with the Transit-based Ford Transit Custom Nugget, the Blue Oval’s answer to […]
The Lamborghini Huracan has set a new production record, with Lamborghini delivering more Huracans in five years than the Gallardo sold in 10 years. The Lamborghini news, and the reason for Lamborghini generating the sort of sales they’ve never experienced before, is undoubtedly the bonkers Urus SUV. But another, quite ancient now, Lamborghini is still […]