Nissan is the UK’s most popular electric car

Nissan is the UK’s biggest-selling brand to offer both electric cars and commercial vehicles, the biggest supplier of e-LCV, and the second most popular EV brand overall, according to figures released this month. Nissan sold a combined total of 10,674 electric vehicles in the UK during the last 12 months and the e-NV200, which is…more

Volvo V90: Volvo’s executive estate gets a subtle refresh

Volvo has been on a real new powertrain blitz recently, with a whirlwind of EVs, PHEVs and mild hybrids being added to its model ranges. However, while in many cases this has changed nothing about the cars in question except what’s under the bonnet, it’s a different story with the firm’s executive cars – the…more

Hyundai i10 is What Car?’s Best Small Car for the City 2021

The Hyundai i10 is the Best Small Car for the City on sale today, according to the experts at one of the UK’s most respected consumer automotive publications, What Car?. During the 2021 Awards ceremony, hosted virtually this week, it was also revealed that the IONIQ 5 was runner-up in the Reader Award, handed out…more

MG5 EV wins first major award

The All New MG5 EV has won its first major award after WhichEV? named the ground-breaking electric station wagon as its Best Value EV thanks to its range, equipment and lengthy warranty.   In addition, the MG ZS EV was also Highly Commended in the same category of the first high profile EV awards ceremony…more

Kia K5 and Sorento win 2020 GOOD DESIGN Awards

Kia Motors has earned two prestigious design awards for two of its latest models, as the new third-generation Kia K5 saloon and fourth-generation Kia Sorento SUV both won accolades in the Transportation category of the annual GOOD DESIGN Awards. This is the latest in a string of design awards for Kia in recent years, with…more

Plug-in Hybrid model completes the all-new Sorento line-up

Following the arrival of the self-charging hybrid and diesel versions of the all-new Sorento earlier in the year, Kia Motors (UK) Limited is pleased to announce prices for the new Plug-in Hybrid variants of its flagship SUV. The Plug-in Hybrid is the second electrified drivetrain in the Sorento line-up and sits alongside the low-emissions Sorento…more

New more efficient engine for Juke

As the Juke line-up receives a new Euro 6D-full engine that delivers improved efficiency, Nissan is amping up the winter season with an upbeat holiday playlist available to stream on Spotify. The Juke’s new engine is Nissan’s highly efficient and advanced DIG-T 114 petrol engine. With output at 114PS (113bhp), it delivers 200Nm of torque –…more

Volkswagen ID.3 scoops ‘Best Electric Family Car’ title

The Volkswagen ID.3 has clinched another award, being named ‘Best Electric Family Car’ at the 2021 DrivingElectric Awards. This latest trophy follows accolades for the model at the recent TopGear.com Car of the Year Awards, as well as the Carbuyer Best Car Awards.   The DrivingElectric judges were impressed by the ID.3’s subtle styling, familiarity, space, pace and value – all of these…more

New Nissan Qashqai 2021

Connected, comfortable and commanding, the cabin of the new Nissan Qashqai sets a new segment standard for premium feel, distinctive design and enhanced usability. Almost fifteen years of sales have enabled Nissan’s design and engineering teams to gather the feedback of millions of customers and ensure the latest generation Qashqai is the most user-focused and…more

SEAT electrifies its large SUV as the Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production

SEAT’s range of electrified vehicles continues to expand as the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production this week. The introduction of the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID brings the benefits of electrification, performance and efficiency to the SUV market, while adding a third pillar to the brand’s electrified range following the introduction of the Mii electric and Leon…more