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The first-ever BMW iX3

The first fully electric-powered BMW X model has broken cover. The BMW iX3 (WLTP combined test cycle: 0.0 l/100 km; electric power consumption combined: 19.5 – 18.5 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km) combines emissions-free travel, dynamic handling and performance with the comfort, functionality and spaciousness that customers would expect of a BMW Sports Activity Vehicle…more

Škoda picks up quintet of awards in the 2020 Diesel Car & Eco Car Awards

ŠKODA’s award-winning range has further been bolstered with a flurry of trophies at the annual Diesel Car and Eco Car awards. Driving off with no fewer than five category wins; three models appeared in the overall top 10 list of the best new cars on sale today. The all-new Octavia’s style, performance and technology proved…more

Shaping the future of the compact Audi SUV

Pure SUV or Sportback SUV with a dash of coupé extract? Audi Q3 and e-tron customers are already accustomed to choosing which of these silhouettes suits them best, and the unveiling this week of the new Q4 Sportback e-tron concept* means the same dilemma will also soon face fans of the brand’s first fully electric…more

Škoda Octavia vRS: a sporty trio

ŠKODA is continuing the tradition of its performance vRS models in the fourth-generation Octavia. This model is the first from ŠKODA, offered in three different drive systems. In addition to the Octavia vRS versions with either a petrol or a diesel engine, the Octavia vRS iV – the brand’s first vRS plug-in hybrid – is now being launched. Both the 2.0 TSI Octavia vRS…more

Suzuki introduces the new ACROSS

Suzuki has launched the new ACROSS, a robust and sporty SUV equipped with a sophisticated Plug-in Hybrid system and E-Four electronic 4×4, delivering uncompromising performance and efficiency with the capability and styling of a full-fledged modern SUV. The ACROSS is the first model supplied from Toyota Motor Corporation under the collaborative business agreement between Toyota…more

Report: Car rental Covid-19 safety measures and prices

Following a number of countries easing their lockdown rules and getting almost back to ‘normal’, DiscoverCars.com wanted to find out what car rental providers are doing in order to keep their customers safe. For that reason, they surveyed almost 400 of partner companies and observed a reassuring increase in the provision of Covid-19 safety measures….more

Countless new features introduced to Škoda for 2021

New steering wheels, even more efficient engines and additional assistance systems are just some of the changes as part of model year updates to the ŠKODA multi-award winning line up. The new two- or three-spoke steering wheels from the all-new Octavia – featuring the infotainment operating buttons and knurled wheels – are now being introduced…more

Nissan Juke boosts spirits with new in-car classics playlist

Nissan is celebrating the power of music, boosting the mood of Nissan JUKE drivers as they get back into their cars and ease into the ‘new normal’ this summer. The multi-national team of designers who worked on Juke at Nissan Design Europe, in London have curated a playlist based on what they’ve been listening to…more

Ford Focus ST with intelligent automatic transmission goes on sale

The Ford Focus ST is now available to order with a new seven-speed intelligent automatic transmission on EcoBoost petrol variants.   The order books for Focus ST auto open after Ford sales showrooms in England reopen for business, adhering to the Ford Care Code – a series of changes within the dealership environment to keep…more

New SEAT Ateca 2020

SEAT is refreshing its successful Ateca with the introduction of the 2020 version. The revamped vehicle will build on its SUV attributes, adding a refreshed and more emotional appearance both inside and outside, a fully connected user experience, improved levels of safety, comfort and efficiency. At its launch in 2016, the SEAT Ateca brought a…more