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Renault Arkana scores maximum five stars in Euro NCAP safety tests

The All-New Renault Arkana has been awarded the maximum five-star crash safety rating by the experts at Euro NCAP in its most recent round of testing. Featuring the latest passive and active safety equipment – including a suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) – the All-New Arkana enforces Renault’s commitment to building the safest…more

VW Golf: celebrating the birthday of an icon

In the summer of 1976, Volkswagen launched a distinctively sporty Golf onto the market: the GTI. At that time no one at Volkswagen had any idea that the Golf GTI would eventually become the world’s most successful compact sports car. But that is exactly what happened – from production of the 5,000 vehicles that were…more

Ariya expected to be the most aerodynamic Nissan crossover ever built

Drawing on a decade of technical expertise in electric vehicle and crossover innovation, Ariya is expected to become the company’s most aerodynamic crossover, targeting a drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.297*. From the precisely shaped body lines to strategically placed air ducts, Ariya’s advanced aerodynamics are anticipated to enhance the long-range performance of its all-electric powertrain….more

Hyundai IONIQ 5 redefines electric mobility lifestyle

Hyundai Motor Company today launched the IONIQ 5 midsize CUV during a virtual world premiere event. As the first model in Hyundai’s new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV), IONIQ 5 sets the benchmark to redefine the electric mobility lifestyle with sustainable and innovative features. IONIQ 5 is built upon Hyundai Motor Group’s…more

New Auto Option for Ford EcoBoost Hybrid

Ford is introducing a new seven-speed automatic transmission option for electrified EcoBoost Hybrid powertrains that will for the first time enable drivers who want an automatic gearbox to reduce their CO2 emissions and save money using Ford’s 48-volt mild hybrid technology.1 Available on Puma and Fiesta 1.0-litre EcoBoost Hybrid, the seven-speed automatic can make driving less…more

PEUGEOT launches new e-Rifter

The new PEUGEOT e-Rifter is the latest fully electric vehicle to join PEUGEOT’s growing line-up of zero emissions models. In showrooms later this autumn, the e-Rifter is capable of up to 171 miles (WLTP)* from a single charge and is available in five and seven-seat configurations. With a towing capacity of up to 750kg and…more

The new Audi e-tron GT quattro and RS e-tron GT

Emotionally charged design and lightning fast response, with 0-62mph acceleration in as little as 3.3 seconds – the new Audi e-tron GT quattro and RS e-tron GT are about to conduct electricity in an exciting new direction for the Vorsprung durch Technik brand. Launching simultaneously this spring, the new GT sports cars combine breathtaking and…more

Electric vehicles on a rapid rise

New research by leading online parking portal – YourParkingSpace.co.uk – confirms that Brits have fallen out of love with diesel vehicles while electric vehicles are on a rapid rise. The study of its latest parking booking data which shows what type of vehicle is being parked at one of any of its 250,000 parking spaces…more

Hyundai NEXO awarded ‘Alternative Energy Car Of The Year’ Award

Hyundai Motor’s NEXO Fuel Cell, available to buy now, has received the ‘Alternative Energy Car Of The Year’ Award at annual GQ Car Awards event, this year held digitally. The award was presented by English Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge. NEXO is the technological flagship of Hyundai’s growing eco-vehicle fleet. Known as a ‘future utility vehicle’,…more

Nissan launches LEAF10 special version

Nissan introduces the LEAF10, a special edition of the popular all-electric car, to celebrate 10 successful years of sales as the first mass-market EV in the world. Available in UK dealerships from February, LEAF10 introduces a new bold body colour to the Nissan palette, complemented by exquisite pattern detailing on the exterior. LEAF10 enhances the model’s comprehensive…more