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Audi’s electric city car concept delivers next-level autonomous technology

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Named the Audi AI:ME, the electric city car concept demonstrates level 4 autonomous driving technology, that allows its occupants to spend time doing other tasks while the car drives.

New Mercedes-Benz GLS aims to ruffle Range Rover feathers

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Introducing new levels of luxury, the new GLS raises the bar to compete with Range Rover and the BMW X7, coming to Western Europe in the third quarter of 2019.

Mercedes-Benz shows seven-seat SUV concept in Shanghai

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Named Concept GLB, the new Mercedes-Benz SUV features seven seats and a focus on spaciousness over sportiness, fitting in-between the GLA and GLC models.

Albéric Chopelin joins Europcar Mobility Group’s Management Board

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Albéric Chopelin has been appointed as the new chief commercial and customer officer at Europcar Mobility Group, and consequently joins the Management Board.

New Peugeot 208 and e-208 revealed at Geneva

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Peugeot has unveiled an all-new 208 at the Geneva Motor Show, which will be available as petrol, diesel and electric; as the e-208 that kick starts Peugeot’s electrification shift.

New EU agreement could see improved cross border road safety standardisation

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Roads across the EU will be subject to minimum road infrastructure standards, in what’s being called a significant boost for road safety.

Audi to reveal next stage in electric mobility at Geneva

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Audi has revealed first sketches of its “next stage in electric mobility”; the Audi Q4 e-tron electric car concept.

First interior shot and Honda Urban EV details revealed

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Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show 2019, Honda has revealed the first image of the prototype dashboard of its hotly anticipated battery-electric Urban EV hatchback.

SPIE empowers IONITY electric car rapid charging across Europe

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SPIE has been made responsible for the planning and design of IONITY electric charging stations at strategic locations across Europe.

Revised Passat to bring semi-autonomous tech and extra PHEV range

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Volkswagen has revealed its facelifted Passat estate and saloon, which will arrive this autumn with a wealth of extra technology as well as updated engines, including a longer-range plug-in hybrid version.

Road Test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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Does Mitsubishi’s latest reworking of the popular plug-in make it any better? Jonathan Musk finds out…

Volkswagen reveals flexible and mobile rapid charger

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Volkswagen has offered a first glimpse of a future mobile quick charging station that can be independently setup from the power supply.

Car ownership still important despite mobility movement, finds Arthur D. Little

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Car desire and ownership remains strong, while drivers are now much more willing to embrace alternative drivetrains, though trust in autonomous technology has taken a dive, according to Arthur D. Little’s (ADL) new worldwide …

Fleet managers failing to realise the benefits of Big Data

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Four in five fleet managers are failing to realise the benefit of Big Data according to Shell’s latest report ‘Driven by Data: Managing Fleet Information Overload’, which reveals the power of unlocking Big Data.

Manufacturer Profile: Lexus

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From hybrids to performance V8s, Toyota’s premium arm, Lexus goes toe-to-toe with prestige rivals, offering a compelling blend of luxury, performance, quality and low emissions.

Road Test: Seat Arona 1.6 TDI

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Seat’s Arona could just be what the market wants and needs, finds Jonathan Musk.

New-gen battery tech to provide 483km range in next Kia EV

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Kia has confirmed its next major electric vehicle (EV), due circa 2020, will offer a range in excess of 483km miles and will likely be equipped with next-gen battery tech.

Opel/Vauxhall confirms three-EV lineup in 2020

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Opel/Vauxhall has confirmed plans to launch two new EVs in 2020, joining its electric Corsa – set to debut in 2019.

First Drive: Ford Fiesta Active

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Active trim adds SUV looks to the Fiesta line-up, finds Jonathan Musk…

Road Test: Ford Fiesta ST

5 months ago / 0 comments

Is Ford’s latest Fiesta ST king of the current hot hatch crop? Jonathan Musk finds out…

First Drive: Hyundai Kona 1.6 CRDi diesel

6 months ago / 0 comments

Can diesel be the pick of the bunch for Hyundai’s fun Kona? By Jonathan Musk

Big-data real-time tools on the cards from Cap HPI

6 months ago / 0 comments

Cap HPI has introduced a new data science team, aimed at offering a portfolio of real-time data tools and insight for customers. 

Five stars for Hyundai Nexo in latest Euro NCAP testing

6 months ago / 0 comments

The hydrogen fuel cell powered Hyundai Nexo has been awarded the coveted five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating.

Škoda previews new Scala compact car technology

6 months ago / 0 comments

Škoda has revealed technology highlights of its forthcoming compact-sized Scala, which will include a mix of petrol and diesel turbo powered engines.

Manufacturer Profile: Volvo

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How Volvo has transformed itself under Geely management.

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

6 months ago / 0 comments

Dyson has confirmed plans to construct its first automotive manufacturing facility in Singapore, with the first production car to roll off the line in 2021.

Profile: Seat

7 months ago / 0 comments

Seat’s sales increases are testament to a brand on the move, with a new and popular SUV range, worldwide sales ambitions and the brand serving as Volkswagen Group’s spearhead in emerging markets.

2019 BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid specs revealed

7 months ago / 0 comments

Following the global reveal of the new generation BMW 3 Series, the forthcoming plug-in hybrid is shown as offering a 72km electric range, low CO2 and fuel economy.

Nissan launches new 1.3-litre petrol in Qashqai

7 months ago / 0 comments

Nissan has replaced the outgoing 1.2 & 1.6-litre petrol engines with a new 1.3-litre DIG-T, which debuts on the Qashqai and promises to provide better economy and emissions. 

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Does Mercedes-Benz’s latest C-Class rewrite the rules for the compact segment, asks Jonathan Musk…