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New Volkswagen Passat to set off on nationwide tour

The new Volkswagen Passat is setting off on a nationwide tour, showcasing the new model to small businesses and fleets at business parks across the country.

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Kia Picanto set to redefine its A-segment position

Cost-conscious motorists will benefit from the next generation Kia Picanto's greatly reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel economy when the company's latest A-segment hatchback goes on sale in the UK in late Spring.

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Infiniti's M35h innovative hybrid set to impress

The Infiniti M35h's innovative one electric motor/two clutch system is complemented by the Infiniti hallmarks of low drag - the Cd is down to an impressive 0.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV passes safety test

Mitsubishi i-MiEV has been able to instantly recognise the impact of a crash and automatically shut off the high voltage elements of the electric car, sustaining a safe space for the passenger as well as leaving the lithium-ion battery along with their original 88 cells undamaged.

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BMW X1 gets M Sport specification

The smallest member of the BMW X family, the X1, is the latest model to be enhanced with the addition of the popular M Sport specification.

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Kylie's new interest - the Lexus CT 200h

Elegant, contemporary and chic might be the words you would choose to describe both Kylie and the new Lexus CT 200h.

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Porsche 911 Black Edition in the UK by April

Available in just 1,911 examples worldwide, the Porsche 911 Black Edition is painted in plain black as standard, with Basalt Black metallic available as an option.

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50th anniversary for the Jaguar E-Type

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous and desirable cars in automotive history - the Jaguar E-Type.

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Citroen Total World Rally Team out to win again

The Citroen Total World Rally Team will be aiming to win its seventh FIA Manufacturers' World Title in 2011 with the brand new DS3 WRC.

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Aston Martin Vantage range comes of age with the new V8 Vantage S

The Aston Martin Vantage range comes of age with the new V8 Vantage S characterised by a host of new driver-focussed features all designed to push the standard Vantage to a new benchmark level.

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Suzuki's all-new GSX-R600 lands in UK dealers

Suzuki's all-new GSX-R600 lands in UK dealers next week fresh from its launch at the Almeria race circuit in Spain, where it was hailed as the new king of the Supersport class.

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Formula 1 car design to change

Formula 1 car design will undergo more radical change in the next 10 years than in the last decade, according to the new F1 Racing magazine.

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Volkswagen XL1 SEV unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show

The new Volkswagen XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle (SEV) has been unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show.

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Famous photographer's AC in Brooklands auction

An AC Aceca originally owned by the famed photographer Louis Klemantaski has been added to the forthcoming Historics at Brooklands auction on 3rd March, with the British sports coupe recently restored and now FIA 'competition ready', and expected to fetch offers in the region of £75,000 - £90,000.

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First Peugeot i0n car in the UK

The first Peugeot i0n car in the UK, the company's latest generation electric car, has been sold and delivered to EDF Energy, Britain's largest producer of low carbon electricity, for use in its fleet including testing recharging solutions.

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Mitsubishi announces details of Lancer 1.5 Juro special edition

Mitsubishi Motors UK has announced details of the Lancer 1.

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The Toyota FT-86 sports concept vehicle is set for Geneva

A new evolution of the Toyota FT-86 sports concept vehicle is set to make its world premiere at the 2011 Geneva motor show.

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Audi to unveil its latest range of e-tron concept studies

Audi will unveil the latest in its range of e-tron concept studies - an all-electric, 1:2 scale version of the 1936 Auto Union Type C Grand Prix car - at the International Toy Fair in Nuremberg during February.

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Sporty compact Alfa MiTo gets Alfa TCT transmission

The sporty compact Alfa MiTo is the first model in the Alfa Romeo range to feature the all new ALFA TCT automatic transmission with dry twin clutch.

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder for Citroen DS4

Citroen's multi-talented DS4, the second model in the distinctively-styled DS line, has been voted 'Most Beautiful Car of the Year' by more than 60,000 web users in 62 countries.

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Beware the Consequences of Envy

With a series of intriguing adverts on Radio, TV and in the national press over the coming weeks, Peugeot's 'Beware the Consequences of Envy' media campaign is a thrilling 'whodunit' that will earn one lucky sleuth the keys to a brand new Peugeot 207 ENVY special edition.

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Ducati 848 Challenge teams up with Pirelli

As the Ducati 848 Challenge becomes an integral part of the MCE British Superbike series for 2011, the Italian marque has linked up with Pirelli to give all competitors equal, high-performance Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa tyres.

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Mazda launches first social network ecommerce opportunities in UK

Mazda has launched one of the UK's first social network ecommerce opportunities in the UK through its participation in the launch of Facebook Deals and points to the future of social media and retailing.

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Toyota MPV is the safest according to Euro NCAP's test results for 2010

Toyota has built the safest MPV according to Euro NCAP's test results for 2010.

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Audi R8 LMS race at Bathurst

The 2011 motorsport season for Audi starts earlier than it has for many years.

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Fiat and Alfa Romeo offer a chance to win a new car

Customers who have their Fiat or Alfa Romeo put through the annual MOT safety check at an authorised dealer will be entered into a prize draw, with the keys to a new Fiat Punto Evo or Alfa MiTo as the top prize, depending on where they have the test carried out.

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Vauxhall's new Astra targets the competition

A new model has joined Vauxhall's Astra range, which squarely targets similarly-priced five-door hatch rivals from Ford and VW by offering levels of standard equipment and trim not usually seen outside the options list.

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Cruze Hatchback to be revealed in Geneva

With both the British and World Touring Car Championship titles in its armoury, the Cruze is already a winner - and at the Geneva Motor Show, Chevrolet will pull the wraps off the variant that will bring it even greater success in the sales charts.

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Kia aiming to save the motorist money when buying a new car

The January VAT rise may have added extra costs to buying a new car but Kia can save the cost conscious motorist more than 20%.

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The Toyota Land Cruiser turns 60

The Toyota Land Cruiser clocks up 60 years this year, stronger and better than ever.

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All happening at MINI

Coming just months after the launch of the MINI Countryman and the new MINI Family, MINI has announced that the MINI Cooper SD will be the most powerful diesel variant in the MINI line-up.

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Jaguar C-X75 takes Louis Vuitton Classic Concept Award

The Jaguar C-X75 has been awarded the Louis Vuitton Classic Concept Award 2010 by a panel of luminaries from the worlds of design, fashion and luxury.

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Mazda to launch five 2011 'Takuya' models

Following on from the success of the 'Takuya Special Edition Range' introduced in mid-2010 for a limited period, Mazda is launching five 2011 'Takuya' models across the Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 line-ups with a total production volume of 3,894 units.

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Porsche to hold complimentary Cayenne service clinics

First launched in 2003, the Cayenne has since become the most successful Porsche in terms of worldwide sales.

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Renault's Wind Roadster Gordini joins the club

Following the successful launch of the Twingo and Clio Gordini models, Renault's stylish Wind Roadster is the next to receive the 'French touch'.

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Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG gets better and better

The successful Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG is now more attractive than ever: the modified design of the top-of-the-range C-Class model is complemented by numerous enhancements to its technology which deliver even more driving enjoyment while significantly improving fuel consumption.

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Alfa Giulietta goes all frugal

The Alfa Giulietta five-door hatchback range has just been boosted by the addition of another ultra frugal yet high performing second generation MultiJet diesel engine.

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Renault Megane Coupe Monaco GP revealed

The Megane Coupe Monaco GP limited editions feature all the equipment of the Dynamique trim, including Carminat TomTom Live satellite navigation.

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Volkswagen Jetta prices announced

Representing strong value for money, the new Volkswagen Jettas are fitted with air conditioning, an MP3 compatible CD stereo, six airbags, ABS, Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP), an alarm and folding rear seats.

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Better the devil you know!

Ducati UK visit this week's London Motorcycle Show with its mouth watering collection of 2011 models.

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Mazda MX-5 sets new production record

The world's most popular roadster, the Mazda MX-5, sets a new record this week when total production of Mazda Motor Corporation's iconic sportscar passes 900,000 units on 4 February, 2011.

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First Leafs for spring arrive in the North

The first regular shipment of 100% electric Nissan LEAFs bound for Europe has arrived in the North East England.

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Hyundai updates award-winning i10 city car

Hyundai has comprehensively updated its award-winning i10 city car range.

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McLaren MP4-12C begins production in Woking

Following a successful public world debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed, and a series of exclusive presentations to prospective customers, the first McLaren MP4-12C high-performance sports car has begun production at the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) in Woking.

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Va Va Voom is back, ask Thierry

Oscar nominated actor Colin Firth has topped the list of men WITH Va Va Voom with 45% according to a new poll.

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Alfa MiTo Sprint joins UK Athletics

Alfa Romeo is celebrating its continued support of UK Athletics (UKA) with a new Special Edition to its sporty compact car range - the Alfa MiTo Sprint.

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First view of Tiguan compact 4x4

The first pictures of the revised Tiguan compact 4x4 have been revealed ahead of the car making its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month.

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Hyundai to reveal the i40 in Geneva

Making its world premiere in Geneva will be Hyundai's all-new D-segment model, the i40.

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The new Focus is on its way

The all-new Ford Focus is on its way to Ford dealership showrooms in preparation for next month's sales launch.

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Peugeot 308 to be launched in the UK in May

The New Peugeot 308 will be launched in the UK in May with a new look, a range of innovative technology and CO2 emissions from just 98 g/km.

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Citroen sponsored project unveiled at the Royal College of Art's show

A series of visionary designs in a Citroen sponsored project have been unveiled at the Royal College of Art's Interim Degree Show in London.

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SsangYong to show new concept of Actyon Sports vehicle

SsangYong will show a stylish new concept of its popular Actyon Sports at the up coming Geneva Motor Show.

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2011 Vauxhall Antara is on its way

With a refreshed exterior design, new engines, revised chassis settings and an upgraded interior, the Vauxhall Antara combines off-road flair with practicality for the 2011 model year.

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Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition set for Geneva

The new Range Rover Autobiography Ultimate Edition, a hand-finished exclusive addition, will make its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

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Chevrolet Orlando breaks all the rules

Like the Chevrolet models recently launched in other market sectors, the Orlando doesn't follow convention.

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Sky Blues to entertain Jaguars

Visitors to the Ricoh Arena for Coventry City's game against Watford on Saturday, April 2nd will get more than the usual football match.

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Bond chooses Bentley in Carte Blanche

Bond is back, and as ever he is sporting the best in luxury cars.

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Putting the spark into electric vehicles

It may be a concept, but the Nissan ESFLOW electric sports car proves it's possible to remain environmentally sympathetic without having to give up the joy of driving.

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Demand outstrips supply for the most fuel efficient used cars

According to the latest AA Fuel Price Index, petrol prices rose in January by the biggest amount in recent times.

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Renault Captur is second phase of its design cycle

At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault revealed its new brand identity which puts people at the forefront of its concerns.

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New Kia Rio revealed

Kia Motors has revealed the first photos of the next generation Rio, to be unveiled at Geneva Motorshow alongside the all new Picanto.

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Audi A8 goes to greater lengths

Audi has gone to even greater lengths to cocoon A8 passengers in absolute comfort in long wheelbase versions of the lightweight aluminium-bodied luxury saloon, the first examples of which have just reached the UK.

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BMW 1 Series Coupe ActiveE to be revealed in Geneva

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show will see the world premier of the BMW ActiveE.

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Nissan offers free loan car while you wait

Due to the unprecedented demand for its Juke, Qashqai and Qashqai+2 models, Nissan has taken an innovative step to ensure customers are happy - and mobile - while waiting for their new car to arrive.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe enters new sector

The C-Class Coupe sees Mercedes-Benz, now in its 125th year of corporate history, entering a new market segment and for the first time offering a compact, classic coupe.

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Harry Potter star's flying Ford visit

Harry Potter star, Rupert Grint, paid a surprise visit to the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu this week to see the 'Flying' Ford Anglia which featured in the second film of the Harry Potter series, 'Chamber of Secrets'.

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New McLaren Production Centre due to open in spring

A new £40m manufacturing facility, the McLaren Production Centre (MPC) is currently under construction adjacent to the MTC site, and will open in spring 2011.

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Toyota's EV to debut in Geneva

Toyota is to give its electric vehicle, the EV prototype its European debut at the Geneva motor show in March.

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First Saab 9-4X crossover rolls off assembly line

The first Saab 9-4X crossover to be commercially produced has now rolled off the assembly line at the Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico.

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Bentley Continental Supersports convertible breaks the ice

Finland's four-time world rally champion Juha Kankkunen drove a Bentley Continental Supersports convertible on the hazardous frozen waters of the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Finland, at a breathtaking 205.

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Abarth Cars sponsors 2011 karting championship

Abarth Cars is continuing its support of grass roots motorsport with the announcement that it will be a title sponsor of a leading karting championship in 2011.

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Citroen offers two alternative DS3 ranges

Citroen's distinctive and versatile DS3 offers something for everyone this Spring, with two exclusive new ranges to welcome in the new 11-plate.

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New touring car-inspired Honda hatch has £3,700 worth of extras

Race-car looks are combined with high-spec interior equipment on Honda's new limited edition model, the Civic Ti.

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Panamera S Hybrid marks the start of a new chapter for Porsche

The Porsche Panamera S Hybrid marks the beginning of a new chapter of Porsche Intelligent Performance, as well as continuing the success story of the four door Gran Turismo.

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Audi set to light the way with new A6

The new Audi A6 is all set to outshine its premium sector competitors as the world's first executive saloon to feature all-LED headlights.

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London traffic comes to a standstill as models mount Vauxhall Corsas

London witnessed its most unusual fashion show recently as top models strutted their stuff on the world's first car catwalk.

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All-new Ford Ranger to appear in Birmingham

The all-new Ford Ranger will draw Commercial Vehicle Show visitors to the Ford stand at the NEC, Birmingham in April.

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Tardis technique employed by Toyota

When it comes to size, on the outside the new Toyota Verso-S is the smallest of the market's mini-MPVs.

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Hyundai reveals the first pictures of new i40

Hyundai has revealed the first pictures of the new i40, ahead of its world premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

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