Ford expects big things of EcoSport small SUV

Ford expects big things of EcoSport small SUV

Ford’s EcoSport Fiesta-based SUV is now on UK sale, at prices starting from £14,995.

It will sit alongside the Fiesta and the B-Max MPV to produce what the brand describes as an unrivalled small car line up.

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Mercedes launches new and more versatile Vito

Mercedes launches new and more versatile Vito

Mercedes-Benz has officially announced its new Vito, describing it as a ‘van for all’.

It will go on sale in various configurations of mid-sized panel van, crew cab and Tourer – the last a version of the minibus.

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UK Audi drivers can now plug in to electric revolution

UK Audi drivers can now plug in to electric revolution

Audi is to add the first plug-in hybrid to its range when order books one next month for the A3 Sportback e-tron.

Official price for the car will be from £34,950 though this should be able to be cut by £5,000 thanks to the Government’s plug-in car grant.

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Tesla sparks UK expansion with second outlet

Tesla sparks UK expansion with second outlet

The growth of US electric car brand Tesla in the UK is stepping up with the opening of a second outlet.

The sales and service centre in West Drayton, London joins the initial store already open in Westfield, White City.

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Aston revives Lagonda - but not even for wealthiest Brits

Aston revives Lagonda – but not for even wealthiest Brits

Aston Martin is to revive its Lagonda badge – to be hung on what the brand is describing as a strictly limited series of a ‘super saloon’.

However the highly exclusive car will not be available to British buyers.

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Facelift set to boost Porsche's big-selling Cayenne

Facelift set to boost Porsche’s big-selling Cayenne

Porsche has revealed details of the facelifted Cayenne SUV, which will debut at the Paris show in October.

Highlights of the new models include styling changes on both the exterior and interior, and major improvements in efficiency, among them a new plug-in hybrid.

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Car manufacturing up but truck plants on the slide

Car manufacturing up but truck plants on the slide

UK car production in the first half of 2014 has been dubbed ‘robust’, recording growth of 3.5 per cent to 791,314 units.

Industry analysts believe the progress has been fuelled by a raft of new models, which is set to continue with more cars on the way.

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