Ford reveals 'better in all areas' S-Max Mk2

Ford reveals ‘better in all areas’ S-Max Mk2

Ford has revealed the look of its second-generation S-Max compact MPV, which will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in early October.

The new model is said to offer even better driving appeal, new engine options and some 32 interior seating combinations.

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Viva reborn on new Vauxhall city car

Viva reborn on new Vauxhall city car

Vauxhall is to revive its Viva nameplate on a new city car.

Set to be launched next year, the new Viva will be pitched as an entry-level model to compete with cars such as Hyundai’s i10.

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Jaguar reveals its XE and goes after 3 Series

Jaguar reveals its XE and goes after 3 Series

Jaguar has unveiled its long-awaited XE saloon, targeting it firmly at the mass-selling BMW 3 Series.

The smaller sister to the XF was revealed during a star-studded event at London’s Earls Court.

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All-new Mazda MX-5 revealed

All-new Mazda MX-5 revealed

Mazda’s long-awaited all-new MX-5 sports car has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris Motor Show later this month.

The car, one of the most important in the Mazda range, was unveiled at simultaneous events in Spain, Japan and the USA.

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Discovery Sport to succeed Land Rover’s Freelander

Discovery Sport to succeed Land Rover’s Freelander

Land Rover will launch its Discovery Sport early next year, replacing the current Freelander with the first of what will become a new Discovery family.

To be built like the existing Discovery at the Halewood pant in Merseyside, the new compact SUV is effectively the Range Rover Evoque in a different shell.

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Soaring van sales prop up commercial vehicle market

Soaring van sales prop up commercial vehicle market

Sales of vans in the UK continued to climb in August, ensuring the commercial vehicle market as a whole remains positive.

Van registrations were up 22.3 per cent, offsetting a 22.7 per cent slump in truck registrations and keeping the overall commercial sector up 11.9 per cent compared to August 2013.

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No slowing as UK car market passes 1.5 million

No slowing as UK car market passes 1.5 million

The UK car market is continuing to thrive, with sales up 9.4 per cent in August producing the 30th consecutive month of growth.

According to figures produced by the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) the 2014 market has now passed 1.5 million, up 10.1 per cent.

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