Audi is to launch a new small SUV in 2016 to take on the likes of BMW’s X1 and the MINI Countryman.
The Q1 will provide a new entry point to Audi’s SUV range that already accounts for 28 per cent of the premium brand’s sales.Read more >
Saab is making cars again – production of the Swedish brand’s 9-3 model has restarted for the first time since April 2011.
The first cars to emerge from the Trollhattan plant will be powered by a 2-litre petrol engine, but an electric model is planned for next year.Read more >
Renault’s facelifted Megane range will cost from £16,745 when it arrives in UK dealers in January.
All three variants, the Hatch, Coupe and Sport Tourer, have seen engine and equipment changes, first revealed at the Frankfurt show in September.Read more >
Toyota’s new Verso 1.6 D-4D, launching early next year, will be the first car from the brand to use an engine made by BMW.
The supply agreement, signed two years ago, is the first stage of a tie-up between the two brands that will see them work together on environmentally efficient technologies for future vehicles.Read more >
Honda is to revive a motorsport trend last tried by Volvo two decades ago – racing an estate in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).
The team will be replacing its two Civic hatches in next year’s series with a pair of new-built Civic Tourers.Read more >
Test body Euro NCAP has sent a clear message to manufacturers that top five-star safety ratings should no longer be considered the norm.
In crash tests to Euro NCAP’s latest and tougher rules, five of 11 vehicles tested only scored four stars.Read more >