Car News Archive 4-2010

Renault plans 'Very Good Trip'
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The first ever reality TV show filmed by a motoring manufacturer is set to be shown online as part of a Renault advertising campaign – but first the stars of...
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Alfa Giulietta prices revealed
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The Alfa Romeo Giulietta will cost between £16,995 and £24,495 on-the-road, the Italian manufacturer has revealed. The family hatch follows the MiTo city car into the UK and will make...
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Ford is European best-seller
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Ford was the best-selling brand in Europe in March 2010, with European sales up by over 16 per cent. Ford sold 192,500 units in March, thanks to sales success of the...
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Ford Fiesta range upgraded
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A day after the news of a limited edition Fiesta, Ford has announced an upgrade of standard models. The Ford Fiesta, the UK’s top-selling model, will now boast Electronic Stability Programme...
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Ford unveils sporty Fiesta S1600
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A performance-enhanced Ford Fiesta limited edition is now available to order from £16,645. Drivers who want a faster, sportier Fiesta can now buy the motorsport-inspired Fiesta S1600, complete with brand new...
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Chevrolet young artist competition
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Chevrolet has announced the 2010 Young? Creative? Chevrolet! Contest – a Pan-European Arts competition designed to foster creativity in young artists. Chevy is seeking entries into photography, video and visual arts...
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Seat announces post-scrappage incentives
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Seat announces post-scrappage incentives'
Seat has announces a new programme of incentives to boost demand following the end of the government scrappage scheme. The Eco-nomics initiative offers savings of up to £2,000 on certain Ecomotive...
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Ford Focus RS now with RS 500-style upgrade
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Ford Focus RS owners who missed out on the high-performance, limited edition RS 500 this month could drive the next-best thing, the manufacturer says. In response to demand for the limited...
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Seat reveals new Alhambra
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The first images of Seat’s all-new Alhambra MPV have been released ahead of its launch this summer. The Seat Alhambra is the Spanish manufacturer’s version of the Volkswagen Sharan, but it...
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Seat Ibiza chosen for leaner drivers
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The five-door Seat Ibiza has beaten rivals to become the WhatCar? Driving School’s car of choice. What Car? Will take delivery of 250 Seat Ibiza cars after describing the popular supermini...
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More Renault models get integrated satnav
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More Renault models get integrated satnav

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The fully-integrated Renault Carminat TomTom satnav is now standard on Dynamique, Dynamique S, Privilege and Initiale trim levels of the Renault Clio, Kangoo, Megane, Scenic and Laguna ranges. As...
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Strong residuals predicted for Ford large cars
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Ford's new large cars will benefit from stronger residuals values, according to car values specialists CAP. The new Ford S-MAX and Ford Galaxy, and revised Ford Mondeo boast improved residual...
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Fiat discounts for Punto drivers
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Fiat is offering customers a range of offers to encourage regular service checks on older cars. Owners of a Fiat Punto registered more than three years ago will be offered...
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Ford introduces blind spot technology
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Ford will introduce new Blind Spot technology on the S-MAX and Galaxy large MPVs in a bid to reduce accidents. New Blind Spot Information System will use radar to detect...
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Citroen plans electric vehicle display
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Citroen will display the C-Zero electric hatch and Survolt electric coupe concept at its C_42 showcase on the Champs Élysées The new display, features the all-electric C-Zero production model alongside the...
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Land Rover celebrates strong sales in March
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Land Rover UK celebrated its best ever month of sales in March 2010, with registrations of new Defender, Freelander, Discovery, Range Rover and Range Rover SPort models up 67 per...
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XF sales boost for Jaguar
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Jaguar had a successful first quarter of 2010, with improving sales for the XF exec and XK coupe. For the first quarter, 3514 XF were sold in the UK, up 67.2...
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Renault offers trip of lifetime with new drop-tops
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To support the launch of its two new drop-tops - the Wind Coupe-Roadster and Megane Coupe-Cabriolet - Renault is offering 16 people across Europe the chance to take part in...
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New Renault Wind prices
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The new Renault Wind Coupe-Roadster will go on sale from £15,500 from May. 200 limited-edition Wind Collection models will be on sale, offering Collection badging, electrically adjustable chrome door mirrors, leather-faced...
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Kia raises prices
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Kia will increase the prices of some of its range by between three and four per cent from 1 April 2010. Kia will also implement new road tax rates at the...
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