Car News Archive 5-2010

New Seat models brimming with extras
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The Seat Exeo Tech and Exeo ST Tech are set to make their debut into the market this summer – and Seat has branded the models as its best specified...
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Ford ‘Shares the Moment’ with Eurovision 2010
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Ford will be providing a fleet of 40 cars as the official vehicle supplier for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which has its final this Saturday in Oslo, Norway. The...
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Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet prices and details
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The new Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet will cost from £21,595 on-the-road, it was announced today. The French marque has revealed first orders of the roadster will be taken on 4 June and...
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Citroen backing BT Paralympic World Cup
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Citroen is supporting the 2010 BT Paralympic World Cup by providing 16 cars to aid transportation – including the C3 Picasso small MPV, C-Crosser SUV, Grand C4 Picasso large...
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Seat deals on used Ibiza and Exeo models
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This upcoming bank holiday weekend, 29 – 31 May, Seat is offering selected, pre-owned Exeo saloon 2.0 TDi SE models from just £15,250 with two years free servicing and low-rate...
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Renault's greenest ever model goes on sale
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Renault has launched itsa least polluting production car ever – a diesel-powered Renault Clio emitting 98 grams of CO2 per kilometre. The new 1.5-litre dCi 86 Renault eco² versions of...
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Bag a Renault Clio at 1990s prices
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Renault is offering the chance for car-buyers to snap up a Clio at 1990s prices to celebrate the supermini's 20th anniversary. Between 21-23 May 2010, 1,000 Clio 1.2 Extremes will be...
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Peugeot RCZ is 'Design of the Year'
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The Peugeot CRZ sports coupe has won its second ever industry award – a week before it is available to buy in the UK. Peugeot’s newest model under the New Lion...
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Ford Fiesta cements top dog position
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Following on from a mid-life refresh, the Ford Fiesta has been named Diesel Car magazine's Best Small Car of the Year 2010. The perennial supermini now comes with an Electronic...
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Ford scores two 'car of the decade' gongs
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Ford has received a double boost from car-price outfit CAP, which has named the Ford Focus as overall Used Car of the Decade and Ford Ka as Small Car of...
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Renault launches Megane GT models
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Renault’s Sport Technologies division has revealed sporting GT and GT Line versions of the new Megane. The Renaultsports-inspired models will be available for the Hatchback, Coupe, Sport Tourer and Coupe-Cabriolet lines...
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Ford Galaxy faces toughest road test yet
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Ford invited eight families from Mumsnet to an open day where S-Max and Galaxy petrol and diesel models were given a thorough road test by parents and their children. Child seats,...
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Mazda MX-5 comes up trumps
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The Mazda MX-5 is the most popular drop-top, according to research by an automotive website. As the sun comes out, Britain's car buyers turn their attention towards convertibles and roadsters, with...
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Diesel award for Land Rover Discovery
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The Land Rover Discovery 4 has been named Best 4x4 at the Diesel Car, Car of the Year Awards 2010. The Land Rover Freelander 2 and the Range Rover...
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Peugeot 5008 dominates Diesel Car awards
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The Peugeot 5008 has been awarded the prestigious Car of the Year 2010 award by Diesel Car magazine. The 5008 also won the Best MPV award to add to the What...
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Strong post-scrappage sales for Peugeot
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Peugeot registered strong sales in April 2010, despite the scrappage scheme ending in March. While across-the-board April sales were 11.5 per cent up on April 2009, Peugeot registered a 21.6 per...
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New Mazda6 range on sale now
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Mazda has brought forward the on-sale date of the new Mazda6 range, due to demand for the new hatch and estate models. The Mazda6 saloon has been dropped from the range,...
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Peugeot Facebook campaign promotes new RCZ
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To coincide with the UK launch of the new RCZ coupe this month, Peugeot has launched the It Chooses You Campaign on Facebook giving fans an opportunity to win one...
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Fiat 500 Thousandth to be 'collective car'
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Fiat will launch a unique show edition of the Fiat 500 supermini featuring the faces of 1500 celebrities and members of the public. The special edition version of the city car...
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