Car News Archive 7-2010

Citroen announces Ecomedy Tour
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The Citroen DS3 is going on an ‘Ecomedy’ tour next month to put the fuel-saving credentials of the DStyle 99g to the test. Comedians Dan Adams and Christian Ancliff will be...
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Kia adds Venga to Driving School programme
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The Kia Venga becomes the sixth model from the Korean firm to be offered as part of the Driving School programme. Kia’s Driving School programme is an industry-leading all-inclusive package for...
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Peugeot offers discounted Summer Check
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From now until the end of September, Peugeot Dealers are offering customers a safety and economy Summer Check for £9.99. The Peugeot Summer Check, which is carried out by Peugeot...
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Mazda triumphs in customer satisfaction survey
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Mazda has emerged as the best car company for customer satisfaction in the UK Institute of Customer Service (ICS) Satisfaction Survey. The survey is produced twice a year and asks 26,000...
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Kia Picanto most reliable
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The Kia Picanto has been voted Britain’s most reliable car in Which? magazine’s annual reliability survey. Kia’s oldest car – the Picanto, released in 2004 – topped the list...
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Peugeot 5008 named Best in Class
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The Peugeot 5008 has been named MPV of the Year at the What Car? Green Car of the Year awards. The Peugeot 5008 is a seven-seat compact MPV and utilises...
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Seat summer offers
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Seat is looking to build on the successful first half of 2010 by introducing a plethora of summer offers across its product range. The offers cover almost every model in the...
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Fiat 500 takes top green award
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For a second consecutive year, the Fiat 500 has come out on top of its Supermini class in the What Car? Green Awards. What Car? judges selected the 1.2 litre Fiat...
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Renault launches Megane Generation
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Renault has launched the Megane Generation, the successor to the outgoing Extreme trim level Megane models. The new five-door hatch is available in 1.6 100 petrol or 1.5 DCi 90 FAP...
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Jaguar XJ wins green award
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The Jaguar XJ has triumphed in the Luxury Car category in this year’s What Car? Green Awards. The What Car? judges revealed that there could only be one winner after describing...
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Spain wins Renault‘s Very Good Trip
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The Spanish team has triumphed in Renault’s Very Good Trip online reality show, winning the keys to a Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet and Wind Roadster. The Very Good Trip has seen 16...
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Peugeot celebrates 200 with 308 hot hatch
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Peugeot launches the new 308 GT THP 200 in celebration of its 200th anniversary, despite previously stating it wouldn’t be sold in the UK. The 308 GT THP 200 is fitted...
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Kia secures big fleet deal
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Kia has secured a deal to supply leading building technologies group with 120 Kia Cee’d SW EcoDynamics’ over three years. The cars will be used by engineers employed by Cirrus,...
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Mazda3, 6 send corporate sales soaring
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Mazda’s corporate sales rose significantly in the first half of 2010 thanks to strong sales of the Mazda3 and 6. Mazda boasted net fleet sales of 2,977 from January to...
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Kia unveils special editions
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Kia has introduced new special editions for the Picanto, Rio and Soul. The Domino special edition is a variation on the Picanto and Rio superminis. While the Picanto Domino...
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Chevrolet announces five-year plan
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Chevrolet has launched its new five-year promise - arguably one of the best warranties and aftersales packages available. Every brand new Chevrolet will be covered by a five year warranty as...
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Ford maintains market lead
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The end of June sales figures confirm Ford retained overall year-to-date leadership, which coincides with its new ‘blue tag’ pricing strategy. The Ford Fiesta and Focus were the best-selling cars...
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Jaguar XJ is sector leader
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In its first full month on sale, the Jaguar XJ has emerged as the segment leader – helping the company to impressive sales results in the first half of the...
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Ford revises Kuga range
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The Ford Kuga 4x4 is now available with new Duratorq powertrains, PowerShift gearbox and Individual trim options. Two new powerplants will be available in the Ford Kuga, both of...
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Range Rover Evoque unveiled
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Land Rover has revealed the all new Range Rover Evoque – the smallest, lightest and most fuel efficient Range Rover ever produced. The all new coupe was unveiled last week...
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Peugeot just adds fuel
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Peugeot has announced the Just Add Fuel (JAF) new vehicle purchase programme which will allow buyers to consolidate all of their motoring costs into manageable monthly payments. JAF effectively takes the...
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Mazda releases special editions
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Today, Mazda releases new Takuya and Miyako special edition models across its range. The top line Mazda MX-5 Miyako boasts the world’s fastest folding roof – 12 seconds up...
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