Car News Archive 4-2011

Mazda provides vehicles for RAF
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Mazda has supplied three of its cars to the Royal Air Force Typhoon Display Team to support its 2011 schedule. The delivery includes two Mazda CX-7s and a Mazda5 which...
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Luxury car award for Jaguar XJ
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The Jaguar XJ has this month been awarded the title as the 2011 International Luxury Car of the Year (ICOTY). The winner of this award is decided by a jury consisting...
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New Kia Soul revealed for 2011
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The small, SUV-styled crossover has been refreshed three years after first arriving, but at first glance the changes are modest. Inside, Kia says the Soul will feature a more high-tech cabin...
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2012 Jaguar XF revealed
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The updated 2012 Jaguar XF has made its official debut at the New York Auto show this week. The new model comes with changes in styling, technology and promises to...
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Award for man behind new Ford Focus
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A Ford engineer has this week been awarded the title of “Dynamicist of the Year” by Vehicle Dynamics International magazine. Jurgen Putzchler, Ford supervisor of medium car vehicle dynamics, was chosen...
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Citroen reveals stunning new DS5
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Citroen unveiled the latest addition to its DS line-up, the DS5 five door hatchback model. Based on the C-SportLounge concept car, the DS5 aims to express the full extent of...
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Seat upgrades Ibiza and Leon equipment level
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Seat is launching a brand new trim level for its new Ibiza and Leon Copa models, adding up to £1,000 in equipment for no increase in price. The Copa trim models...
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Peugeot scheme targets insurance costs
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Peugeot has introduced a new car ownership package for its current range in response to rising insurance costs. The scheme, called ‘Just Add Fuel’, lets customers buy or lease a Peugeot...
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Alfa Romeo updates 159 saloon
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Alfa Romeo has updated the 159 range complete with new interior trims, equipment options and a new engine. The 2.0 litre uniJet Turbo Diesel JTDm engine is an updated Euro 5...
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New range topping pro_cee’d by Kia
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The new model, dubbed the pro_ceed ‘4’, is the fourth addition to this particular range including the sequentially numbered ‘1’, ‘2’ and ‘3’ versions. The pro_ceed ‘4’ not only introduces...
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Chevrolet top for reliability
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Chevrolet delivers the best reliability and satisfaction to their customers, according to a report on the reliability of cars in the UK. The Reliability Index, based on research by Warranty Direct,...
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Giulietta boost for Alfa sales
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Alfa Romeo achieved the largest percentage sales increase in the UK for the month of March. According to statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the Italian manufacturer...
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Chevrolet slashes small car prices
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Chevrolet is offering retail customers special saving deals on its range of models for sale throughout this spring. The offer which runs until 30 June could save people as much as...
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Ford Fiesta tops 2011 sales charts
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The Ford Fiesta is currently the best selling car in Britain for 2011 according to statistics from the Society of Motoring Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The supermini model recorded the most...
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Range Rover Evoque to cost under £30k
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Land Rover has this week announced the UK price range for its latest model, the Range Rover Evoque. For the first time, Land Rover’s Range Rover luxury brand will be priced...
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New engine for award-winning Jaguar XF
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Jaguar has announced the arrival of its most efficient engine ever having been spied on a camouflaged Jaguar XF. The 2.2-litre diesel unit will return CO2 emissions of 149g/km according to...
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Citroen DS3 celebrates a year of sales
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Citroen are preparing for a special event this weekend to mark the Citroen DS3’s first year on sale. The event, scheduled for Saturday 2nd April, will take place at the Ferte...
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