Car News Archive 7-2011

Renault reveals new look Twingo
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Renault has previewed the new face-lifted version of the Renault Twingo city car which incorporates the French brand’s new design identity. Some of the styling changes include a new front end...
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Peugeot 107 stars in online video campaign
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Four online videos have been commissioned to promote the Peugeot 107 to a younger audience. The personalised videos are being hosted on YouTube where users can share their own video creations. Users...
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Mazda2 and MX-5 'Black' editions launched
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Mazda has unveiled two new models to form the ‘Black Limited Edition’ range, the Mazda MX-5 Sport Black and Mazda2 Black. Inspired by the MX-5 GT race car, the Black range...
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Vauxhall features in three green award categories
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British car maker Vauxhall has been nominated in three of the nine categories comprising this year’s Next Green Car Awards. The economic car website nominated 27 cars on sale in 2011...
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More details on Vauxhall Astra GTC published
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The Vauxhall Astra GTC has been tested in the UK in order to ensure the sporty hatchback is well suited for UK roads, the car maker has revealed. Order books for...
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Citroen C-Zero stars in green motor show
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French automaker Citroen will appear at the 2011 EcoVelocity motor show in September, where it will present a range of green cars including the purely electric C-Zero. Held at Battersea Power...
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Fiat reveals Euro 5 Panda range
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The Fiat Panda is now more eco-friendly then ever before thanks to the introduction of Euro 5 engines across the hatchback’s range. The Euro 5 engines means the car now complies...
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Alfa Mito artwork marks new model launch
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An Alfa Romeo Mito sporting an exclusive artistic paint job has presented to mark the launch of a new more economic version of the small city car in partnership between...
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Chevrolet buzzing ahead of Camaro launch
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Chevrolet will sponsor a flowerbed in Stoke as part of the Bumble Bedzz project, ahead of the launch of the Camaro muscle car in the UK. Bumble Bedzz are flower beds...
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Fiat Panda reaches two million units
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The second generation Fiat Panda has reached a significant milestone as the 2,000,000th model was produced at the Italian manufacturer’s plant in Tychy, Poland. The specification rolled out at the factory...
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Revealed: new Toyota Yaris prices
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Japanese car-maker, Toyota, has revealed the new prices for the third generation Yaris supermini which starts from £11,170. Toyota is the best selling manufacturer worldwide and the new Yaris has...
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Renault slashes Wind prices
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Renault has unveiled a new Gordini trim level for the Wind Roadster which will sit at the top of the range for the drop-top model. The new Renault Wind Gordini...
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Rentals prove Ampera fit for everyday use - Vauxhall
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The Vauxhall Ampera will be availableto rent in the UK from 2012 at Europcar rental outlets. The range-extended petrol-electric Ampera - based on the Chevrolet Volt - will be available...
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New greener Citroen C3 launched
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Citroen has released four new C3 models qualifying for zero Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) by cutting CO2 emissions below 100g/km. Of the four new models, three use Citroen’s e-HDi micro-hybrid engine...
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Seat breaks records with June sales
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Seat has enjoyed a successful June, after the Spanish manufacturer notched up record car sales in the month, the second quarter of 2011 and the year to date. Statistics from the...
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First Peugeot 508 UK fleet delivered
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Peugeot has sent its first fleet of the well-received 508 in the UK to accident management specialist Easi-Drive. A mixed order of 38 models, comprising of 508 Saloons and SportWagons, were...
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2012 Range Rover Sport details published
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Land Rover has updated the Range Rover Sport for the 2012 model year. The SUV is now more efficient then before; the model’s 3.0 litre SDV6 diesel engine reduces CO2 emissions...
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Ford Fiesta and Focus tops June sales
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The Ford Focus and smaller Ford Fiesta were the first and second best selling cars in June and the year as a whole. According to statistics from the Society of Motor...
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First Range Rover Evoque produced
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The first Range Rover Evoque has driven off the production line at the company’s Halewood manufacturing plant in Liverpool. The launch of the premium SUV is one of 40 changes to...
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Chevrolet announce summer savings
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American car manufacturer Chevrolet is offering special summer savings on three models in its range, including the Captiva, the Spark and Orlando. The Chevrolet Spark 1.0+ hatchback is now on...
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Chevrolet reveals pricing for Camaro
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UK prices for the Chevrolet Camaro have been announced as the American muscle car prepares for arrival in British showrooms in early 2012. The hard-top version will be available from a...
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