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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
More Renault models get integrated satnav
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More Renault models get integrated satnav

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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