Mercedes-Benz GLE

Best car deals: save more than £8000 on a Mercedes-Benz GLE

We run through five of the best deals available on this week’s new car market - all deals are valid until 1 September

26 August 2016
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Citroën C4 Grand Picasso

2016 Citroën Grand C4 Picasso review

The Citroën Grand C4 Picasso gets tweaked styling, improved tech and new personalisation options to keep it ahead of rivals

25 August 2016
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Volkswagen reaches settlement with US dealers

Volkswagen reaches settlement with US dealers

VW has already put aside billions for settling legal cases brought about by Dieselgate; affected showroom stock will be bought back

25 August 2016
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Bugatti Chiron hybrid

Faster, hybrid-powered Bugatti Chiron under consideration

A hybrid powertrain for the Bugatti Chiron hasn't been ruled out according to company chief Wolfgang Dürheimer

26 August 2016
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Hyundai mega-hatch as imagined by Autocar
Hyundai mega-hatch as imagined by Autocar

Hyundai's Ford Focus RS rival in the pipeline

Hyundai’s i30N hot hatch could be followed by a more powerful, all-wheel-drive Focus RS rival

26 August 2016
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Opel Ampera-e heading for Paris motor show

Opel Ampera-e heading for Paris motor show

The Chevrolet Bolt, GM’s first all-electric vehicle since the EV1 of 1996, will be rebadged as the Opel Ampera-e for the European market

25 August 2016
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Honda patents 11 speed gearbox

Honda patents 11-speed triple-clutch automatic gearbox

Honda has registered a patent for a new 11-speed triple-clutch automatic gearbox; Japanese manufacturer currently uses CVT 'boxes in some cars

25 August 2016
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Nutonomy starts autonomous taxi trials in Singapore

Self-driving taxi trials begin in Singapore

The world’s first self-driving taxi trial has begun in Singapore, pipping Uber to the post

25 August 2016
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Land Rover Discovery spied with little disguise

2017 Land Rover Discovery: new pictures show SUV almost undisguised

Land Rover’s fifth-generation, seven-seat SUV promises radical new looks, a significant weight loss and a more upmarket cabin

25 August 2016
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Volvo Truck breaks two land-speed records

Volvo Truck breaks two land-speed records

Volvo Trucks’ Iron Knight has beaten two land-speed records from standing starts of 500 and 1000-metres

25 August 2016
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  • Citroën C4 Grand Picasso
    First Drive
    26 August 2016
    The Citroën Grand C4 Picasso gets tweaked styling, improved tech and new personalisation options to keep it ahead of rivals
  • Car review
    26 August 2016
    Wolfsburg celebrates the GTI’s 40th with its most extreme version yet
  • Kia Optima Sportwagon
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    New Kia estate looks the part, has good space and handles tidily, but its engine's flexibility and refinement let it down
  •  Kia Optima PHEV
    First Drive
    25 August 2016
    Plug-in hybrid Optima is a practical, tax-efficient PHEV that undercuts rivals and fulfils its main remit well, but keen drivers need not apply
  • Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Spyder
    First Drive
    24 August 2016
    Awful driving position aside, drop-top Huracán handles UK roads well. It's more dynamically rounded than its rangemates, but lacks rivals' handling bite