This week's snippets of automotive news cover the entire industry, from Nissan welcoming Dyson to the industry to Kia's Stonic SUV, from the lack of an Alfa Romeo Stelvio coupé to the end of the downsizing era.
Nissan welcomes Dyson to the industry:
Nissan Europe chief Paul Willcox welcomed Dyson to the car industry in a recent speech. He said: “Every day, I see stories about companies going electric. First Volkswagen, then Mercedes, now Dyson. When a vacuum cleaner firm gets involved in electric cars, you know the world has gone a bit strange. We say welcome to the party.”
Kia Stonic - best seller:
The Stonic is expected to become one of Kia’s best sellers, with a target of 10,000 units a year and aspirations of 15,000, says Kia UK boss Paul Philpott. Kia’s current best sellers are the Sportage, Picanto and Cee’d. The Sportage, in particular, is one of the UK’s best-selling SUVs.