A new variant of the Mazda CX-5 compact SUV has been introduced. New SE-L Lux trim adds a sunroof, heated front seats and leather trim to the car, with Mazda expecting the car to be a big hit with fleets and company car drivers. The CX-5 SE-L-Lux costs from £24,495 - a £1200 premium over the SE-L version.
A prototype Ford Focus with assisted parking and obstacle-avoidance technology is being tested. The company says its self-parking system can be operated from inside or outside the car via a remote control. Both technologies are likely to be used on production cars in the future.
Peugeot is predicting high residual values for its new 308 hatchback. The company says that some models have a residual value of 34.40 per cent after three years, compared to the segment average of 32.69 per cent.