Hyundai Kona previewed ahead of summer reveal
The latest preview image of Hyundai's Kona

Hyundai Kona previewed ahead of summer reveal

Fourth SUV in the brand's line-up is charged with making Hyundai Europe’s leading automotive brand; it'll cost about £15k

28 April 2017
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Kahn Design Range Rover SVR Pace Car
The Kahn Design Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car is a bespoke version of Land Rover’s 542bhp V8 SUV

Project Kahn Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car revealed

British design house creates custom version of Land Rover’s 542bhp luxury brute

28 April 2017
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Hyundai launches world's first contactless car
The Ioniq has payment points where the public can tap their contactless methods to donate to Stand Up To Cancer

Hyundai launches world's first contactless car

With five contactless points situated around the car, the world-first fundraising initiative is in aid of Stand Up To Cancer

28 April 2017
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Vauxhall Zafira
The Vauxhall Zafira was first recalled in 2015

Vauxhall "reckless" over Zafira fires, say MPs

A damning government report has criticised Vauxhall's reaction to fires in its Zafira, accusing it of putting public safety at risk

28 April 2017
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Skoda Karoq

Skoda Karoq 2017 review

The Yeti has morphed into the Karoq for its second generation, and this early drive reveals a solid, practical small SUV that could challenge the class best

28 April 2017
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Skoda Karoq prototype driven

Skoda Karoq full specifications revealed ahead of May launch

Yeti replacement uses MQB platform and gets four new turbocharged engines

28 April 2017
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Opel Ampera-e

Opel Ampera-e 2017 review

Opel's second-generation Ampera is smaller than the first, and now purely electric. It's also very capable with a remarkable range

27 April 2017
First Drive
Dynamic skip fire cylinder shut-off tech ‘as efficient and clean as diesel’
Parts supplier Delphi and automotive tech company Tula have been working on a new type of cylinder shut-off technology for petrol engines, which is claimed to reduce CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by 8-15%, and make petrol cars as clean as their diesel counterparts.

New dynamic cylinder shut-off tech to cut CO2 by up to 15% from 2018

Dynamic skip fire cylinder deactivation will make production in an unconfirmed model from a 'large, global' car maker

27 April 2017
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major European automotive bodies are warning of the potential damage that Brexit could do to the automotive industry

Leading EU automotive bodies warn of potential Brexit damage

The automotive bodies' stance on protecting the industry in the wake of Brexit reflects that of the UK equivalent, the SMMT, according to its chief executive Mike Hawes

27 April 2017
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2017 Suzuki Swift

2017 Suzuki Swift on sale in June priced from £10,999

Suzuki’s Ford Fiesta rival is larger and more practical than its predecessor; there's also a hybrid version

27 April 2017
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