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Alex Grant

New Auris revealed ahead of Paris show debut

5 years ago / 0 comments

New Auris is the latest part of Toyota’s product refresh. In response to customer feedback, this has included rolling out a new family “face” across all models to give the manufacturer its own instantly … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz B200 Sport Automatic

5 years ago / 0 comments

 Sector: MPV Price: £25,395 Fuel: 45.6mpg CO2: 145g/km When the first A-Class came out in 1998, there was a lot of talk of using that sandwich floor design to accommodate batteries, fuel cells, and … Read More »

Jaguar XF and XJ gain all wheel drive, but not in the UK

5 years ago / 0 comments

All wheel drive versions will be offered with the 333bhp 3.0-litre V6 supercharged petrol engine, and North America, Russia, China and Continental Europe are expected to be the biggest markets. Three quarters of the … Read More »

Mitsubishi Shogun SG3

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Large SUV Price: £38,799 Fuel: 37.7mpg CO2: 224g/km In a lifespan of almost three decades, the Shogun has joined an elite group of off-roaders. Hard-wearing, reliable and capable of carrying huge loads, yet … Read More »

Fourth generation Range Rover revealed

5 years ago / 0 comments

The first all-new Range Rover in ten years replaces a model which was developed under BMW ownership and sold as part of Ford’s Premier Automotive Group and eventually Tata, and will be manufactured in … Read More »

Peugeot RCZ GT 2.0 HDI 163

5 years ago / 0 comments

 Sector: Coupe Price: £25,395 Fuel: 53.2mpg CO2: 139g/km It’s a mark of a successful sports car design when not only does it get the attention of other motorists and passers by, but when it … Read More »

Ford Ranger Double Cab Limited 2.2 TDCi

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Pickup Price: £26,400 Fuel: 32.8mpg CO2: 228g/km The Ranger may be a relative newcomer to Europe, but it’s a well-established nameplate in North America. Its latest incarnation is a bit different, the first … Read More »

Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi Econetic Titanium

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £16,795 Fuel: 85.6mpg CO2: 87g/km We’re not far off a heavily facelifted Fiesta, featuring styling introduced on the Evos concept and Fiesta ST shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year, so Ford’s … Read More »

Honda head of fleet takes new role at Glass's

5 years ago / 0 comments

Hummel’s role at Honda has been centred on re-establishing the carmaker in the fleet market. Introducing the new 110g/km Honda Civic 2.2 diesel has contributed heavily to an 11% increase in fleet sales, and … Read More »

Values rise as stock shortages bite

5 years ago / 0 comments

Values have climbed steadily this year, recording a market-wide average of £6,180 in July, up £216 (3.6%) compared to June and £547 (9.7%) year on year. Performance against CAP Clean averaged 96.94, up nearly … Read More »

Road Test: Suzuki Swift Sport

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £13,499 Fuel: 44.1mpg CO2: 147g/km With its slightly plasticky interior and tall, boxy silhouette, the Suzuki Swift isn’t the most European-feeling car in its segment. But, for any minor faults you can pick … Read More »

Yaris Hybrid joins Europcar UK rental fleet

5 years ago / 0 comments

Available to rent throughout Europcar's UK network, the Yaris Hybrid has the advantage of being one of the first vehicles registered for the Green Vehicle Discount (GVD) in London.  With CO2 emissions of 79g/km, … Read More »

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

5 years ago / 0 comments

PRICE £31,030  FUEL 47.9mpg  CO2 155g/km While most of the estate set is getting curvier, the venerable Passat has retained that same utilitarian boxiness through five generations. And it’s paid dividends, with over half … Read More »

Contract hire pricing announced for new A-Class

5 years ago / 0 comments

Launched with a range of competitive contract hire packages, the A180 BlueEFFICIENCY SE petrol and diesel models are available for £249 per month over a 35-month contract, with six months of advance payments. The … Read More »

Audi Q3 SE 2.0 TDI Quattro S line

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Compact SUV Price: £31,715 Fuel: 47.9mpg CO2: 156g/km Against the challenges of a weak world economy, Audi’s recent success in the tough premium segment is staggering. The German manufacturer launched its new LED-emblazoned … Read More »

Citroën DS5 2.0 HDI 160 DSport

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £29,500   Fuel: 46.3mpg   CO2: 158g/km With DS5 launching Hybrid4 into the Citroën range, it’s easy to forget that this luxurious, aviation-inspired French saloon is also rather good with its more conventional 2.0-litre … Read More »

Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sector: Pickup Price: £51,000 Fuel: 20.9mpg CO2: 320g/km For those of you not familiar with the Maloo, allow me to introduce one of Australia’s finest imports. A Holden Ute, fitted with the 6.2-litre V8 … Read More »

SEAT Leon to be offered in multiple body styles

5 years ago / 0 comments

The new Leon launches as a five-door hatchback, looking similar to the recently refreshed Ibiza with its sculpted body lines and chevron-lined headlamps, and is available with LED-only lighting – a first in the … Read More »

Peugeot 308 SR e-HDI EGC

5 years ago / 0 comments

Price: £18,945 Fuel: 74.3mpg CO2: 98g/km In Europe’s most hotly contested, and biggest-selling, segment it pays to put every effort into having the best offering possible. So last year’s refresh of the 308 hatchback … Read More »

Sub-120g/km CR-V to broaden Honda fleet appeal

5 years ago / 0 comments

Deliveries will begin in December, with engines at launch comprising a 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel, both adapted from the engines in the outgoing car. With 7,000 of the 17,000 UK cars expected to … Read More »