Ford has restructured the Mondeo range, reducing the number of trim levels, cutting on-the-road pricing and adding equipment to bolster its user-chooser appeal.
Tolls on the Severn Bridge are to be cut by almost a fifth from 8 January, ahead of plans to abolish them altogether by the end of 2018.
Chinese carmaker Chery has revealed the first of its European-market products, a crossover with hybrid and electric powertrains which will target fleet and retail customers across the region.
TomTom has launched a new service displaying real-time charging point availability for electric vehicle drivers within its navigation devices.
The Grandland X crossover will be Vauxhall’s first plug-in hybrid, utilising technology from parent company PSA Group, suggesting Peugeot, Citroen and DS could offer similar products in the near future.
Mercedes-Benz has boosted the range and charging times of the S-Class plug-in hybrid, previewing technology likely to be rolled out across its other plug-in models in the near future.
Lexus will launch a refreshed CT hatchback and NX crossover late this year, replacing models which account for over half of its UK sales volume.
Volkswagen Group is working towards carbon-neutral combustion engines, seeing petrol and diesel as a vital technology despite plans for mass electrification of its model range over the next decade.
The Scottish Parliament has outlined plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2032, supported by part of a £60m funding pot for low-carbon technologies.
Nissan’s second-generation LEAF electric vehicle will arrive in Europe early next year, offering 50% more range, increased power and partially-autonomous drive.
Chery, one of China’s biggest carmakers, is to launch in Europe with a line-up of ‘electrified’ crossovers and sights set on a footprint in the fleet sector.
Renault’s luxurious flagship has several roles to fill, explains Alex Grant.
Volkswagen could soon be selling more SUVs in ‘true fleet’ than it does Golfs, with the forthcoming T-Roc crossover potentially able to outperform the Passat once it becomes established.
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Autonomous cars won’t have the edge over human drivers until every vehicle can communicate with each other and predict what’s happening over the horizon, according to IAM RoadSmart.