Has the refreshed A-Class answered its predecessor’s criticisms? Alex Grant finds out.
Despite the muscular performance on offer, the 308 GTI makes a fairly sensible purchase, reckons Alex Grant.
Groupe Renault has developed a retrofit technical solution which reduces real-world NOx emissions of its Euro 6b diesel engines by up to 50%, available as a … Read More »
The £136m scheme, completed in 2013, monitors traffic levels and displays variable speed limits on gantry signs to keep vehicles moving, as well as feeding 24-hour … Read More »
ITM’s technology uses surplus renewable energy to separate hydrogen from water via electrolysis, producing the fuel on-site and removing the need to have regular deliveries. The … Read More »
Beneath the lairy exterior and lunatic pace, the Type R makes a great day-to-day car, reckons Alex Grant.
The figures are to be published in an academic report due out this week. Commissioned by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and authored by … Read More »
Active noise cancellation is the latest tool in the car industry’s quest to improve refinement and make cars less stressful places to be for company car … Read More »
A vital part of Europe’s automotive industry since 1969, insurance owned independent organisation Thatcham has played a huge role in reducing running costs for fleets. Alex … Read More »
The force has implemented seven Nissan LEAFs, which will be charged at points installed at its own stations – three will be marked cars for urban … Read More »
What is it? A new quattro four-wheel drive system for Audis with longitudinally-mounted engines – so the A4 and larger vehicles – targeting fuel economy and … Read More »
Unveiled at the New York International Auto Show yesterday, it’s the second generation of the Prius to be available with a plug-in hybrid drive. Its … Read More »
Toyota’s hybrid figurehead offers frugality as extraordinary as its styling, says Alex Grant.
The XC90 T8 has the same advantages, and limitations, as other large plug-ins, explains Alex Grant.
Currently set at £6.60 for passenger cars, £13.20 for light commercial vehicles and £19.80 for heavy goods vehicles, the tolls have increased by a third in … Read More »
Following the Autumn Statement’s extension of the 3% Benefit in Kind levy for diesel vehicles in the wake of the Volkswagen Group emissions scandal, there had … Read More »
Still a great workhorse, but with a much-needed injection of desirability, says Alex Grant.
There’s room for a whole lot of life in the latest Jazz, says Alex Grant.
CCS is already used on the BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf and e-up!, as well as on the Chevrolet Spark EV and Bolt, the latter due … Read More »
With good hybrid and diesel options, Alex Grant ponders a fleet role for the Auris’s new petrol engine.
The hatchback’s biggest visual upgrade is a move to all-LED headlights across the range and a redesigned grille, both matching the XC90, S90 and V90, while … Read More »