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New T4 petrol engine joins the Volvo S90 and V90 ranges

Volvo Car UK has released a new petrol engine in its premium S90 and V90 model ranges, offering greater choice for drivers. Motorists who want an alternative to diesel or petrol-electric hybrid power can now opt for the T4 version of the S90 saloon and V90 estate. Powered by a ...

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Mercedes-Benz: Sprinter is still superior according to ACFO award win

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Even in its last full year of production, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is still superior, retaining the Large Van of the Year honour at last night’s ACFO Awards, voted for by the membership of the fleet operator organisation. The annual ACFO Awards shine a spotlight on the vehicles, services and companies ...

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Toyota and Suzuki conclude memorandum on EV introduction in India

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on moving forward in considering a cooperative structure for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market in around 2020. The agreement stems from the two companies having concluded on February 6 this year ...

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Volkswagen Group deliveries grow 8.2 percent in October

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The Volkswagen Group handed over 940,800 vehicles to customers in October, an increase of 8.2 percent compared with the previous year. “October showed that our customers all over the world trust our brands and products. Group deliveries grew significantly in all regions”, Fred Kappler, Head of Group Sales at Volkswagen ...

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Jaguar Classic XKSS continuation crowned Car Of The Year at 2017 Octane Awards

Jaguar Land Rover Classic enjoyed a double victory at the 2017 Octane Awards, held in London this week. The ‘Legends Continued’ Jaguar XKSS continuation was crowned 2017 Car of the Year and Jaguar Land Rover Classic also received the Manufacturer Heritage Collection of the Year accolade. Dubbed the ‘original supercar’, the XKSS was introduced ...

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SEAT reveals innovative ‘Guardian Angel’ safety car

SEAT has pulled the wraps off a ‘Guardian Angel’ safety car at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, Spain. The Leon ‘Cristobal’ is named after St Christopher (San Cristobal in Spanish), the patron saint of travellers. The concept car is billed as the safest car in the history of the ...

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Kia Motors America records second-best October certified pre-owned vehicle sales total in company history

Kia Motors America announced its second-best October Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle sales with 5,381 units sold, proving consumers are gravitating toward the brand’s quality and reliability.  Double-digit gains for Kia’s Sportage helped power the brand’s sales. Autodata’s1 October CPO retail sales report confirms when it comes to pre-owned vehicles, Kia continues ...

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Vauxhall’s all-new Crossland X achieves five-star Euro NCAP rating

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Vauxhall’s new Crossland X has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, underlining the model’s position as one of the safest vehicles in its segment. The family-focused SUV performed well in each of the four safety areas tested, and scored maximum points for adult and child occupant ...

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