Tesla Model X: worth the price tag? 0

A couple of weeks ago, the Tesla Model X was unveiled to the public for the first time. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk debuted his new vision: – albeit two years late and with a range of clever but arguably unnecessary features – the all-electric crossover SUV. Elon Musk spoke of the Model X’s focus on(…)

September score for car sales 0

Despite the Volkswagen emissions scandal hitting the world last month, new car sales for September have broken records. Last month was the largest selling September on record for car sales. It’s likely the scandal didn’t affect sales much because the news broke late in the month and diesel cars often require deposits put down months in(…)

Fisker is reborn as Karma 0

For those who remember Fisker Automotive, you’ll be familiar with its first and only product, the Fisker Karma sedan. The company first made waves in California in 2007, when company founder Henrik Fisker had the idea to create the world’s first luxury plug-in hybrid vehicle. The Fisker Karma debuted in 2008 at the North American(…)

Electric cars: the solution to the diesel damage? 0

Electric cars are becoming rapidly more popular in the UK, with an increase from 3,500 on the road in 2013, to around 40,000 in 2015. That figure is set to keep rising, especially in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal that is casting a dark cloud over the diesel industry. Electric cars have seen(…)

Car smoking ban in action 0

Campaigners are celebrating the start of a new month and a new law, as England and Wales make smoking in cars illegal when driving with anyone under 18. It may seem a long time coming, as we’ve already banned smoking on trains and in public places but the 1st of October 2015 marks another dent(…)

What does the future hold for diesel? 0

Following the recent US Volkswagen emissions scandal, our attention turns to the product causing these harmful pollutants: diesel. What is being dubbed as the “diesel dupe” sees the VW models: Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat, as well as the Audi A3, under investigation for cheating emissions tests. The cars were fitted with computer software allowing(…)

VW Emissions Scandal Affects 11m Vehicles 3

    Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles worldwide are affected by the recent scandal over its ‘cheating’ of US car emissions tests. Last Friday the US government demanded VW to recall almost half a million pollution-hiding cars. Now, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say the German carmaker could be facing fines of up to(…)

Ford EcoSport compact SUV updated for 2015 0

The Ford Ecosport is similar and is set to rivals the like of the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and the Vauxhall Mokka. After first being released in 2013, the EcoSport has been slow selling for Ford. So this new redefined model will feature many updates, including much improved handling. To improve the handling Ford has(…)

2016 Volkswagen Touran set to go on sale this December 0

The new Touran was first unrevealed at the Geneva motor March earlier this year, the Touran is set to feature between the SV and Sharan models in the current Volkswagen range. The Volkswagen Touran is a much sharper model though, taking a likeness from the Passat and the Golf SV. Engine Upon release the in(…)

2016 MG GS SUV full specs announced 0

The MG GS SUV is set to be the companies first ever SUV, was first revealed at the Shanghai motor show in 2013 and is set for a 2016 release in the UK. First impressions of the MG share similarities to the recently released MG3 and MG6, with styling of the three cars being completed(…)