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Celebrating 70 years of SEAT

Seat 600's 60th birthday

SEAT, the car maker that helped democratise mobility in Spain, has undergone a profound transformation since it was founded on 9 May 1950. Production began in 1953 with 925 employees and a rate of 5 cars per day. Fast forward to 2020 and more than 15,000 people work at SEAT in …

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Britain’s top-rated electric car chargepoint providers

Tesla Superchargers

Tesla’s Supercharger electric car charging network has been named the best in Britain in an all-new survey of electric-car owners. The US company’s charge points were rated number one in all four assessed categories – ease of use, cost, speed and reliability – securing the title of Driver Power Best …

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Lexus RX review

Lexus RX 450h F Sport

The original eco-friendly 4×4 gets a makeover for 2020 and it’s more relevant than ever… Lexus made history in 2005 when it launched the RX 450h – the world’s first luxury hybrid SUV. The RX is now in its fourth generation and its major rivals are in catch-up mode, desperately …

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World Car Awards 2020 – the winners

Kia Telluride

The epic Kia Telluride has been crowned World Car of the Year at the 2020 World Car Awards, beating off strong competition from the Mazda CX-30 and Mazda3. Though not available in the UK, the big SUV was rewarded by the 86-strong judging panel for its distinctive design and impressive …

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Polestar’s exciting glimpse into motoring’s future

Polestar Precept concept

Polestar has shared more details about its stunning Precept concept car, which previews the design direction and technology of its future models. The Swedish luxury EV maker has released video tour footage and more pictures of its dream car which was denied its debut at the cancelled 2020 Geneva Motor …

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Kia Soul EV review

Kia Soul EV review

There’s nothing like a deadline to focus the mind – and the 2035 target date for banning the sale of all petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles has done just that for the car industry. After years of dragging its heels, suddenly every car maker is getting in on the act. …

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Top 10 most-advertised electric vehicles

All-electrric Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf is the most-advertised electric vehicle (EV), according to one of the UK’s leading car classifieds websites. That other great stalwart of the UK EV scene, the Renault Zoe, was second, while the Tesla Model S wafted into DesperateSeller.co.uk’s Top 10 for the first time. “The Model S …

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Self-driving Nissan makes UK motoring history

Self-driving Nissan LEAF

A top-secret Nissan LEAF electric vehicle has completed the UK’s longest and most complex autonomous car journey. The modified 2017 LEAF travelled from the Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in Cranfield, Bedforshire, to the brand’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Over the course of the 230-mile journey, the autonomous car tackled …

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More car buyers planning to ‘go electric’

All-electric Renault ZOE comes to the aid of the Scottish Fire Rescue Service

Britain’s drivers are showing signs of starting to embrace electric and hybrid vehicles. Research conducted for the RAC Report on Motoring shows the number of drivers who say they will choose an electric car as their next vehicle has doubled with 6% of motorists – the equivalent of more than …

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Britain’s best-selling cars of 2019

Ford Fiesta ST

The Ford Fiesta has been named Britain’s favourite new car for the 11th year in a row after easily topping the sales charts in 2019. Almost 78,000 new Ford Fiestas were registered last year, beating the 58,994 total of the car in second place, the Volkswagen Golf. It just pipped …

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