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Britain’s best-selling new cars

Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa was the UK’s best-selling car for the second consecutive month in July. According to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 5,455 were sold – just pipping the Ford Fiesta (5,421). Overall, sales for diesel cars were down 25.9 per cent on …

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UK’s Top 10 most popular new cars

The Ford Fiesta was toppled from its traditional top spot as Britain’s best-selling new car by the Volkswagen Golf during February, according to the latest official figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported that 3,457 Golfs were registered compared to 3,123 Fiestas. In all, 79,594 new cars …

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Ford Focus ST review

Ford Focus ST review

When Ford launched the fourth generation of its best-selling Focus in 2018 it was immediately clear that this was a superbly engineered package with huge potential. Now, the sporty ST version is proof positive that the Focus is back in the hot hatch game, ready to do battle with the …

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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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Skoda Scala review

Skoda Scala review

Skoda’s new entrant in the fiercely competitive family hatchback sector has got its work cut out – its rivals include the Ford Focus, VW Golf, Vauxhall Astra and Kia Ceed, to name but a few. Slotting in between the Fabia and Octavia in the range, the Scala excels in all …

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Fastest selling used cars revealed

Volkswagen Polo

Small family hatchbacks and SUVs dominate the UK’s Top 10 fastest selling secondhand cars, according to new data. Research released by AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, shows the Volkswagen’s Polo is the fastest selling car of the year so far, being advertised for the shortest length of time …

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Tow Car Awards 2019 – all the winners

Volkswagen Arteon - Winner Tow Car Awards 2019

The Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI 150PS Elegance DSG fastback has been crowned Overall Winner at the Tow Car Awards 2019. In all, 40 cars were entered, competing for nine awards and the VW fastback also won its 1550-1699kg weight class. The cars were tested in groups according to their respective …

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Mazda3 review

Mazda3 review

The latest Mazda3 is the first in an all-new generation of cars from the Japanese manufacturer. It’s a real head-turner with its distinctive design, while the quality of the materials used and general finish underlines the brand’s steady move upwards into the premium sector. Where once the Mazda3 competed with …

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Europe’s most popular new cars

Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is still the No 1 best-selling car in Europe, according to latest figures released by automotive analysts JATO Dynamics. Volkswagen also continued to lead the market as the biggest brand with 151,195 sales, followed by Renault (89,147), Peugeot (87,303) and Ford (84,811). In all, 1.34 million vehicles …

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UK sales of greener cars accelerating

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Demand for electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars surged by 26.3% during January, according to the latest official registration figures. The data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) also continued 2018’s big trend – petrol car sales were up 7.3%, while diesels declined by 20.3%. Overall, the …

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