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Ford Focus Active review

Ford Focus Active review

Rugged versions of regular cars are nothing new – think Volvo’s ‘Cross Country’ range, Skoda’s Scouts and Audi’s Allroads. I’m sure Ford would like us to think of the Focus Active as one such vehicle, but the reality is that it’s a bit of a softie – more like a …

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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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Aston Martin DBX goes into production at new plant

Aston Martin DBX - built at St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin has started making cars at its second UK manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales. Pre-production models of the luxury British car maker’s first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are already rolling off the production line, and St Athan is on target to go into full production in the …

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Jeep sets SUV ice speed record

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk speed record

A Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk has set a new speed record for SUVs driven on ice at the annual Speed Days of the Baikal Ice Motor Sports Festival 2019 in Russia. Thanks to power generated by its 710hp 6.2-litre V8 engine, the Jeep reached 174mph – just 6mph short of …

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More glory for the Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40

The Volvo XC40 has grabbed another ‘Car of the Year’ award, adding an Honest John trophy to its European and Japanese titles. Billed as the “most honest and unbiased awards in the industry”, the overall winner of the Honest John Awards is the car that has proved the most popular …

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New Land Rover Defender – above and beyond

New Land Rover Defender

The eagerly-awaited next-generation Land Rover Defender is to complete a final phase of field testing with the Tusk Trust, on location in Kenya. A  specially-camouflaged Defender prototype will experience life at the Borana Conservancy as part of Land Rover’s 15-year partnership with Tusk Trust. The prototype will tow heavy loads, …

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MG ZS review

MG ZS review

Badge snobbery is all very well, but if you’re on a tight budget, value for money and peace of mind are the main priorities. The MG ZS is a great way to drive an affordable, attractive, spacious new SUV with one of the most generous warranties on the market. MG …

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Milestone for Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Sales of the ground-breaking Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have reached 200,000 globally since it was launched in 2013, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced. The world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries and in doing so has become the world’s best-selling PHEV. It has …

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Ford teases all-new Puma crossover

New Ford Puma teaser picture

The much-loved Ford Puma is making a comeback, except this time round it’s morphed into a compact SUV. On sale in 2020 and slotting in between the EcoSport and all-new Kuga, Ford claims the Puma “fuses stunning exterior design; best-in-class luggage capacity and flexibility; and 48-volt mild-hybrid powertrain technology”. The …

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All-new Ford Kuga goes electric

2019 Ford Kuga

Ford has unveiled the stylish third generation of its best-selling SUV in the UK – and the next Kuga will be eco-friendly and more technologically advanced than ever. The attractive new addition to the range will be the first Ford to offer Mild, Plug-in and Full hybrid options. The Kuga …

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