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New VW Golf’s trip down ITV memory lane

Martin and Roman Kemp with the new VW Golf

The all-new eighth generation Golf has appeared in a series of primetime ITV slots as Volkswagen ramps up anticipation for the important model. The new Golf’s first UK television advert spanned the entirety of the main advert break of ITV show Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow on Saturday 6 June, with …

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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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Are these Britain’s ‘best new car buys’?

Jaguar I-Pace

The first Carbuyer Best Buys have been announced across nine core categories in a bid to give a simplified overview of the market and to help the average UK car buyer find the vehicles that most closely suit their needs. Apparently, the recommendations recognise that buyers may be shopping across …

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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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Peugeot 3008 named ‘New Car of the Year’

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The Peugeot 3008 SUV has beaten off stiff competition from the likes of Hyundai Ioniq, Skoda Octavia and Mercedes-Benz E-Class to win the top trophy at the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Unlike other car awards, which rely on editorial judging panels, the Auto Trader New Car Awards are decided …

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Europe’s Top 20 biggest-selling new cars

Volkswagen Golf

The Ford Fiesta has long been the most popular new car in the UK, but have you ever wondered what are the biggest-selling cars in Europe? We’ve scanned through the data for 2018, supplied by automotive analysts JATO Dynamics, to reveal what’s hot and what’s not on the continent. The …

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Cheapest UK city to buy a new car revealed

Postcode lottery car buying

New research suggests that there’s as postcode lottery when it comes to buying a new car with a difference of as much as £7,000 between cities  in the UK. Car accessory firm Ixplor decided to find out how prices changed throughout the country for two popular models – the Volkswagen …

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Britain’s most popular new cars revealed

Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta has cemented its reputation as the UK’s favourite car, taking the No 1 spot for the 10th consecutive year. However, final year figures for 2018 released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that total registrations were down 6.8% to 2.37 million cars, reflecting 12 …

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Top 10 most searched for cars 2018

Volkswagen Golf

Data for 2018 revealed by Auto Trader has revealed that the Volkswagen Golf has overtaken the BMW 3 Series as the UK’s most searched for car after eight years in the top spot. More than 42 million searches were made for the VW Golf on the “UK’s largest marketplace for …

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Ford Focus review

Ford Focus review

Twenty years on from the launch of the game-changing Ford Focus Mk1 comes the fourth-generation car. And the good news is that Ford’s big-selling family hatchback has regained its mojo. Having owned a few Foci over the years, I should know. Ford has clearly listened to feedback because the new …

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