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Kia’s European factory reaches major milestone

Four millionth car produced at Kia's Žilina plant in Slovakia

The four millionth car has rolled off the production line at Kia’s Žilina plant in Slovakia. A Kia Sportage was the milestone motor at the factory which acted as a springboard for the South Korean brand’s expansion across Europe when it opened 15 years ago. The first vehicles produced at …

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Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

Launched a couple of years ago, the Citroen C5 Aircross was a welcome addition to the highly competitive mid-sized SUV market dominated by the likes of the Nissan Qashqai, Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage and Peugeot 3008. Priced from £24,355, the C5 Aircross range was initially powered by an impressive range …

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Revealed: Top 10 most leased cars

Kia Sportage 48v hybrid

The Kia Sportage is the most popular leased car in the UK, according to data released by leading provider, Leasing Options. Since 2014, the award-winning mid-sized SUV (the 10th best-selling new car in the UK in 2019) has been the most leased car, not only across the UK overall, but …

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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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MG HS review

MG HS review

The MG brand is enjoying something of a renaissance thanks to the success of the ZS compact SUV which was recently joined by an ell-electric version. Now owned by China’s SAIC Motor Corporation, MG is officially one of the fastest growing manufacturers in the UK (admittedly from a fairly low …

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SsangYong Korando review

SsangYong Korando review

You’ve got to hand it to SsangYong. In just a few years South Korea’s oldest vehicle manufacturer and “only 4×4 and SUV specialist”, has transformed its range from the left-field to the mainstream. Starting with the Tivoli compact SUV, followed by its big brother, the Rexton, and the new Musso …

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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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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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Citroen C5 Aircross review

Citroen C5 Aircross review

It may be late to the SUV party, but the all-new Citroen C5 Aircross is more than welcome. Up against well-established rivals including the Nissan Qashqai, Ford Kuga, Kia Sportage, Peugeot 3008 and Mazda CX-5, Citroen knows the C5 Aircross must have a USP – and that’s exactly what it’s …

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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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