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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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Volvo S60 review

Volvo S60 review

Volvo is on a roll and the all-new S60 is further proof. Completing the current award-winning range of SUVs, saloons and estates, it’s another winner from the Chinese-owned Swedish brand. The remarkable thing about the S60 is that it’s not simply a saloon version of the V60 estate launched in …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s smallest SUV made the biggest impact when it was unveiled in late 2017. Critically acclaimed, it picked up several awards including the prestigious European Car of the Year title. We were hugely impressed when we road-tested the XC40 in early 2018, but we only got to try the 188bhp …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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Volvo XC60 crowned World Car of the Year 2018

Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 has been named World Car of the Year 2018 at the New York Auto Show, adding another accolade to the Swedish car maker’s growing list. In March, the XC60’s smaller sibling, the new Volvo XC40 compact SUV, was named European Car of the Year for 2018. The …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

We get behind the wheel of the Volvo XC40 – the 2018 European Car of the Year. Does it live up to the hype? What is it? The XC40 is the newest and smallest member of Volvo’s SUV family, slotting in below the XC60 and XC90. Priced from £27,905 – …

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Volvo XC40 wins European Car of the Year

Volvo XC40

Volvo’s XC40 compact SUV has been named Car of the Year in Europe for 2018. Six other new cars – the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi A8, BMW 5-Series, Citroen C3 Aircross, Kia Stinger and Seat Ibiza – were vying for the prestigious title. A jury of 60 journalists from 23 …

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Volvo XC60 wins UK Car of the Year 2018

Volvo XC60

The impressive new Volvo XC60 has been crowned the overall winner at the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. After scooping Best Medium Crossover when the category winners were announced in January, the SUV went up against another 12 triumphant new cars to fight it out for the top …

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UK Car of the Year 2018 class winners

BMW 5 Series

Twelve different manufacturers have been recognised as best-in-class following the first round of voting for the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. The number of categories this year has been expanded to 13, ranging from Best Supermini to Best Performance and the winning model in each sector now goes …

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Revealed: the 10 safest cars of 2017

Honda Civic - side crash test Nov 2017

The safest new cars of 2017 have been revealed, ahead of judging to discover which is the overall winner of the hotly contested What Car? Safety Award 2018 title. Thatcham Research’s 10-car-car longlist for the award will now go forward to a panel of expert judges who will decide on …

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