The Nissan LEAF has been named the most reliable electric vehicle in a study carried out by one of Britain’s best-known warranty companies.
The research by Warrantywise looked at the frequency of repairs, common faults, cost of repair, and age at the time of repair. Similar combustion-engined models were also evaluated, with the LEAF also finishing 7th overall*.
Andrew Humberstone, Managing Director of Nissan Motor GB, said: ‘‘We are thrilled at the recognition LEAF has received in recent weeks. No matter what
As the long nights draw in, new analysis by DS Automobiles shows that the risk of a fatal accident is five times greater between 7pm and 7am*, owing to poor visibility, headlight dazzle and fatigue.
In 2019, the rate of fatal accidents at night was approaching 40%, despite night-time journeys accounting for just one fifth of total journeys in the UK.
DS Automobiles is highlighting the danger of night driving on UK roads during the winte
Full pricing and specification of the 100% electric New 500 has been announced for the UK market. The city car will arrive in UK dealers in early 2021 in both hatchback and cabrio bodystyles. With two battery options and the longest range of any electric city car on sale today, the New 500 will be priced from £19,9
The first electrified vRS
At the heart of the new Octavia vRS – the first vRS to be offered with a plug-in drivetrain – is a petrol and electric power unit fine-tuned to deliver a sporty and engaging driving experience. A 1.4 TSI petrol engine delivers 150PS while a three-phase permanent magnet 85kW electric motor boosts combined power output up to 245PS. Maximum torque output is 400Nm – 30Nm more than the previous Octavia vRS model.
The vRS iV is fitted with a 13kWh lithium-ion battery pack which can pro
In its 40th year on sale, the Fiat Panda is enjoying a refresh for the 2021 model year. This update also sees an overhaul of the Panda range and trim levels with the inclusion of the new Fiat Panda Sport.
A fan favorite, the Panda is still available as a 4x4 with the Fiat 0.9-litre 85hp Twinair engine. The rest of the range is available with the brand’s 1.0-litre mild hybrid unit with 70hp that debuted earlier in 2020.
Panda Life range
The new Panda Life range offers an affordable car packed with smart s
The new A-Class Exclusive Edition is now available to order, with prices starting from £31,305 OTR for the A 200 and £34,005 for the A 200 d. The A 250 Exclusive Edition Plus costs £37,320, while the A 220 d is priced from £38,095.
The new Exclusive Edition is based on the AMG Line Executive equipment line which
SuperCharge, an all-new global motorsport series based on electric crossover road cars, today broke cover on its plans to help shape the new future for motorsport.
With a planned 2022 start, the inaugural series is targeting eight events taking place right across the globe, in cities from Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and USA aiming to provide spectacular racing entertainment and ultimately promote the uptake of electric cars.
Revealed at the 1989 Chicago Motor Show, the Mazda MX-5 has become a landmark car in the 100-year history of Mazda – a car that is the very essence of the Jinba Ittai driver-and-car-as-one philosophy that goes into every Mazda. With more than one million cars sold across four generations, the Mazda MX-5 is the world’s best-selling two-seater roadster and continues to win new fans across the world.
However, for many MX-5 fans it’s the timel
The Fiat Tipo range line-up has been updated with a refreshed design, new technology, and an updated engine offering. The line-up is also being expanded with the addition of the new Tipo Cross.
New Tipo Cross
The new Tipo Cross brings a new variant to the Tipo family with a more powerful stance on the road, a
Vauxhall is offering potential buyers a 48-hour test drive in the all-electric Corsa-e for a limited time only.
The ‘Switch it up’ test drive offer runs from now until 1st November and gives potential buyers two full days to experience the all-electric Corsa-e. The offer will particularly help potential first-ti
Hyundai Motor Company today revealed the first glimpse of its smallest EV yet, with a video sketching its unique and innovative construction.
This petite EV’s exterior style is based on the ‘45’ EV concept that Hyundai presented in 2019 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. Hyundai’s designers adap
When winter arrives it becomes more important than ever to look after your car. The elements can provide a pretty tough test for your vehicle if you’re not careful and you don’t want costly repairs to leave you with a big bill this season. So, with that in mind, here’s some useful tips for keeping your car in shape...
Store vehicles inside
By housing your car in a garage or enclosed space you will be protecting it from any extremes of temperature and potential damage. It sounds simple, perhaps, but many peopl
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