Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has unveiled the new Barbarian SVP II special edition of the Mitsubishi L200 – the second vehicle to be produced by its SVP (Special Vehicle Projects) division.
Volkswagen says it is now offering a petrol engine claimed to offer diesel-like fuel economy but which is significantly cheaper to buy. The new 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion has an output of 96 kW / 128 bhp and is currently already powering the Golf and Golf Variant. In the future, the 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion will also be available for other Volkswagen models
Daimler Trucks – the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer – has today handed over the world’s first all-electric light-duty (7.5-tonne) truck in series production, the FUSO eCanter, to UK customers.
Pricing and UK specifications have been announced for the 2018 model year Renault ZOE. Starting from £18,420 OTR (including PiCG, excluding battery rental), the latest version of Europe’s best-selling EV now features the new R110 electric motor offering increased power but still with the same 186-mile claimed real-world range, which Renault says is the best real world range of any mainstream electric vehicle.
The top-selling Ford Fiesta adds a rugged new look to its line-up with the addition of the Fiesta Active crossover range for summer. Comprising three variants – Active 1, Active B&O PLAY and Active X – Fiesta Active joins Ford KA+ Active in offering buyers a lifestyle crossover with increased ride height, rugged exterior and advanced technologies.
Volkswagen Poznań, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, has produced its two-millionth Caddy at its Antoninek factory produced its two-millionth Caddy. The landmark vehicle went to Polish aid organisation ‘St. Brother Albert’. The vehicle was a fourth generation Caddy Maxi Trendline 7-seater in Candy White. In the last year alone around 165,000 Caddy vehicles were produced (up 3.8 per cent), the highest number since the formation of Volkswagen Poznań in 1993.
The Metropolitan Police Service is set to team up with the Toyota Mirai to help create what is claimed to be the world’s largest fleet of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric police vehicles.
Mazda says its new SKYACTIV-X engine, which combusts through compression ignition, shows the potential to reduce emissions from an internal combustion engine to below that of an electric vehicle when measured well-to-wheel.
Nissan has announced a number of new features and design upgrades to its Juke compact crossover. The updated model is making its public debut on the Nissan stand at the Geneva Motor Show.
Polestar 1, the first car from the new electric performance brand Polestar, is now available for pre-ordering in 18 countries around the world. The Polestar 1 is currently making its first public appearance at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.