The Toyota Camry hybrid saloon is set to return to the UK this summer. The new car uses Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. In anticipation of the Camry’s arrival, Toyota has announced prices and outline equipment specifications for the new line-up. The eighth generation of the world’s best-selling upper medium saloon will be exclusively a hybrid model in the UK.
The Nissan Leaf has become the first electric car in history to surpass 400,000 sales. Nissan says that Leaf owners have driven their cars more than 10 billion kilometres (over six billion miles) in total. The number of Leaf vehicles sold since 2010 is enough to save an estimated 3.8 million barrels of oil a year
Mercedes-Benz Vans is introducing a series of improvements for its contender in the mid-size vans segment. Among the highlights are high-torque four-cylinder diesel engines for the Vito Tourer with passenger car approval. Mercedes says that in comparison to the predecessor, the new OM 654 engine range reduces emissions and consumption values whilst also optimising noise and vibration comfort. The power units, already familiar from the Mercedes-Benz passenger car range, will see their first ever usage in a commercial vehicle at Mercedes-Benz Vans.
The new Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé is now on sale, with prices starting from £30,550 for the entry-level CLA 180 AMG Line. All models will be initially available with a 7G-DCT seven-speed automatic transmission, with a manual gearbox coming later. The diesel-powered CLA 200 d and CLA 220 d will also be added to the line-up later in the year. The CLA Shooting Brake was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and will be going on sale in May
Jaguar Land Rover has become the first car maker to submit new cars from its Jaguar and Land Rover ranges for independent on-road emissions testing and rating for inclusion in the AIR Index. A simple A-to-E colour-coded rating shows the difference between clean and dirty vehicles.
Toyota has revealed the first additions to its new Corolla range at the Geneva Motor Show – the new Corolla GR Sport and Corolla Trek. The Corolla GR Sport is imbued with spirit of Toyota Gazoo Racing, further developing the model’s dynamic looks and driving capabilities. It will be the second model to join the European GR Sport line-up following the introduction of the Yaris GR Sport last year.
The Toyota Prius is the world’s original and best-selling self-charging hybrid car, with a heritage of technical innovation and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Since the introduction of the first model in 1997, it has taken self-charging hybrid power from the margins of the automotive world to the forefront of exceptionally efficient and cleaner mobility for the mass market.
Renault used the Geneva Motor Show to showcase its all-new Clio – the fifth generation of the automotive icon which has sold some 15 million units, to date.
The new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 1941 designed by Mopar made its European debut at the Geneva International Motor Show with a 100 per cent street legal trim especially designed for the off-road vehicle that takes the desire for adventure to the max.
Almost exactly one year since the first Audi e-tron made its camouflaged debut at the Geneva Motor Show, a concept that will form the basis of the fifth fully electric model to join the range by the close of the decade, broke cover at the same location.