Since its launch in 2018, the Kia e-Niro has acquired a growing list of back orders. For 2020 Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. says it has worked alongside Kia Motors Corporation in Korea to increase the UK supply to satisfy customers and in July, Kia UK delivered more e-Niros in one month than in the entirety of 2019. Now, into H2 of 2020, availability has been increased even further, allowing for the shortest lead times for the MY20 e-Niro since launch. Customers who order a MY20 e-Niro now can expect to receive their car in September, in time for the new ‘70’ registration plate change or during Quarter Four.
Kia Motors has introduced significant upgrades to the Kia Stonic compact SUV. The updated Stonic offers drivers a range of new ‘Smartstream’ powertrains, with innovations that enhance efficiency. Among these, the Stonic is now available with Kia’s new petrol 48V mild-hybrid…
The updated Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon and Estate are now on sale, with prices starting from £39,130 on-the-road for the entry E 200 Sport Saloon, and £41,460 for the E 200 Sport Estate. The E 200 features a 2.0-litre petrol engine with…
Polestar has delivered the first European Polestar 2 customer car at the company’s global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Thunder-coloured fastback is specified with a Charcoal WeaveTech vegan interior. “I ordered my Polestar 2 on launch day,” said Sture Stensson upon receiving his car. “This is my first electric vehicle and I have mounted solar panels on the roof for easy charging at home. I have read all the great reviews in the papers and online, and picked up many new cars throughout the years, but this is the greatest moment so far.”
Toyota has announced a new RAV4 special edition. The new RAV4 Hybrid Black Edition has a one-colour treatment with the Galaxy Black bodywork accompanied by a matching black front grille, lower grille and bumpers, door mirror casings, skid plates, rear garnish and spoiler, nineteen-inch gloss black alloy wheels.
The new Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid now comes with the option of geofencing technology to help improve urban air quality. Using live location data, the Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) automatically switches to electric drive mode whenever entering predefined areas such as congestion and low‑emission zones.
MINI Plant Oxford has hit a significant milestone by building more than 11,000 MINI Electrics since production began, just before the plant’s annual summer shutdown. Premiered in July 2019, during the brand’s 60th anniversary year, MINI’s first all-electric model is fully integrated into the production process at Oxford, running down the same line as the combustion engine models.
The new Mercedes-Benz EQV is now available to order with prices starting from £70,665 for the EQV 300 Sport, £72,895 for EQV 300 Sport Premium and £77,145 for the EQV 300 Sport Premium Plus. With seating for up to seven people, the EQV is the second Mercedes-Benz from the all-electric EQ brand.
Drivers of Skoda’s all-electric Citigoe iV and Superb iV plug-in hybrid can now use Amazon Alexa voice assistants to start or stop charging remotely and check on the remaining range of their cars, all from the comfort of their home. The new features are part of a raft of upgrades added to the Skoda Connect service, with iV owners now able to perform a range of actions to simplify the charging and management of their electric vehicle.
Prices and specifications for the new full electric Peugeot e-Expert van have been revealed. Available across three trim levels, Compact, Standard and Long wheelbases and as a crew or panel van, the new e-Expert will suit a variety of fleet and business needs. Base prices for the new e-Expert start from £25,053 (excluding VAT, including PiVG), and is available to order now.