The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has released the following guidance under which existing MOT will be extended in response to the difficulties caused by the spread of COVID-19:
Production of Polestar 2 has officially begun in Luqiao, China. For initial delivery into Europe, followed by China and North America, the new electric performance fastback is the first electric vehicle to be produced by the facility. “The world is…
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ used van programme now includes a limited-time offer across the range with unique discounts on purchasing and service and maintenance plans. The offer, available between March 11 and March 31, is available across the range. One deal provides a £1,500 deposit contribution on used California vans as well as two free services when purchased on finance (5.9 per cent APR representative).
The name of LEVC’s new electric light commercial van has been revealed. VN5. Aligned with LEVC’s overall product naming strategy, the same technical and functional nomenclature has been used for van. As with TX for taxi, VN is chosen for van and ‘5’ to represent the volume of the cargo area, 5m3.
Nissan has unveiled a new £52m XL press line in its UK manufacturing plant, as preparations ramp up for the next generation Qashqai. The press, which weighs more than 2,000 tonnes and has taken 18 months to install, is part of a £400m investment by Nissan in readiness for the new Qashqai, which will be the third-generation of the pioneering crossover.
Renault UK is enhancing the offers available on its new Zoe all-electric supermini until the end of March in order to smooth the transition to the new Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) that was announced as part of yesterday’s Budget. Until 31 March 2020, Renault UK will offer customers placing new retail/fleet orders for a new Zoe an additional £500 to top-up the new Plug-in Car Grant amount of £3,000 back up to the previous £3,500. This is in addition to the existing current retail incentive to switch of £1,000, meaning that a new Zoe will now start from £24,670 including PiCG and all retail discounts applied.
Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa is available on personal contract purchase (PCP) from £211 per month with zero per cent interest and £0 deposit. The company says that the new model has the most efficient Corsa powertrains ever. It also has modern infotainment and connectivity, including multimedia systems with up to 10-inch touchscreens, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. IntelliLux LED headlights are available for the first time on a Corsa.
Following on from its All Makes check-up campaign, Vauxhall has introduced a new Tyres Online section to the brand’s website. Just as the All Makes campaign is open to all drivers, no matter the make or model of their car, so too is Tyres Online. With the new offering, drivers of any car can search, select, purchase and arrange tyre fittings at their local retailer via the Vauxhall website.
The Mercedes-Benz GLA is on now on sale. The GLA is available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines, with prices for diesels starting at £33,740. The GLA 200 uses a 1.3-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, while the GLA 250 uses…
Owners of Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) registered before 1 January 2014 could now receive as much as £10,000 towards the cost a new Citroën van, when trading in their vehicle as part of Citroën UK’s newly introduced LCV Swappage Scheme. The introduction of this new LCV campaign follows on from the brand’s car Swappage Scheme, which was launched in November 2019.