Mercedes says its new generation of electric vehicles will be based on a custom-developed architecture, which is scalable in every aspect and can be used across model series. The wheelbase and track as well as all other system components, especially the batteries, are variable thanks to the modular design. This vehicle architecture makes it possible to build Mercedes-Benz electric cars from saloons to large SUVs.
Vauxhall has released first images of the new Crossland ahead of order books opening later this year. Customer deliveries of the new compact SUV will commence in early 2021. The new Crossland is the second vehicle to feature the brand’s new bold design language, including the new Vauxhall Vizor front-end introduced on the all-new Mokka. Like the Mokka, the Vauxhall Crossland has dropped the X suffix in its name.
An engineering partnership led by Lotus has won UK Government support and funding to develop an all-new next-generation Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) architecture. The news was confirmed by the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).
Britain’s fastest-growing car brand and rapidly expanding EV marque is marking its best-ever month in the UK, having racked up 3,668 sales in September 2020 – an increase of 169 per cent compared with the same month in 2019. Year-on-year…
The Mitsubishi Shogun Sport is now available from £29,975, including three years free servicing. The Shogun Sport combines a 179 bhp 2.4-litre turbo diesel and Mitsubishi’s Super Select 4WD-II.
Now available to order in the UK, the Citroën ë-SpaceTourer is capable of travelling up to 143 miles on a single charge, and utilises rapid charging technology. The brand’s new 100 per cent electric MPV also comes with a variety of the latest equipment and driver aids.
The SEAT Tarraco is now available to order with both petrol and diesel engines that are certified under stringent new NOx emissions targets, Real Driving Emissions stage 2 (RDE2), ahead of mandatory compliance from January 2021.
With a theme of 4x4s, SUVs and towing pervading across the pages of the November issue of Diesel Car & Eco Car, we’ve got a strong front cover, with the striking new Hyundai Tucson revealed for the first time.
Full UK specification and pricing has been revealed for the Mazda’s first all-electric production vehicle – the Mazda MX-30. Prices start at £25,545, with initial First Edition models from £27,545. UK customer deliveries start in March next year.