Ford has released the first design sketch of its all-new Mustang-inspired, all-electric SUV with the announcement of its full reveal on November 18th, 2019.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a pair of new Amarok special editions. Available to order now, the Amarok Black Edition and Amarok Aventura Black Edition are among the most powerful and luxurious variants of the award-winning pick-up ever created.
Vauxhall is continuing to push ahead with its large-scale electrification offensive. As early as 2021, it will offer a total of eight electrified vehicles in important volume segments.
Order books are now open at Volkswagen’s UK Van Centres for the company’s Transporter 6.1. For the T6.1 panel van and kombi models, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is reducing complexity and offering only Startline and Highline models, with Sportline to follow later.
The opportunities to drive an electrified Audi are becoming ever more plentiful, with five plug-in hybrid models scheduled for introduction in the second half of 2019 alone.
A new chapter in the history of Volkswagen’s best-selling car has started with the world premiere of the eighth Golf, which the company describes as “digitalised, connected, and intuitive to operate”. Hybrid versions will be launched at the same time. Speeds of up to 210 km/h (130 mph) are possible with assisted driving.
Renault is extending the use of its electric light commercial vehicles with hydrogen. Tested since 2014, Groupe Renault’s hydrogen technology was developed in partnership with Symbio, a Groupe Michelin subsidiary.
Xavier Peugeot, Senior Vice-President of Groupe PSA’s Light Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, said: “Groupe PSA is pushing ahead with the electrification of its LCV range by offering electric versions of compact vans for business and individual customers. Without compromising on features, the range will help strengthen our leadership in this segment in Europe. In 2021, our entire range of LCVs and their passenger car equivalents will be electrified.”
Volvo Cars has introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first ever fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand-new Recharge car line concept.
Skoda has released design sketches providing the first glimpse of the new Skoda Octavia. The company says that the new Skoda design language reveals that the fourth generation of the brand’s best-selling model will have a more emotive look; combining compact dimensions with a very generous amount of interior space.