Dacia has revised its Duster line-up and launched two new trim levels.
The new Air trim starts at just £10,995 and features air conditioning, DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity, height-adjustable driver’s seat, 16-inch wheels, body-coloured front and rear bumpers, electric front windows, USB and AUX connection and front fog lights as standard while the Nav+ trim starts at £13,095 and adds MediaNav Evolution (7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with satellite navigation), rear-parking sensors plus camera and 16-inch ‘Tyrol’ alloy wheels. It also features electric rear windows, heated and electrically-adjustable door mirrors, on-board computer, leather steering wheel and ’Graphite’ cloth upholstery.
The Volkswagen Group is planning further recalls over diesel engines.
The company confirmed last week that there would be more than the 850,000 models which will need software changes to meet real world tests and include Porsche cars as well.
Jaguar Land Rover is helping ex-servicemen and women find new careers as technicians in its UK retailer network.
The training programme, run with forces’ charity Mission Motorsport, is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s commitment to employ 1,000 former military personnel by 2020.
Accidents involving 4x4s soared by 37% as the ‘Beast from the East’ battered Britain, according to analysis by Accident Exchange.
The upsurge of 4×4 vehicle accidents – which weren’t their fault – of over a third compared to an average week was also 15% higher than the week before the storm.
The latest switching report from GoCompare shows record numbers of drivers are now switching insurance upon renewal.
It went up to 27% last year, a 5% rise in 12 months after premiums rose about 9% and added £40 to a typical policy.