Built in Turkey, the Civic saloon will be available with 1.0 litre petrol or 1.6 diesel powertrains, with a 519 litres boot, and will be in dealer forecourts from August.
Some new SEAT Ibiza 2017 and 2018 models as well as Polo versions from this year are being recalled for a check on a rear seat belt fixing.
Test have shown that in certain situations with three people in the back a sudden lane change might result in the left-side belt unlocking and releasing the belt.
Opel has suspended voluntary redundancy offers it was making for 3,700 German staff after mass departures by engineers lured to other automotive companies.
The staff have left after PSA Group said it wanted to make Opel leaner and there is now concern it was losing expertise in key areas, reports Automotive News Europe.
Ford executive chairman Bill Ford and CEO Jim Hackett have been forced to defend a decision to end production of most saloons in the US.
The boss of Ford said the company was responding to what customers said they wanted, more SUVs, crossovers and pickups, as well as the Mustang along with a Focus Estate.
Recent analysis of DVSA data from non-standard vehicle finance provider Moneybarn, has revealed a new age of ‘Baby-Vroomers’ taking motorbike tests is rising, with the number of over 55s increasing by more than 80 percent in the last five years and they are hobby-riders.
Age 60 seems to be when many are deciding to cross getting a motorbike off the bucket list, as the number of people passing tests at this age has more than doubled, the oldest person to pass their test in 2017 was an impressive 80 years old, but fewer young people are riding.