The powered soft-top SUV will be shown at Frankfurt Motor Show next month and it follows the Beetle, Golf and Eos convertibles and will on sale early next year.
The UK’s used car market declined by a moderate -2.8% in the second quarter of the year, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders as 2,034,236 transactions took place representing a shortfall of fewer than 60,000 units.
Petrol and diesel models declined in the second quarter, down by -3.7% and -2.5% respectively but demand for hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric cars continued to grow, up 24.8%, with 33,492 models changing hands but pure electrics experienced the largest growth of 32.8%.
Dacia has added a new entry-level TCe 100 engine to the Duster line-up, replacing the SCe 115.
The new-generation engine significantly reduces fuel consumption and substantially boosts performance over the outgoing SCe engine and the latest model goes from £10,995.
Peugeot is slicing £3,000 off many models bought before the end of September.
The discount applies to selected models using the company’s finance scheme for part-exchanging any non-Peugeot model, and existing Peugeot owners can get an alternative deal, the company has said.
The New Hyundai IONIQ has officially maintained its maximum rating of five stars from the independent Euro NCAP for crash safety.
The IONIQ Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric versions of the New IONIQ all keep this maximum score.
Volkswagen’s iconic ID.R electric racing car will be competing in China, but only after an exceptional journey.
The record breaker will go from Germany to China on the trans-continental Silk Road train, covering the 11,000KMs journey in three weeks with all its supporting equipment in a series of freight wagons.
Direct trains between north Wales and London in a summer service in 2021 have been announced.
First Trenitalia, the new operator of the West Coast mainline, also plans to introduce a new fleet of trains between Holyhead and Wrexham.