Toyota Yaris is the UK’s most reliable second-hand purchase, with BMW 1 Series the least reliable, reports What Car?
More than 18,000 owners rated their vehicles, aged between four and 10 years and Japanese models dominated reliability rankings although a third of all owners experienced a fault, usually suspension issues.
The UK’s four big supermarkets have raised the price of petrol almost every day for three months, the RAC can reveal.
Data from RAC Fuel Watch shows the supermarkets, which sell 45% of the country’s fuel, have increased the price of unleaded at the pumps virtually every day since 21 February (apart from five days when they stayed the same) in response to rising wholesale costs, but they have done so on days when other retailers have managed to lower their prices.
Jaguar Land Rover has reported its first profit in in a year.
Net income was £119 million in the three months ended March, it reported after a loss of £ 3.6 billion loss for the full year to March and a write-down in the third quarter of 2018, but it continues like most other car makers to struggle in the massive Chinese market.
Mercedes is planning to prune models and powertrains in the US, according to a leaked report from a dealers’ briefing and reported by Automotive News Europe.
It is not known if it will also cut back on UK or European versions or if the action is part of a specific programme related to US tariffs likely in six months.
Bassetts of Swansea is now a SsangYong dealer.
It is among the ten new outlets of the Korean car-maker announced this week.
Wallbox has unveiled the world’s first bi-directional ev chargers in Europe.
They will allow surplus charge from vehicles to be redirected to the national grid after they go on sale in Britain.
The first rail services directly linking north Wales, Cheshire and Liverpool have started running for the first time in more than 40 years.
Direct daily trains between Wrexham and Liverpool are among the 215 additional weekly services and are being introduced after Network Rail’s upgrade of the Halton Curve track in Cheshire.