The latest Mazda3 coming to the UK from May will begin at £20,595.
The 18-strong range of petrol and diesel hatchbacks has five trims running up to £27,735.
Ford will conduct an investigation after concerns raised by its own employees over the ‘analytical modelling’ standards that it employs as part of its US fuel economy and emissions compliance process, says Just-Auto.com .
In the wake of VW’s unprecedented ‘dieselgate’ scandal, the Ford development will undoubtedly raise concerns over how serious the resultant inaccuracies, if found, could be and the consequences for the company and its reputation.
Almost half of Britain’s car owners, some 44 per cent, believe that getting their car serviced by an independent garage will invalidate their warranty, despite a change in the law nearly 15 years ago that prevents this from being the case.
The statistic was uncovered by nationwide servicing and repair chain Halfords Autocentres, which surveyed over 22,000 motorists and also found that 40 per cent of drivers are unaware of new MOT legislation that came into effect in 2018, which tests items such as diesel particulate filters, reversing lamps and dashboard warning lights.
The new Range Rover Evoque will retain its value better than any other car in its class according to leading industry body, cap hpi, as efficient engines, generous equipment lists and long scheduled service intervals, mean that the new Evoque will cost owners less per month than almost all of its competitors.
According to cap hpi, the new Range Rover Evoque will retain an average of 63% of its value across the range after three years/ 36,000 miles, while the Evoque R-Dynamic S P250 model will see 67.4% of their vehicle’s value returned after the same period, making it one of the least depreciating cars on sale today.
The DVSA is alerting motorists and commercial vehicle drivers that they may need new paperwork if going to Europe or EEA states if the UK leaves without an agreement on 29 March.
The changes will affect trailers over 750KG, driving licences, insurance , GB stickers and details are on the DVSA website.
European premium tyre manufacturer Vredestein’s Sportrac 5 was one of just two compact car tyres to be ‘highly recommended’ in German professional body ADAC’s latest summer tyre test.
The ADAC tested 16 summer tyres in the 185/65 R15 88H category for 13 criteria, including performance on dry and wet surfaces. The tyres were also checked for environmental (fuel consumption), noise emissions and wear variables.