Jeep is expanding its Wrangler range of 4×4 vehicles with the limited edition Night Eagle.
Revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the Jeep Wrangler Night Eagle comes in a choice of striking colours with exclusive decals, and provides a unique style, premium equipment levels and, of course, Jeep’s legendary off-road capability at £39,810.
Dacia has launched a new special edition range – the SE Summit – on the Duster, New Sandero Stepway and New Logan MCV Stepway, based on the top-level trim for each vehicle.
Revealed at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the Summit Special Editions will be available in the UK from June from £10,995 in special colours and with added trim.
Volvo has announced a close partnership with Google to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services within two years.
The partnership promises to revolutionise how Volvo customers engage and interact with their cars.
SsangYong is introducing 48-hour test drives on its Tivoli and Tivoli XLV mid-sized SUVs, with the opportunity to win a car for a year from every participating dealer.
Customer’s taking a test drive will also be given a £10 M&S voucher.
Grey fleet needs are starting to be met by use of medium-term rental by some businesses, according to one of the sector’s leading suppliers.
Meridian Vehicle Solutions says that it has seen an emerging trend in recent where fleets use the rental solution, which normally operates from 3-12 months, to create what is effectively a short term pool car solution, said Phil Jerome, managing director of Meridian Vehicle Solutions.
Labour has pledged to tighten up private hire and taxi legislation if it wins the general election next month.
Responding to pressure from the GMB, Labour says it wants to protect the 350,000 licensed drivers and public from poorly regulated providers.
Passenger car registrations fell 6.8 percent in Europe in April as the shift of Easter from March reduced buyers’ time for shopping, while vehicle sales in the UK were hit by tax changes.
VW Group sales dipped 9% over its 12-brands but SEAT went up 15% thanks to Ateca, but Opel-Vauxhall collapsed 13% and Ford were just behind with a 12% dip last month.
Without any US plants to concern themselves over possible Presidental penalties, PSA and Renault have ramped up Iranian investments.
PSA has pumped in €700 million and Renault is building up to 350,000 vehicles annually.
The EV market in Germany will not see the million models it expected by the end of the decade.
High costs, limited range and poor recharging infrastructure is holding back developments and more sales of EVs.
The Wall Street Journal & Reuters says Ford is looking to cut 10% of its North American and Asian salaried workforce.
The US has been hit by a decline in light vehicle sales and the first quarter of this year will be tough, but the rest of the year might be better than the same period in 2016 when it earned $10.4 Billion profits.