More than half of van drivers admitted to making calls behind the wheel without using a hands-free device, according to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
Van drivers spend an average of 35 minutes on the phone each day in their vehicles, making an average of seven calls a day and one in 10 spend two hours on the phone while driving.
Mercedes-Benz is relanching its prestige Maybach range.
It will begin with a version on the next generation GLS SUV platform assembled in China later this year but a model for global markets will be built in America to avoid US tariffs and the name will also feature on future top end MB saloons.
Kia Motors UK has once again won an award for its industry leading seven-year warranty.
They took the ‘Manufacturer Warranty Scheme of the Year’ at the 2019 Car Dealer Aftermarket Excellence Awards.
Latest findings from Auto Trader reveal that petrol now accounts for half (50%) of all fuel related searches that take place on its marketplace, whilst diesel accounts for just 42% and even less in low emission zone areas.
It marks a precipitous decline for the much-maligned fuel type, which in February 2017 accounted for 64% of fuel related searches, whilst petrol just 33%.
Dacia has announced it will be supporting Future Terrain, the career transition and rehabilitation charity, focusing on those with physical and mental injuries, that helps veterans secure civilian qualifications through participation in competitive and arduous motoring activities.
The relationship will see Future Terrain operate four Dacia Dusters, supported by two Renault Master vans, provided by its sibling brand at Groupe Renault UK.
Turbo Technics, the acknowledged world leader in the field of automotive turbocharging, has launched its first microsite aimed at retail and trade customers who are looking to buy new or remanufactured turbochargers.
To celebrate the launch of www.midlands.turbotechnics.com the company is offering a 10% discount on all remanufactured turbochargers.
A new Quaife sequential gearbox has been launched by mountune to provide owners of Mk2 Ford Focus models with lightning-fast gearshifts.
The 5-speed sequential gearkit has been design for Ford’s M66 gearbox, fitted predominantly to the Mk2 Focus models, including ST and RS derivatives, but also Volvo C30, S40, V50, S60, C70 and V70 models.
Opel will return to the Russian market this year.
It pulled out four years ago when the ruble collapsed but it has now strengthened and Opel will assemble two vans there and import the Grandland X mid-sized crossover model.