The new Volvo S60 saloon this spring will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine.
All new Volvo models launched from 2019 will be available as either a mild petrol hybrid, plug-in petrol hybrid or battery electric vehicle.
Aston Martin reported a 3% rise in first-quarter adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation to £43.7 million, representing an EBITDA margin of 24% on revenues of £185.4 million.
For the three months to 31 March 2018, the Company achieved positive pre-tax profits of £2.8 million as strong demand continued for the recently launched DB11 V8 twin-turbo coupe and Volante models.
A Government consultation paper could lead to more vans on the roads adding to congestion, said the British Vehicle Rental Leasing Association.
Reforms to van excise duty should focus on encouraging a shift to the Euro6 emissions standard and not be weight or size based, said the group.
Motorists in the UK can now book Volvo test-drives through Amazon for the first time, thanks to a collaboration between Prime Now, Amazon’s ultra-fast delivery service.
Designed to offer the ultimate in convenience and simplicity, the ‘Prime Now test drive’ initiative runs for 45 minutes and allows customers to book a time that works for them, with the car delivered to their home or workplace by a trained expert and it’s being launched in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh on select weekends in June and July.