Mercedes-Benz has further expanded the E-Class range with a host of new petrol and diesel engines.
The Mercedes-AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupé is available to buy from £62,835, while prices for the Cabriolet start at £69,285. Pricing for the CLS 53 4MATIC+ starts at £74,050.
A significant milestone passed yesterday as the ‘key’ to the building that will house the new £50m McLaren Composites Technology Centre was handed over to McLaren Automotive ahead of final fitting out.
The MCTC in the Sheffield region will be the Yorkshire-based facility where McLaren will innovate the process for making the ultra lightweight and strong carbon fibre tubs that are at the heart of all of its luxury family of sportscars and supercars and finished tubs will then be sent to the McLaren Production Centre in Surrey where the company’s vehicles have been hand-assembled since 2011.
UK engine manufacturing surpassed 1 million mark in April for first time on record.
Highest April output on record sees production rise 17.3% in the month and there’s been a double-digit growth for exports, with overseas demand up 30.5% in April and 15.9% year to date.
Italy’s luxury carmaker Ferrari can now borrow money more cheaply than Italy’s crisis-hit government.
Investors see the Italian state as riskier than some major manufacturers including the famous sports cars.
GM’s $7 Billion plan to rescue its South Korean operations face a new threat, from the US Government.
President Donald Trump wants to impose hefty tariffs on Asian imports and this means an unwelcome tax on models made by the US manufacturer and destined for America.
PSA moves to put Grandland X production into a former Opel plant in Germany have upset French car workers.
Assembly in Sochaux, France will be moved to Eisenach, Germany to appease Opel while there will be overflow building of the Peugeot 5008 in the French plant, but it will not be as much as currently carried out.
The National Cycle Network will undergo a major review of its walking and cycling routes in Wales.
It is to ensure they meet the highest design standards and offer the best experience to the families, commuters and tourists who use it every year.
The Black Mountains in Mid-Wales have been singled out as one of the best areas for drivers to experience.
Design 911 parts suppliers to enthusiasts rank it alongside Glen Coe in Scotland, Snake Pass Yorkshire and The Cheddar Gorge Somerset, but we think its the best of the lot.