The best selling Kia Sportage’s new range opens for orders on 15 December with deliveries beginning in the spring.
Prices go from £26,745 to £43,795 for the six grades with eight powertrains including hybrids and it’s the first Sportage designed and engineered for European roads and buyers with a high emphasis on room and refinement.
Ordering in the UK for the refreshed Audi A8 flagship is under way, with the first customer deliveries due from March 2022.
The starting price for A8 is £74,985 with long wheelbase starting from £78,985 and the S8 is priced at £102,610.
Stellantis has signed a five year deal with Vulcan Energy to supply battery grade lithium hydroxide in Europe for use in electrified vehicles.
It’s a major deal to secure carbon-free components for the next generation of electric cars and vans from one of the biggest automotive groups in the world and it’s also invested in Factorial Energy to develop solid-state traction batteries for future models, offering lighter, higher performance and cheaper power than currently used.
ŠKODA is reducing the time new Enyaq iV owners will spend charging by equipping all new models with upgraded DC fast charging as standard.
It has upgraded the batteries to trim off charging times for the 80 and 50 kW models of what many consider one of the best EV models on the market.