From March 2021 production, all Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer PureTech 3-cylinder petrol automatic variants have CO2 emissions reduced by 3g/km.
Efficiency gains lead to reduced road tax (VED) charges resulting in an overall on the road price reduction of £285, qualifying models will benefit from a new high-efficiency alternator and an enhanced battery and Benefit-in-Kind (BIK) taxation bands see reductions of 1% for petrol automatic ‘Live’ and ‘Sense’ versions.
Apple’s long rumoured car project will be delivered by Hyundai, according to media sources.
The two are considering using an existing Hyundai car plant in the US or may share the cost of a new assembly plant.
Ford will close three plants in Brazil as it pulls out of the South American country.
Production of engines stops immediately in two of them and third will close at the end of this year, costing $4.1B, mirroring its closure of the Bridgend Engine Plant, South Wales at the end of 2020.
As unsettled weather sweeps across the UK, road safety charity Brake has teamed up with breakdown provider Green Flag to urge all drivers to remember to slow down, highlighting new data which uncovers the extent of dangerous driving in the wet.
Published today, the research, based on a survey of 2,000 UK drivers, found that a third admit to not driving slower in wet weather conditions. Concerningly, nearly a third of UK drivers also admit to having driven over the speed limit in the wet across all road types – urban, rural and motorway – and a shocking 7% state that they tend to increase their speed in wet weather compared to dry.