The new Mercedes-Benz E300 plug in hybrid petrol model arriving next spring will cost from £47,450.
The e SE saloon uses a 211hp 2.0 petrol engine combined with 122hp electric motor with a claimed 134.5mpg combined economy and 46gkm CO2, a 0-62mph time of 5.7secs and limited max of 155mph.
Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona electric models arriving next spring have been given new range figures slightly below the previous stated distance.
Two versions of each model with different sized batteries have been retested after it was found the independent organisation overseeing WLTP tests had misunderstood the strict tests and given them too much time on the urban cycle, so reducing energy and increasing range.
The forthcoming Dacia Duster 130 and 150 petrol models coming in March will be priced from £14,395 and £16,295 respectively.
The TCe 150 is the most powerful engine offered in the Dacia SUV series of 2WD models.
Germany is pledging about €1.5 Billion to cities to help them meet EU clean air targets.
If they meet the targets they will not have to ban polluting cars from their streets, action which is thought to seriously affect Germany’s motor industry and economy and where November sales were down 10%.
Several new car models face recalls in Europe over exhaust emissions.
A variety of models from manufacturers are thought to be contravening testing and emissions, reports German weekly Bild am Sonntag.
Nissan is considering a replacement chairman to ousted boss Carlos Ghosn.
He is likely to face new allegations as he is held in a Japanese detention centre as enquiries continue into his financial affairs and payments.
Luxury models face issues over current battery technology if they are to meet buyers expectations, Bentley has told Automotive News Europe.
CEO Adrian Hallmark said it could be 2025 before a new type of battery is introduced to suit the needs of big luxury cars and their buyers.