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UK: 2016 Subaru XV introduced, increases efficiency

UK: 2016 Subaru XV introduced, increases efficiency

The Japanese automaker has decided it was time for a subtle improvement program for the XV model, which has been prepared as an improved crossover for the 2016 model year in Great Britain. The UK specification 2016 model year compact crossover has included a series of mechanical upgrades to increase […]

Spectacular Porsche Carrera GT heading for auction

Spectacular Porsche Carrera GT heading for auction

A gorgeous 2004 Porsche Carrera GT will be offered at an auction event called Race Retro, taking place on February 27-28 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. While infamous now for the accident that has taken the life of Fast&Furious actor Paul Walker and of his friend Roger Rodas, the Carrera GT […]

Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous cars on UK roads

Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous cars on UK roads

Jaguar and Land Rover announced their investment in a 41 mile ‘living laboratory’ project on UK roads to develop new Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technologies. If US roads are already packed with autonomous vehicles testing their abilities through traffic, such experiments are not widespread throughout Europe. Jaguar Land Rover has […]

UK pricing detailed for Mercedes-Benz SLC

UK pricing detailed for Mercedes-Benz SLC

After it has been introduced in front of the worldwide audience during the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, the new Mercedes SLC (facelifted and renamed SLK) has reached the United Kingdom. British fans will be able to snatch re refreshed cabriolet for as low as 30,495 pounds – for the base […]

UK: Cities to receive financial aid to push EV growth

UK: Cities to receive financial aid to push EV growth

Some cities in the UK, including London, will receive a governmental financial help for the development of their electric car infrastructure. The British government plans to increase its efforts in supporting the expansion of environmental friendly vehicles throughout the country by offering extra funding to cities to further develop their […]

Nissan invests £26.5 million in Sunderland battery plant

Nissan invests £26.5 million in Sunderland battery plant

Nissan Motors announced it would make a further investment into its UK plant to keep producing batteries for its electric vehicles. The new 26.5-million-pound investment (around 37 million dollars) will secure the 300 jobs in manufacturing, maintenance and engineering at Nissan’s lithium-ion battery plant in Sunderland, UK, the largest of […]

Best year in a decade for British car production

Best year in a decade for British car production

British auto manufacturers made more cars in 2015 than in any year since 2005, with exports representing 77.3 percent of the total production. The automakers with production lines in the UK rolled out 1,587,677 cars in 2015, overtaking pre-recession levels for the first time. It was the best year since […]

Morgan to expand its lineup with hybrid and electric models from 2019

Morgan to expand its lineup with hybrid and electric models from 2019

New funding will help the British hand-made car manufacturer Morgan to meet future demand for alternative powered cars. Even if Morgan is a low-volume carmaker which keeps alive the classic roadster of the motoring golden era by combining traditional car manufacturing techniques with modern technology, it does not mean the […]

Caterham unleashes Seven 620S packing 310 hp

Caterham unleashes Seven 620S packing 310 hp

The British sports car specialist has officially introduced the latest version of the Seven series – the new Seven 620S. This one comes with adjectives such as “mildly saner” and “more road-oriented” because it looks to be a more everyday useful iteration of the hardcore 620R – the 620S comes […]

1981 Lamborghini Countach 400S could be yours

1981 Lamborghini Countach 400S could be yours

Silverstone Auctions will deliver a fine example of “childhood dreams” in the form of a pristine 1981 Lamborghini Countach 400S during the Race Retro event taking place in February in Warwickshire, UK. Since many of today’s grownups had the chance to experience the crazy ’80 as children, their usual poster […]