The North American based automaker Ford has recently pulled the wraps off the Fiesta Van in the United Kingdom.
According to the car manufacturer, the Ford Fiesta Van can now be ordered at the company’s dealerships across the Uited Kingdom with a choice of two Duratorq TDCi diesel engines, the 1.5 liter with 75 HP (55 kW) and the 1.6 liter with 95 HP (70 kW). Petrol lovers can choose the 1.25 liter Duratec with its 82 HP. The Ford Fiesta Van is offering a 1.0 cubic meter of load space and it has a load length of 1.3 meters, with a gross payload of 485-508 kg.
Ford says that all versions of the Fiesta Van equipped with diesel engines emit less than 100 g/km CO2 and he ECOnetic is returning 85.6 mpg UK (3.3L/100km / 71.2 mpg US) and it’s emitting just 87 g/km of CO2. The ECOnetic version with the 95 HP diesel engine is coming with aerodynamic rear under-tray, with start/stop, with low-rolling resistance tires and with a lowered suspension. The Ford Fiesta Van is already available for order at the automaker’s dealerships across the United Kingdom and deliveries of the model will start in January, 2013.
Hyundai will invest £4.7 million to build a new R&D center at the Nurburgring.
Hyundai, besides other automakers, will use the track to test durability on all its new vehicles. Each new Hyundai model will be tested on 180,000 km, including 10,000 km or 480 laps to be done on the Nürburgring. ...