JAGUAR LAND ROVER CONFIRMS NEW FACTORY IN SLOVAKIA

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that it will be the first British carmaker to open a manufacturing facility in Slovakia. The announcement follows an agreement between the company and the Government of the Slovak Republic to build a new plant in the city of Nitra, western Slovakia. The new world-class …

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UK commits to zero-emission transport by 2050

By 2050, all new cars sold in the UK must be emissions-free, under an ambitious accord signed by a combination of 13 countries and US states at the United Nations climate change conference in Paris this month. With Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and others, the UK has agreed to promote …

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PORSCHE EXCEEDS 200,000 VEHICLES DELIVERED

Porsche AG has delivered 209,894 cars worldwide from January to November 2015. This corresponds to a 24% increase in comparison to the same period in 2014. Thus, for the first time in the history of the company, Porsche has handed over to customers more than 200,000 vehicles. As early as …

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VAUXHALL COMPLETES LARGEST EVER POLICE FLEET DEAL

Vauxhall has signed one of the UK’s biggest Police fleet deals with over 2,000 vehicles, including 1,200 Brit-built Astras, destined for Police forces nationwide under a huge group tender. The two-year multi-million pound contract also includes Corsas, Insignias and Brit-built Vivaro vans. This order cements Vauxhall’s position as the largest …

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BOXSTER AND CAYMAN BECOME 718 MODEL SERIES

Mid-engine sports cars from Porsche get new names The 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman – these will be the new names of the two-door mid-engine sports cars from Porsche effective with the introduction of the 2016 models. The Stuttgart sports car manufacturer’s 718 designation is a reference to the ground-breaking …

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Audi to showcase production-ready Piloted Driving concept

Audi is apparently getting ready for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a concept car and numerous technology exhibits. For those unfamiliar with the event, CES is an internationally renowned electronics and technology trade show that attracts major companies from around the world – like Audi, for instance. …

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Audi to release Q2 next year

Audi will launch its compact soft-roader – previously known as the Q1 – with a Q2 badge after securing rights to both the Q2 and Q4 names from Fiat-owned Alfa Romeo, the Auto Motor und Sport motoring journal in Germany reports. Audi is pitching the model as an upmarket crossover …

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SEAT ANNOUNCES STRATEGY 2025

On Friday, SEAT presented its roadmap until 2025. At a meeting to address the brand’s 550 market executives and directors where it operates, SEAT Board of Directors Chairman Dr. Francisco Javier García Sanz and SEAT’s new Executive Committee Chairman Luca de Meo announced the company’s strategy for the next ten …

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THE NEW SEAT IBIZA CUPRA

The new Ibiza CUPRA shows the essence of the SEAT brand in its purest form – emotional design, outstanding performance and state-of-the-art technology, combined to create one of the most dynamic cars in the hot supermini class. With its compact format and excellent functionality, the Ibiza CUPRA is the perfect …

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POL ROSELL: KING OF THE SEAT LEON EUROCUP

The SEAT Leon Eurocup has a winner. After taking his fourth race triumph of the season on Saturday, Pol Rosell (Baporo Motorsport) has successfully defended his title as the king of the international single-make series. Stian Paulsen (Stian Paulsen Racing), his closest rival, has to be content as series runner-up …

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