We’re all familiar with car manufacturers teaming up. Sometimes it’s bourne out of necessity – struggling car makers with weak balance books end up joining forces in a bid to produce volume models that they need to stay afloat. Sometimes, it’s done for convenience, such as on occasions when it’s far simpler to borrow or buy another manufacturer’s tech than to develop it yourself.
One of the most anticipated cars of 2019 has broken cover, with the Ford Focus ST now revealed to the world.
Mazda has unveiled its new CX-30 SUV at the Geneva Motor Show.
What is it? As far as birthday presents go, celebrating 50 years since the release of cult classic Bullitt by creating a tweaked Mustang in the spirit of the original is a pretty good one. That’s exactly what Ford has done, by taking its current-generation Mustang V8 and giving it some added Hollywood magic.
Toyota has announced two new versions of its new Corolla will go on display at the Geneva Motor Show next month.
What is it? C-segment cars continue to be a popular choice for UK buyers, but it’s arguably a tough class to crack for manufacturers. With the latest Ford Focus still flying off the shelves like those before it, the Volkswagen Golf proving to soldier on, and the patriotic among us buying Vauxhall Astras in their droves, it’s going to take a real gem for the rest of the industry to break into it.
Workers at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant will have to wait until Brexit negotiations are over and the outcome is known before finding out their fates, says the manufacturer.
It’s almost that time of the year again — the Geneva Motor Show. Taking place from March 5 to 17, it sees manufacturers flocking to the Swiss city to showcase all of their latest production models, concept machinery and innovative technology.
What is it? “No more boring cars” was the bold proclamation of Toyota president Akio Toyoda last year, but even the brand’s executives will admit the Corolla nameplate doesn’t exactly stir the soul. A reputation for unparalleled reliability and dependability the world over is a fine thing to have, but for the new 12th-generation model, Toyota’s chasing a bit more dynamism and soul.
Three cars were apparently targeted by vandals in Kirriemuir last week.