News The new-look black cabs launched by Nissan

Model comes with round headlamps and a re-modelled grille as well as new front-bumper panels

BMW 520d Gran Turismo M Sport

BMW 520d Gran Turismo M Sport - First Drive

Engine: 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-charged diesel

Transmission: eight-speed automatic gearbox

Power: 184 PS

Torque: 380 Nm

Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 53.3 mpg

CO2 emissions: 139g/km

Top speed: 132 mph

Acceleration (0-62 mph): 8.9 seconds

Price: £39,905 (520d Gran Turismo from £35,705

Mercedes-Benz A250 Engineered by AMG

Just how far has Mercedes' latest moved on from its stubby forebears?

Prices will start at £49,360 and rise to £83,030 for the CLS 63 AMG version

Mercedes announces prices for the new CLS Shooting Brake

Mercedes has announced specifications for the Shooting Brake estate version of its four-door coupé, the CLS.

Romahome comes into its own on the campsite

Romahome R20 Hi

A fun little home from home. Just remember the gas...

Blaze shuts Chevron Bay Area refinery

A fire that shut Chevron Corporation's Richmond plant, the second-largest refinery in California, was extinguished early today as fears of a months-long closure caused a 25-cent spike in regional petrol prices.

Range Rover SDV8

Engine: 4.4-litre V8 turbo-diesel

Transmission: eight-speed automatic

Power: 313 PS at 4,000 rpm

Torque: 700 Nm at between 1,500 and 3,350 rpm

Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 30.1 mpg

CO2 emissions: 253 g/km

Top speed: 130 mph

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 7.5 seconds

Price: from £84,320

Volvo V40 D3

Will the wonderfully throbby D3 prove more attractive than it's environmentally friendly cousin?

Petrol prices on rise again, says AA

The price of petrol at the pumps is rising again after weeks of falls.

Honda shows off the new Euro-spec CR-V

Honda reveals today the European version of its new fourth-generation CR-V SUV which will be built at the company's UK plant in Swindon.

Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon - First Drive

Chevy finds some European flair

Fiat 500L TwinAir

Fiat 500L TwinAir - First Drive

The cunning plan? Build it quite big but align it to the company’s best-loved small car in the hope that some of the magic will rub off

There is real innovation in the Mazda CX-5 SUV but its design makes it look a bit of a frump

Mazda CX-5 SUV

How Mazda slimmed down to come up with a hybrid-beating SUV.

Supermarket giants to slash fuel prices

Supermarket Asda is cutting the price of petrol.

Volkswagen Golf 235 GTI Edition 35

Price: from £27,275

Engine: capacity 4 cyls, 1984cc, turbocharged, petrol

Power: 232bhp @ 5500-6300 rpm

Torque: 2211b ft @ 2200-5500 rpm

Performance: 153mph, 34.9mpg (combined), CO2 189g/km

Johnson Matthey profit driven by tighter emission controls

The world's biggest supplier of catalytic converters is set to report soaring annual profits and dividend next week, as a result of a recovery in Japanese demand and increased truck production in the US.

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