For the third day running in Jerez, Red Bull were forced to bring an early end to their test.
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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Renault is shaking things up with the launch of its Dacia budget brand in the UK by pitching the new Sandero five-door super-mini at just £5,995. That's thousands of pounds cheaper than any alternative, and a lot less than the previously rumoured sub-£7,000 price-tag which already looked ambitious enough. In fact, it's hard to disagree with Renault's claim that the Sandero is the UK's “most affordable new car”.
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Wednesday 27 June 2012
Renault is finally introducing its budget Dacia brand in the UK with the launch of the Duster, a handsome small-to-medium-sized SUV.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn highlighted the quick recovery of the carmaker from a year of disasters as shareholders questioned low dividends and a lagging stock price.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
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
Monday 28 May 2012
Renault has produced a new concept car, the A 110-50, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the appearance of the original A 110 “Berlinette”, one of the most successful of the long line of Alpine sports cars.
Thursday 24 May 2012
The price of some top-selling cars has risen well above the inflation rate over the last four years, according to Which? magazine.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Renault has started a big push to raise awareness of its budget Dacia brand before large-volume imports start at the beginning of next year. An initial batch of twenty-two Duster SUVs has been brought into the country and will be on show at dealerships to generate interest in advance of the main sales effort.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Germany's Nico Rosberg, driving a Mercedes, took the first pole position of his Formula One career at the Chinese Grand Prix today.
Thursday 12 April 2012
No doors required. Renault reinvents the electric car
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Audi A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI Sport S tronic
Engine: 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol, turbocharged
Transmission: seven-speed dual-clutch DSG
Power: 122 PS at 5,000 rpm
Torque: 200 Nm between 1,500 and 4,000 rpm
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 53.3 mpg
CO2 emissions: 122 g/km
Top speed: 126 mph
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 9.0 seconds
Monday 02 April 2012
Engine: 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol, turbo-charged
Transmission: five-speed manual, seven-speed dual-clutch DSG available as an option
Power: 105 PS
Fuel consumption (combined cycle): 55.4 mpg
CO2 emissions: 119 g/km
Top speed: 119 mph
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 9.8 seconds
Price: 1.2 TSI models from £13,700, revised Ibiza range from £9,995 to £16,840
Thursday 29 March 2012
The Renault Twizy will be launched in the UK on 13 April. The radical tandem two-seater battery-powered vehicle will be much cheaper than full-sized electric cars, even though it doesn't benefit from the government's generous £5,000 plug-in car grant.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Significant under-the-skin improvements still make this an important revision for Renault’s big-selling rival for the Focus and the Golf
Monday 12 March 2012
Vitaly Petrov heads into a new phase of his Formula One career this weekend with a point to prove.
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