Ask the Expert: Which economical SUV can replace our trusty Golf estate?

Dear Alex, We have a 2015 VW Golf estate, which has now done almost 130,000 miles, and although the engine is fine, other things are beginning to fail. We would like a replacement with similar fuel economy (our diesel Golf gets 55-60mpg), and a high degree of reliability. Diesel, petrol and hybrid are all acceptable. We would prefer an SUV-type veh...

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We’ve all been overcome with nostalgia at one time or another. It can strike without warning, like a bolt of lightning, and spark lost or buried memories. Sometimes, a single flash can illuminate an entire period of our life. Nostalgia hits us when we discover a faded family photograph, whiff a long-forgotten smell, or see an old car model idling at the intersection, one that we recognize from the streets of our childhood. The following 20 vehicles hark back to bygone eras. Take a drive down memory lane in these old-time beauties and beasts.

Renault to slash production costs for cars, expand in Turkey

PARIS (Reuters) -Renault said on Thursday it aims to cut the production costs of its cars by as much as 50% in the next four years including by increasing the use of digital and artificial intelligence technology. Renault said that, between now and 2027, it would aim to cut its production costs per vehicle by 30% for internal combustion vehicles, and by 50% for electric vehicles. The carmaker

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2024 Skoda Enyaq gains range and performance upgrades

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86 SPEAKERS, 11 amplifiers, and more than a mile of LED light wiring have been crammed into an H2 Hummer to create a deafening party-mobile. Rafael Capone has modified cars all his life, but his ‘Soul Asylum H2’ Hummer, built to promote his recording studio of the same name, has taken things to a new level. The speaker-packed behemoth has been dominating car show competitions around Rafael’s native Atlanta, wowing crowds with its all-custom interior and LED light set-up. Rafael told Barcroft Media: “No piece of this car was left factory. The reaction when we pull up is always a, ‘Wow, I love your car’.

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European car industry wants more incentives for electric vehicles

In a manifesto presented on Wednesday, the European car industry said it wants politicians to provide more incentives to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles. Presented by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), the manifesto calls for an "expansion of purchase incentives, procurement programmes and tax benefits for consum...

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Auction Car of the Week: Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4×4

A fast Ford in concours condition, this stunning Sierra RS Cosworth 4x4 is now up for auction on Car & Classic. Read this before you bid. The post Auction Car of the Week: Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4×4 appeared first on Retro Motor.

Survivors: The world’s longest-living cars

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Driving expert uses artificial intelligence to predict how cars will appear in the future

A car expert has used artificial intelligence to predict the future of vehicles, with some of the technology that may feature already being developed.

Volvo axes the estate: look back at the boxy icon

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Classic cars could be cheaper than modern petrol or diesel models due to little-known rule

Motorists could make massive savings on vehicle running costs, car tax and MOT tests by owning a classic vehicle over modern petrol and diesel machinery.

Want to sell your car? Checking its value and selling in Peterborough is fast, easy and free with Motorway

Do you know what cars are popular in Peterborough? Find out how to track the value of your vehicle.

Toyota introducing six electric vehicles in Europe by 2026

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Take a virtual tour of the enormous car collection owned by Sheikh Faisal of Qatar

Toyota has brought back the Land Cruiser 70!

Good: it’s priced at just over £25k. Bad: it’s only bound for the Japanese market

New Polestar 3 sports SUV brings 510bhp and 379-mile range

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Once upon a time, new cars were simple, fixable, easy to live with and fun - with just enough kit to be safe and comfy. That was the 1990s, but today they make smart buys

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Toyota confirms sleek Sport Crossover for Europe in 2025

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The greatest Japanese sports cars

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Top 10: used cars everyone should own once

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Car makers face 1.2m payouts over emissions cheating claims, judges told

Car manufacturers are facing more than 1.2m compensation claims following allegations that “defeat devices” were fitted to diesel vehicles to get around emissions tests, judges have been told. Four judges overseeing a preliminary High Court hearing in London today heard that Mercedes-Benz was facing around 350,000 claims - and that manufacturers in...

21 forgotten Peugeot classics

Riddle of new top-of-the-range car linked to Operation Branchform and the SNP

Police Scotland are investigating the purchase of a top-of-the-range Jaguar as part of their investigation into the SNP’s finances, it has been reported. The electric I-Pace SUV is alleged to have been bought in 2019 by Peter Murrell, the party’s former chief executive and former first minister who is also party chief Nicola Sturgeon’s husband, fro...

Major car brand 'not giving up' on hydrogen to rival electric with huge announcement - 'We will not stop!'

Major car manufacturer Toyota has confirmed that it remains committed to hydrogen vehicles, as well as confirming that it would boost production of electric cars. The Japanese carmaker has been one of the biggest supporters of hydrogen fuel cell (FCEV) technology in recent years, producing two versions of the Mirai saloon car. Toyota has struggled ...

Here's your first look at the 223mph Rodin FZero prototype hypercar

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The new Renault 5 EV could be one of the coolest and cheapest EVs of 2024

Renault lifts the lid on the price and some spec for its upcoming Renault 5 E-Tech model.

Can the Tesla Cybertruck inspire?

Reviews for Tesla's outlandish new Cybertruck started to come in over the weekend as experts got their hands on the vehicle for the first time. It's fair to say it's different... very different. From looks to handling, this car appears to be quite unlike anything else that's currently on the road. The pick-up starts from £66,000 for a dual-motor ca...