DEFRA expands Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV fleet

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is growing its fleet of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Commercial vehicles as it strives to lower its transport emissions and set a positive example for other fleet operators.

Griffin models join Vauxhall van range

Offering high levels of standard specification, Vauxhall has introduced new Griffin Edition models across its light commercial vehicle (LCV) line up including Combo, Vivaro and Movano models.

Electric sales help MG Motor to best month ever

MG Motor has achieved another best month for market share in July, taking nearly 2 per cent of the UK car market – a record for the brand. The company’s year-to-date figures are now up 67.5 per cent in a market which has risen 24.7 per cent.

BMW rewards plug-in hybrid drivers for running on electric

BMW has launching BMW Points in the UK – a programme designed to reward customers for each electric mile driven. Offered to BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW 545e, BMW 745e, BMW X3 30e (produced from August 2021) and BMW X5 45e drivers with BMW Operating System 7.0, the programme offers free charging in exchange for driving electric miles.

Volkswagen unveils new Taigo compact crossover

The stage is set for a new body shape from the Volkswagen brand: With the new compact front-wheel drive crossover Taigo, Volkswagen is launching an SUV coupé on the European market for the first time. This sees Volkswagen expand the portfolio of the compact Polo (hatchback) and T-Cross (SUV) models built on the MQB platform with a third chassis variant, which has previously been primarily re-served for high-end models.