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Toyota taunts and teases with first images of all-new Yaris

Lower, lighter, stronger and much more frugal are the promised key characteristics of the completely new Yaris, states Iain Robertson, set to be the launch of late summer, next year, when it will build on its outstanding popularity to enhance its image.

Vitara 1.0-litre proves to be class of the field

Never an SUV fan, Iain Robertson justifies his decision to contract hire a front-wheel drive Vitara in ‘business-spec’, 1.0SZ-T form but not from an economic standpoint, despite a good deal, instead underscoring how it meets his needs.

Uniti One heralds affordability and hi-tech in its 3-seater city runabout

Based and manufactured in Lund, Sweden, but engineered by a British team from Norfolk, reports Iain Robertson, Uniti One is a brand-new urban mobility concept that is set for launch next summer and embodies the best of EV within its tiny form.

British engineering specialist develops militarised Ford Ranger pickup

Based at Shoreham, on England’s south coast, Ricardo Engineering has a longstanding and well-deserved reputation in the Armed Forces, explains Iain Robertson, which makes its special version of Ford’s truck worth celebrating.

Change is as good as rest, as MG replaces GS with HS

As one of the Sino-pioneers into the UK new car scene, MG has enjoyed something of a head start over a rash of future Chinese brands, states Iain Robertson, and the opportunity to drive the latest and priciest newcomer confirms its growing maturity.

Comprehensive rethink on ICE by Volvo

Volvo set a new standard in in-car entertainment, reports Iain Robertson, when it introduced its portrait format touchscreen in the ‘new’ XC90 five years ago, but with the all-electric XC40 due early next year, a new partnership has developed.

All-new Nissan Juke turns from ‘joke’ to justified maturity

For the past decade, writes Iain Robertson, one of the most daring of new cars has led the compact crossover segment, with its avantgarde design and largely unchallenged rate of sales successes, but a new Juke is now available.

Comprehensive rethink on ICE by Volvo

Volvo set a new standard in in-car entertainment, reports Iain Robertson, when it introduced its portrait format touchscreen in the ‘new’ XC90 five years ago, but with the all-electric XC40 due early next year, a new partnership has developed.

Latest RS4 Avant demonstrates Audi’s dedication to the Art of Kaizen

Kaizen defines as the Japanese art of ‘continuous improvement’ and, suggests Iain Robertson, we appear to have been inundated this year by continuously updated and improved versions of Audi’s RS models that have been celebrating its 25th anniversary in fine style.

CUPRA goes sky high on a Paris rooftop race track

After presenting the CUPRA Tavascan Concept at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), CUPRA headed to Paris to organise a very special driving event. The brand set up a race track on a rooftop in Paris and named the unique event "CUPRA: THE ROOFTOP DRIVING EXPERIENCE".

Toyota continues to break new ground

Toyota’s hybrid fleet business continues to gather momentum, reports Iain Robertson, with East Midlands-based DHU Health Care having placed an order for eight RAV4 self-charging hybrid petrol-electric SUVs to serve its customers’ needs.

BMW polishes an untarnished new 3-Series Touring

Popularity counts for a lot in today’s new car scene and the BMW 3-Series Touring, of which over 500,000 examples of the previous iteration found contented homes, writes Iain Robertson, has been reintroduced in lighter, more efficient form.

The modern car growth phenomenon

Vehicle finance specialist, Zuto, has produced a revealing popular car size chart that fascinated Iain Robertson so much that he wanted to share it…

Bentayga takes thoroughly British route to Bentley high-end hybridisation

It is almost too easy to dismiss the latest Bentley SUV as an over-priced excess, writes Iain Robertson, when it carries a price tag of over £133,500, but it is every bit as good as the twice-the-price Rolls-Royce Cullinan and better in many ways.

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