Peugeot

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot boards approve merger

October 31, 2019

The boards of Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot have announced fast-moving plans to merge the two companies creating the world’s fourth-largest vehicle maker with enough scale to confront “the new era in mobility”.

Motoring

UK drive: The Hyundai i30 N-Line offers good looks, but not that much drama

February 8, 2019

What is it? Take a passing glance at the Hyundai i30 N-Line and you might think you’re looking at the hardcore i30 N hot hatchback. Indeed, that was Hyundai’s intention – the N-Line, as is the case with most cars with ‘Line’ in their trim level, is meant to give some of the glamour of a full-fat hot hatch but without the associated running costs.

Motoring

Long-term report: A bright future with our Peugeot 3008

February 1, 2019

I’ve mentioned it before, but if I was specifying a brand-new car, the first option box I’d tick would be the one for LED headlights. Compared with old-fashioned halogens they’re just so much brighter, clearer and safer – not to mention so ubiquitous on new models, that a modern vehicle without them looks downright odd.

Motoring

First drive: The Hyundai Tucson 48V does the job without much pretention

December 24, 2018

What is it? This is the top-end version of Hyundai’s Tucson – fitted with an all-new powertrain for the brand. It’s a mild-hybrid unit, but fitted to a diesel engine. That means it’s not going to resonate well with your traditional hybrid buyer, but should instead appeal to those who simply want a slightly more powerful, more versatile diesel engine.

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