Author: Alex Lowe

Hybrid Mazda MX-30 will go on sale in the US later this year

This week, Mazda US has confirmed that the new hybrid Mazda MX-30 SUV will go on sale in the US this autumn, for around $30,000 (£24,000) before any government discounts or incentives. The MX-30 is a small crossover that we have had in the UK and Europe for a couple of months and it has a decent amount of range, but not loads. Being a hybrid, it also has a […]

Skoda is bringing the Kodiaq vRS back for 2021

Back in September last year, Skoda dropped the vRS sports version of its large seven weather SUV, the Kodiaq. At the time, the reasoning was due to emissions regulations. The last version of the Kodiaq vRS used a 237bhp twin-turbo diesel engine and it exceeded the emissions targets level. Skoda has just announced a new refreshed Kodiaq, which redesigns the lights all round to be more angular and inline with […]

Scottish schools to receive 39,000 iPads thanks to CGI grant

Schools in Edinburgh, Scotland are set to receive 39,000 iPads for use by teachers and students, thanks to a grant supplied by the City of Edinburgh Council’s IT services provider, CGI. The program “Edinburgh Learns for Life” will be looking to provide each child with an iPad between the ages of 10 and 18 with 27,000 being brand new models and 12,000 being refreshed models. The main aim is to make […]

Apple announces event for next week

After a brief leak of the date by Siri this morning, Apple has now officially confirmed the date and time for its April media event, which is taking place next week. ‘Spring Loaded’ as it is called is taking place virtually again, from Apple Park at 10am PDT / 6pm UK time on 20th April 2021. As the name suggests, this event is expected to be loaded with new Apple […]

New Louis Armstrong documentary will come to Apple TV+

Today Apple has announced that a new documentary, which will eventually come to Apple TV+ has been approved for production about the life and work of jazz trumpeter, Louis Armstrong. The documentary will feature footage of a lot of never seen before material, both music and film. Titled Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong and it’ll be directed by Sacha Jenkins. “The film offers a definitive look at […]

New hydrogen plug-in hybrid van from Citroën, Peugeot and Vauxhall is coming next year

Stellantis, the new parent company behind Citroën, Peugeot, Vauxhall, Fiat, Jeep as well as many more companies has announced recently that coming from its Citroën, Peugeot and Vauxhall brands will be a new hydrogen powered van, next year. Sitting on the same platform as the Dispatch, Expert and Vivaro, which themselves all have fully electric versions, the new hydrogen vans will be plug in hybrid models, with the tank sitting […]

Nintendo announces new blue Switch Lite

Today Nintendo has announced it is expanding the colour choices of the entry level Switch model, by adding a new blue colour. Adding to the existing coral, yellow, gray and turquoise options too. Prices are the same at $199.99 in the US and will be available next month on 21st May which also coincides with the launch of Miitopia, a game that launched on the 3DS back in 2016 which […]

Volkswagen launches new Caddy California

Volkswagen has recently announced the new Caddy California, mini camper van which takes most of the features and conveniences of the larger California models and shrinks them down into the space of the smallest van Volkswagen makes, the Caddy. On the outside, the Caddy California just looks like Caddy MPV people carrier, but it has a kitchen, fold out bed and it even comes in a Maxi size, for more […]

Weekends with A&T Tech – Best stories of the week

Another week has gone by and its time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. Caterham has been sold to VT Holdings in Japan This week it was revealed that Caterham had been sold to long time Japanese importer VT Holdings. The company has been importing Caterham’s into Japan since 2009. Read more Toyota announced the new GR 86 Toyota and Subaru partnered up […]

DS launches the new DS 9 saloon

This week, Stellantis owned DS has launched its first saloon car, with the DS 9. Sales started on Thursday this week here in the UK, with prices starting at £40,615. Big French saloon cars have always had a certain appeal to them, with Citroen launching the iconic C6 back in 2006. DS is looking to take on the same segment in the market as the E-Class, 5 Series and the […]