Honda pledges to stop selling combustion cars by 2040

Honda has said this week that it will stop making and selling any combustion based cars in twenty years time, by 2040. The Japanese car company has also said that by 2030 at least, it is expecting at least forty percent of its sales worldwide to be fully electric cars and fuel cell based, such as hydrogen. This self set deadline comes a bit late when compared to other car […]

Volkswagen to launch new sporty ID.4 GTX next week

Volkswagen has recently confirmed that next week, it’ll be launching its first sporty electric car with the GTX badge. The ID.4 GTX SUV will be announced next week on 28th April and will be all wheel drive and house two motors and have around 300bhp. The ID.4 will also be the first ID model VW sells to be all wheel drive with it being predominantly rear wheel drive with power […]

Volkswagen unveils the new Polo for 2021

Volkswagen has announced the new look Polo for 2021 this week with a mild facelift on the outside and redesigned interior to bring it more inline with newer Volkswagen cars. The Polo shares some of the same design language with the new eighth generation Golf, with LED light bar below the radiator grille. VW has also updated the numbers, redesigned the tailgate and for the first time ever on a […]

Tesla is now bundling solar panels and the Powerwall

Tesla is now bundling together its solar panel products and the Powerwall battery storage device, meaning you can only purchase both of them together. Starting next week, the Tesla website will let potential customers know that the only way to get the Tesla Solar Panels and Solar Roof is to purchase them with the Powerwall battery. Elon has said Tesla will be able to unlock more capabilities down the line. […]

Hyundai launches new US only Santa Cruz pickup truck

Hyundai has recently launched the new Santa Cruz in the US as its first pickup truck. It looks to compete with the Ford Ranger which itself is on sale in the US and here in the UK, but despite being a pickup it is on the smaller, more crossover size when compared to other pickups across the pond. Hyundai is even marketing the Santa Cruz has a crossover, but for […]

New BMW M3 and M4 both now have xDrive four wheel drive options

The latest BMW M3 and M4 cars were only just launched this month here in the UK and already BMW has updated the range with a new option for wheel drive, like the latest BMW M5. However the M3 and M4 can be ordered in a rear wheel drive only or four wheel drive configurations. The new M3 and M4 Competition xDrive and will go into production this July, both […]

Maserati updates the Levante with a hybrid option

This week, Maserati has updated its Levante SUV to have a new hybrid option which is the same system the company has recently added to the Ghiblu saloon which has a 48V mild hybrid solution, which provides more power and increased fuel efficiency. Maserati will be selling the updated Levante later this year with a new 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, which actually provides similar performance to that of the […]

Audi announces new Q4-E-tron

Recently, Audi has announced the new Q4 E-tron which is the companies answer to the new Volkswagen ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq of which all three now share the same MEB platform and are all roughly the same size, with the Skoda being the largest of the three. The Q4 E-tron is now the fourth all electric car Audi has launched so far, joining the E-tron SUV, E-tron Sportback and the […]

Volkswagen will be announcing the new Polo this week

Volkswagen has announced today that it will be previewing the new Polo for 2021 this week on Thursday, 22 April, via a virtual media event. The company has revealed the above image as a teaser, which features the same LED bar running the width of the front grill. Volkswagen has also hinted that the new Polo will feature a digital display, like the Mk8 Golf as well as being “always […]

Volkswagen announces new ID.6 – as a China only EV

In the last few days, Volkswagen has announced its new range topper for the ID lineup of electric cars, with the ID.6. The ID.6 sits above the new ID.4 SUV and will only be offered for sale in China as well as being produced only in China. The car offers seating for up to seven people and will go on sale later this year. Like the ID.4, the ID.6 sits […]