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The UK new car market has fallen by almost a third

In Short Cuts by Robin Roberts

The UK new car market is down by -29.4% in 2020, with annual registrations dropping to 1,631,064 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. A -10.9% decline in December wrapped up a turbulent 12 months, which saw demand fall by 680,076 units to the lowest level of registrations since 1992. Against a backdrop of Covid restrictions, an …

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The distinctive Nissan Juke Tekna+ Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Nissan by Robin Roberts

Designed and built in Britain, you can expect a loyal following for the Nissan Juke Building on its link with Renault and Mitsubishi, the Nissan Juke now uses a bigger platform underneath so it’s roomier than the first generation which turned heads with its sleek profile and cutting edge interior details. Those distinctive looks both outside and in are now …

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Jeep Wrangler Sahara, a luxury SUV with ability

In Car Reviews, Jeep by Robin Roberts

Respect is earned, not awarded in the motor industry and one of the most influential vehicle brands is Jeep It’s doubtful that Land Rover would exist if it wasn’t for Jeep and after seven decades it’s still going strong. Jeep is planning several dedicated events throughout 2021 to highlight its achievements and bring it closer to fans, COVID-19 restrictions permitting. …

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First drives: Jeep Renegade 4xe PHEV

In Car Reviews, Jeep by Robin Roberts

Jeep has turned a corner with its new plug-in hybrid electric Renegade. It uses the familiar 1.3-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with an electric motor or generator driving the front wheels coupled with a hefty 60hp electric motor on the back axle using power from a 114kWh 400v traction battery under the back seats. In pure electric mode you might select …

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Ineos has suspended its plans to build its new 4×4 Grenadier in Wales.

In Grenadier, Short Cuts by Robin Roberts

In a blow to Welsh automotive manufacturing which promised up to 500 jobs it said today, “INEOS Automotive can confirm that it is reviewing its manufacturing strategy for the new Grenadier in light of the COVID-19 pandemic – This has led to some delays in our development plans, but has also presented some new opportunities in terms of existing manufacturing …