Engines announced for new Corsa GSi

The new Vauxhall Corsa GSi was first shown in March, but now the company has announced its engine, ahead of sales beginning in September.   Based on the Corsa VXR platform, the new GSi will get a 1.4-litre engine which will produce 148bhp and 220Nm of torque and get the Corsa to 62mph in 8.9…

Kia reveals new Sportage

Kia has revealed the new Sportage, which features a mild-hybrid powertrain and will be on sale in the UK before the end of this year. With sales beginning later this year, the new Sportage has minimal design upgrades which are limited to a new front and rear bumpers, as well as new front and rear…

Could the Tees Valley get City of Culture?

With the City of Culture bid going live in 2021, plans are in palce for the Tees Valley to enter a ‘combined bid’, with a hope of guaranteeing the host city in 2025. The ‘Enjoy Tees Valley’ initiative has been launched with the idea of getting more tourism to the region which regularly gets the…

Audi plans to sell 800,000 electrified cars by 2025

Audi has confirmed plans to sell 800,000 electrified cars, between now and 2025. Both plug-in hybrids and electric cars will form the basis of Audi’s model line-up and will feature in each model range for the first time. A production version of the E-Tron is slated for the range by 2025.   More than twenty electrified…

Aston Martin to revive Lagonda name – again!

Aston Martin is to revive the Lagonda name on a new SUV. Building on the ‘Vision Concept’ from the recent Geneva Motor Show, Aston has confirmed plans for a zero-emissions SUV. With a debut scheduled for 2021, the new Lagonda SUV will be driven by a zero-emissions platform with luxury and refinement being focused upon. …