Tag: Diesel

All-New Skoda Octavia RS Adds 242 HP Petrol, 197 HP Diesel Powertrains

Earlier this year, Skoda unveiled the Octavia RS iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s first-ever electrified RS model. Now, the automaker has released the traditional petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Octavia RS and, as before, they come in five-door liftback and estate body styles. As with the RS iV plug-in hybrid, the petrol-powered […]

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UK Law Firm Accusing 1.3 Million Renault, Nissan Diesels Of Emissions Cheating

London-based law firm Harcus Parker is preparing a class action lawsuit against Renault and Nissan, citing independent test data that points to emissions cheating. The data allegedly shows that as many as 700,000 Renault diesel models and 600,000 Nissan units in the UK could be fitted with defeat devices. Models affected include the Note, Juke […]

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Loaded 2021 Peugeot 308 Roadtrip Edition Debuts As “A Clear Invitation To Travel”

Peugeot recently updated the 308 compact family by adding the 10-inch i-Cockpit digital instrument panel, a new paint finish, and two new alloy wheel designs. But those are not all the updates made to the 2021 Peugeot 308. The French automaker is also introducing a well-equipped special series called Roadtrip. Based on the Allure Pack trim […]

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Ford Transit And Tourneo Vans Get SUV-ified With New Trail and Active Models In Europe

Making passenger cars look more rugged via raised ride height, plastic body cladding and other SUV-inspired features seems to work so why not do the same with vans? This seems to be the reasoning behind Ford of Europe’s decision to launch new Trail and Active variants of the Transit and Tourneo van lineup. Mind you, […]

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2021 SEAT Ateca Breaks Cover With Subtle Styling Tweaks, Major Tech Overhaul

It’s mid-cycle makeover time for SEAT’s first-ever SUV, the Ateca compact model. The brand’s most successful sports utility vehicle to date has been improved for 2021MY in Europe with a subtle styling refresh inside and out, an updated powertrain lineup, as well as new safety and connectivity tech. With more than 300,000 units sold since […]

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