08 Oct 2015: The All-New Renault Kadjar has a starring role at the 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express(r), with a fleet of 32 of the brand new stylish crossover vehicles chauffeuring an array of stars to and from various locations across the capital during the twelve day festival which opened last Wednesday and runs till 18th October 2015. The French carmaker has supported the BFI (British Film Institute) since 1995 and is extremely proud to be the Official Car Partner of the Festival for the 20th consecutive year.
08 Oct 2015: The new C-Class Coupe is now available to order, priced from £30,955 OTR, ahead of first UK deliveries in December. With four engine options and two model lines, the new C-Class Coupe builds on the specification of the best-selling C-Class Saloon and Estate. The range starts with the C 200 petrol engine, which produces 184 hp and is available with a six-speed manual (123 g/km of CO2) or 7G-Tronic seven-speed automatic gearbox (125 g/km). Two model lines are available: Sport and AMG Line.
08 Oct 2015: A large investment programme to develop the BMW Hams Hall engine plant near Birmingham is complete. The production of new three and four-cylinder engines is already being ramped up on brand-new production lines, and over one million components will be machined at the plant for the first time this year as supply extends to other plants in the Group. The investment project, part of £750 million that has been spent across BMW Group's UK manufacturing sites, has ensured the Hams Hall site remains a state-of-the-art facility, capable of producing the next generation of engines and securing a long-term future for the plant.
08 Oct 2015: Raising the bar for quality and performance, the all-new Nissan Navara is ready for launch at the company's Barcelona plant. Harnessing the 4X4 expertise of Nissan's Spanish operations, the new NP300 Navara has been fine-tuned for European customers and will be built on a renewed production line in Barcelona. On a visit to the plant today, Paul Willcox, Chairman, Nissan Europe, led the traditional Japanese Daruma ceremony to mark the realisation of £80m investment for the NP300 Navara, the quality of which has heralded the launch of a new five-year Nissan Light Commercial Vehicle warranty.
07 Oct 2015: The Jaguar XF and XJ have beaten formidable competition to be named Best Used Executive Car and Best Used Luxury Car at the Auto Express Used Car Awards 2015. Both cars continue to win awards years after they first went on sale, praised by Auto Express for their quality, style and luxury. In the Used Executive Car category, the XF beat the BMW 5 Series to take the win. It was named Car of the Decade by Auto Express in 2011 as the most highly rated car of the last 10 years in the publication's annual owner satisfaction survey, Driver Power. In the Used Luxury Car category, the Jaguar XJ took the top spot, beating the Bentley Continental Flying Spur.