Mercedes Diesels Retain Awards

S-Class awarded Best Luxury Car, for the second year in a row Sprinter has been recognised as Best Large Van since 2008 The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been crowned Best Luxury Car at the 2010 Fleet World Honours and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter scooped Best Large Van. Both vehicles retained their awards from 2009, whilst Sprinter now enjoys a three-year reign. The Best Luxury Car award for the S-Class was presented to Adrian Freeman,...

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Diesel 2 wheel drive and Hybrid Land Rover

Land Rover has announced that it will introduce a 2WD option (in addition to the 4WD derivative) for the new compact Range Rover. On sale in 2011, the 2WD vehicle will emit less than 130 g/km of CO2 – making it the lightest, most fuel efficient Range Rover ever. JaguarLandRover has committed to investing £800 million in developing environmental technologies and remains committed to developing vehicles with sustainable features which...

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Diesel Peugeot RCZ Wins 24 hour racing

Powered by a 2.0 litre HDi diesel engine producing 200 bhp First and third in category Peugeot RCZ priced from £20,450.00 on-the-road On sale in the UK on 22nd May Peugeot’s stylish new RCZ is not just a success on the streets of the UK, it is also a star on the race track. Last weekend saw two Peugeot RCZ diesel cars take first and third place in the Nürburgring 24 Hours race. Powered by Peugeot’s 2.0 litre HDi FAP diesel engine...

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Diesel Car Magazine – Ford Fiesta is still the best

The Ford Fiesta has been selected Diesel Car magazine’s Best Small Car of the Year 2010. The award comes just as Fiesta has been upgraded to consolidate its number one sales spot in Britain. Ian Robertson, editor of Diesel Car magazine said: “The Fiesta is great to drive with terrific handling, precise steering and a supple well-judged ride. The blend of good looks, frugal diesel engine and funky interior design makes it a...

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Mumsnet families introduced to Diesel Ford Galaxy

Families who use Mumsnet’s vibrant parenting forums have been introduced to the new seven-seater Ford S-MAX and Galaxy range. Ford’s partnership with Mumsnet enabled eight families to familiarise themselves with the technology-laden MPVs. They then drove petrol and diesel models, featuring Ford’s new smooth and economical six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission. Parents reviewed the simple and secure operation of...

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