https://www.autocar.co.uk - The Fiat Punto has received Euro NCAP’s first zero-star score, sparking concern at the crash-testing organisation, as have the three-star ratings of several other cars. In the latest batch of tests, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, Dacia Duster, DS 3, Ford C-Max, Ford Grand C-Max, Kia Stonic, MG ZS, Toyota Aygo and Vauxhall Viva all achieved three-star ratings in their standard forms.
http://www.carscoops.com - The Opel Karl has been available as a rugged Rocks model since last year, and now its British sibling, the Vauxhall Viva, has received an identical treatment. Named the Vauxhall Viva Rocks, it can already be ordered in the United Kingdom from £11,530 ($15,268) on-the-road, featuring plastic cladding all around, an increased ride height, silver roof rails, and unique 15-inch bi-color look alloy wheels.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - Budget city car gets a rugged 'Rocks' makeover, will go on sale in the UK next year.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - New Ka+ targets the Vauxhall Viva and Fiat 500 in the city car market, with stylish Black and White editions to follow later this yearThe Ford Ka+ will go on sale in the UK next month, with prices starting from £8995. The new city car, which is roughly the same size as the Fiesta hatchback, replaces the Ford Ka and is designed to satisfy the appetite for smaller, cheaper cars in the UK.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - The Vauxhall Viva Rocks is still under consideration, but Europe will get SUV-styled version of Karl budget city car.
http://www.autoevolution.com - Last year, the Opel and Vauxhall brands decided to revive their A-segment offerings. However, the Karl and Viva look a little old already.
http://www.autocar.co.uk - Even before it started appearing in British showrooms six months ago, the new British-built Vauxhall Astra had already staged one remarkable fightback. Not long before its launch, plans had been laid for the closure of the Ellesmere plant, near Liverpool, that today builds about 30 new-generation Astras an hour and has been making General Motors’ small cars since the original Vauxhall Viva back in 1962.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - The new Hyundai Tucson takes full 5-star glory in the latest crash test ratings, while the Vauxhall Viva and Mazda MX-5 just missed out.
http://gmauthority.com - The commercial aims to emphasize the convenience of City Mode Power Steering. With the push of a button, turning the steering wheel at low speeds becomes significantly easier, making for a less tiring ride through the bustling city streets in Europe. It’s sort of like a very water-downed version of the Driver Mode Control feature that you’ll find in the new Cadillac CTS and ATS models.
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk - It's been a bumper year for Vauxhall. A new Corsa, a hot Corsa VXR the Adam S, and an all-new Viva city car have all gone on sale but the best is yet to come. The all-new Vauxhall Astra has made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show but we've already been treated to a sneak preview to see whether it can finally rival the Volkswagen Golf and Peugeot 308 for kit, quality and design.