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Vauxhall Grandland X 1.5 Turbo D 2018 UK review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - We try Vauxhall's family SUV with the PSA Group's latest four-cylinder diesel engine to see if it improves the package. Vauxhall's all-important Nissan Qashqai rival mated to a new, PSA-sourced diesel engine. Brought in primarily to ensure all PSA Group cars meet the most stringent emissions regulations, the new 1.5-litre unit officially replaced the 1.6-litre diesel back in May, but this is our first chance behind the wheel of it. We have, however, tried it in a few other PSA Group models, including the recently facelifted Peugeot 308.

PSA Group will decide in coming months what brand(s) to launch in US

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - French automaker PSA Group, which controls the Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel (Vauxhall) brands, plans to sell cars in the United States no later than 2026.

Vauxhall confirms it will axe Adam and Viva city cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall will axe its Adam and Viva city cars at the end of next year, as part of a range revamp that will involve launching an electrified variant of every model in its line-up by 2024. The Adam has been on sale since 2013, with the similarly sized Viva (known on the continent as the Opel Karl) launched the following year.

Skoda to reveal new Ford Focus rival by end of year

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Skoda will reveal its new compact hatchback, an indirect replacement for the Rapid, by the end of the year. The model is intended to be a more direct competitor than the Rapid to the big players in the volume hatchback segment such as the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra.

Head for the hills: hillclimbing in a Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Vauxhall Corsa GSi drags itself up Star and Garter Hill in south-west London without breaking sweat. With 162lb ft to call on, you can approach the bottom of the incline in fourth gear, apply a brief stab of throttle, shift into fifth and the car will merrily ascend to the top of the hill 325 yards further along.

PSA Group "ready" for massive EV expansion across its brands

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The PSA Group is predicting tenfold growth in global sales of plug-in cars to around 10 million units by 2025 and promises that by then every one of its models will be offered as either a plug-in hybrid or electric car. This encompasses those from the Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Opel/Vauxhall brands.

PSA Group to offer electrified version of every Citroen, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall model

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The PSA Group has confirmed that it will offer an electrified version of every new model developed by its five brands – Citroën, DS, Peugeot, Opel and Vauxhall – from 2019 onwards. The French company will offer a fully electric or hybrid version of each new model, with 15 new electrified machines due in the next two years.

Nissan Pulsar axed from sale in the UK

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Nissan has removed the Pulsar family hatchback from sale in the UK as production of the car at its Barcelona plant ends. The Vauxhall Astra and Ford Focus rival is now no longer available to order or configure on Nissan's website, although dealer stock might still remain available in certain showrooms.