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UK new car sales rise in May 2016

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last month saw steady growth in the overall new car market of 2.5% in the UK, hitting its highest total for the month of May since 2002. Fleet registrations, again, have driven the growth, providing an 8.8% rise in sales, which counterbalances a 3.0% fall in private registrations. Society of Motoring, Manufacturing and Traders (SMMT) figures show that there was 12.1% increase in the purchase of alternatively fuelled vehicles in May. Diesel-powered vehicle sales also grew, by 5.0%, while petrol models declined slightly, by 0.6%.

Ford ST-Line range launched for Fiesta and Focus

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford has launched a new ST-Line range for its Fiesta and Focus models, adding Ford Performance-inspired design and sports suspension that lowers each car by 10mm. ST-Line cars are essentially a halfway house between regular models and full-blown ST versions and come as an answer to Renault’s GT-Line and Vauxhall’s VX-Line.

Automakers seek alternatives to UK steel as Tata looks for buyers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automakers in the UK including Opel/Vauxhall, BMW, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover, are making plans to get more steel from continental Europe, putting pressure on Tata Steel to secure a sale of its troubled UK plants before it loses customers.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer Focuses on User Experience

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall will offer two latest-generation IntelliLink infotainment systems. The R4.0 IntelliLink features both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The Navi 950 IntelliLink system includes onboard navigation.

Wraps come off the new Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new Vauxhall Zafira Tourer has been unveiled, with revised looks and a host of new technology options. At the front, the MPV gets new headlamps with Vauxhall’s ‘double wing’ daytime running lights. There’s an updated grille, plus more muscular wheelarches. It looks wider, squatter and more like the new Astra than before. At the rear, it’s business as usual.

Opel/Vauxhall Zafira Tourer gets a nose job, and a new interior, for 2016

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has given its Zafira Tourer people carrier an overhaul for 2016, with the revamped seven-seater going on sale in the UK in October. There’s an extensive facelift up front, with a massive black ’n’ chrome bar across the new, Astra-ish nose, blending into a fresh daytime running light design. Inside there's a redesigned instrument panel, with a 7in multimedia screen now integrated within the dashboard rather than mounted on top of it. In line with current fashion, certain physical switches have been deleted in favour of touchscreen controls.

2017 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer Revealed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Last week, images of the 2017 Opel Zafira Tourer leaked out onto the world wide web ahead of the vehicle supposed 2016 Paris Motor Show debut. Well, it seems Opel saw the images, too, and gave the honors for the reveal to Vauxhall. These are the first official images of the 2017 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer. Swap out the Vauxhall badge for an Opel blitz, and you’re looking at the first official images for the 2017 Opel Zafira Tourer, too.

We want this Buick Regal wagon rumor to be true

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The car we know in the US as the Buick Regal is sold as a Vauxhall/Opel Insignia in Europe, where it's offered in four-door sedan, five-door liftback, and wagon body styles. Call it a case of wanting what we can't have, but we like the last two body styles a lot. Based on a report from a Buick/GMC dealer meeting in Austin, one of them could be coming to the US soon. In addition to the Regal wagon, GM also showed the 2018 Enclave and GMC Terrain to its Buick and GMC dealers.

Meet The Facelifted 2017 Opel & Vauxhall Zafira Tourer (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - After a leak gave us our first glance at the 2017 Opel-badged Zafira Tourer a few days back, both Vauxhall and Opel have come out and shared more than a few official images of their new MPV, set to hit EU showrooms this autumn.