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Fiesta ST wins Top Gear Hot Hatch 2013
TopGear Hot Hatch of the Year Award goes to the Ford Fiesta ST.
Fiesta ST TopGear Magazine Car of The Year 2013
As well as winning TopGear magazine's hot hatch of the year award it is also crowned Car of the Year 2013.
Citroen C4 Grand Picasso Wins Family Cr of the Year Award 2013
TopGear magazine have voted the Citroen C4 Grand Picasso as Family Car of the Year 2013. Focus is on making a stressful journey as relaxing and comfortable as possible.
Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has won the SMMT Award for Automotive Innovation 2013.
The 1.0-litre, three-cylinder engine, which uses a turbocharger to deliver performance to beat that of a more conventional 1.6-litre unit, started life at Ford’s Dunton Technical Centre in Essex.
The engine delivers 123bhp, achieves 65.7mpg and CO2 emissions of just 99g/km, around 20% better than more traditional motors.
FIAT AND BRITISH CYCLING EXTEND PARTNERSHIP
FIAT Group Automobiles UK has extended its role as Official Vehicle Supplier to the National Governing Body of British Cycling until 2016. FIAT has been a key supporter of British Cycling’s success across all levels of elite performance and grass roots participation since 2009.
FIAT PANDA WINS 4X4 MAGAZINE “BEST MINI 4X4” AWARD 2014
Britain’s best-selling magazine for off-road enthusiasts, 4X4 Magazine, has named the FIAT Panda 4X4 “Winner Mini 4X4 Class” in its 2014 4X4 of the Year Awards.
King of the cars
Here is an article which was published in the Spenborough Guarding last week.
Fiat “Two Of A Kind Project” Asks Royal College Of Art Students To Imagine Fiat Icons Of The Future
FIAT is challenging Vehicle Design students at the prestigious Royal College of Art (RCA) in London to explore how FIAT’s most iconic models might look in the future, via a new initiative entitled “Two of a Kind”.
.FIAT 500L MPW ON SALE IN THE UK
Following the successful launch of the FIAT 500L in March and the 500L Trekking in June, the newest member of the 500L range now goes on sale in the UK: The new FIAT 500L MPW.
Citroen C-Elysee WTCC Takes On The World's Circuits
Frankfurt's Motor show provided the first public viewing of Citroën's new model which will be driven on the circuits by Sébastien Loeb
FORD Introduces 'VIGNALE' at the Frankfurt Motor Show
Ford unveiled the Mondeo Vignale at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Positioned above the Titanium trim, the Vignale model gets such special touches as chrome trim and a quilted leather interior,
Citroen "Cactus" Concept Car Unveiled at Frankfurt Motor show
A new Citroen concept car has been revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, with a simple look and a number of mechanical innovations.
Ford S-max Concept Revealed
The new S MAX Concept employs the latest Ford global design language with a high mounted grille, swept-back headlamps and a unique treatment of the vehicle's lower fascia that includes design elements that appear to float within the lower front aperture and above the spoiler.
A THIRD OF MOTORISTS ADMIT TO DRIVING WITHOUT A VALID MOT
27% of motorists in the Yorkshire region have driven a car without a valid MOT.
FIAT PUNTO RANGE ENHANCED WITH SPECIFICATION UPGRADES AND NEW SPORTING TRIM LEVEL
Fiat’s popular and stylish Punto supermini range has recently been enhanced with the addition of a new Sporting trim level and specification upgrades across the line-up, providing customers with outstanding value for money.
FIAT 500L TREKKING: THE 500 GETS TOUGH
The Fiat 500 family continues to grow in size and appeal with the introduction of two new models: the 500L Trekking and the 500L MPW (Multi-Purpose Wagon). Fiat began taking orders for the 500L Trekking in June 2013 with prices starting at £17,095. The 500L MPW goes on sale in the UK in September.
Fiat Dealer sponsors Panda 4X4 Trans-European charity drive
The new Fiat Panda is already known for its reliability on long journeys across varying terrain, but now a 4x4 version of the award-winning city car is going to demonstrate its ruggedness, comfort and economy all over again.
CITY BRAKE CONTROL WINS THE EURO NCAP ADVANCED AWARD
Since 2010 Euro NCAP Advanced has awarded manufacturers who equip their cars with cutting-edge safety systems which guarantee real benefits for road users. These innovations include the new City Brake Control system which has won the prestigious Euro NCAP Advanced 2013 award.
ORDERS OPEN FOR THE FIAT 500L TREKKING
Fiat Group Automobiles UK has just opened ordering for its latest addition to the Fiat 500L family, the Fiat 500L Trekking. The new model combines a new stylish look and features Traction+ technology, an innovative traction control system that improves handling on difficult and slippery terrain thus guaranteeing excellent performance when setting off. The new model offers the same functional and practical qualities of the Fiat 500L, but has a more dynamic and aggressive look.
Ford Fiesta ST
Ford's spiced up ST is now much cleaner and more economical than ever before.
Business Car review of the Fiat Panda 4X4
Tested here with the Fiat's tiny 0.9-litre two-cylinder engine, the latest 4x4 version of the Panda supermini represents a much smaller and lower-emitting alternative to conventional four-wheel drive vehicles.
THE METHANE-POWERED TWINAIR TURBO VOTED 'BEST GREEN ENGINE OF THE YEAR 2013’
The innovative 0.9 TwinAir Turbo bi-fuel methane-powered engine received the ‘Best Green Engine of the Year 2013’ title, one of the twelve categories of the prestigious ‘International Engine of the Year Awards’. Now in its 15th edition, the international contest is one of the most significant events on the automotive calendar with the participation of all the major world car manufacturers.
Citroen reveals DS SUV concept
Citroen could launch a DS SUV following a preview of its Wild Rubis concept car at the Shanghai Motor Show.
Fiat 500L Brings You 'The Fatherhood'
Following in the fabulous footsteps of The Motherhood, and after popular demand, Fiat has launched a new YouTube film that tells the no-holds-barred truth about life as a new Dad. View the video's at the end of this article!
Two World Records for the reliable Fiat Panda
The Fiat Panda which broke the outright world record for driving non-stop from Cape Town to London has been given to Fiat Group Automobiles UK to use in future events and museum exhibitions.
Philip Young, the adventurer who, with co-driver Paul Brace, drove the 10,000-mile journey in a record-breaking 10 days, 13 hours and 28 minutes, has handed the ultra-reliable Panda to Fiat UK. He has taken, in return, a new Fiat Panda Trekking to use on his busy round of speaking engagements and public appearances.
Five Million 1.3 Multijet Engines Produced
Fiat Powertrain Technologies Poland plant in Bielsko-Biala reached a historic milestone: the 5,000,000th 1.3 MultiJet engine has rolled off the lines at the Polish plant. The record demonstrates the great success of this small diesel engine – four cylinders in line, 16 valves and 1248 cm3 capacity – in production from 2003 and the world’s first application of MultiJet technology, the evolution of the Common Rail system developed by the Fiat Group in 1997.
2013 What Car? Awards
Ford won an unprecedented four trophies at the 2013 What Car? Awards;
Top Gear Magazine crown Ford Focus ST Hot Hatch of the Year!
Top Gear Magazine has crowned the Ford Focus ST Hot Hatch of the Year, after taking one to Russia, where the roads in and around Moscow proved the hot hatch's combination of everyday practicality with scintillating performance in all conditions - even the Russian winter.