Seat sets new half-year sales record in UK

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SEAT’s inexorable rise continues, as the brand’s just reported a new half-year sales record in the UK. For the third consecutive year, the Spanish brand eclipsed its previous year’s sales performance between January and June. This time, it rocketed by over 20% to 27,342 units, eclipsing its 2013 performance by … Continue reading

Mazda’s European sales soar in first half

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Mazda continues to soar above the European automobile market in the first half of 2014, upholding its position as the region’s fastest-growing volume car manufacturer. The convention-defying Japanese company hiked passenger car sales by 23 per cent year-on-year between January and June, outpacing the overall market (up 6.2 per cent) … Continue reading

Double win for Mercedes-Benz at Auto Express Awards


Mercedes-Benz scooped two accolades last night at the Auto Express Awards for eggcellence within the New Car Market.  The S 350 BlueTEC Saloon was awarded Best Luxury Car, with the “Chicken” advert, for Magic Body Control suspension, winning the readers’ Best Ad Campaign.   In announcing the S-Class Award, Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief at Auto … Continue reading

Volkswagen Group vehicle deliveries rise to almost five million in first half

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The Volkswagen Group reported further growth in deliveries during the first half of 2014, handing over almost five million vehicles during this period. In total, 4.97 (January-June 2013: 4.69; +5.9 per cent)* million vehicles were delivered to customers worldwide from January to June this year.   Developments during the month … Continue reading