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SEAT employees plant 414 trees in the Llobregat Delta

The initiative is framed within the biodiversity preservation project in the Llobregat Delta Natural Park, close to two SEAT factories. Participants in the event included SEAT’s Vice-president for Production and Logistics and 30 of the company’s top-tier Production executives and Environment team. Among other authorities, Viladecans mayor Carles Ruiz Novella also attended the ceremony together with Llobregat Delta Natural Park executives and technicians.

BMW has triple success at Auto Express New Car Awards 2019

The annual Auto Express New Car Awards proved to be a successful night for BMW, picking up three awards, including the Premium Mid-size SUV of the Year, Executive Car of the Year and Compact Executive Car of the Year.

Volkswagen unveils new brand design and logo

The curtain has been raised on “New Volkswagen“: On the evening before the first press day of the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand has unveiled its new logo and its new brand design.

Volkswagen rolls out wallbox for everyone

Volkswagen wants to make e-mobility attractive and affordable for as many people as possible. The brand is therefore rolling out a range of wallboxes to coincide with the start of the new ID. 

Automotive Brand Contest 2019: Passat, T-Cross and ID. ROOMZZ are the “Best of Best”

Volkswagen scores highly in all categories of vehicle design in this year’s Automotive Brand Contest. The Volkswagen brand secured a total of six awards in the “Concepts”, “Interior” and “Exterior Volume Brands” categories, in each case taking the “Best of Best” first prize.

Abarth lets rip with enhanced 595 Pista

The ‘other’ brand in Fiat’s line-up, which is fully owned but harbours a fabulous slice of the Italian firm’s sporting past, writes Iain Robertson, is Abarth, named after its Italo-Austrian founder, Carlo Abarth, complete with colourful Scorpion badging.

Fiat adds Sport tag but may confuse 500X offering

Optical illusions abound within the motor industry and Iain Robertson was convinced that the latest version of the popular Fiat crossover had benefited from more than mere superficial detail upgrades…but closer inspection proved him wrong.

Supporting Armed Forces Through Battle Back Golf Community

FCD supports wounded, injured and sick personnel with the Battle Back Golf programme.

Campaigning boss takes reasoned view of government’s anti-motoring agenda

Admitting to being surprised at his comments, Iain Robertson agrees with Mark Sait, CEO of SaveMoneyCutCarbon.com, who feels that honourable intentions should always be balanced against the implications for the general public.

Volvo’s relentless charge into electrification adds XC40 to range

With Sweden’s determination for clean air and efficiency, it is inevitable that Chinese-owned Volvo will seek to satisfy those demands and, states Iain Robertson, the latest addition to its line-up of plug-in models is the popular XC40.

Bumper world-class entry list for October’s Wales Rally GB

For those rally fans wanting to spectate at next month’s British round of the World Rally Championship, highlights Iain Robertson, it’s time to find your boots, woolly socks and colourful outdoor clothing before checking the maps and laying out your plans.

If the development of ‘smart’ motorways continues, so will the dangers

Introducing so-called ‘smart’ motorways on our roads network may have seemed like a good idea but, suggests Iain Robertson, as with a lot of half-baked decisions made for our primary driving routes, driving smart may not be the smartest decision.

Audi momentum continues with enticing new RS7

Making an impression has become the self-elevated premise of ‘Four Rings’ branded Audi, highlights Iain Robertson, especially when it introduces yet another model to its hugely desirable RS line-up, and he guides us through its technological mastery.

"Accept no roof!" - the new T-Roc Cabriolet

Volkswagen breathes fresh air into the SUV segment with the world premiere of the new T-Roc Cabriolet. The open- top version expands the range of the popular crossover model, adding yet more lifestyle to the booming SUV market.

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