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Fiat Chrysler workers strike over £99m Ronaldo football signing

Italian car maker’s links with Juventus FC has encouraged its employees to react in anger Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) workers have announced that they will strike against the signing of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus Football Club, which is supported by Exor, the same investor as the car maker. The USB union said that the […]

Volkswagen Up GTI demand has exceeded expectations

Junior hot hatch is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder direct-injection petrol engine with 113bhp Volkswagen has had to adjust its production strategy for the Up GTI because the pepped-up city car has been more popular than it anticipated. Following the car’s launch in February, Volkswagen had to temporarily pause orders so that it could […]

Alfa Romeo Giulia, Stelvio and Giulietta get five-year warranties

Alfa’s core range will have five-year warranties and three-year servicing as standard, as well as five years of roadside assistance Alfa Romeo has given a five-year warranty to the Giulia, Stelvio and Giulietta models as part of its bid to increase sales to 400,000 annually by 2022. This follows the industry trend for longer warranties. […]

2018's most popular cars in Europe by market segment

We’ve teamed up with industry analyst JATO Dynamics to bring you the best-selling cars in Europe by bodystyle. Take a look through to see the winner of each segment Want to know what the best-selling SUV is in Europe? How about the most popular sports car? The top SUV, MPV or sports car? The answers […]

Life with a used Renaultsport Clio 182: there's no such thing as a cheap bill

The Clio is fast approaching full health, but that doesn’t mean the work is almost finished LATEST REPORT – scroll down for earlier reports For a car that’s barely worth a couple of grand, it’s quite the kick in the kidneys to have to fork out £270 for an auxiliary belt change. But that’s exactly […]