Friday 23 March 2018

Motoring latest

Skoda will bring out its own version of Volkswagen’s ‘Up’ city car later this year.

It is currently known as the ‘City Car’ and it will accompany a new small saloon aimed at filling a slot between the Fabia and Octavia for developing markets.

Major styling cues for both will be taken from the marque’s Vision D design concept revealed at the Geneva motor show in Switzerland.

Mercedes could increase the number of variants to its future A-Class and B Class model line ups.

Among those being mooted are a three-door version of the A-Class, a convertible or a shooting brake.

Our thoughts are with the Japanese people this week, and the families of those who work for car manufacturers whose vehicles we buy in such significant numbers here in Ireland.

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