West Midlands Business News


By Ian Strachan SEAT seems to be launching new SUVs on a regular basis, cashing in on the demand for these popular vehicles. Now the latest and biggest SUV from SEAT – the Tarraco – has hit the streets. The Tarraco has the advantage of seven seats, and is already picking up awards. Auto Express voted it…

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ROAD TEST – Ford Mustang GT

By Ian Strachan When the latest Ford Mustang hit our shores, it would have been so easy to be disappointed. Would Ford really be able to recreate the Mustang of legend, or will it just be a re-styled, souped-up coupe that looks like a Mustang but is really a Mondeo under the skin? After all, that’s what they did…

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ROAD TEST – Honda HR-V Sport

By Ian Strachan The Honda HR-V has long been a dependable and attractive SUV. Now the 2019 update has added a distinctly sporty look to this well-equipped car. But it’s not just a cosmetic facelift. The latest HR-V also gets the benefit of Honda’s 182 bhp 1.5 VTEC engine from the acclaimed Honda Civic…

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ROAD TEST – Volkswagen T-Cross

By Ian Strachan After the success of the Golf-based T-Roc SUV it was almost inevitable that Volkswagen would repeat the trick with an SUV based on the Polo. And so the T-Cross was born. This good-looking small SUV is shorter than its big brother, but it is undoubtedly a welcome addition to the fast growing SUV sector,…

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