VCARS’ Monday morning round up!

Every Monday morning, here at VCARs, we’ll give you a quick round-up of the motoring news from the weekend papers and link to read more. That means, instead of returning from the newsagents laden with papers, you can wait until Monday morning and catch the lot!

The Guardian reviews the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class telling us that ‘Smooth lines and an ingenious shape mean the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is more aerodynamic than a bullet’. Read more about it here… Looking for a used Mercedes-Benz B-Class

The Mirror says car makers’ official mpg fuel economy figures ‘taking drivers for a ride’. Some vehicles are out by as many as 26 miles per gallon, according to a study of 60 top-selling models. Read more about it here

The Independent’s piece is One For The Road: An older owner needs less power, easier access Terry Hamilton has always owned comfortable cars but as he is now 81, he’s less concerned about power, more interested in easy access and has up to £12,000 to spend. The newspaper recommends the Nissan Note, VW Polo, Suzuki Splash or Vauxhall Agila. We have all of those. Read more about it here...

The Mail reports on the world’s smallest electric car that can fit inside a lift and you can drive it right up to your desk. The Volpe is just one-metre wide and 1.5 metres tall, it can be charged at your desk but there’s not much luggage space! Read more about it here… If you’re looking for a micro car, we have those.

Car Magazine gets on its soapbox and tells the car industry: China isn’t the only market. “The world’s great car makers allowing Chinese tastes to dictate the conception and production of their cars is rather like the world’s great restaurants developing menus entirely to please Americans, merely because there happen to be a lot of them”. Read more about it here…


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