Nissan Sunderland Plant is marking the start of production of the third generation Qashqai with a renewed pledge to inspire future generations of manufacturing talent. Following a £400m investment, the latest version of the segment-defining crossover is now rolling off the plant’s production Line One, as the plant celebrates 35 years of manufacturing in the UK. Qashqai represents one in five of all cars built in Britain since its launch 14 years ago – and to celebrate the new generation model, Nissan is offering every schoolchild in North East England the opportunity to take part in a Nissan Skills Foundation event – the company’s programme of activities designed to excite youngsters about careers in manufacturing and engineering.
Plug-in hybrid model rounds off the Q8 model line - The Audi Q8 TFSI e quattro
Up to 59 kilometers electric range in the NEDC, sporty character and high everyday usability: Audi presents the Q8 with plug-in hybrid drive. The new model closes the last gap in the Q8 range - bringing together efficiency and power in a new way. The SUV coupe is available in two performance levels. The Q8 55 TFSI e quattro3 comes with 280 kW (381 hp) of system output. The Q8 60 TFSI e quattro2 even has a system output of 340 kW (462 hp). Audi is continuing its electrification offensive with the Q8 TFSI e quattro: the SUV coupé is already the seventh model with plug-in hybrid drive to be newly launched on the market since mid-2019. Audi places this drive technology entirely at the service of the customer: It offers him a superior electric driving experience, simple charging management and high everyday usability.
Emotive, efficient, electrifying: the new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV marks a pioneering step forward in the Czech carmaker’s electromobility strategy. The first ŠKODA production model based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB modular electric car platform combines brand-typical virtues such as a generous amount of space and an emotive design with fun yet sustainable driving. There is a choice of three battery sizes and five power variants, depending on requirements. The all-electric SUV is set to be built at ŠKODA’s main plant in Mladá Boleslav, making it the first MEB-based Volkswagen Group vehicle in Europe to be produced outside Germany.
Citroën introduces the New 100% Electric ë-C4 X and C4 X, featuring a unique and elegant design approach for customers looking for an attractive alternative to affordable compact SUVs and compact offerings on the market. Following in the footsteps of the elegant new Citroën C5 X, the design of the New ë-C4 X and C4 X dares to challenge the traditional definitions of compact car bodies to offer users something unique: a mix of designs that It combines the sleek bodywork of a fastback with the modern attitude of an SUV and the timeless refinement and roominess of a 4-door. The New 100% electric ë-C4 X and C4 X also benefit from the new generation of Citroën's MyCitroën Drive Plus infotainment system, which offers a complete package of connectivity and connected services.