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  • Mercedes global sales top 150,000 in February

    Mercedes global sales top 150,000 in February

    Mercedes Benz sold just over 150,000 vehicles across the globe in February, bringing their 2019 total to more than 330,000. The figures are nevertheless 6.7 per cent lower than those of the previous year, with the German car manufacturer...

  • Stunning sizzler

    Stunning sizzler

    Stunning looks, perfect balance and awesome performance make the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S one of the best sports cars ever, says Tonio Darmanin. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG. It has everything you would...

  • Support, credibility and agility

    Support, credibility and agility

    In the automotive business, you have to be agile and change whatever you are doing from one day to the next, says Citroën CEO and Autobest Manbest (MANager Best) of the year Linda Jackson. Following a comparative test of six finalists, the new...

  • Ticking all the boxes

    Ticking all the boxes

    The 508 was first launched in 2010 and it actually replaces two previous models namely the 407 and the 607 and comes in a sedan styling as well as a shooting break estate. This second generation of the 508 sets a new benchmark both for the brand...

  • Geneva Motor Show: EVs to hypercars and back

    The automotive industry is in turmoil. It is facing technology-driven disruptions such as diverse mobility, autonomous driving, electrification and connectivity. Electrification in particular is a major issue. Legislators are unilaterally forcing...

  • World's fastest car will be an electric one

    World's fastest car will be an electric one

    An Italian ‘hypercar’ that runs on electricity is staking a claim to be the fastest street-legal vehicle in the world. The Pininfarina Battista, unveiled at the Geneva International Motorshow on Tuesday, is faster than a Formula 1 car and can...

  • Milestone anniversary for Auto Sales

    This year Auto Sales will be 90 years old. It started life when Edward Vincenti Kind began importing an impressive number of products that included cosmetics, ladies’ shoes, household goods, radios and passenger cars. It operated from Republic...

  • Striking safety

    Striking safety

    The BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car will take on the guise of a real racer from the Mexico City E-Prix onwards. The new livery – from the pen of Michael Scully, Head of Design BMW Motorsport – underlines the close relationship between this special BMW i8...

  • From scale models to real ones

    From scale models to real ones

    An uncle who used to gift him with scale models fuelled Marcus Harrison’s love of classics, says Joseph Busuttil from the Old Motors Club. As a small boy born in England to a Maltese mother, Marcus Harrison had the best of both worlds. There were...

  • In good company

    In good company

    Seat has won the ‘Company of the Year 2018’ award given by El Periódico de Catalunya for its performance results last year. Seat president Luca de Meo accepted the award at an even held in Barcelona’s Llotja de Mar, which was attended by the...

  • Museum piece

    Museum piece

    The Fiat 500 Serie F, acquired by the famous Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2017, was seen by the general public for the first time last week. The car will be on show in The Value of Good Design exhibition that tells the story of industrial...

  • Sport engineered neo-performance

    Sport engineered neo-performance

    Peugeot Sport recently announced it would be developing a top performance range of electric production vehicles. As a prelude to this new product line, Peugeot has presented a world first at the Geneva International Motor Show – the electrifying...

  • New unveiling for SsangYong Motor

    New unveiling for SsangYong Motor

    The Korean Automaker SsangYong Motor will be unveiling the highly anticipated it’s all-new Korando at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show between March 7-17. This international event is one of the world’s largest motor shows and has grown...

  • Straight-A student

    Straight-A student

    Many years ago, a team of local reporters together with representatives from Kind’s - Auto Sales went up to Brussels to test-drive the first generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Back then, there was a lot of huffing and puffing about the new...

  • Welcome return

    Welcome return

    One of the world’s best-selling cars is back with its 12th-generation model.Tom Wiltshire headed to Mallorca to try out the new Toyota Corolla. “No more boring cars” was the bold proclamation of Toyota president Akio Toyoda last year, but even the...

  • Performance on land and water

    Performance on land and water

    Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have presented the 41’ AMG Carbon Edition at the Miami International Boat Show. As the eleventh jointly developed boat in this longstanding partnership, this special edition sets new standards in terms of...

  • New Citroën C5 Aircross in Malta

    New Citroën C5 Aircross in Malta

    Boasting a strong personality, the new Citroën C5 Aircross SUV has just arrived in Malta.  Recently selected as a finalist in the European election of the car of the year, the new C5 Aircross SUV stands apart through its unique, energetic and...

  • Into the blue

    Into the blue

    TV personality Tezara Camilleri finally makes it out of stressful traffic to enter the silent, smooth and relaxing world of the Mazda 2 IPM 3. New Year, new set of wheels! [Ok, I know it’s February… but the Mazda 2 is my first test drive for 2019].

  • Electric mission

    Electric mission

    Kia Motors Europe has embarked on an ‘Electric Mission’ across the most advanced electrified car markets in Northern Europe, in partnership with automotive research consultancy World Shopper. World Shopper’s team of automotive industry researchers...

  • Price is right

    Price is right

    The Dacia Sandero has always represented great bang-for-your-buck. But is that still the case? Nigel Swan finds out. The Dacia Sandero is a cheap to buy, cheap to own supermini. While most of the competition fits into the smaller city car class,...