What Car's news round-up

  • Full Ford Fiesta verdict
  • VW Golf buyers get engine warning
  • Government responds to What Car?
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VW Golf
Welcome to our weekly round-up of the best new stories from the week.

Driven: Ford Fiesta
It's one of the most eagerly anticipated cars of the year, and now we've driven it. Read the full verdict here.

Attention VW Golf buyers!
The Golf Mk6 is another hotly awaited car of 2008 but, as VW runs down supplies of the Mk5, buyers are struggling to get the engines they want. Find out the full details here.

Government responds to What Car? petition
Hundreds of you joined our petition to the Government asking for its windfall from high fuel prices to be reinvested in the road networks. Click here to read the Government's response.

Euro NCAP changes coming
Safety organisation Euro NCAP has announced changes to the way it tests cars, putting more emphasis on pedestrian safety. Click here for more.

Mazda concept hints at CX-5 4x4
This concept car shows how Mazda's CX-5 4x4 will look when it's launched in 2011. See more pictures here.

New crossover from Nissan
Nissan has announced plans to make another crossover vehicle. This new car will sit below the successful Qashqai and more details can be found here.

Used car sales slump
Britain's largest car delareship has reported a slump in profits, as used car values tumble. Click here for all the details.

Heated seats could lower sperm counts
Research has highlighted a potential danger of using heated seats. Find out what it is by clicking here.

BMW leads emissions drop
Industry figures show BMW is leading the way in lowering emissions, but reveal car manufacturers are struggling to hit emissions targets for 2012. Click here to find out more.

Vauxhall's low emission Astra
Vauxhall has launched the low CO2 emitting Astra Ecoflex – and you can read about it here.

MG TF deliveries set to begin
The iconic Longbridge car plant is up and running again – and MG TF deliveries are due to resume in mid-September. Click here for more.

First drives
Click on the links below to read our thoughts:
Honda Jazz
Mazda RX-8 R3
Hyundai i800

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