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 For all the latest news updates, announcements and reviews on the Taggarts group, take a look at our news articles below.  We have all the latest information from new model updates to events happening at the Taggarts group plus many more.  

The all-new Nissan X-Trail Secures 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating

The all-new Nissan X-Trail Secures 5-Star Euro NCAP Rating

1st October 2014 The new X-Trail is praised for not only its high protection levels, but its safety systems too - you can find out more about these systems here Read More
The all-new Volvo XC90 Is Available To Order Now

The all-new Volvo XC90 Is Available To Order Now

30th September 2014 With more of the great safety features that you would expect, the Volvo XC90 is packed with fantastic new features inside and out Read More
Nissan Juke NISMO RS Prepares To Hit The Road

Nissan Juke NISMO RS Prepares To Hit The Road

30th September 2014 With 18PS more power than the Nissan Juke NISMO, the NISMO RS not only has the power, it has more added features too Read More
Peugeot Quartz due to make debut at Paris Motor Show

Peugeot Quartz due to make debut at Paris Motor Show

29th September 2014 The Peugeot Quartz offers a glimpse at the future of the next generation 3008’s styling Read More
Nissan Leaf Cleans Up London Streets

Nissan Leaf Cleans Up London Streets

29th September 2014 The Leaf has powered the jet washer of 'reverse graffiti' artist, Moose, to create a mass-scale mural of London's skyline by cleaning dirt off surfaces using a jet washer or wire brush. Read More
The new Peugeot 308 GT gets sports looks and extra power too

The new Peugeot 308 GT gets sports looks and extra power too

22nd September 2014 Find out more details about this new hot hatch or estate at Taggarts Peugeot Motherwell Read More
NISMO Celebrates 30 Years of Mavering Engineering

NISMO Celebrates 30 Years of Mavering Engineering

18th September 2014 Nissan is celebrating 30 years of maverick engineering with a week of events across North America and Europe Read More
The new Peugeot 508 is ready to test drive now

The new Peugeot 508 is ready to test drive now

17th September 2014 The all-new Peugeot 508 features a new engine, an updated design and the latest in technology Read More
The new Hyundai i20 is available to test drive and order now

The new Hyundai i20 is available to test drive and order now

16th September 2014 The new i20 is packed with new technology and has an even bigger cabin than its predecessor Read More
Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Limited Edition

15th September 2014 The most radical Peugeot GTi ever has been released by Peugeot Sport and will be on sales later this year Read More
Hyundai ponders a new crossover SUV

Hyundai ponders a new crossover SUV

11th September 2014 According to company insiders, Hyundai is considering entering the crossover SUV market with its own example to rival the Nissan Juke, Vauxhall Mokka and Peugeot 2008. Read More
Potent Peugeot 308 GT a hot hatch rival

Potent Peugeot 308 GT a hot hatch rival

9th September 2014 Peugeot is set to present a new challenge to its rivals with the release of a 308 GT in hot hatch and estate forms. Read More
Motorists could win the ultimate Himalayan trip with Nissan

Motorists could win the ultimate Himalayan trip with Nissan

9th September 2014 Nissan is offering motorists the chance to win an adventure-packed trip to the Himalayas through its latest social media campaign. Read More
Volvo Trucks UK leaders take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Volvo Trucks UK leaders take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

5th September 2014 The management team at Volvo Trucks in the UK has created their own video of the Ice Bucket Challenge, raising money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA). Read More
Land Rover partners with Virgin Galactic for space-travel competition

Land Rover partners with Virgin Galactic for space-travel competition

4th September 2014 Land Rover has celebrated the reveal of the new Discovery Sport vehicle by launching a competition as part of a collaboration with Virgin Galactic. Read More
Nissan to revise its IDx concept styling

Nissan to revise its IDx concept styling

3rd September 2014 Nissan is busy developing a rival to Toyota’s GT 86 coupé, and will revise the design initially revealed through the IDx concept seen at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. Read More
A higher-powered Peugeot 308 hatchback takes to the road

A higher-powered Peugeot 308 hatchback takes to the road

3rd September 2014 Spy pictures revealed this week show a more potent version of the Peugeot 308 on road tests. Read More
Nissan Leaf due to celebrate 1 billion kilometres!

Nissan Leaf due to celebrate 1 billion kilometres!

1st September 2014 Click here to see the video of owner Sue Terry who has owned her Nissan Leaf since 2012 Read More
First image of all-new Hyundai i20 shown

First image of all-new Hyundai i20 shown

1st September 2014 Hyundai has revealed official design sketches showing its all-new i20, which attendees at this year’s Paris Motor Show in October will see for the first time in the flesh. Read More
Jaguar designer reveals personal Mark 2 design

Jaguar designer reveals personal Mark 2 design

1st September 2014 Jaguar design director, Ian Callum, has been working on his own private redesign of the brand's Mark 2 vehicle, spending 18 months on the project. Read More
Nissan Turn Up Excitement with 370Z NISMO

Nissan Turn Up Excitement with 370Z NISMO

29th August 2014 The new Nissan 370Z has been unveiled with new features across the whole car - find out more here Read More
Nissan Electrifies Monaco ahead of UEFA Champions League Draw

Nissan Electrifies Monaco ahead of UEFA Champions League Draw

28th August 2014 UEFA Champions League first as Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 100 percent electric vehicles used as official transport Read More
Land Rover backs the 2014 Invictus driving challenge

Land Rover backs the 2014 Invictus driving challenge

28th August 2014 The Invictus Games is to hold an off-road driving challenge which will see the participation of challengers from 14 countries across the world, and will take place during September 2014. Read More
A young rally driver enjoys Peugeot Sport’s backing

A young rally driver enjoys Peugeot Sport’s backing

28th August 2014 Peugeot is a key name in international motorsports, and is helping a younger driver make a name for himself in racing by offering considerable support. Read More
Nissan LEAF to get styling and range boost

Nissan LEAF to get styling and range boost

27th August 2014 Nissan is busy making advancements to its all-electric LEAF, and the eco-friendly model is set for a significant styling update as well as an impressive range increase. Read More
The new Peugeot 308 SW is receiving rave reviews!

The new Peugeot 308 SW is receiving rave reviews!

27th August 2014 The new estate version of the European Car of the Year is available now at Taggarts Peugeot Motherwell Read More
New-Look Nissan Leaf in Development

New-Look Nissan Leaf in Development

27th August 2014 New look will be accompanied by new battery technology - click here to find out more Read More
Hyundai UK’s new dealer ‘Star Rating’ system

Hyundai UK’s new dealer ‘Star Rating’ system

26th August 2014 To bring drivers more confidence and reassurance in the quality of their local Hyundai dealership, Hyundai UK is introducing new ‘Star Rating’ evaluations. Read More
Land Rover reveals teaser for upcoming Discovery Sport

Land Rover reveals teaser for upcoming Discovery Sport

22nd August 2014 Land Rover has released a video teasing details on the interior of its upcoming Discovery Sport luxury compact SUV. Read More
Nissan Launch 2016 Rio Olympic Competition

Nissan Launch 2016 Rio Olympic Competition

20th August 2014 Nissan team up with gold medallist Richard Whitehead for a competition to win a trip to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Read More
Volvo launches new SUV XC90 model under Geely ownership

Volvo launches new SUV XC90 model under Geely ownership

19th August 2014 As part of its bid to double sales by the end of 2020, Volvo will soon unveil its new SUV model built under Chinese ownership. Read More
The new Nissan Pulsar Nismo is coming to Motherwell and the Nurburgring!

The new Nissan Pulsar Nismo is coming to Motherwell and the Nurburgring!

18th August 2014 The 275bhp Nissan Nismo is set to attack the Nurburgring front-wheel drive record Read More
New Nissan safety features of benefit during summer tours

New Nissan safety features of benefit during summer tours

15th August 2014 Family motorists looking to head out onto the road this summer can do so with confidence behind the wheel of a new Nissan, as the brand has made significant advancements to its safety technology. Read More
The Peugeot 108 is at Taggarts Motherwell now

The Peugeot 108 is at Taggarts Motherwell now

13th August 2014 Find out more details about this great new city car here at Taggarts Peugeot Motherwell Read More
Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport SVR sets Nürburgring lap record

Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport SVR sets Nürburgring lap record

31st July 2014 Land Rover’s vehicles are best known for capable all-terrain performance, and they can now add a lap record to their list of achievements. Read More
Jaguar ‘Ride like a Pro’ competition launches in Glasgow and Motherwell Dealerships, offering local cyclists the chance to ride with Team Sky.

Jaguar ‘Ride like a Pro’ competition launches in Glasgow and Motherwell Dealerships, offering local cyclists the chance to ride with Team Sky.

30th July 2014 Taggarts Jaguar is one of 36 local Jaguar Dealers in the UK and NI taking part, starting with a ride on 7th September from Taggarts Jaguar Glasgow and on the 14th September from Taggarts Jaguar Motherwell Read More
Jaguar busy preparing a four-wheel drive F-TYPE

Jaguar busy preparing a four-wheel drive F-TYPE

30th July 2014 Jaguar is set to launch four-wheel drive versions of its F-TYPE coupé and roadster, and each model has been spotted during testing. Read More
The Nissan Note Nismo unveiled

The Nissan Note Nismo unveiled

30th July 2014 Nissan has revealed a more athletic version of the compact Note – the high-performance Note Nismo. Read More
New Peugeot app allows motorists to create their own 108

New Peugeot app allows motorists to create their own 108

30th July 2014 Peugeot has given fans of its latest arrival – the stunning new 108 city car – the opportunity to create their own virtual example with the release of its ‘New 108 in 3D’ app. Read More
Volvo’s new XC90 to get world-first safety system

Volvo’s new XC90 to get world-first safety system

29th July 2014 Volvo’s luxurious XC90 SUV arrives later this year with a host of upgrades, and it will represent one of the safest vehicles on the road with a number of world-first protective systems included from launch. Read More
More than 500 classic cars bought by Jaguar Land Rover

More than 500 classic cars bought by Jaguar Land Rover

28th July 2014 A unique collection of 543 iconic British vehicles has been purchased by the newly-founded ‘Special Vehicle Operations’ division from Jaguar Land Rover. Read More
Nissan continues #eatsleepRACErepeat for the Spa 24 Hours

Nissan continues #eatsleepRACErepeat for the Spa 24 Hours

25th July 2014 In the build-up to the Spa 24 Hours endurance race, which takes place on Saturday July 26, Nissan has brought back its successful #eatsleepRACErepeat social media campaign. Read More
New Hyundai ad uses stuntmen to show new technology

New Hyundai ad uses stuntmen to show new technology

25th July 2014 Hyundai’s latest technological developments have been showcased in a new ad posted on its YouTube channel, and the brand has employed stuntmen to help promote the new tech. Read More
A carefully restored Land Rover is a Salute to Style

A carefully restored Land Rover is a Salute to Style

22nd July 2014 At the UK’s Salute to Style event, which took place at the Hurlingham Club in London from July 16 to 19, a restored original Land Rover claimed much of the attention from the assembled visitors. Read More
2014 Goodwood Revival to celebrate Jaguar

2014 Goodwood Revival to celebrate Jaguar

22nd July 2014 Goodwood Revival is the UK’s most famous heritage racing celebration, showcasing a variety of classic racers from the 1940s to the 1960s. It’s therefore a fitting venue to celebrate the Jaguar brand, and the luxury carmaker will be the focus of this year’s event. Read More
Volvo Concept Estate scoops Auto Express Design Award

Volvo Concept Estate scoops Auto Express Design Award

21st July 2014 Visitors to the website of Auto Express had the opportunity to choose the most stylish car to emerge in the previous 12 months, and they picked the stunning Volvo Concept Estate. Read More
Classic Peugeot models assemble in the UK for an annual meet

Classic Peugeot models assemble in the UK for an annual meet

16th July 2014 Earlier this month (July 2014) the annual International Peugeot Meeting came to the south coast of England, bringing with it over 120 classic models from the French brand. Read More
Jaguar XE the first to feature a new Ingenium engine

Jaguar XE the first to feature a new Ingenium engine

15th July 2014 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed further details on its new Ingenium engine family, and has also announced the unit will make its first appearance inside the Jaguar XE ‘baby’ saloon. Read More
 Incoming Hyundai i20 spotted ahead of reveal

Incoming Hyundai i20 spotted ahead of reveal

14th July 2014 Hyundai is due to update its i20 hatchback in 2015, and a test version of the model has been spotted on the road with a heavily disguised body. Read More
Land Rover’s Discovery Sport set to debut with Freelander engines

Land Rover’s Discovery Sport set to debut with Freelander engines

14th July 2014 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has confirmed that its incoming new Discovery Sport is to arrive fitted with the Freelander’s 2.2-litre diesel engine, as its new Ingenium powertrain will be added exclusively to the Jaguar XE saloon. Read More
Volvo planning a tuned V40 Polestar

Volvo planning a tuned V40 Polestar

14th July 2014 Volvo could go head-to-head with the Ford Focus RS and Audi RS3 by developing a hot version of its V40 hatchback. Read More
Driving Support for Glasgow’s Hospice

Driving Support for Glasgow’s Hospice

10th July 2014 Taggarts Motor Group as part of Lookers plc, have gifted The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice a brand new car as part of their ongoing support to the Brick by Brick Appeal. Read More
Used car values remain stable for June 2014

Used car values remain stable for June 2014

10th July 2014 Motorists in the market for an Approved Used car should be pleased to discover that average values of pre-owned vehicles remained constant from May to June 2014. Read More
Ex-service personnel can retrain through a new JLR scheme

Ex-service personnel can retrain through a new JLR scheme

9th July 2014 A new training initiative has been announced by the Jaguar Land Rover group (JLR) to bring former military personnel back into the workforce and civilian life. Read More
Volvo reveals new XC90 powertrain details

Volvo reveals new XC90 powertrain details

9th July 2014 Volvo has revealed details on the engine line-up to be offered with its new XC90, which is scheduled to go on sale in early 2015. Read More
Nissan reveals more on the comeback of the Pulsar

Nissan reveals more on the comeback of the Pulsar

9th July 2014 Nissan’s Pulsar is making a return to the UK this autumn, and the brand has revealed further details on the all-new hatchback. Read More
Jaguar considering an even lighter F-TYPE

Jaguar considering an even lighter F-TYPE

8th July 2014 June’s Goodwood Festival of Speed was the location for the reveal of Jaguar’s lightest F-TYPE to date – the Project 7. Read More
Hyundai developing i30 facelifted model for 2015

Hyundai developing i30 facelifted model for 2015

8th July 2014 Hyundai’s i30 hatchback is to be updated in 2015 with the release of a facelifted model. Read More
Peugeot’s 2008 DKR Dakar Rally car begins testing

Peugeot’s 2008 DKR Dakar Rally car begins testing

7th July 2014 Peugeot Sport has taken the 2008 DKR to central France for the start of testing, prior to the vehicle’s appearance at the 2015 Dakar Rally. Read More
Fastest ever road-ready Jaguar revealed at Goodwood

Fastest ever road-ready Jaguar revealed at Goodwood

4th July 2014 This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed was a fitting platform for Jaguar to pull the cover off its fastest-ever road going sports car – the F-Type Project 7. Read More
The new Juke and new jobs come to Nissan’s UK production line

The new Juke and new jobs come to Nissan’s UK production line

2nd July 2014 It’s just been announced that the new Nissan Juke has entered production at the manufacturer’s plant in Sunderland. Read More
Further GTi and R models planned by Peugeot

Further GTi and R models planned by Peugeot

2nd July 2014 Peugeot has confirmed that it will produce further high-performance GTi and R models in the future, as PSA Peugeot Citroën looks to reduce its current line-up of 46 vehicles. Read More
Peugeot 508 Facelift Image Seen for First Time

Peugeot 508 Facelift Image Seen for First Time

30th June 2014 Auto Express have released images of the new, facelifted version of Peugeot 508 Read More
The Peugeot 108 - driven in the UK

The Peugeot 108 - driven in the UK

30th June 2014 The Peugeot 108 has now been reviewed by several motoring publications, ahead of its release date at the start of July 2014. Read More
New Volvo V40 Drive-E T5 takes its first drive at the Goodwood hill

New Volvo V40 Drive-E T5 takes its first drive at the Goodwood hill

30th June 2014 The Peugeot 108 has now been reviewed by several motoring publications, ahead of its release date at the start of July 2014. Read More
Range Rover Sport to get Overfinch upgrade

Range Rover Sport to get Overfinch upgrade

27th June 2014 The Range Rover Sport is set to get an overhaul courtesy of Overfinch, the tuning and styling company known for its exclusive bespoke Land Rover models. Read More
Hyundai World Cup taxis give free lifts to fans

Hyundai World Cup taxis give free lifts to fans

26th June 2014 Hyundai has formed a partnership with independent football channel Copa90 in order to give free lifts and city guidance to World Cup fans. Read More
Race technology comes to Nissan cars via upgraded NissanConnect

Race technology comes to Nissan cars via upgraded NissanConnect

24th June 2014 The NissanConnect NISMO Plus system will be available as standard with the GT-R model Read More
Land Rover to introduce Range Rover Sport Stealth Pack

Land Rover to introduce Range Rover Sport Stealth Pack

20th June 2014 Land Rover introduces the all new Stealth Pack for the Range Rover Sport Read More
Peugeot engineering earns gold in the Super TC 2000

Peugeot engineering earns gold in the Super TC 2000

18th June 2014 Team Peugeot finished in first at La Palma, after Agustín Canapino beat rivals to achieve his first Super TC 2000 win in one of the manufacturer’s race-tuned models Read More
Jaguar personalisation project set to offer driving opulence

Jaguar personalisation project set to offer driving opulence

18th June 2014 Jaguar are planning a personalisation project to create bespoke models for customers Read More
The Nürburgring 24 Hours will be contested by Nissan all-stars

The Nürburgring 24 Hours will be contested by Nissan all-stars

18th June 2014 Nissan are a line up of all stars to the 24 hour Nurburgring race Read More
Hyundai debuts its hydrogen fuel cell car in the US

Hyundai debuts its hydrogen fuel cell car in the US

17th June 2014 The first Hyundai hydrogen fuel cell car has been ordered in a Californian dealership Read More
Jaguar Land Rover reveals Special Operations

Jaguar Land Rover reveals Special Operations

16th June 2014 The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 will play host to Jaguar Land Rover unveiling of the first models produced by their Special Operations division Read More
Motoring fan Jay Leno and the Volvo V60 Polestar

Motoring fan Jay Leno and the Volvo V60 Polestar

16th June 2014 Can enthusiast Jay Leno, has completed his more recent stunt in a Volvo V60 Polestar. Read More
 Nissan’s new Navara NP300 revealed

Nissan’s new Navara NP300 revealed

13th June 2014 Nissan have revealed the new and improved Navara NP300 Read More
Jaguar Land Rover investing in sight-activated controls

Jaguar Land Rover investing in sight-activated controls

11th June 2014 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is currently working closely with MIT to develop pioneering technology for its vehicles, including sight-activated controls. Read More
A number of Peugeot innovations on show at Goodwood

A number of Peugeot innovations on show at Goodwood

11th June 2014 This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place between June 26 and 29, and Peugeot will be presenting a host of recent developments including new vehicles, concepts and design products. Read More
A pre-owned Volvo covers almost one million kilometres in confidence

A pre-owned Volvo covers almost one million kilometres in confidence

11th June 2014 One owner of a second-hand Volvo model is proudly claiming to have travelled close to a million kilometres in his V70 – without it breaking down once. Read More
Evoque contributes to strong Jaguar Land Rover performance

Evoque contributes to strong Jaguar Land Rover performance

9th June 2014 Jaguar Land Rover has enjoyed a successful 2014 so far, and its Range Rover Evoque compact SUV contributed massively to this prosperity. Read More
Latest news on the Volvo XC90 for 2015

Latest news on the Volvo XC90 for 2015

6th June 2014 A new version of the Volvo XC90 is headed to showrooms in 2015, and plenty of new information is now available on this highly-anticipated vehicle. Read More
The first Nissan electric van is soon to launch

The first Nissan electric van is soon to launch

5th June 2014 This year, the Nissan e-NV200 electric van is making a debut in the UK to help reduce business motoring costs. Read More
Jaguar scoops ‘Best Premium Manufacturer’ accolade

Jaguar scoops ‘Best Premium Manufacturer’ accolade

3rd June 2014 Each year, leading motoring publication Auto Express undertakes its Driver Power survey to collect reader opinions on the most satisfying vehicles to own. Read More
Hyundai Veloster Midship concept debuts in Korea

Hyundai Veloster Midship concept debuts in Korea

30th May 2014 The Hyundai Midship was revealed at the Busan Motor Show in South Korea Read More
Le Mans 2015 Will be Challenged by a New Nissan GT-R

Le Mans 2015 Will be Challenged by a New Nissan GT-R

29th May 2014 Nissan are looking to develop the next generation of GT-R ahead of the 2015 Le Mans Read More
Volvo XC90 to Feature an Updated Interior

Volvo XC90 to Feature an Updated Interior

28th May 2014 The new Volvo XC90 is set to include an updated interior Read More
Land Rover to Release a Special Edition Freelander

Land Rover to Release a Special Edition Freelander

28th May 2014 Land Rover is set to end production of its Freelander in 2015 and are planning to release a special edition Read More
Jaguar Builds Excitement for its New XE saloon

Jaguar Builds Excitement for its New XE saloon

27th May 2014 Jaguar continues to build suspense with the new XE by revealing a picture of the model with mechanical body wrap Read More
Land Rover Extends Red Cross Partnership

Land Rover Extends Red Cross Partnership

22nd May 2014 Land Rover have extended their partnership with the Red Cross by contributing financially and supplying vehicles to assist aid efforts Read More
Volvo’s new XC90 to have integrated Apple CarPlay

Volvo’s new XC90 to have integrated Apple CarPlay

22nd May 2014 The the Volvo XC90 is set to include Apple CarPlay as standard. Read More
Peugeot Set to Release Three-Door 2008

Peugeot Set to Release Three-Door 2008

21st May 2014 Peugeot is looking to extend their 2008 crossover SUV by developing a three door version of the model Read More
Further Details Released on Incoming Hyundai ix35

Further Details Released on Incoming Hyundai ix35

21st May 2014 The next generation of Hyundai ix35 is set to be released in 2015 Read More
One driver’s ‘Buy My Volvo’ Sales Video Takes Off

One driver’s ‘Buy My Volvo’ Sales Video Takes Off

21st May 2014 A Swedish graphic designer creates a video sales pitch in an attempt to sell his Volvo Read More
For 2014, Nissan Brings the Pulsar Back to Europe

For 2014, Nissan Brings the Pulsar Back to Europe

19th May 2014 Nissan is bringing the Pulsar back to the European market in May 2014 Read More
Jaguar’s Iconic E-TYPE to Make a Return

Jaguar’s Iconic E-TYPE to Make a Return

19th May 2014 The iconic Jaguar E-Type is set to make a comeback in 2015 Read More
Volvo’s Popularity in Europe Continues to Increase

Volvo’s Popularity in Europe Continues to Increase

16th May 2014 Figures at the end of April 2014 reveal that Volvo is outperforming the market with significant sales growth Read More
The Nissan X-Trail is the Next Stage in Crossover Capability

The Nissan X-Trail is the Next Stage in Crossover Capability

15th May 2014 Nissan are looking to focus on the development of crossover models Read More
Special Edition Hyundai i30 and ix35 Cars Set for Release

Special Edition Hyundai i30 and ix35 Cars Set for Release

14th May 2014 As sponsors of the FIFA World Cup, Hyundai are releasing special editions of the i30 and ix35 Read More