Duncan Aldred, managing director and chairman at Vauxhall Motors, has been named acting Opel/Vauxhall vice president of sales, marketing and aftersales, following the resignation of Alfred Rieck. He will also continue in his day-to-day role at Vauxhall Motors.
Kia has added a new colour and a special edition to the Picanto range. The five-door model is now available in Fuchsia Blush for an extra £445. A special edition three-door model called Picanto White has also been launched. It’s fitted with alloy wheels, Bluetooth and automatic air conditioning, and starts at £11,745 for the 1.25-litre manual and £12,345 for the automatic.
Kia has added another special edition to the Soul model line-up. The 'Soul Shaker' comes with air conditioning, reversing camera and Bluetooth. It is available with a 1.6-litre petrol or 1.6-litre diesel engine. Prices start at £15,295.
By Matthew Burrow