Facelifted Mazda CX-3 is still a strong crossover contender


What is it? Mazda has a habit of regularly updating its cars with small refinements and improvements, rather than saving them all for a big update every few years. Such is the way with the 2018 CX-3 compact crossover, which you might find difficult to tell apart from its predecessor.


New DS 3 Crossback compact crossover unveiled


DS, the luxury arm of the French PSA Group, has revealed its second all-new model since the brand split from Citroen in 2014. The DS 3 Crossback will sit underneath the DS 7 Crossback and is offered as a compact SUV with a choice of petrol, diesel or all-electric power.


First Drive: Fiat’s updated 500X is a cutie in and out of the city


What is it? Whichever Fiat board member suggested expanding the 500 range beyond the cute city car is a genius. Though the iconic 500s two larger siblings – the 500L and 500X – aren’t best-sellers in the UK, they lead their respective segments on the continent and make the Italian brand a tidy packet.