New refreshed Hyundai i20 launched, on sale later this year

Hyundai has recently launched the new refreshed i20 hatchback, with some improvements to the safety equipment and exterior design. The new model will go on sale later this year in the UK, with prices starting at £20,770. The i20 has seen declining sales as of late, so the company is hoping the new refreshed model will help boost sales. For the engines, Hyundai has trimmed down what they offer. All […]

BYD to drop the ‘Build your dreams’ slogan

BYD is still a very new brand here in the UK and Europe and if there is anything that’ll put potential buyers off, it’s a strange name for a car company. BYD is a huge Chinese battery manufacture and has only recently started to bring its cars to the UK and Europe. The brand name actually stands for ‘Build your dreams’ and this has had some controversial takes from car […]

UI Chat – August 2023

SquadShot Show Notes This month, Alex is joined once again by Evan McCann, filling in for Willie Howe. In this episode we talk the new leaked UX and UXG, the new UISP Power devices, UniFi 7.5.172, new free UID plan and much more. We love to hear from our listeners! Get in touch about what you thought about this new episode. Reach out on X, @uichatpodcast or on Mastodon […]

Volkswagen announces new hybrid California T7 Concept

Last week, Volkswagen announced the all new hybrid California Concept which is based on the current T7 Multivan. Volkswagen revealed that, earlier this month the new vehicle would be unveiled at the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon trade fair. Volkswagen has changed a lot on the new camper and it’ll be launching later next year. The new California is larger than the current 6.1 California, sitting on the long wheel base platform […]

Volkswagen Polo GTI Edition 25 on sale now from £31,295

Announced earlier this year, the new Volkswagen Polo GTI Edition 25 is on sale now from £31,295 in the UK, £2,390 more than the standard Polo GTI model. Volkswagen are only making 2,500 units with 350 coming to the UK. The new car has arrived to celebrate 25 years of the Polo GTI. Changes include some styling upgrades and extra equipment. Volkswagen has fitted new sports suspension, lowering the car […]

SAIC set to manufacture the MG4 in Europe

SAIC,the parent company behind MG Motor is considering opening a new factory dedicated to building the MG4 electric car somewhere in Europe. The company hasn’t revealed any concrete information about where the location will be yet. However, we can expect SAIC to make the decision in the next few years. William Wang, the head of MG Europe gave some insight into the decision process. While the company hasn’t yet decided […]

Dacia releases new accessory packs for camping

With the new Dacia Jogger, the company is focusing on the accessory market with its new accessory packs which help turn the Jogger into a campervan, of sorts. The new Jogger was launched last year and the new camping accessories were announced at the same sort of time at a special event, along with some new rebranded Dacia models. The new accessories help turn the Jogger into make shift camper […]

UK sees sharp drop in broadcast TV viewers

Over the past few years, the amount of time the UK TV watching public has been consuming live broadcast television has been dropping. It was reported earlier this month by Ofcom that lately, the amount of viewers watching live broadcast television has fallen the most since the records first began. For example, the proportion of people watching live TV has fallen from 83% in 2021 to 79% in 2022. Also, […]

The new ULEZ scrappage scheme is now live in London

The new ULEZ scrappage scheme is now live in London, as of today (21st August 2023) and totals £110 million which will give people easier access to replacing their car, if the current one doesn’t meet the upcoming Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) regulations. On 29th August, the new expanded ULEZ zone goes live and essentially encompasses everything inside of the M25, albeit using it as a rough boundary line. […]

iPhone 15 might come with colour matched, braided USB-C cables

The next generation of the iPhone is just around the corner and we are now starting to see some more rumours and leaks trickle into the news cycle. The iPhone 15 and ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus could come with some new colour matched USB-C charging cables, just like the iMac, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro which all now have colour matched charging cables. User on X @MajinBuOfficial shared some new images […]