The Skyactiv-X version of the new Mazda3, employing Mazda's new Spark Controlled Compression Ignition technology, will arrive in the UK in October with prices starting from £23,555.
The new Kia Soul EV is available to order now, with prices starting at £37,295, or £33,795 with the Plug-in Car Grant subsidy deducted.
The new Kia XCeed, described by the company as a Compact Utility Vehicle, is available to order now with prices starting from £20,795.
The Volvo XC40, already our favourite compact SUV, has received a number of equipment and powertrain upgrades.
The new Mazda CX-30 compact SUV was unveiled today at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. It slots into the range between the CX-3 and CX-5.
The new Polestar 2 has been officially unveiled, billed by the Volvo-owned electric brand as the first electric car to compete with the Tesla Model 3.
The Volvo XC90 has been refreshed for the 2020 model year. The bigger news, however, is the arrival of a series of mild-hybrid engine options wearing a new 'B' badge.
The new Mazda3 is available to order now, with prices starting from £20,595. To begin with, it will be offered in hatchback form only, powered by a choice of either a 122ps 2.0-litre petrol engine or a 116ps diesel.
The new Ford Focus ST will arrive in the UK this summer, powered by a 280ps 2.3-litre turbocharged petrol or 190ps 2.0-litre diesel engine, and in a choice of five-door hatchback or estate body styles.
A new Ford Ranger will arrive mid way through 2019, sporting a new 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine, the option of a 10-speed automatic transmission, and a wider range of driver assistance technologies.
The new Kia Ceed GT will be priced from £25,535 and will thankfully be available only with a six-speed manual transmission.
The new, more rakish Kia Proceed shooting brake will be priced from £23,835 when it goes on sale in the UK from 21st January 2019.