September 25, 2017

FORD CLAIMS DOUBLE SUCCESS IN THE 2013 BUSINESSCAR AWARDS

Ford has claimed double success in the 2013 BusinessCar Awards,  with Focus winning Car of the Year in its sector and S-MAX taking the MPV honours. The new Ford B-MAX was runner-up in the overall Car of the Year category. It is the seventh award in as many years for the Ford S-MAX, as … [Read more...]

FOOTBALL STAR SEES RED OVER CAR THEFT

Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes had his prized 4X4 stolen from his driveway yesterday as he defrosted the windscreen. The thieves pounced after the Old Trafford legend left the engine running on his Chevrolet Captiva Estate to melt the ice while he went back indoors*. Known as … [Read more...]

THE AUTONOMOUS CAR IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER…

Global supplier of automotive technology and  assistance systems, Bosch, have reported significant progress in the development of autonomous car technology. According to Gerhard Steiger, president of the Bosch Chassis Systems Control division: “Fully autonomous driving will come about one step … [Read more...]

New BMW 4 Series Announced

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk Typically flowing proportions and an instantly recognisable silhouette define the initial shape of what is surely, soon to be announced, as the new BMW 4 Series. Shown here, is the BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe but one glance tells you all you needs know about … [Read more...]

New Drop-top Beetle unveiled

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk In creating the latest Beetle Cabriolet, Volkswagen has reinterpreted its nostalgic design, creating a shape that is instantly recognisable and slightly more dynamic. At 1,473mm tall, 4,278mm long and 1,808mm wide, the latest Beetle Cabriolet is lower, longer … [Read more...]

ŠKODA UNVEILS NEW RAPIDE COMPACT SALOON

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk ŠKODA is pursuing its model offensive by presenting the world with a new compact saloon: the ŠKODA Rapid. Just a few months after the introduction of the Citigo subcompact, the brand’s newest addition is set to play a central role in the company’s burgeoning … [Read more...]

All for one and one for Ford: Ford’s global small SUV model to arrive in UK 2014

Ford has revealed plans to introduce its new all-new EcoSport to the European market.  Originally developed by Ford Brazil, the budget small SUV is already on sale in South America and India. Now under the ‘One Ford’ program the compact SUV will be styled and engineered for European tastes. The new … [Read more...]

TomTom has unveiled its latest Nav system, tailored for trucks.

TomTom has released a new navigation system specifically for trucks. The Pro 5150 Truck Live provides essential information on weight, dimension and hazard restrictions. The system gives drivers’ access to specially designed truck routing across 45 European countries, taking into account: … [Read more...]

New EU tyre label will help motorists make a more informed choice

November 2012 will see the Introduction of a standardised tyre label by the European Union. The goal of the EU Tyre Label is to promote low emissions and better road safety. The standardised information focuses on three key criteria: fuel efficiency, wet grip and external rolling noise.Currently … [Read more...]

News: Added Intensity For New Audi TT RS Plus

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk                     Audi has just loosened the leash on the already extreme TT RS to create the new TT RS plus, an more focused version of the high performance sports car with … [Read more...]