24 02, 2014

UK car manufacturing hits six year high

If you’re thinking of driving a new car using contract hire or car leasing over the next few months, there is a good chance your car will have been built in Britain. New figures have revealed that car manufacturing in […]

20 12, 2013

Vauxhall Astra: Vauxhall announces special editions for Astra, Insignia & Corsa ranges

If you love Vauxhall cars then you might be interested in the firm’s announcement of unlimited specs appeal for several of their cars. That’s because the firm has lavished extra equipment onto a range of limited edition Vauxhalls which include […]

31 01, 2013

New BiTurbo engine added to the Zafira range

Vauxhall’s impressive new BiTurbo engine has now been added to the Zafira range. It’s already in the Astra and Insignia models, and the flagship diesel is really impressive with its state-of-the-art, sequential twin-turbo technology. It might only be a 2.0litre […]

10 01, 2013

Peugeot’s new 2008 is revealed

The fast-growing crossover segment is becoming crowded with Peugeot’s announcement that it’s new 2008 will hit our shores this summer. The new Peugeot 2008 Building on the experience and popularity of its 3008 Crossover model, Peugeot says this car will […]

27 12, 2012

Toyota Aygo has safety setback

I’ve flagged up before on this blog that the new safety criteria for cars is going to cause manufacturers some serious headaches – and so it has come to pass. In what will, no doubt, be a regular update on […]

11 08, 2012

The Future of the Rear-view Mirror

Audi’s R18 Diesel Le Mans racer isn’t fitted with a rear-view mirror. It has a little colour screen and a rearward pointing camera at the back instead. Simple but effective, as this system is suitable for cars that haven’t got […]

8 08, 2012

Car Hacking

Alfa Mito or Giulietta? Bentley Continental? BMW 1, 5, 6 or 7-Series? Vauxhall Astra, Vectra or Zafira? Porsche Cayenne? Any Peugeot that ends with a ‘7’? Honda CR-V or Civic? Fiat 500 or Bravo? Chrysler 300C perhaps? If your car […]