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24 07, 2015

Land Rover Defender: meet the ancestors

By | July 24th, 2015|2 Comments

We trace the Defender's roots to the Isle of Islay, Scotland

12 09, 2014

Confirmed: special Ferrari for 60th anniversary in USA

By | September 12th, 2014|0 Comments

It’s been a busy week for Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezmolo. First he announced his resignation (effective from October) from the Italian sports car firm after 23 years at the helm. Then he proclaimed record financial results for Ferrari for the first six months of 2014 (£101.4 [...]

12 09, 2014

Vauxhall revives Viva name for new budget car

By | September 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Vauxhall has confirmed it will bring back the “Viva” nametag for a new small, budget hatchback, set to go on sale in the UK from summer 2015. The new 2015 Vauxhall Viva will make its debut at next month’s 2014 Paris Motor Show. On Bing: see pictures [...]

11 09, 2014

Apple iWatch illegal to use while driving

By | September 11th, 2014|0 Comments

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that any driver caught using Apple’s new iWatch wearable technology behind the wheel will receive the same penalty as if they were using a mobile phone. […]

9 09, 2014

Peugeot reveals 308 GT warm hatch

By | September 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Peugeot had revealed a new GT version of the 308, offering a step-up in performance while buyers await the hotly-anticipated new GTi version. […]

3 09, 2014

Top Nissan exec headhunted to become Aston Martin CEO

By | September 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Andy Palmer, the British right-hand man to Nissan’s global leader Carlos Ghosn, has dramatically resigned from the Japanese company to take up the top seat at Aston Martin. Palmer left his job as chief planning officer with Nissan (global sales in 2013: 5 million) with immediate effect [...]

2 09, 2014

British manufacturer Atalanta Motors to make come back

By | September 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Ever heard of Atalanta Motors? We wouldn’t be surprised if you hadn’t as the British sports car manufacturer went out of business a long time ago. Owing to the outbreak of World War II, Atalanta Motors shut its doors back in 1939 after making only 21 cars. [...]

2 09, 2014

Prices from £13,995 for new 2014 Ford Focus

By | September 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Ford has announced it will freeze prizes for the entry-level version of its new 2014 Focus family hatchback at £13,995 when the car goes on sale later this year. On top of that, the Blue Oval has also reduced the price of the top two Titanium and [...]

1 09, 2014

Google driverless car will let you speed

By | September 1st, 2014|1 Comment

Driverless cars are so clever, aren’t they? The potential to whisk us along in total comfort and relaxation while a silicon chip takes care of the driving may sound like bliss to some. […]

29 08, 2014

“Cut out and keep” car tax discs for final few months

By | August 29th, 2014|0 Comments

The paper tax disc will soon be no more. You can read more about the new rules here, but what you need to know is from 1 October 2014 digital records will replace the little round circle in the corner of car windscreens. However, on the run-up [...]