Real time update for gritted roads 0

It has been announced that in Edinburgh, drivers will get real time updates of what roads have been gritted. This would allow drivers to plan their journeys in a more careful manner and even allow them to decide whether to actually make that particular trip. This means that motorists could check for updates on their(…)

Jaguar set to create 1000 jobs 0

Jaguar has released some very welcoming news, with the announcement of 1,000 new jobs being created. The jobs will be in Soilhill, West Midlands, where a Jaguar factory already stands. Production operators along with skilled trade workers will take up positions at the factory. Jaguar have said that over a five year period, with a(…)

Speed Cameras making £3.1 million a year 0

Official statistics released recently show that the top 10 speed cameras in the UK make £3.1 million a year. Everytime someone is typically caught speeding, a £60 fine must be issued along with three points being issued to their license. The statistics were obtained by the The Sun through the Freedom of Information Act 2000.(…)

General Motors halts Saab’s Chinese takeover 0

It has been reported that the planned Saab takeover has hit a stumbling block. General Motors have threatened to stop supplying technology for Saab cars if the proposed Chinese investment goes ahead. The company sold Saab back in 2010. We reported in a previous article last month that Saab could survive and be on their(…)

The Saab 9-3 0

Following recent revelations of Saab playing their get of jail card and surviving, photos of the new 9-3 have been released. The car planned for release in 2013 looks to have the makings of being quite an attractive design. The Phoenix concept which was seen earlier this in March has quite a number of similarities.(…)

Why we should have a MOT every year? 0

Servicing Stop fully supports the  campaign to keep the current procedure for vehicles to undergo a MOT test annually. The Managing Director of the company, Oliver Richmond, released a statement on the subject claiming changes to the current system are potentially very dangerous. “Any alterations to the current annual MOT test are frankly unacceptable. Vehicles(…)

Moving away from traditional car radios 0

Government regulations will mean traditional analogue car radios will become obsolete by 2015. This means only digital DAB radios will be in use in the future. However, it has been reported that many car manufacturers have decided to not to install them in their upcoming models. The idea, formed from a Government initiative named Digital(…)

The Range Rover Evouqe is the Scottish car of the year 0

The Range Rover Evoque has noticeably raised its profile by being named the Scottish car of the year. John Murdoch, who is the President of the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers, said that the car has adapted to consumer needs. He was quoted to have said “Some superb new cars entered the market during the past(…)

More details on the Mini Roadster 0

The first ever Mini Roadster will cost between £18,015 and £24,850. It’s Mini’s latest move with new releases on the market, with the Mini Coupe and Countryman SUV also due next year. Better than the Mini Convertible? The car differs from the Mini Convertible with it not containing the rear seats, which are not very(…)