Hyundai to maintain prices post-Brexit 0

Hyundai has opted to maintain its UK pricing at the same rate following the UK’s Brexit vote. Several car manufacturers, including Ford, Honda and Suzuki have raised their UK prices following the decision to leave the EU. This follows in the wake of resultant fluctuations in the pound. The South Korean company however believes keeping(…)

Citroen pull DS 5 Hybrid from UK line up 0

Poor sales figures of the diesel-electric models have led to DS Automobiles pulling the DS 5 Hybrid from the UK line up. A spokesman for the company said: “Sales of DS 5 Diesel Hybrid versions accounted for just 3% of the total DS 5 volume in the UK in 2016. In light of this, we decided to(…)

£150,000 McLaren destroyed in ‘street racing’ LA crash 0

A reckless display of ‘street racing’ saw an £150,000 McLaren utterly destroyed after it collided with an Audi, leaving both drivers critically ill in hospital. Dramatic pictures show the neon green supercar completely wrecked, after the accident which took place near a school last Tuesday. The McLaren’s driver, who was racing the speedster at 60(…)

UK car exports flourishing – but post Brexit Britain slumping 0

Doubts about the economy started to affect the car industry last month. A 10.6% drop in the amount of UK-built vehicles sold within the country, contrasted to this time last year. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) detailed the production to sales figures, but also showed that this dip was(…)

The worst places in the UK to own a car 0

Insurers Rias have recently completed a survey revealing the worst places in the UK to be a car owner. Finishing top of the list of shame is London, by some margin. Discounting the nightmares of parking, congestion and ludicrously expensive parking permits, the survey highlighted it as a focal point for car crime. And things(…)

Honda to continue building cars in the UK for the time being 0

In a statement, Honda said that it had “no plans for now” to withdraw from the UK market after the government said it was pursuing a deal to shield the car manufacturing industry following the country’s exit from the EU. Japan’s third largest car manufacturer made the statement following comments by Greg Clark, the UK(…)

Toyota to stay in UK despite Brexit 0

In welcome news post Brexit; the world’s largest car manufacturer, Toyota, has said it intends to remain in the UK, even if trading conditions should change following Britain’s exit from the EU. The executive vice-president of the Japanese giant, Didier Leroy, said it trusted the UK government to provide “fair treatment” allowing businesses to maintain(…)

Toyota recalls 5.8 million cars due to faulty airbag 0

Potentially faulty airbags have seen the world’s biggest car maker Toyota, recall upwards of 5.8 million cars. Models affected include the Corolla and the Yaris subcompact model, the majority being sold in Japan, China and Europe. The production dates of the cars in question were from May 2000 to November 2001, and April 2006 and(…)

Alonso could quite even if offered Mercedes seat 0

Spanish former World Driver’s Champion Fernando Alonso has announced he may quit F1 if next year’s cars do not excite him. The McLaren driver has repeatedly warned that his future in the sport is dependent on the 2017 regulations, and that he is frustrated by the current tyre and fuel-saving formula. “I have a contract(…)

Five tips on how to stay safe on the roads this Bonfire Night 0

In recent times, fireworks night has grown into more of a fireworks season. Commencing midway through October and continuing long into November. Rockets, bangers and other fireworks, can be seen and heard long before and after the 5th has passed, especially in the towns and cities. This period is a busy one for the emergency(…)