Car News

Is the Peugeot 208 the new 205 GTI? 0

That’s right; the Peugeot 205 GTI is set to return, in the form of the Peugeot 208. Many will be pleased to hear the news, with the previous generation being something of an icon in its heyday. Slowly, the car was worn away with time and there haven’t been many around on our roads, despite(…)

Car production on the rise 0

SMMT have announced that car production has risen by 11% this August, when comparing production levels from exactly a year ago. The production of engines has also seen a sharp increase too with it increasing by 4.8% over the first eight months of 2011. Compared to last August, engine production increased by 14.4%, making it(…)

SMMT make some alarming predications for the automotive industry 0

According to SMMT, automotive industry growth appears to be bleak for the next five years. SMMT who stand for Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders represent the automotive industry in the UK. The Chief Executive of the company Paul Everitt has said that motorists are not confident enough in purchasing new vehicles that are made(…)

The Eterniti Hemera SUV debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show 0

A newly created British luxury car company, Eterniti, have debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show with a spectacular looking SUV, named the Hemera. The company who are based in London are a unique type of car manufacturer. Their cars are exclusive and will available only to the rich, at the very highest end of the(…)

Jaguar Land Rover to create 750 automotive jobs with new factory 0

Headlines throughout the country have been made thanks to British automotive company Jaguar. They are for very positive reasons indeed, as they announced that 750 automotive jobs will be created from a new engine plant in Wolverhampton being developed. The plant will be built near the M54. It comes as no surprise that positive news(…)

Kia Fleet Vehicles 0

It goes without saying that a fleet vehicle nowadays must have above all strong environmental credentials, reliability and great fuel efficiency.  The Korean company Kia are slowly establishing a great reputation in the UK. They have some tremendous vehicles available that could prove very attractive for fleet companies. We take a look at some of(…)

Electric car sales fall 1

There has been some recent surprising news regarding electric cars recently. Sales have fallen and remain at a low for this year. It may come as a surprise considering the recent attention that they have received. Government grant couldn’t help A grant was offered by the Government to encourage more people to purchase electric cars.(…)

The new SEAT IBL concept 0

SEAT has been gearing up for the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 by playing their cards close to their chest.  They haven’t yet officially revealed images of their concept car but it has been leaked online. The new SEAT concept, named the IBL, has described by the company themselves as “new and exciting”. From the images(…)

Your third chance to strike it lucky 0

Congratulations Chris Prior! Servicing Stop congratulates Chris Prior on winning a free car service in September’s draw. From 481 followers, Chris’ name was picked from our raffle. He is now entitled to a car service with absolutely no charge,  all because he became a fan of Servicing Stop on Facebook. The next winner could be(…)

Saab in trouble again 0

Saab has made headlines for the wrong reasons, yet again. They are now in risk of closure after another turn of bad luck for the Swedish car maker. It has been reported that they are attempting to gain protection from its creditors, in order to avoid bankruptcy. Workers have at one stage not been paid(…)