New Cars

Nio knocks Lamborghini off the top spot 0

A new benchmark has been set when it come to the title of fastest road vehicles. The Chinese Nio EP9 has taken the title previously held by the Lamborghini Huracan, after a sizzling performance at the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany. According to Nio, the supercar lapped the challenging 20.6km circuit in 6:45.9 minutes, significantly(…)

Driverless cars will start UK motorway trials in 2019 0

A consortium of UK companies has announced plans to begin autonomous vehicle testing on UK roads and motorways in 2019. The partnership, known as the ‘Driven’ group also intends to trial a fleet of driverless cars between London and Oxford. The vehicles will be able to communicate with each other about potential hazards on the(…)

Almost one in every two new cars in the UK is diesel 0

Almost one in every two new cars in the UK is diesel, so why is the government trying to get rid of them? Opinion piece by CEO and founder of Servicing Stop, Oly Richmond. The UK’s automotive industry has spoken and it’s in favour of diesel. The SMMT has warned against moves to limit the(…)

Tesla post new record in car deliveries 0

In what’s been a record quarter, Tesla has delivered just over 25,000 cars in the first three months of 2017. Tesla reported this constitutes a 70 percent rise on the same period from last year which is welcome news for the electric car maker, which had posted a 9 percent drop in deliveries as 2016(…)

GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 2017 – Aston Martin launch new extreme hi-performance brand 0

The Geneva Motor Show opened to the public last Thursday and one of the most exciting things on display was the new Aston Martin AMR range featuring two new concepts. AMR or ‘Aston Martin Racing’ should see its concepts hit the production line in the near future. The two models on display in Switzerland were(…)

Tesla sizing up UK for first European base 0

Elon Musk, billionaire boss of the Tesla Corporation, has announced plans to tap British automotive expertise, by establishing a base in the UK. His words come hot on the heels of Tesla making their first major acquisition, purchasing the German engineering business Grohmann, as it prepares to automate its production. “We have a lot of(…)

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(…)

Buying a second hand car this autumn – our tips for getting it right 0

Autumn is an especially busy time for the second-hand car market. Buying a used car can be a minefield at the best of times, so it’s important to know what to look for, and what to prevent against when looking for a good quality second-hand motor. Be warned! There are some dodgy sellers out there.(…)

The 2016 Skoda Superb Looks, Well… Superb 0

The Skoda Superb is an executive car which, having been present since 2001 is now in its third generation. This new generation has really demonstrated the climb and direction which the Czech manufacturer has taken in the last few years. As one of the biggest car manufacturers at this moment in time, Skoda’s flagship car(…)

Auto Sales In China 0

The release of financial information when each quarter of the year ends, provides valuable insights into specific markets and reliable information those who analyse them to gauge what will happen next. Although we aren’t experts in economics, we are extremely interested to see what has happened to the world’s leading automotive market in the first(…)