Get ready for five new Alpha Romeos 0

Five new Alpha Romeo models are set to be released, according to some leaked reports. A new Spider, a SUV, 4C sports car and two saloons will be introduced in the future.  The highlight of the bunch is the new 4C, which is set to rival the spectacular Porsche Cayman, which is a huge statement(…)

Toyota to develop hybrid parts in China 0

Toyota hybrid cars destined for China will now have their parts manufactured the country. For the first time ever, development of such parts is being transferred overseas in order to increase sales. Great potential in China The world’s biggest car maker is taking advantage of the demand for hybrid cars in China. It is potentially(…)

Chargemaster to set up Polar EV charging network 0

Chargemaster were responsible for launching the nation’s first EV charging network earlier this week. For those of you who haven’t heard of the scheme, it’s a convenient way for electric car owners to charge up their battery via a dedicated pod. You must a monthly cost of £24.50 in order to access one. This will(…)

Fleet companies taxes to increase despite being greener 0

Fuel efficient fleet companies are set to receive a tax increase. Figures from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that taxes in which companies pay for their cars has dramatically declined in recent years. In the tax year 2002/03, companies paid £1.68 billion for car tax whereas 2008/2009 figures showed that only £1.25 billion(…)

January bound Chevrolet Aveo prices announced 1

The Chevrolet Aveo, to be released in January, has had its price guide released. The Aveo 1.2 LS will cost £9,995 with the LT costing £10,995. The most expensive variant will be the LTZ, which will cost around £12,195. The car is expected to challenge the Suzuki Swift in the Supermini market. Chevrolet hope to(…)

Strict dangerous driving laws introduced 0

Convicted dangerous drivers are to receive tougher sentences.Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said a maximum of five years will be handed out in relation to “Causing injury by dangerous driving”. This is an extension of three years, with the current maximum sentence for such an offence being just 2 years. Kenneth Clarke stated that after taking(…)

Kia GT 0

The Kia GT will be produced in 2013 it has been confirmed. Also planned is the Kia c’eed GTI, a sportier version of the Kia c’eed. From the images being released so far, the Kia GT looks simply stunning. Earlier last month the car was shown off as a concept car at the world famous(…)

Petrol Sales take a hit 0

Today we report on an unsurprising piece of news that petrol sales have slumped. With prices reaching a record high in recent years along with insurance premiums, many drivers have simply been priced of the road. Averages prices for petrol have soared this year. Motorists now have to pay an average of 133.1p per litre(…)

Are there really 1 billion cars on our roads? 0

There is said to be 1 billion cars running on our roads around the world for the first time ever. Experts predict that figure to be 2.5 billion by 2050. In the last year alone there were 35 million cars sold around the world. That astronomical figure equates to the total number of cars in(…)

The Peugeot HX1 Concept 0

Are Peugeot thinking of creating a luxury car to rival BMW and Mercedes-Benz? By the looks of the Peugeot HX1 Concept, it would appear so. The concept car looks spectacular with a superb interior and wholly dynamic and futuristic look on the outside. However the car looks so futuristic, don’t be surprised to hear some(…)