Peugeot reveal world’s smallest phone box 0

As more and more of us turn to the internet when buying a new car, dealerships are being forced to get more and more creative when it comes to locating their premises. One well-known French car maker has just set a new bar in ‘eccentric’. Rival car makers will be hard pushed to come up(…)

Nissan workforce awarded freedom of Sunderland 0

Nissan’s entire workforce at its plant in Sunderland is to receive the freedom of the city. A selection of employees of the car maker will represent the 7,000 workers when they receive the honour at an extraordinary meeting of Sunderland City Council. The award comes after Nissan announced it would increase its production by 20%(…)

A look back at the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (1973 – 1984) 0

When it was first launched back in 1973, the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (or BB as it became known) was the one true rival to the Lamborghini Countach for the title of fastest supercar. And like it’s fellow Italian, it wasn’t entirely perfect. Powered by a aa-new flat-12 engine that shared its capacity with the outgoing(…)

UK car sales fall for fifth month running 0

August saw UK new car sales fall for the fifth month in a row, demand for diesels in particular dropped by more than a fifth. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed there were 76,433 new car registrations last month. This marked a drop of 6.4% from the same time(…)

Is this Britain’s answer to Tesla? 0

With Tesla currently setting the pace in the electric vehicle market, the traditional car makers have been left floundering in the American company’s wake, fighting over second place. Recently however, a potential rival has emerged from an unlikely source however. British electric car startup Alcraft Motor Company have revealed details of their high-performance electric car,(…)

Air freshener causes car to explode 0

An air freshener has caused a car to explode, injuring one person. Dramatic pictures show the vehicle with its doors, bonnet and windows blown out and buckled. The incident occurred in a B&Q car park in Southend, the car involved was a Ford Focus. The injured person was looked after by staff at the DIY(…)

The things that really tick-off drivers the most… 0

A guest blog written by Servicing Stop PR Executive Jacqueline Gordon While some drivers are tolerant, others are full of pent-up rage that seems to manifest itself on motorways, traffic jams and when stuck behind a slower driver. But what is it that makes drivers tick, and what do motorists themselves want banished from the(…)

Range Rover: ‘Chelsea tractor’ officially most popular luxury vehicle in Kensington and Chelsea 0

It was initially just a derogatory term used to describe the unnecessarily large and powerful SUVs prowling the streets of West London, but recent research has revealed that Chelsea Tractors (or Range Rovers as they’re officially known) are officially the most popular luxury vehicle in Kensington and Chelsea. Research by the classified ad website CarGurus(…)

New ‘wireless’ charging development could see electric car sales overtake petrol and diesel 0

Two of the most obvious drawbacks with electric vehicles (at least in their current state) is the limited range the battery allows, and the length of time it takes to charge them. With the Government’s newly drafted legislation, which will see the sale of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles banned from 2040, electric cars are(…)

Renault engines will keep Alonso say McLaren 0

McLaren believe that the proposed switch from Honda to Renault engines for the 2018 season should be enough to keep Fernando Alonso driving for the team. The final decision as to whether or not to switch engines should be made shortly. Speculation has been gathering momentum that the team will make the change to Renault(…)