A Jaguar is the most satisfying car to own… 0

Jaguar has won an award which carries a great amount of prestige and repute. Owners of Jaguar cars have came out on top in a study which asked which is the most satisfying vehicle to own. Lexus were surprisingly beaten this time round after winning the same award for 11 years in a row. Lexus(…)

The Vauxhall Corsa beats the Ford Fiesta 2

The Vauxhall Corsa has managed to beat the Ford Fiesta to the top of the sales charts after the Fiesta’s long term dominance at the top. In May Vauxhall managed to sell a staggering 8,413 Corsa’s whereas Ford sold 8,337 Fiesta’s. Is there really any need for Vauxhall to panic? There has been a great(…)

The Toyota GT 86 0

Toyota and Subaru are collaborating  to develop the GT 86, a project which shows the great benefits of combining with other car manufacturers according to Tetsuya Tada, Toyota’s development Chief. The only notable joint venture that Toyota has participated in is with PSA Peugeot-Citroen. These two companies collaborated  in order to develop the Toyota Aygo, 107(…)

Audi associates with Sierra Wireless to build Infotainment system 1

Audi and   Sierra Wireless is working together to build an In-Vehicle LTE Infotainment System. Currently the project is still at its earliest stages, with the status being in development and testing mode. Already the system was shown off at numerous events this year and in 2011, the biggest being the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) back(…)

A sneak peak at the American bound 2013 Honda Accord 0

The next generation 2013 Honda Accord has been previewed, causing a major stir in the American automotive industry. Sedan and Coupe offered The new Accord, when released will be in its ninth generation. This time round there will be a sedan and a coupe model offered within the range. The Accord’s reputation dipping slightly The(…)

Are the corrupt insurance companies forcing us to pay higher premiums? 0

Car insurance companies are bracing themselves for a Competition Commission study from Government authorities. The Association of British Insurers has welcomed the news. It has been claimed by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) that motorists have to pay higher premiums due to a poorly run insurance system. Changes clearly need to be made if(…)

Fiat and Mazda to combine MX-5 and Spider features 0

Mazda and Fiat are joining forces in order to develop a two seater sports car which combines features from the MX-5 and the Alpha Romeo Spider. Some experts do believe that this will not be a one off deal. Many see openings for future developments between the two companies. Other car alliances This deal represents(…)

Jaguar Land Rover report increased profits and record sales 0

Jaguar Land Rover reported record sales figures and at the same time reported a growth on profit. The British based company were taken over by Indian car manufacturers Tata in 2008 after Ford sold the brand for £1.15 billion. The figures In total the company’s profit increased by 34 per cent. The company made pre-tax(…)

The Nissan electric e-NV200 van due out next year 1

Nissan’s new 100 per cent electric e-NV200 is set to go into production in 2013 in the European region. A masterpiece representing a long term commitment This e-NV200 will be an electric conversion of the NV200, one of the most successful light commercial vehicles in the world. An official statement from Nissan regarding their new(…)

Will the Vauxhall Ampera help improve electric car sales? 1

Electric car sales have been very poor since they we were promised they would take the world by storm. Vauxhall have promised to change all of that with their new Ampera. Range anxiety problem One major problem with electric cars is that of owners having range anxiety. Some are scared that their battery will not(…)