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Mini show off hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept 0

Mini has teased visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a tasty looking little (as you’d expect) concept. Titled the John Cooper Works Concept, the rugged looking Mini embraces a aggressive design style. Mini say the concept embodies driving fun ‘on both the race track and the road’ which implies it’s going to be something(…)

Would you buy a car made from wood? 0

Your next car could be made from wood. Sound ridiculous? Probably, but if an experiment currently underway at Kyoto University goes according to plan, trees could end up playing a vital part in car construction. The project is being conducted as a collaboration between one of Toyota’s main part suppliers and the academics at the(…)

BMW and MINI offer owners of pre-2005 vehicles scrappage incentive 0

BMW and MINI have offered owners of their pre-2005 diesels a discount of up to £1,700 as part of a new ‘scrappage scheme’ incentive introduced throughout the EU. The “fleet renewal campaign” is targeted at owners of cars that fall at the Euro 4 emissions standard or below. The majority of diesels built before January(…)

Mercedes boss drops hints towards new concept car 0

  Mercedes Chief Design Officer, Gordon Wagener, has given the most tantalising hint yet via his Instagram that a new Mercedes concept car is in the pipeline, coming “pretty soon” and that the new vehicle will be a “big surprise” and an “icon” when it arrives. That was pretty much all that was revealed about(…)

A look back at the Audi V8 (1988 – 1993) 0

Audi hasn’t always been regarded as the prestige manufacturer it is today, back in the 1980s the German brand was regarded by many as a young pretender, a ‘Wannabe’ playing second fiddle to the big boys: Mercedes, BMW and Jaguar. The Audi V8 was the car maker’s first tentative step, to join the exclusive gentleman’s(…)

Car manufacturers on a mission to monopolise servicing market – how will motorists respond? 0

As car manufacturers continue to monopolise the servicing industry, motorists pledge their support to independent garages – even opting to trade-in their car over paying premiums at main dealers. A new survey conducted by car servicing provider, Servicing Stop, found that 53% of motorists would rather trade their car in for a model that can(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #12 – The BMW X2 0

Today sees us continue our look ahead to this year’s most highly anticipated new releases. Coming in at number 12 (on our list of no particular order) is… The BMW X2 Finally, the production edition of the X2 concept that we all got so excited about back in November draws near to its release date.(…)

What are the Liverpool players driving? 0

To demonstrate Servicing Stop’s complete and total impartiality with regards to tonight’s game; we’re now going to focus on the Liverpool players and the cars that they drive. Like most leading Premiership clubs, Liverpool has seen its fair share of swanky motors pass through the gates of Liverpool’s training complex at Melwood. Here’s a few(…)

What are the Man United players driving? 0

It’s well documented how much money footballers make, and if you’ve got to the stage of your career where you’re playing for Manchester United – long established as one of the world’s top three richest football clubs – you’ve probably got more than most of your contemporaries. So, when you can afford to buy any(…)

Germany Is Subsidising Electric Cars… 0

The electronic car industry is now booming. With the very little environmental impacts that the electric cars have, governments all over the world are subsidising the vehicles to increase their popularity and thus, help the environment too. The British government have been helping to subsidies the costs of electronic vehicles for some time now. There(…)