France

A look back at the Peugeot 205 (1983 – 1994) 0

Launched on the 15th February 1983, the Peugeot 205 was the latest in a lengthy line of 2-series Peugeots. What stood the 205 apart from its predecessors was that it looked and felt perfectly ‘right’ for its time; it was the ideal car for drivers who had grown out of their Renault 5s and wanted(…)

Secret 1930s era car collection discovered in France 0

A secret horde of hidden Second World War era cars has been discovered in a small quarry in rural central France. The cars – now heavily rusted and dilapidated – were most likely hidden away in the quarry at the start of the conflict, to prevent the French authorities from requisitioning them. They were most(…)

UK cars are becoming more British – but still lag behind Euro rivals 0

Vehicles manufactured in the UK are steadily becoming more British, justifying the push to increase the amount of domestically produced components. In a new study by the Automotive Council, it was revealed that 44% of the parts and components used to manufacture the 1.7 million cars rolling of UK production lines were also made domestically.(…)

Driving to France this Easter? Display emissions sticker on windscreen – or face £117 fine 0

Thinking of taking the family to France for an Easter break? Those thinking of making the short hop across the channel this month had better be displaying the correct emissions sticker on their windscreen; French police will be swift to slap a £117 penalty fee for those vehicles not showing the correct signage. Several French(…)

France Petrol Warnings 0

Briton’s wishing to cross the channel and visit France over the May bank holiday, the school half term or for the European football tournament should be warned about the fuel crisis occurring right now. Britons driving are warned to plan ahead and prepare for the huge shortages in multiple types of fuel. As a result(…)