vauxhall

A look back at the Vauxhall Victor FB (1961 – 1964) 0

Following a decade that had seen a procession of its cars borrowing style nods from the more gregarious American offerings, the Victor FB was Vauxhall returning to a more conservative outlook. Aesthetically, the FB was actually a massive progression. Designed by one of Britain’s top car designers, Gerald Palmer (formally of Jowett and Riley), the(…)

Peugeot to return to Le Mans? 0

They’ve been absent since 2011, but Peugeot could be returning to Le Mans. PSA motorsport boss Jean-Marc Finot has admitted the group are weighing up a return to the classic 24 hour endurance race. Audi have been the dominant force at the circuit in recent times; Peugeot however, were the only manufacturer to come close(…)

PSA Group finalise deal for Vauxhall and Opel 0

The owner of Peugeot, the PSA Group, has finally completed its long running takeover of General Motors’ European brands, Opel and Vauxhall. New management has been appointed to plot the attempted turnaround of the brands’ fortunes. The deal was agreed in principal back in March, when PSA agreed a deal to buy Opel from GM.(…)

New Peugeot 508 coming next year featuring Instinct Concept-Inspired Looks 0

Despite the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors, Peugeot, or more specifically PSA, have not shirked from their intended plans to offer a D-segment saloon. As a likely rival to the new Opel Insignia, Ford Mondeo and even the brand new Volkswagen Arteon, with a more raked roofline, the new 508 (the name(…)

Yellow car owners rally in support of notorious ‘ugly’ car 0

Owners of yellow cars the country over have rallied in support of a fellow vehicle blamed for ruining tourists’ photos in a picturesque Cotswold village. A procession numbering 100 bright yellow vehicles drove through the village of Bibury, in support of Vauxhall Corsa owner, Peter Maddox, 84. Mr Maddox has long been the bane of(…)

Geneva Motor Show on the starting grid 0

One of the motoring calendar’s key events kicks off today as the Geneva Motoring Show gets underway in Switzerland. The exhibition – the largest of its kind in Europe – is where all the top makers get a chance to debut their new concepts, and well as reveal the new production vehicles ahead of their(…)

Hyundai to maintain prices post-Brexit 0

Hyundai has opted to maintain its UK pricing at the same rate following the UK’s Brexit vote. Several car manufacturers, including Ford, Honda and Suzuki have raised their UK prices following the decision to leave the EU. This follows in the wake of resultant fluctuations in the pound. The South Korean company however believes keeping(…)

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(…)

Vodafone and AT&T join with Vauxhall to support OnStar service 0

Though it might seem like a mixed message, just because a mobile phone company and a car company are in cahoots does not mean you can now text whilst driving. Mobile data providers AT&T and Vodafone announced they will be the network that will support the OnStar 4G LTE service available in Vauxhall vehicles in(…)

Vauxhall working on a change of image 0

With the new Corsa and next years Viva being launched, Vauxhall boss says this will correspond with and change in how the 111-year-old company is viewed. This autumn rumour has it, a Corsa will be getting a brand new image, according to Tim Tozer, the company’s new chairman and managing director. Tim Tozar also revealed(…)