Category: Motors

All-electric Nissan e-NV200 revolutionises iconic Harrods delivery

2017-04-02 18:22:38

Over 100 years after the legendary London department store first added an electric van to its fleet, Harrods is once again returning to EV technology, with the addition of the 100 percent electric Nissan e-NV200 delivery van. • Nissan partners with Harrods to add all-electric Nissan e-NV200 to the British store’s fleet • The 100 percent electric van, decked out in traditional Harrods livery, will make daily deliveries to the store’s customers • Harrods is the latest European business to...Read more

Toyota C-HR in contention for 2017 Car of the Year title

2017-01-14 19:27:17

The launch of the new Toyota C-HR crossover continues to enjoy a positive reception with the announcement that the radical crossover has been included among the seven finalists competing for the 2017 Car of the Year title. Karl Schlicht, Toyota Motor Europe Vice President, said: “We are very excited to see the Toyota C-HR has made it to the shortlist. In parallel, we are receiving excellent news from our retailers, who are reporting high demand for the car. This is...Read more

Fiat 500 Riva

2016-09-10 13:44:40

FIAT 500 Riva: A collaboration between FIAT and luxury yacht manufacturer Riva FIAT 500 Riva's real mahogany and maple inserts in line with premium fittings of luxury Riva yachts The first 500 cars will have a numbered limited edition badge which can be personalised by the customer The 1957 FIAT 500 was not only the cornerstone of a mobilised Italy, allowing millions of people to experience the personal freedom of car ownership, it also symbolised the rebirth of the nation,...Read more

Over 50s change their car more often than they change their mattress

2016-08-22 10:45:12

Consumers change their car more often than they change their mattress and bedding according to latest data produced by automotive experts, cap hpi. In recent years, the length of time motorists own a car has plummeted, creating a world where consumers are likely to change their car more often than they change their mobile phone or their bedding. Experts advise that mattresses should be changed every seven or eight years to ensure a good and healthy night’s sleep although in...Read more

Potholes driving you bonkers?

2015-11-11 16:38:10

If you are a road user then you may wish to pencil this date in your diary, is launching the second national pothole day on the 15th of January 2016. This pothole initiative is again being co-ordinated by Colin Mahoney owner of the award winning Street Repairs website. Colin said “after the success of the 2015 #NationalPotholeDay campaign many thousands of our followers and supporters have asked us to highlight the seriousness of this major problem yet again, social...Read more

The new Mini Clubman

2015-11-03 13:35:07

The new MINI Clubman continues generation change in MINI model family Built in the UK at MINI Plant Oxford, priced from £19,995 OTR Another new chapter has opened in the regeneration of the MINI model family, with the launch of the new MINI Clubman. Following the success of the re-energised MINI 3-door Hatch and the successful launch of the MINI 5-door Hatch, the new model offers customers a premium vehicle featuring the highest level of ride refinement ever seen in...Read more

Volvo XC90 receives top five star rating in Euro NCAP assessment

2015-10-30 20:35:13

Volvo XC90 receives top five star rating in Euro NCAP assessment The Volvo XC90 has been awarded five stars and achieved top ratings in its 2015 Euro NCAP tests. The XC90 with standard City Safety technology stood out as the first car from any manufacturer to score full points in Euro NCAP Autonomous Emergency Braking Car to Car rear-end tests (AEB City & AEB Interurban). “This is further proof that with Volvo XC90 we have developed one of the safest...Read more

Mercedes C-Class Estate

2015-10-27 17:01:02

At a glance The new C-Class Estate is technically advanced, aerodynamically efficient and boasts lightweight aluminium construction, underpinned by class-leading levels of sophisticated safety, connectivity and convenience features. The extensive model range is powered by EU6-compliant turbo-charged petrol and diesel engines with six-speed manual or 7G-Tronic Plus seven-speed automatic transmissions; there are two ultra-efficient petrol and diesel hybrid models that top the emissions and economy charts, and drivers have the choice of luxurious SE, engaging Sport or dynamic AMG Line...Read more

Back to the Future-Wed Oct 21st 2015

Wed Oct 21st 2015, next week-rings a bell? Film buffs the world over will be celebrating this famous date next week because Wed Oct 21st 2015 is the time and date in the ‘Future’ set by Dr, Emett ‘Doc’ Brown for Marty McFly to travel forward in time to prevent McFly's future son from ending up imprisoned. Universal classic series starred Michael J Fox as Marty and Christopher Lloyd as the Doc. This is a classic! Watch it again and...Read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a record Goodwood Revival

2015-10-08 20:27:10

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated a record Goodwood Revival over the weekend. The manufacturer of super-luxury motor cars hosted customers, prospects and VIPs and also entertained the tens of thousands of visitors to the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting in true Rolls-Royce style. The Rolls-Royce Radford building at the March Motor Works – this year titled ‘March Mews SW1’ – presented an appropriate tribute to the ‘Finishing Shop’ of Harold Radford (Coachbuilders) Limited, South Kensington. Harold Radford & Co...Read more