Mike Humble: It’s staggering when you consider that it’s just over 50 years since BMC fought a real David and Goliath battle with their plucky little Mini in the 1964 Monte Carlo rally. Half a decade ago to many, seems a lifetime, and in the often dangerous world of motor sport, some participants lifetimes seldom … More Meeting Mr MINI: Paddy Hopkirk
VAUXHALL MOTORS UK Vauxhall has yet again been called upon to extend the fleet of National Windscreens, with an order of an additional 30 of its award-winning Movano vans. National Windscreens’ fleet serving the Midlands, South and West of England, now includes over 100 Movanos. This means Vauxhall has more than a 50 per cent … More Fleet gain is no pain thanks to Vauxhall
VAUXHALL MOTORS UK ■New VXR8 GTS completes 2014 VXR range as it celebrates 10 years in UK market ■VXR range offers more power per pound than almost any other performance brand ■Two iconic pre-VXR performance Vauxhalls also mark significant anniversaries in ‘14 Vauxhall’s VXR brand has come of age in 2014 with the latest addition … More Animal Anniversary: Vauxhall celebrates 10 years of VXR
Mike Humble: Despite over 21 passing since the Workington plant of Leyland Bus closed, the name Leyland itself still conjours up a mental image of buses or coaches. Going back to the B.L days, the company produced the worlds largest range pf public service vehicles with long gone names such as A.E.C – Bristol – … More Jalopy Corner: Last ever Leyland bus comes home.
Leyland Trucks Ltd: A diesel-electric hybrid truck has been donated by Leyland Trucks to the British Commercial Vehicle Museum following its use by the company as part of an extensive development programme of this advanced technology. The vehicle was handed over by Ron Augustyn, Managing Director of Leyland Trucks, to John Gilchrist, Chairman of the … More Leyland Trucks: UK built hybrid donated to the B.C.V.M
Land-Rover: ■250 new jobs created by Jaguar Land Rover as company announces plans to build the Land Rover Discovery Sport at Halewood. ■New jobs see the Halewood workforce treble in four years. ■More than £200m invested at the plant to support the Discovery Sport introduction. 250 new jobs have been created by the UK’s largest … More Land Rover: Discovery of good news hailing from Halewood!
MG Motor UK: 2014 sales so far are already double 2013 sales in just first five months of the year Best ever sales: First time MG sales have exceeded 1000 units since company launch in 2008 MG continues to lead as fastest growing automotive brand in the UK according to SMMT Rapidly expanding dealer network … More MG Motor UK: MG3 smashes sales targets in just 5 months!