Words: Mike Humble – Images: J Lawler The UK built Civic is a car that I´ll confess… I like it a lot. For sure the styling has always been for conversation and the “brand” image tends to conjour up an images of velcro fastened slippers and a bottle of TCP in the medicine cabinet – … More Time Well Spent: Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC
MINI From 27 November 2014, MINI – the BMW Group’s cult urban brand – will be the focus of attention in a temporary exhibition entitled “The MINI Story”. Up to 31 January 2016, visitors to the BMW Museum will for the first time be able to admire over 30 original vehicles, smaller exhibits and accessories … More Another MINI celebration.
Mike Humble & Cummins Engines Cummins announces that its Award winning Darlington factory will celebrate its 50th anniversary in July 2015. To mark the occasion, a search is on for the oldest surviving buses and trucks with Darlington-built engines. The best vehicles, along with key models from across the 50 years, will be invited to … More Events: Cummins searching for oldest Darlington engines.
Honda UK The Honda Civic was awarded two Green Apple accolades at the Green Organisation awards 2014, with the Civic claiming Gold in the smaller family car section and the overall Green Apple champion runner up for 2014. Now in its fourth year, the annual awards are held at the House of Commons with the … More A Civic triumph!
Jaguar Cars Jaguar Land Rover’s newly established Jaguar Heritage division will be exhibiting for the first time at the popular Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at the NEC, from 14-16 November. The Jaguar Heritage stand at the NEC will showcase the capabilities and vision of the Jaguar Heritage team, including the opening of the new … More Events: Jaguar Heritage at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show
LAND ROVER The Holland & Holland Range Rover builds upon the strengths of the two iconic British brands to provide the perfect vehicle for the sporting gun manufacturer’s customers. Thanks to the skill and craftsmanship of the team at Special Vehicle Operations, the new car is able to combine the unrivalled off-road capability of the … More Industry News: Range Rover gives it both barrells.
NISSAN UK Less than eight years after inventing the crossover segment, the Nissan Qashqai has once again made automotive history after production passed two million units in record time. With Nissan’s unrivalled package of quality, styling and technology, the Qashqai has reached its latest manufacturing milestone quicker than any other model in the history of … More Industry News: UK built Qashqai hits two million.