Mike Humble: So here we are at the end of the working year and what a 2014 it’s really been. We snatched back AUTOBRITANNIA.NET after being really let down by the site host, Andy Goundry opted to launch his own site and my own work commitments has had an impact on the volume of content … More 2014 – Goodbye to all that!
Mike Humble: Electric vehicles may conjure up many varying metal images to the uninformed. Some may think of fork-lift trucks or milk floats clinking down the street in the dark dank early hours. Whatever your own take may be, cleaner and more efficient vehicles can only be a good thing be it petrol, hybrid or … More Time Well Spent: Nissan Leaf Tekna
Mike Humble: Despite how nonchalant or low key some of us try to be when going about our daily motoring escapades, if you are into your cars, you cannot help looking at your own reflection in shop windows when driving through busy town centres. I don’t mean as obvious as John Revolting with his two … More Time Well Spent: Jaguar XJ-R
Vauxhall Motors Today, in its 50th year as one of the UK’s most prolific car plants, Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory will produce its five-millionth vehicle, while also preparing for an influx of 300 extra staff to support the build up to an all-new Astra in 2015. News of the landmark car will be an extra … More Vauxhalls Massive Milestone for Ellesmere
Mike Humble: The iconic machine is now officially in its final year of production thanks to emission rules that come into effect at the end of 2015. It wont be the end of the true hard-core off-road vehicle as Land Rover are putting the final touches to the Defender replacement, but it will only compare … More Time Well Spent: Land Rover Defender 90 XS
words: Mike Humble Images: J A Lawler They say “from little acorns big trees grow” and that’s certainly fitting when you think of Nissan in Britain. From their first foray into British assembly with the Bluebird to the portfolio of current UK built vehicles, they have certainly developed well since the mid `80s. The Nissan … More Time Well Spent: Nissan Qashqai 1.2 Tekna
LAND ROVER The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been awarded the maximum five star safety rating from Euro NCAP. Discovery Sport features a number of cutting-edge safety features, such as an all-new pedestrian airbag which is a first in the small-SUV segment. This feature deploys from the upper-rear surface of the bonnet within 60 milliseconds … More Land Rover: 5 Stars for New Discovery Sport