Vauxhall Motors Vauxhall’s Brit-built Vivaro won the award for best medium panel van at this year’s Commercial Fleet Awards, held at The International Centre in Telford. Judges described it as “an excellent fleet package”. They commented: “Vauxhall took a risk when it completely re-engineered this van, but it has paid off with excellent build quality, … More Industry News : Award time for the UK built Vauxhall Vivaro
Mike Humble: Our old friend the Astra has seemingly been with us for a lifetime, in fact, it pretty much has, with the first generation being born in 1979 – a year before the Mk3 Escort. Despite some models of Astra such as the GTE or GSi being regarded as legend in the court that is … More First Drive : The Quite Brilliant New Vauxhall Astra – 9/10
Well… here we go with yet another one. This one involves a most peculiar kind of salesman! Mark Gomer of Wrexham in Clywd explains… I’m not normally the kind of person who will walk in to a dealer showroom, sit down, discuss options or even drink with and indeed sell my soul to the devil for a … More Your Thoughts : A Slightly Surreal Salesman
Jaguar Jaguar Land Rover has once again signalled its commitment to UK manufacturing with the debut of the Jaguar F-PACE in Frankfurt. The UK economy is benefitting from the revitalisation of the Jaguar brand and expanding product line-up with new £multi-billion supplier contract awards and significant investment in advanced manufacturing facilities. The F-PACE is the … More Industry News : Jaguar F-Pace revealed at Frankfurt
In yet another personal take on car buying, Mr C of Brackley Northants would like to share his recent car dealer experience. It makes interesting reading… Normally, I don’t get involved with the commenting caper as I would just rather sit back and enjoy the read for most of the time and avoid the politics. … More Your Thoughts : Birmingham City – 0 Swindon Town – 1
Mike Humble: One thing I am obsessed about when it comes to cars is quality. I expect it from the dealer first contact right through to the actual performance of the vehicle. There can be no argument whatsoever when it comes to the fortunes of Jaguar Land Rover since snuggling under the wing of the … More Land Rover Discovery Sport : 12,000 miles on
Another tale from your point of view. This time, Roger Cronin of Cambridgeshire explains about the worrying lack of service from main dealers he experienced when changing his car…. Roger Cronin : Having driven my Audi A3 – an 08 plate from new, covering some 120 thousand miles in 7 years with only regular servicing and replacement … More Your Thoughts : Car salesmen??? Don’t get me started!