Time Well Spent: Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Sport – 7/10

This luke warm petrol version of the Honda Civic may be as close as what some people might get to the awesome fire breathing Type-R, but it doesn’t disappoint – except where fuel consumption matters. Its yet another cracking Brit built Honda… Like the Civic, I hail from a railway town (LNER of course and none … More Time Well Spent: Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Sport – 7/10

Toyota UK manufacturing boost on Deeside

Toyota Manufacturing UK to build new 1.8-litre hybrid engines at its Deeside plant in North Wales for Toyota’s future crossover model. Project to benefit from Toyota investment of around £7 million. Deeside to receive £700,000 grant support from the Welsh Government, confirmed during Economy Minister Edwina Hart’s recent plant visit. New hybrid engine helps secure jobs … More Toyota UK manufacturing boost on Deeside

Time Well Spent : New Vauxhall Astra Elite 1.4i Turbo – 8/10

We were rather impressed with the all new Astra in 1.6 diesel form recently, does the halo effect carry over to the 1.4 petrol turbo? Unlike a larger passenger saloon or estate the Astra is a car where the division between petrol and diesel is fairly split. I have no doubt in my mind that … More Time Well Spent : New Vauxhall Astra Elite 1.4i Turbo – 8/10

The Humble Opinion : Celebrations at Sherwoods – Where it pretty much all began for me.

Mike Humble: My own motor trade career has spanned many areas from the workshop through to High St retail motor parts and car and commercial vehicle sales. The two rules I have always tried to operate with is fairness and honesty. Sadly, these tend to be often ignored in the current world of automotive business. But it warms the … More The Humble Opinion : Celebrations at Sherwoods – Where it pretty much all began for me.

Honda rated most reliable Brand in Europe.

*Honda rated as the most reliable car manufacturer by Organisation of Consumers and Users (OCU) survey *Honda Jazz least likely to spend time in the garage, while Civic, CR-V and Insight also rated highly *Over 30,000 European Drivers surveyed on 178 different models *Survey focused on reliability and experiences of European motorists A survey carried … More Honda rated most reliable Brand in Europe.