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 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
Honda’s popular new SUV, the HR-V, has picked up the prestigious New Car of the Year award at the recent AM awards ceremony. With the winner of the New Car of the Year decided by AM’s dealer audience by online voting throughout January, the award requires the winner to have exceptional quality, impressive driving performance … More Honda HR-V Scoops awards
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
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 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.