Vauxhall has scooped a total of six top honours at the Business Car Manager Awards, across car and van categories, which were presented today in London. Beating off stiff competition, the Astra was the big winner at the ceremony, picking up the headline award of “Business Car Manager SME Company Car of the Year 2017”, … More Vauxhall Cars & Commercials -Dominate the Business Car Manager Awards.
Mike Humble: Car adverts, and no I’m not referring to the box ads in the local rag but the glossy manufacturer based adverts in the magazines and local newspapers. Nowadays, your local dealer branch of C.U Cummin & Co tend to use a library image of the car, blind you with affordable figures and so on to … More A View From the North: Old Advert Archive.
AT-A-GLANCE Ingenium family grows with new 200PS and 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol and 240PS diesel engines delivering improved efficiency, lower running costs and enhanced performance Efficient new 163PS E-Performance diesel for F-PACE delivers CO2 emissions as low as 126g/km Sporty XE S gets 40PS power hike with the 380PS V6 petrol engine Jaguar’s … More Increased Efficiency for Jaguar – Land Rover models.
In partnership with: North Yorkshire Moors Railway MIKE HUMBLE: Jaguars entry level into their exotic world of supercharging comes in the form of the XE-S. Its a wonderful package of performance, amazing road manners and state of the art body engineering that’s best summed up in one sentence… Grace, Pace (but not much) Space – but … More Time Well Spent: Jaguar 3.0 XE-S 8/10
Mike Humble: The number of remaining UK municipal bus operators dwindles even further following the surprise news of Swindon’s local council selling its bus operation and depot to the Newcastle based Go-Ahead Group… After 113 years of continuous public service to a town that’s synonymous with public transport, Swindon Borough Council (SBC) has … More On The Buses: RIP Thamesdown Transport 1904 – 2017
Vauxhall Motors Up to 200kg lighter than the outgoing version 1,640 litre boot – over 100 litres more space than predecessor Length of the boot has grown by 97mm to 2005mm 40/20/40 foldable seats available Elegant and spacious Monza Concept-inspired design by Brit Mark Adams New technologies including next-gen IntelliLux Matrix LED headlights Vauxhall has … More Revealed: The all new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Tourer
Mike Humble: To many, the current Nissan X-Trail seems to convey the image of a slightly larger Qashqai, and to be honest, I thought so too. But I’m pleased to report that its much more than this… The X-Trail, just like its smaller brother the Qashqai, is a very popular car out on the roads. … More Time Well Spent: Nissan X-Trail Tekna 130dCI – 7/10