The 1970s, was a period of rapid change for the UK road haulage scene. Following years of cash starvation mainly caused by propping-up BL’s car divisions, Michael Edwardes, the infamous British Leyland chairman and chief executive, persuaded the government (the company’s majority shareholder) to allow him to make a truly massive investment into the Leyland … More Heavy Haulage History: Leyland Roadtrain
In Partnership With: North Yorkshire Moors Railway Mike Humble: Land Rovers ever popular Discovery Sport is a car we have tested before, but now benefits from some subtle revisions in both efficiency and driver appeal. The former certainly makes a difference in its frugality, even more appreciative considering this model was the higher powered 180bhp … More Time Well Spent: Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Luxury 2.0Td4 180
Mike Humble: Its been a funny few weeks to be truthful. I’ve been scared to death in a modern replica of a classic 1930’s circuit racer – the bonkers Cummins Railton, hung by my seatbelt at all sorts of dodgy angles in the all new Land Rover Discovery and enjoyed some rather civil driving in the soothing … More The Humble Opinion: Say hello to my other significant other.
BBC Workers at three BMW plants in the UK are staging a one-day strike in a row over pensions. The walkout, the first by BMW staff in Britain, is part of a wave of stoppages at the carmaker over the closure of a final-salary pension scheme. The Unite union, which organised the action that has … More Strike Action Hits BMW MINI Cowley Plant.
New SUV with a sporty design and crisp proportions Spacious interior to carry five passengers and their luggage Grip Control for traction on every surface Safety technologies including AEB, pedestrian detection and drowsiness alert World premiere at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, in showrooms early 2018 Vauxhall has today released the first images of the … More All new Vauxhall Grandland X revealed
Mike Humble: In a world where everyone now expects a slice of premium when it comes to family cars, Vauxhalls Insignia somewhat lacked desirability and kudos – despite the car actually being rather good especially where value matters. Well the new Insignia is about to arrive and its much much more than a refresh of the outgoing … More First Drive: The all new Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport.
New Jaguar F-TYPE gains turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine A true Jaguar sports car and a true F-TYPE, with its own unique character New 300PS 2.0-litre is the most powerful four-cylinder ever in a production Jaguar New F-TYPE four-cylinder goes on sale from spring 2017, priced from £49,900 (market dependent) Acceleration from 0-60mph takes just … More Jaguar announce new 2.0 Ingenium Turbo F-Type.