Occasional contributor John Eccleshall previously worked all his life in the commercial vehicle industry, and mainly with British products. A superb raconteur, font of knowledge and general all round good egg, he has many a funny tale stored in his grey matter memory banks. Over to you John… Mike Humbles articles and features on the Cummins-Railton … More Johns trucking good memory: Guns, Geezers & Gents.
VAUXHALL MOTORS £2,000 Scrappage Allowance offered towards the cost of a new Vauxhall Option to combine scrappage allowance with one of Vauxhall’s flexible finance offers Vauxhall is making its range of cars even more affordable with the return of its popular Scrappage Allowance Scheme. The programme offers customers £2,000 (including VAT) towards a … More Vauxhall Scrappage Scheme returns – With a retro classic friendly twist.
Mike Humble: I enjoyed writing the last one so much, not to mention the positive feedback from yourselves, the readers, that I’ve had the urge to do another one. This time its a classic commie clunker – the Lada Riva. Before I go any further, I must make a point of being model specific on … More My Forbidden Foreign Fruits: The Lada Riva 1300SL
Organisers of the UK’s premier show for performance Vauxhalls is looking to name the nations favourite flying Griffin The Performance Vauxhall Show takes place at Santa Pod on June 11, 2017 Special anniversary display for Cavalier turbos Early bird tickets still available with £5 entry discount Camping and live entertainment from DJ Pied Piper and … More Britain’s Favourite Fast Vauxhall – The search is on!
Here I share my secret fantasy for those non British models – both past and present. The trade used to call them Bird Cages while dull schoolteachers adored them and mature drivers cossetted them. Ladies and gentleman, boys & girls… its the Volvo 360 Tested by dummies… driven by the intelligent Old Volvos… I … More My Forbidden Foreign Fruits: The Volvo 360
Mike Humble Funny one this. Ever known one of those cars where on face value it lacks some of the minerals that rivals have in abundance, and yet still remains endearing? I found this to be the case of the Vauxhall Mokka X – a car that just has that something to win your heart. … More Time Well Spent: Vauxhall Mokka X Design NAV 1.6CDTi (110PS)
John Armitage Our former “man in the trade” shares a thought or two about the fate and future of car dealerships along with their sales executives… 2017 will be the year that thousands of motorists will change the way they buy new cars FOREVER; not from a slick Car Salesman in a sharp … More John Armitage: The Death of A Salesman?