Motoring: Car Reviews

4 July 2006

OFT ignored Used car buyers

Servicing and repairing cars generates £14bn every year, yet the OFT (Office of Fair Trading) continues to overlook the warranty restrictions being applied to the dealer dominated used car market.That’s ...

4 July 2006

Seat turns up the heat

SEAT is looking to send showroom temperatures soaring this July, with the launch of its unmissable ‘Turn Up The Heat This Summer’ campaign. A range of tempting offers across the ...

4 July 2006

Rolls Royce joins MTV to fight AIDS

Rolls-Royce has joined with MTV to raise $25,000 for the Staying Alive Foundation, a global organisation dedicated to preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS. Rolls-Royce provided a new Phantom ...

4 July 2006

Mitsubishi Outlander to debut in Paris

Mitsubishi Motors will use the 2006 Paris Motor Show in September to launch its all-new European SUV, the Outlander. Due to go on-sale spring 2007, the new mid-size 4x4 ...

4 July 2006

Read between the Lines

White lines are a familiar part of the road landscape, but they all do a different job. The information they are intended to impart varies, despite the fact to the ...

30 June 2006

The new Jaguar XKR

With the much-admired new XK already considered a future design classic, Jaguar’s creative team, led by Ian Callum, had a great starting point from which to produce the XKR. The ...

30 June 2006

New Modus for 2007

With the trend for car downsizing continuing unabated, Renault’s multi-award-winning Modus, the "small car with a big heart", has been given a fresh look for the 2007 model year and ...

30 June 2006

Honda Announces Civic 3 door in europe

A new 3-door Honda Civic breaks cover at the British International Motor Show in July. The Type S shares the same platform and overall dimensions as the 5-door Civic, but ...

30 June 2006

What's your Risk Index?

Cranfield University’s DriverMetrics Service could reduce the risk of road traffic AccidentsDriverMetrics unique Driver Risk Index (DRI), developed by academics at Cranfield University’s Driving Research Group to scientifically assess a ...

30 June 2006

UK roads no safer

The real stats show government road safety policy up a blind alleyFigures from Oxford University researchers show that, despite millions spent backing the 'kill your speed' policy, the UK's roads ...

28 June 2006

Hummer Debut at British International Motor Show

HUMMER will make its UK debut at the British International Motor Show at London’s ExCeL with a display featuring the legendary HUMMER H2 and the new, midsize, HUMMER H3 which ...

28 June 2006

Harley Party in Killarney

The beautiful town of Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland was the setting for the 15th annual Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) rally from June 22 – 25. Over 10,000 people flocked ...

28 June 2006

A New Look for the BMW X3

BMW is pleased to announce the launch of a revised X3, featuring the most powerful diesel engine ever to power a production BMW in the UK. The revised X3 features ...

28 June 2006

Range Rover to Wow Goodwood

Land Rover is to take part in the Goodwood Festival of Speed for the first time in the 4x4 manufacturer's 59 year history and is set to make a big ...

28 June 2006

Mercedes-Benz CL - Masterpiece of Luxury

Stuttgart -- The international launch of the new CL-Class in autumn 2006 (UK arrival spring 2007) will be the culmination of a Mercedes-Benz coupé tradition going back over 50 years. ...

26 June 2006

Volvo's Answer to Summer Allergies

For the millions of UK allergy sufferers coping with another summer of streaming eyes and sudden sneezes, Volvo has the ultimate answer with its new Clean Zone Interior Package (CZIP) ...

26 June 2006

Land Rover Freelander 2

The all-new Land Rover Freelander 2 redefines the compact premium 4x4 class. New from the ground up, Freelander 2 delivers outstanding on-road performance as well as the class-leading off-road ability ...

24 June 2006

DVLA Staff Sacked For eMailing Porn

Fourteen staff at Britain's driver and vehicle licensing agency have been sacked and 101 disciplined after they swapped so many pornographic emails that it clogged up the organisation's mainframe computer.The ...

23 June 2006

Driving abroad

It is about this time of year we start to think about taking a holiday abroad. Driving in an unfamiliar country takes a bit of getting used to, even for ...

23 June 2006

Kia Picanto - best value in the UK?

Is the Kia Picanto the best value car in the UK? Well the judges at Auto Express think so as they judged it the best Budget Car in their New ...

23 June 2006

Nissan takes top Note in AutoExpress awards

The new Nissan NOTE has scooped its first award, taking the inaugural title of best Supermini MPV in the Auto Express New Car Honours. In a new category ...

22 June 2006

Another top award for New Clio

Renault’s New Clio continues to set the pace at the top of the Supermini class since its launch at the end of last year after winning the ‘Supermini’ category at ...

21 June 2006

More Power to the Porsche

In the new model year, which begins 1 August, the Boxster and Boxster S will be given more power and torque. Both these mid-engined sports cars will then offer even ...

21 June 2006

Extra £2k cost to new car owners

Owners of new cars have to fork out up to £1,797 a year more than motorists driving older models, a study revealed today.Analysis of 12 of the most popular models ...

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