Motoring News

13 October 2009

Vauxhall Union and Magna Agree Deal

Motoring workers union Unite have announced they have reached agreement with Vauxhall Motors new owners Magna, that will protect jobs at Ellesmere Port and Luton plants.Unite say that in the ...
12 October 2009

Hummer Goes To The Chinese

Hummer, the one time epitomy of America’s love for huge gas guzzling status symbols has now been firmly placed in the hands of a Chinese heavy equipment maker.General Motors Co. ...
29 June 2009

Mini's Eccentricities Score Badly For JD Power

In a strange quirk the maker of sporty, eccentric small hatchbacks, the makers of 'The Mini' have said to land at the bottom of a U.S. vehicle quality survey was ...

2 June 2009

GM Agree Hummer Brand Sale

In administration auto company General Motors Corp. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its Hummer brand, a day after the U.S. car maker filed for bankruptcy protection, though ...

27 May 2009

Vauxhall Future To Be Decided

The German government will meet today to decide which of the four bidders for Opel and Vauxhall it will back with loan guarantees.General Motors will have the final say, but ...
14 May 2009

WOMEN STILL INTIMIDATED BY THE USED CAR BUYING PROCESS

Whilst almost half the driving population* in the UK are female, less than 20% of the used car history checks completed by HPI,  the UK’s leading independent vehicle information specialists,  ...
1 May 2009

Show Them A Clean Set Of Wheels

'Manners maketh the man', the saying goes, but 'motors maketh the man' could be a lot nearer the target. Why? Because your car says as much about you as a ...

15 April 2009

Has the UK fell out with it's cars?

The UK is renowned as a nation of car lovers and with more vehicles per capita than its European counterparts, it has always been proud of its motoring heritage. But, ...
7 April 2009

THE NOT SO SAVVY NAVS

Did you hear the one about the bouncy castle that was delivered to an old people’s home? This may sound like an April fools prank but it’s actually a true ...
7 April 2009

Kia Takes the Heat Out of Summer Driving

As the days get longer and the weather hots up, most of us will be starting to think about this year’s Summer holiday.  If you, like many others, are considering ...
27 March 2009

Car buying cons cost drivers nearly £90m a year!

Over half of all car buyers are taking risks trying to save money during the credit crunch - and they could pay the price.Research commissioned by motors.co.uk has revealed that ...
17 March 2009

Fiat, Jodie Kidd the AA and Sexy Green Car Show launch green test drives

London – The UK’s first ever ‘eco’ test-drives have been launched in London by Fiat with support from a number of organisations including the AA and the Eden Project’s Sexy ...

13 March 2009

Motoring News Self Repairing Paint

The next time your car is scrapped chipped or scratched simply, park it in the sunshine and he damage will just disappear.Tht's if your car is coated in a new ...

10 March 2009

Vanity first? Middle-aged Brits risk road safety with poor eyesight

Millions of drivers aged between 35 and 55 are regularly taking to the roads and risking accidents through not being able to see adequately, reveals a new study released today. ...

13 February 2009

Dozens of lives could be saved if these airbag jackets were made compulsory

Dozens of lives could be saved every year if, like helmets, motorbike airbag jackets were made compulsory by the government according to leading Accident and Emergency Doctors.The equivalent of car ...

6 February 2009

How to drive in the snow - featuring Britains top skier Chemmy Alcott

The snow is continuing to fall in Britain and that means many of the roads are dangerous or simply unusable.However, many drivers still have to make it from A to ...

4 February 2009

Top tips and advice for motorists during hazardous weath

36 per cent of drivers dangerously use hot water to de-ice their windscreens, with a further 27 per cent admitting to using a credit card, 12 per cent trying their ...

30 January 2009

Honda UK Plant Four Month Closure

Friday is the last day the Honda UK plant will produce cars for a period of four months. Just over 2,500 of the 3,700 employees, will clock off and take ...

20 January 2009

Fiat Buy Into Chrysler

European motor giant Fiat and troubled U.S. auto makers Chrysler have announced they have signed a nonbinding agreement for a strategic alliance that would see the Italian manufacturer take a ...

17 January 2009

Chrysler Deny Break-Up Rumours

Rumours are circulating at the Detroit show that troubled US carmaker Chrysler is about to be broken up in a series of buyouts a story strongly denied by the maker.The ...

15 January 2009

Electric 'The Future For Motoring'

A few years ago, carmakers took a scattergun approach when looking for alternative-fuel technology, all alternatives were tried and tested, everything from hydrogen fuel cells to, biodiesel and natural ...

13 January 2009

Never a better time to buy used – But prices are starting to creep up

"Used cars have never been better value for money and buyers can get deals now that they haven't been able to get for many, many years, with great quality as well as ...

7 January 2009

Motorists use shoes to de-ice cars

Desperate motorists are resorting to using shoes and credit cards to de-ice their car windows during the cold weather, research has shown. Drivers are too impatient to wait for their ...

2 January 2009

The All-New Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi Titanium 3 Door

The Ford Fiesta is over thirty years old, and, like a bottle of good port, it has matured with age. Some say looks are not everything. Being of feminine mind ...