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McLaren create jobs in UK by moving £50m chassis production to Sheffield

Carbon fibre factory investment of £50m will create 200 jobs in Sheffield, showing that the UK is open for business McLaren Create 200 Jobs British supercar makers McLaren are creating 200 jobs in Sheffield by moving carbon fibre chassis production from Austria to the UK. The brand new £50m factory is one of the benchmark investments by a carmaker in the UK since the Brexit vote.

Euro NCAP marks 20 years of testing new cars

Euro NCAP testing has helped save more than 78,000 lives since the 1997 introduction Cars of today are now the safest ever after 1,800 car crash tests carried out costing 160 million Euros New tests are developed as more and more safety innovations are added to new cars To mark the great occasion Euro NCAP and Thatcham Research lined up a current model Honda Jazz alongside a 1997 Rover 100...

NEW ŠKODA OCTAVIA VRS 245

Skoda has released details of the new Octavia VRS,, complete with engine specs and images New Skoda VRS is one of the sportiest ŠKODA models Yet ŠKODA used the abbreviation RS for the first time in motorsport in 1974. In 2000, the synonym of sportiness entered the ŠKODA model range. This marked the beginning of the success story.

New Car Sales Reach Record High for January 2017

The first month of 2017 saw a 12-year high for new car registrations and this was driven by new car deals and discounts offered by UK car dealers up and down the country. January 2017 new car registration Highlights A total of 174,000 new cars registered for the road in January – An increase of 2.

Toyota Knocked off the Top Spot by Volkswagen

Japanese car maker Toyota failed to beat Volkswagen in Global sales for 2016, falling short by around 130,000 vehicles German Car-Giant Volkswagen sold more vehicles globally than Japanese rival Toyota for 2016, taking the crown as the world's largest carmaker in the process, the 1st time VW group has achieved this feat.

The 2017 Toyota Yaris gets a new look.

The newly face lifted Toyota Yaris has been revealed with a new design elements, a new engine, new trim levels and upgraded technology. Upgrades for the Yaris include a new 1.5 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that will replace the aging 1.33 litre. The new engine produces 110bhp and 100lb ft of torque with a 0-60 time of 11.0 seconds, with improved fuel economy and lower emissions.

17 year high for new cars built in the UK

Record levels of Exports for the second year in a row, more than 1.35 million cars shipped abroad More than one in every two cars is exported to Europe, the single biggest trade partner A grand total of 1.7 million cars built in the UK throughout 2016, beating 2015 by 8.

New Ford Focus Zetec upgrades for 2017

We have seen some recent improvements and adjustments to the Ford Focus range, and now Ford has confirmed the addition of the Zetec Edition to the model line-up, effective for all models built from 6th February 2017 onwards.

New Skoda Superb – A huge hit for 2016

Skoda enjoyed record sales in 2016 and the Superb saw a rise in sales of over 73 percent. Skoda has been celebrating a record 2016 in terms of sales and profit, a large slice of the success was down to the release of the New Skoda Superb. It set new records and even outsold the Octavia in some markets.

Speeding fines set to rise in April

The speeding fines are changing on the 24th of April this year, for those serious offenders this could mean an increase of 50% on the previous system. The Sentencing Council has published all new guidelines that will be implemented in magistrates courts across England and Wales. Alongside the new guidelines for excessive speeding, new sentencing is introduced for animal cruelty and TV laws.