• March 1, 2017 - James Ash

    Kwik Fit, the automotive repair and servicing company, is marking the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2017 on 6 March with the announcement of 200 new apprentice roles. These jobs are being offered throughout its UK network, providing local opportunities for many school leavers. Most of the two-year apprenticeships are… Read More

  • March 1, 2017 - James Ash

    Vauxhall is preparing to launch two all-new Insignia models at the Geneva Motors Show later this month. The Insignia Grand Sport and the Insignia Sports Tourer will be unveiled at the show on March 7th. Following on from the previous generation, which won the European Car of the Year in… Read More

  • February 28, 2017 - James Ash

    Young and inexperienced drivers are being warned that one mistake could cost them their licence when the new rules on mobile phone punishments come into force on Wednesday (March 1). The penalties are doubling so that, as well as getting a £200 fine if caught using your phone behind the… Read More

  • February 28, 2017 - James Ash

    How cheaply can you buy a solid and road-legal car? That’s the challenge that leading consumer motoring site HonestJohn.co.uk set itself, and then drove away in a perfectly usable hatchback for the all-in price of £3.19 – or less than the cost of a motorway service station coffee or most… Read More

  • February 28, 2017 - James Ash

    Motorpoint has been named amongst the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in the UK for a third successive year. The car supermarket was awarded the prestigious honour at a special awards evening hosted in Central London by Best Companies and the Sunday Times. Motorpoint, which employs over 700… Read More

  • February 27, 2017 - James Ash

    Ford has decided to scrap plans to manufacture semi-autonomous vehicles after engineers were regularly falling asleep during test drives. Raj Nair, the company’s product development chief, told Bloomberg that they struggled with “situational awareness” during trial runs, even when colleagues sat next to them chatting. “These are trained engineers who… Read More

  • February 24, 2017 - James Ash

    Road safety and breakdown recovery organisation GEM Motoring Assist has assembled a selection of easy-to-follow seven tips that will save you fuel as well as reduce your risk on the road. “Any driver can make good use of these tips, starting right now,” says GEM road safety officer Neil Worth…. Read More

  • February 24, 2017 - James Ash

    Jeep has launched the latest version of its Renegade – the limited edition Desert Hawk. Following in the tyre tracks of the popular Night Eagle and Dawn of Justice versions, the new Desert Hawk will carry on the Jeep Renegade tradition of introducing new and exciting variations as it builds… Read More

  • February 23, 2017 - James Ash

    The number of motorists who are escaping driving bans despite having 12 points on their licence is on the rise, according to new figures. Data from the DVLA has revealed has increased by 25% in the last 18 months, with 8,600 motorists who have 12 or more points on their… Read More

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