Monthly Archives: May 2011

Citroen UK enjoys success at Live Online Closed Sale

Tuesday, 31st May, 2011

People looking for the a new vehicle could be interested to hear Citroen UK achieved success at a recent live online closed sale. The event, which took place at BCA Measham on Friday May 20th, generated £2.9 million turnover for the vehicle manufacturer. Selling 360 cars and commercial Read the full article…

New Vauxhall Insignia offers lowest ever carbon emissions

Tuesday, 31st May, 2011

Drivers with an environmental conscience could be interested to hear news that the new Vauxhall Insignia now emits lower levels of carbon dioxide than ever before. The vehicle manufacturer has released statistics revealing the Insignia ecoFLEX diesel model now falls into the lowest 13 per cent Benefit-In-Kind tax Read the full article…

Volvo Trucks announces drop in carbon emissions

Tuesday, 31st May, 2011

Volvo Trucks has revealed a drastic reduction in the levels of carbon emissions released by its vehicles. The manufacturer has reported a 22 per cent drop in the amount of carbon dioxide given off by the haulage trucks. After initially aiming to cut emissions by 20 per cent Read the full article…

FLA reports increase in finance for commercial vehicles

Tuesday, 31st May, 2011

The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has today (May 31st) released figures revealing an increase in funding for commercial vehicles. Statistics show investments provided for vans, trucks and lorries has risen by 32 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the corresponding months last year. Read the full article…

Hyundai reports five million sales in Europe

Tuesday, 31st May, 2011

Vehicle manufacturer Hyundai has announced sales figures revealing five million sales across its retail outlets in Europe. Increasing in popularity since its launch in 1977, the production company has reported the last one million sales have taken place in the past three years. The five millionth car sold Read the full article…

Car ownership satisfaction on the increase, according to new study

Friday, 27th May, 2011

Drivers have reported increased satisfaction with all aspects of vehicle ownership, according to new statistics accumulated by JD Power and What Car? Released today (May 27th), the research revealed a rise of 17 per cent in customers’ pleasure with dealer service. Accumulated as part of the 2011 UK Vehicle Ownership Satisfaction Study, the statistics display Read the full article…

Volvo V60 receives five-star crash test rating

Friday, 27th May, 2011

Safety-conscious drivers could be interested to hear that the Volvo V60 received a five-star crash test rating from NCAP. Performed as part of the European New Car Assessment Programme, the model was rewarded for its advanced safety systems. The car is installed with driver and passenger airbags, a Read the full article…

TyreSafe offers safety tips to drivers

Thursday, 26th May, 2011

People planning to go on a break over the upcoming bank holiday weekend could be interested to hear advice from TyreSafe. With weather forecasts predicting rain for the majority of the three days, drivers have been advised to check the quality of their tyres thoroughly before a long Read the full article…