Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ferrari dealership opens in Wilmslow

Ferrari has opened a new salesroom in an affluent area of north-west England. A new branch of the carmaker’s dealership has been opened in Wilmslow, Cheshire where the manufacturer states there is a close connection to its existing client base and core demographic. Stratstone Manchester is the first Read the full article…

Citroen launches Superchip upgrade to DS3 Racing

An improvement to a Citroen sports car has made it even faster than its speedy predecessor. Experts at Superchips have transformed Citroen’s special edition 204 bhp DS3 Racing to make it both stylish and comfortable, as well as extremely fast. The new version is designed to deliver the Read the full article…

Get tyres checked, says ATS

Car maintenance companies have warned motorists about ensuring their tyres are safe and legal. The advice from ATS Euromaster comes ahead of tyre safety month in October. The company has said it will be offering drivers free tyre safety inspections at any of its 370 centres throughout England, Read the full article…

Skoda to release sixth model in brand’s name

  Getting around town could be made easier with Skoda’s new city car. The Skoda Citigo, which launches in the Czech Republic later this year and in the UK in the summer of 2012, is the sixth production model from the brand and comes in three and five-door versions. Skoda board chairman Prof Dr Winfried Read the full article…

EV standardisation could be ‘too little too late’

Disagreements in Europe surrounding the installation of electrical vehicle (EV) charging sockets is delaying bringing the eco-friendly cars to the mass market, according to Elektromotive. ACEA, the trade association for European automobile manufacturers, announced yesterday (September 26th) new plans to build charging points across the continent by 2017, Read the full article…

Kia set to employ 1,000 new staff in extra production shift

The rising demand for cars has spurred one manufacturer to up its production shifts and employ 1,000 more staff. Kia’s factory in Slovakia is seeing a major increase in customers buying its cars and has opted to increase employment to cover a third production shift. The European production facility will finish recruitment by December 2011 Read the full article…

Mini to launch its first sports car in autumn

Mini Cooper has continued its successful trading year by launching the fifth unique model of the sought-after car. The brand’s first two-seater sports car encapsulates all the qualities needed to make it a Mini but with some added bonuses, such as a handling agility unmatched by previous designs. Read the full article…