Monthly Archives: November 2012

Brighton taxis drivers to oppose 20mph proposals

Friday, 30th November, 2012

30 November 2012 Tweet Taxi drivers in Brighton are set to oppose proposals by the city’s council of implementing widespread 20mph speed restrictions. The GMB union, which represents 1,800 drivers in the area, stated that it will contest the changes after being unhappy that it was Read the full article…

Citroen C-Zeros proving to be a hit

Friday, 30th November, 2012

30 November 2012 Tweet The first order has been taken for a batch of Citroen C-Zeros the manufacturer’s all-electric vehicles. These have been made possible through Go Low, a Community Interest Company (CIC) which has been given funding from the Department for Transport in Read the full article…

SEAT lands 5 stars for Leon and Toledo

Thursday, 29th November, 2012

29 November 2012 Tweet SEAT has landed five stars at the Euro NCAP tests for both its Leon and Toledo models with officials being impressed with the manufacturer’s safety measures. The Spanish company received 94 per cent adult occupant protection for both its vehicles Read the full article…

Electric bus scoops UK innovation accolade

Wednesday, 28th November, 2012

28 November 2012 Tweet The UK’s first fully operational electric bus has been heralded as the innovation of the year at an awards ceremony. Optare plc’s Optare Versa EV has been named the winner of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Award for Automotive Innovation and represents Read the full article…

Range Rover vehicle secures 5 star Euro NCAP

Wednesday, 28th November, 2012

28 November 2012 Tweet The all-new Range Rover has been honoured for its commitment by securing five stars at the Euro NCAP tests. Land Rover’s latest incarnation of the vehicle is said to be one of the most prestigious and expensive models that has Read the full article…

BMW claims car award in Ireland

Tuesday, 27th November, 2012

27 November 2012 Tweet BMW has scooped a prestigious accolade in Ireland after being successful at the Irish Motoring Writers’ Association. The German manufacturer landed the Continental Irish Car of the Year 2013 for its 3 series beating off the likes of the Volvo V40 and Read the full article…

Drivers advised to be cautious in wet conditions

Tuesday, 27th November, 2012

27 November 2012 Tweet Heavy rain has been battering down on the UK in the past week and has caused widespread flooding in many areas on the country. The adverse weather conditions have been creating hazardous conditions on the road and rail networks meaning Read the full article…

Mercedes-Benz announces pricing for GL-Class

Monday, 26th November, 2012

26 November 2012 Tweet Mercedes-Benz has announced the pricing and specifications for its new GL-Class vehicles which are due to be produced in the opening part of the year. The German manufacturer revealed that the GL 350 BlueTEC AMG Sport will start from £59,465 Read the full article…