Monthly Archives: November 2012

Brighton taxis drivers to oppose 20mph proposals

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

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

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

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…

BMW claims car award in Ireland

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…