Monthly Archives: January 2013

Citroen to unveil the Berlingo Electrique

Thursday, 31st January, 2013

31 January 2013 Tweet Citroen is set to launch its latest energy-efficient vehicle after it unveiled images of the all-new Berlingo Electrique. The manufacturer will be showing off the van at the Commercial Vehicle Show at Birmingham’s NEC on April 9th to 11th and Read the full article…

Nissan Juke Nismo hits the production line

Wednesday, 30th January, 2013

30 January 2013 Tweet A new chapter has been marked at Nissan’s factory in Sunderland, with the north-east facility now producing the new Juke Nismo model. The beginning of production comes after a transition period in which the plant had to make a few Read the full article…

Manchester United footballer victim of frost-jacking

Wednesday, 30th January, 2013

30 January 2013 Tweet Manchester United footballer Paul Scholes has become the latest victim of ‘frost-jacking’ after thieves stole his Chevrolet 4×4 from his driveway. Scholes had left the engine running on his Captiva Estate while he was waiting for it to defrost, and Read the full article…

Used car values surge over 2012

Tuesday, 29th January, 2013

29 January 2013 Tweet The average value of a used car in the UK has grown significantly over the past 12 months, according to new research. Data published by British Car Auctions (BCA) revealed that prices had grown by 4.7 per cent during 2012, Read the full article…

Pendle taxis continuing to fail safety checks

Monday, 28th January, 2013

28 January 2013 Tweet A large majority of taxis in Pendle, Lancashire, are failing basic safety checks following the publication of a new initiative. Pendle Council’s taxi licensing department joined forces with the police to carry out spot-check on vehicles, and of the 18 Read the full article…

Nissan Qashqai claims BusinessCar award

Thursday, 24th January, 2013

24 January 2013 Tweet Nissan has carried on its positive performance through 2012 into the new year as its Qashqai claimed at the BusinessCar 2013 awards. The vehicle was named ‘Crossover of the Year’ and was commended for its “distinctive looks” and “a drive Read the full article…

Vauxhall claims first honour of 2013

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013

23 January 2013 Tweet Vauxhall has started 2013 strongly after its Ampera vehicle was honoured at the BusinessCar Awards. The car scooped the top accolade within the Green Model of the Year category at the ceremony and was roundly praised by voters for its Read the full article…

Jaguar lands two honours at BusinessCar Awards

Tuesday, 22nd January, 2013

22 January 2013 Tweet Jaguar has kicked 2013 off in style by claiming two accolades at the BusinessCar Awards. The manufacturer’s XF and XJ models were both successful by landing the Executive Car of the Year and Luxury Car of the Year respectively displaying Read the full article…