Monthly Archives: February 2013

UK bucks commercial vehicle registration trend

Thursday, 28th February, 2013

28 February 2013 Tweet Registration levels for commercial vehicles have suffered declines in January following the trend from 2012. Figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) revealed that there had been a 10.6 per cent fall over the opening month of 2013 with Read the full article…

Glasgow taxis to the rescue as buses fail

Tuesday, 26th February, 2013

26 February 2013 Tweet Taxis have been found to be unlikely saviours in Glasgow following the failure of a bus fleet designed to help the elderly and disabled. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) stated earlier in the month that it would be replacing the Read the full article…

Volkswagen experiences surge in profits

Monday, 25th February, 2013

25 February 2013 Tweet Volkswagen Group has announced a surge in profits during the 2012 fiscal year as part of the publication of its financial results. The company stated that it had reached all of its targets for the past 12 months and stated Read the full article…

Mercedes-Benz scoops car of the year accolade

Friday, 22nd February, 2013

22 February 2013 Tweet Mercedes-Benz has followed up its strong sales performance throughout 2012 with an award at the beginning of the new year. The manufacturer’s A-Class has been announced as AM New Car of the Year at a presentation at the AM Awards Read the full article…

All-new Range Rover lands raft of awards

Friday, 22nd February, 2013

22 February 2013 Tweet It has been a very happy new year for the all-new Range Rover with the model picking up a host of industry awards since its inception. The latest vehicle off the Land Rover production line recently picked up the honour Read the full article…

Car registrations decline over January

Wednesday, 20th February, 2013

20 February 2013 Tweet Demand for passenger cars throughout January 2013 in Europe fell by 8.7 per cent, according to new data released by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). The organisation noted that figures had reached their lowest January level since the start Read the full article…

Union opposes mandatory CCTV in Sheffield taxis

Tuesday, 19th February, 2013

19 February 2013 Tweet Private hire taxi union, GMB, has opposed Sheffield City Council’s plan to impose mandatory CCTV in cabs across the Yorkshire area. Councillors believe that the initiative would help to protect both drivers and passengers but GMB has said that it Read the full article…