May 29, 2014
In a look into the world of motorbikes now, we have our attention focused on the Japanese motorbike company known as Kawasaki and the grand launch of their new W800 model which has recently seen a launch onto our roads here in the UK and across other parts of the world too. Over the years we have seen Kawasaki have much success with models such as the Ninja range and the ZZR 1400. So what gives the W800 the edge over these bikes ?. Well firstly this bike makes it's way to you not as a sports bike but more of a classic style roadster machine. It shares similar looks to original Triumph m... - Read more
May 28, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Active Travel Street Party 2014   A street party in Bradford to encourage students in the city to get active and travel by foot, cycling or public transport took place yesterday. A road near both Bradford University and Bradford College was blocked off in order to allow the Active Travel Street Party to get underway. This one day event was to promote walking and cycling amongst the cities students and to encourage them to ditch their cars.   The event was organised in partnership with the University, college and Sustrans, the sustain... - Read more
May 23, 2014
If you're looking for the perfect all round performing car that has the benefits of both power and comfort plus a few added pieces of equipment thrown in here and there, Audi have always been a brand that delivers. They have had much success over numerous years with different vehicles including the likes of the TT, A4 and the A5. Now we see the A6 model come into play. The original A6 proved to a good seller for the mass manufacturer and we think that throwing this all new A6 Black edition into the mix, success for the company could very well be set to sky rocket even higher than it has... - Read more
May 23, 2014
Lexus has revealed pricing information for the new NX model, with the six model line-up from the company starting at £29.945 and rising to £42,995. The company recently announced the prices for the brand new Lexus NX model. It is the Japanese manufacturers fist attempt at the market of mid size Svs that are dominated at the moment by the likes of the BMW X3 and the Audi Q5. The NX will be coming to showrooms in October of this year.   What can you expect to receive with the Lexus NX line up ? Only the NX300h will be offered from launch with an 195 brake hors... - Read more
May 23, 2014
Volkswagen has recently issued a variety of official design sketches that hint at the appearance of an open top concept car which is set to be unleashed at the Worthersee fan meet on 29th of May in Austria. The model is called the GTI Roadster and is a brand new two seater model that was conceived originally as a three dimensional computer model in a project between Sony and Volkswagen for the Gran Turismo computer game.   How will the Volkswagen open top car look ? There has been a lot of enthusiasm amongst the design team for the arresting design of the low slung road... - Read more
May 22, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Parking outside schools – The debate   According to a recent survey, over 1/3 of parents who drive their children to school think that it is okay to park on safety zigzag lines outside of the school, with ¼ admitting that they do so. Also 88% of parents surveyed have said that they have saw other motorists stopping in the restricted area at least once every week.   The growing debate is whether it is safer for children and pedestrians for cars to park further away from the school, whilst others more logically believe tha... - Read more
May 22, 2014
A new Peugeot 2008, three door version is under consideration from the company and exclusive pictures revealed across the internet recently give an idea as to how the Peugeot 2008 RX may look. The company are thought to be working on the brand new three door crossover that will be sitting below the 2008 in the range. It would be using a cut down version of the platform from the 2008, which would take the car's total length to about 3,900 mm, which is around 300mm shorter in length than the 2008.   Features to be included with the 2008 three door ? As can be seen from ... - Read more
May 22, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Petrol Price News   According to the AA, rural motorists are beginning to feel the pressure again at the pumps. The average petrol prices in the United Kingdom at the end of April went back above 130p per litre and have continued to hover around that level since. With petrol prices increasing, manufacturers such as Ford and Vauxhall have been forced to develop models that focus on fuel efficiency and engine size. The Ford 1.0 litre EcoSport engine has been labelled as being the stand out engine in the UK Car Market.   The AA hav... - Read more
May 22, 2014
A batch of motorbike crash helmets that have been deemed as potentially lethal, which were on sale in Peterborough have been seized by Peterborough Trading Standards. The crash helmets were on sale for just £25 and trading standards officers have said that they were so dangerous that it would be like not wearing any head protection whatsoever. Bikers are now being warned of the risks of buying cheap helmets via the internet. Officers urge anybody who has purchased one to stop using it straight away and to return it to their supplier. The helmets are Jiekai model JK 100 or JK 1000... - Read more
May 20, 2014
P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } Dramatic in car birth   A firefighter turned into a midwife last week at a major blaze scene after he had learnt maternity skills watching One Born Every Minute.   Fireman Ross McLaren delivered baby Antoni Zimnicki who came in at 9lb 2oz, after his mum and dad Ewelina and Jaroslaw had became stuck in traffic near the North Middlesex Hospital in London due to the fire that he was attending to.   Mrs Zimnicki explained in a report that she believed she had a lot of time due to the labour of her first baby taking a long ti... - Read more