September 27, 2016
Easy Gap is pleased to bring you the latest motoring headlines on 27th September 2016. Firstly Autocar brings us a report of the sad demise of the Ford Ka. Described as a 'giant' and a founding member of the 'supermini' vehicle class, the value busting Ka has been a popular choice for motorists since the 1990's. The replacement for the Ka, the Ka+ is a bigger model so not perhaps a direct replacement at all. A sad end for a very popular vehicle. Motortrader Magazine has released details on a new Government consultation on vehicle mileage 'clocking. The age-old tri... - Read more
September 26, 2016
After our weekend break, we are back to bring you the best of the motoring headlines on 26th September 2016. Firstly, a survey of nearly 21,000 motorists by the AA has revealed that 8 out of 10 believe the removal of hard shoulders on motorways is increasing the danger caused by breakdowns. Autoexpress has a report on the very latest all-new Ford Fiesta ST model. The new incarnation of the ever popular Ford stalwart comes in a more practical 5 door version with prices starting at £18,495. The latest revelation in the VW 'dieselgate' scandal comes from a new report in Aut... - Read more
September 23, 2016
All the latest motoring news brought to you by Easy Gap on 23rd September 2016 Firstly the sad news that the MG brand models will cease to be produced in the UK. The iconic British brand, owned by Chinese automotive giants SAIC, has been building vehicles at the Longbridge plant in recent years, but the parent company has now announced production will switch to China. - Autocar AutoExpress have released details of the updated Kia Soul that will feature a new engine providing over 200bhp. That will be a quick car! Volkswagen will look to fix cars affected by the emissions scandal by th... - Read more
September 22, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the best of the headlines from the motoring world on 22nd September 2016. Firstly the big news that UK car manufacturing hit a 14 year high in August 2016 with nearly 110,000 vehicles leaving the production line, representing more than a 9% increase from August 2015. - MotorTrader.com Following a long running story Autocar has revealed that Audi are being dragged deeper into the 'dieselgate' VW emissions scandal with Audi engineers more heavily implicated into the use of the 'cheat' software used to manipulate VW emissions figures. AutoExpress a... - Read more
September 21, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the best of the motoring headlines for 21st September 2016. Firstly it has been reported that tech giant Apple has been in talks to purchase supercar manufacturer McLaren 'for months'. However, a spokesperson for the car manufacturer has denied any talks of extra investment with Apple has taken place. - Autocar A survey by Motors.co.uk has concluded that Brexit has had little influence on car buying in the UK. Whether that remains the case in the future remains to be seen but the showrooms still show steady footfall despite the uncertainty surrounding the UK... - Read more
September 20, 2016
What are the motoring news headlines for 20th September 2016? Easy Gap brings the best from the latest headlines....... Firstly the September new '66' reg has brought thousands of people into car showrooms, however, Cap HPI have stated that 21% of the registrations in this month will come in the form of 'pre-registrations'. - AM Online Autocar reviews the all new Kia Niro hybrid According to a report in AutoExpress Tesla have been forced to perform a software update to the Model S as Chinese hackers gained control of vehicle brakes and doors. And finally, Motor... - Read more
September 19, 2016
After a well earned weekend break, Easy Gap are pleased to bring you the motoring headlines today.................... After much conjecture in the press recently, Autocar is reporting that drivings who use their mobile phone behind the wheel now face up to £200 fines as well as a 6 point penalty on their license. This comes after the RAC recently reported an alarming increase of mobile use by drivers on the UK roads. A poll undertaken by AutoExpress concludes that part exchange is still the most popular way to sell your car. The rise in car buying services may be on the increase ... - Read more
September 16, 2016
Easy Gap brings you the motoring headlines on 16th September 2016................. We start off with the news that the Audi R8 will gain a new, entry-level version that'll use a twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine recently unveiled by Porsche in the latest Panamera. This new engine will replace the 4.2 normally aspirated V8 petrol engine. The new unit will also feature in the RS4, RS5 and RS Q5 in the near future - Autocar AM Online reveal that, in the view of Honda that the diesel engine is dying and that a new 'plug in' hybrid version of th... - Read more
September 15, 2016
What is in the motoring news on 15th September 2016? The RAC are saying that a culture change is required by UK motorists as 'record' numbers are using their mobile phones whilst driving. The motoring organisation says drivers are guilty of endangering others whilst phoning, texting and using social media - AutoExpress Trustford have released an app that will help drivers remember when their tax is due, their MOT needs to be done, their insurance is due etc. Further information such as service intervals and even tyre pressure requirements even on non-Ford vehicles is provid... - Read more
September 14, 2016
All the latest news and opinions from around the internet. Plus a nice little bonus for those who may be looking for a new car.................. Our first story comes from AutoExpress who are reporting that around a third of all vehicle fires each year are down to arson. The number of fires set deliberately numbers around 18,000 annually, however, this has little effect on your motor insurance premium. It is reported in The Motor Trader magazine that the European car market saw a 9.3% increase in new vehicle sales in August 2016. This followed on from a dip in July, but overall the 2016 ... - Read more