August 10, 2013
Easy Gap is preparing to welcome a new member of the family in the next few days, as parent company Aequitas Automotive prepare to launch a new brand on the UK market. In a departure from the existing Easy Gap and GapInsurance123 brands, the new website will offer a range of products as well as competitive and complimentary Gap Insurance products. The Gap protection on offer will provide slightly different terms and features than Easy Gap and GapInsurance123, although again underwritten by one of the biggest names in the UK market today. More will be released on these new features in the comin... - Read more
August 9, 2013
The new X4 from BMW has been spotted being tested in Germany. Spy pictures have recently appeared across the internet of the vehicle which was spotted near Munich, indicate that the car was retained a lot of the design features that were seen on the X4 concept, which was shown at the Shanghai Motor Show earlier on this year.  The X4 model will be procuded at the company's Spartanburg factory in the United States, alongside the BMW X5 and X6, the models with which it will be sharing a wheelbase. The BMW X4 gets greater track widths to give it a more ground hugging posture than the X... - Read more
August 8, 2013
We all know that it can cost a fortune learning how to drive, test fees and lessons themselves, though I think we can all agree that £3,410 spent on trying to pass your theory, is a little more than the average person expects.  This was the case for an unfortunate 28 year old woman, who has actually sat her driving theory test 110 times, which cost £3,410 in test fees. It is unknown whether the unnamed candidate has actually passed her theory test after her 110th attempt.  The information was released under the freedom of information act request to the DVLA as a new... - Read more
August 7, 2013
The new, third generation MINI model is going to be revealed on the 18th of November this year, the date which also highlights the 107th birthday of Sir Alex Issigonis, who is the original MINi designer.  The company plant in Oxford will host the world premiere of the latest generation of the model, which will be built on the site.  There have been pictures revealed of the new MINI car completely undisguised have been circulating on the internet. The pictures have been taken during photoshoots of the model, which show extremely notable design changes at the front end of the veh... - Read more
August 7, 2013
Fiesta Rules the Road Again!   Another rise in car sales for the month of July 2013 has seen the Ford Fiesta run out on top of the sales charts. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have increased its probable forecast, following 12.7% rise on last years sales.   The SMMT have predicted that new car registrations may increase to a figure of 8.4% from 2012 to 2013. They predict that the UK will sell a total of 2.216 million units. A total of 162,228 new models were sold in July which resulted in the 17th successive monthly increase in the rise of ne... - Read more
August 6, 2013
Councils throughout England have recorded £565 Million combined profit from parking fines over the period from 2011-2012, according to recent figures that were released in an investigation by the RAC.  Over half a billion pounds was generated through parking restriction fines, only 52 of the 359 councils throughout England actually reported a shortfall in profits with parking tickets in comparison to figures from 2010-2011.  Eight out of the ten biggest profits that were made by local authorities, unsurprisingly came from councils in London, where parking spaces are usual... - Read more
August 6, 2013
The New Fiat Punto Sporting   The Fiat Punto model has long been a member of the Supermini market within the UK, however, the model has seen other models such as the Ford Fiesta take all the limelight with its appeal to the younger generation.   Fiat have therefore decided to offer a new Fiat Punto model along with a sporting trim. The Fiat Punto was once the car to have for first time buyers and drivers in the UK and that's what Fiat wants once again. The new model will appeal to the younger boy racer with features such as a rear spoiler and side skirts, as we... - Read more
August 5, 2013
The New Vision for Mini   Mini have released a new concept model called the vision that will pave the way for all future models. The head of Mini design unveiled the new concept model at an assembled press conference.   The New model will be named the Mini Vision and will be the base model for all future models. This is similar to that of the previous Mini Cooper, however, the Vision model will be a gamble as it is not yet known whether the model will be a success or have a certain appeal that will increase demand.   It would be somewhat suicidal for t... - Read more