January 7, 2015
Recent revealing has shown that for the 2014 year, new car registrations in the United Kingdom have skyrocket showing the best year for new car registrations in ten years. It also goes down in history as the fourth biggest year in overall sales for the car industry in total. The Society Of Motor Manufacturers and Traders have today revealed that for the whole year, a total of 2,476,435 vehicles were sold in the UK. This means a rise of just over nine percent compared to the previous year and the most popular form of buying was reported to be via PCP agreements. In 2015, the new car registra... - Read more
January 6, 2015
Word has been spread widely in 2014 regarding the possible production of a new SUV production vehicle from British luxury car manufacturer Rolls Royce. The firm are well known for their large luxury vehicles but the idea of an SUV is a completely new direction for the company which could see them receive more success than ever. Although the future for the vehicle is not set in stone as of yet, a comment from the CEO of Rolls Royce Torsten Muller-Otvos has said that a final decision on the production of the vehicle would be made this year. It could certainly prove to be a very successful mov... - Read more
January 5, 2015
Exciting news coming in today is that a new estate variant of the Toyota Avensis has been spotted on the street under a lot of heavy disguise. There is no word on when the car will see a grand launch but the belief is that it will arrive at some point in 2016. The brand new model is clearly visible as an estate variant looking wider and longer than its predecessor. The vehicle is expected to carry some revisions compared to the current model and will mark the third set of changes to come to the Avensis family with the second arriving back in 2009. Looking into the changes made outside of th... - Read more
January 5, 2015
BMW have agreed to pay out a total of $820 million which converts to roughly £536 million to car dealerships located in China. A lot of BMW dealers in China have complained due to what they call unrealistic sales targets being issued to them. Therefore with a lack of sales for the dealers, some of them have been running at a loss. BMW have agreed to pay this money out to the dealers in order to help them to cover losses which came after the dealers eventually stopped ordering vehicles in from the brand. Toyota have also been in the news lately for a similar reason in China with around... - Read more
January 2, 2015
The team over at Suzuki motorcycles in India have reported that it has been a great year for the brand as they are now celebrating a rise in sales of the motorbikes by forty three percent for the month of December 2014. A total of 29,036 Suzuki motorcycles were sold in India during the last month of last year and now the company are hoping to stick with this momentum well into the new year. A comment from the executive vice president read “Growth in sales indicates that the market is responding favourably to our products. We hope this trend continues into 2015”. It has been a bi... - Read more
January 2, 2015
The former chief of testing and development for British firm Jaguar Norman Dewis has been awarded an OBE for his contributions to the motor industry. He worked as the chief tester and development engineer between 1952 and 1985 for Jaguar and over his duration at the company he developed some of the biggest and most popular sellers for Jaguar including XK vehicles and both E type and D type models. Norman is now ninety three years old and his work with Jaguar still continues to this day with the testing of the F Type model for 2013 being one of his most recent roles. This is a huge achieveme... - Read more