January 19, 2013
 Rolls-Royce has confirmed the new launch of the Rolls Royce Wraith. The new Rolls Royce is expected to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on 5 March 2013. It will not however be expected to be with prospective new car owners until just before the end of the year. A spokes person for Rolls-Royce is reported to have said “Rolls-Royce Wraith will draw superlatives when it is unveiled in Geneva" he also continued to say “Expect the boldest design, the most dramatic performance and the most powerful Rolls-Royce that has ever played host to the famous Spirit... - Read more
January 18, 2013
UK Car Exports Set Record High Despite the Slump in the EU 2012 for many, has been the year sales figures have deteriorated due to the current state of the European market. However, this year in the UK car production has hit a four year high and car exports as a whole have set a record high.   Factories in the UK such as Nissan Sunderland and Vauxhall Ellesmere Port amongst others produced 1.46 million cars in 2012, of which a massive 1.21 million were exported to various markets across Europe.   In terms of facts and figures, both production and exports increased ... - Read more
January 18, 2013
The Korean car manufacturing giant Hyundai has been named the preferred supplier for British Police cars by the Nation Association of Police Fleet Managers. The process, which has been going on for two years has awarded Hyundai with this status. This allows all Police Forces within the UK to purchase Hyundai vans and cars and is also suspected to give the company a share of 7,800 vehicles, which will be purchased on a yearly basis for police work, outside of London. Plus a further 2,000 which will be acquired for the Police force within the Capital itself. As part of the process, expert... - Read more
January 17, 2013
You think of a Sat Nav as a trusty little, sometimes vocal, map. It saves you breaking out the real one, risking lives by trying to read and drive at the same time, or the confusion of having to work it out. Sat Nav has surely replaced the map, though usually reliable and a convenient time effective scheme of getting where you need to be, this is not the case for Sabine Moreau. The rogue Sat Nav is on the up, more stories are creeping up about people trusting what their Sat Nav's are telling them, and ending up somewhere completely different. The latest victim being Sabine, who set ... - Read more
January 14, 2013
Honda announce a job cut of 800 jobs   Honda have recently announced a job cut of 800 jobs from its plant within the U.K. Honda had a sales increase of 7.18% last year in the U.K but blame the closure of the plant on the low demands across Europe.   Unfortunately, it has been well documented that the European car market has been somewhat non existent in 2012 with the majority of manufacturers announcing losses in terms of sales in Europe. On the other hand, the U.K car market has seen an increase over the last 12 months with 2012 announcing sales that represented t... - Read more
January 14, 2013
Kia's Head of Design Peter Schreyer has also been awarded the role of Head of Design for Hyundai and Kia. The new role has been described as allowing the group a long term and more effective vision for design and to allow differentiation between their own model designs and that of other manufacturing brands. It has officially been described as the perfect opportunity to allow synergy and connection between both brands and to accumulate resources for the company. The Vice Chairman of Hyundai's R&D centre based in Korea Woong-Chul Yang explained that to strengthen fundamentals... - Read more
January 12, 2013
The French Car manufacturing Giant Renault have revealed the Renault Captur, an SUV and a car said to challenge the Nissan Juke and Peugeot's 2008 models. The model will be put on sale this coming summer for around £14,000, or slightly less. The car is an SUV based on the Clio that has been designed to swipe sales from Nissan's Juke and Peugeot's 2008. The Captur comes from the same framework of the Renault's brand new Clio, however it is slightly longer and is slightly taller, in an effort to ensure drivers a higher seating position, like that of an SUV. The styli... - Read more
January 9, 2013
Electric car sales on the rise   As it is the start of the new year, various figures and statistics have been released by manufacturers and the statistics released for electric car sales in 2012 are pretty impressive. Electric car sales almost doubled in the first nine months suggesting a consistent rate of growth.   New models released by Ford, BMW and Tesla Motors are looking to take advantage of the thriving market that is the electric car market by releasing new models sometime in the near future. The acceleration of growth completely eclipsed the growth in the... - Read more
January 8, 2013
The Ford Focus to become the best selling car of the world   On the back of the US company declaring record profits for the year of 2012, the Ford Focus model is set to become the best selling vehicle in the world for 2012.   The statement is a bold statement and has come from recent figure projections stating that towards the end of September, Ford had sold 737,856 Focus models indicating that the mass market manufacturer was on course to take the title.   It is no coincidence that Ford are celebrating record profits as well as celebrating the best se... - Read more
January 7, 2013
Fiat and Krow communications have come together for the new car advert for the Fiat 500L, The Motherhood. The advert, which has to be admitted is quite funny features the actress Rachel Donovan as a rapping mother who appears to be sleep deprived and is clearly enjoying (or maybe not) the perks of having children. She raps about such things as nappy rash, being covered in baby sick, being down with postman pat and such things as that. The advert is high in hilarity, we can imagine especially with new mothers or any mothers in general who can clearly relate to the rap, as it states the many ... - Read more