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Commercial Vehicle Show 2018 - OUR FAVOURITE 5

Posted by Christopher Starkie on May 30, 2018 9:20:30 AM

Fiesta Van 2018

A major surprise at the recent CV Show was the return of the small business favourite, the Ford Fiesta Van. Petrol and diesel options will be available plus a sports version featuring a sporty body kit. 

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Topics: Motor Shows

New York International Auto Show - Our Favourite 5

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Apr 11, 2018 9:56:31 AM

Audi RS5 Sportback 

Audi used the recent 2018 New York Motor Show to platform the all-new RS5 Sportback. Featuring a 2.9 TFSI V6 twin turbo engine, the RS5 Sportback produces 444bhp and 600Nm of torque. This takes the RS5 to 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and produces a top speed of 174mph and 155mph if the limiter is removed.

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Topics: Motor Shows

Detroit Motor Show 2018 - Our Favourite 5

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Jan 22, 2018 9:34:00 AM

Lexus LF-1 Limitless 

This striking full sized SUV Concept from Lexus is more crossover coupé than boxy SUV, the exterior design is dominated by that distinctive ‘spindle’ grille up front, that stretches to the car's lowest section. 

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Topics: Motor Shows

Clean Air Zones, The Future of Our Cities

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Jan 12, 2018 9:37:00 AM

The Decline of Diesel, the change in Emission Testing and the Government focus on Air Pollution have all risen out of the decline of air quality in Major UK cities. Research has shown that 37 of the UK's 43 air quality zones don't meet EU nitrogen dioxide limits, this is almost 90 percent of all 'air quality zones' in Britain.  

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Topics: Clean Air Zones

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 - Our Favourite 5

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Sep 26, 2017 9:36:09 AM

Honda Urban EV Concept 

We can’t talk about our favourite cars from the Frankfurt Motor Show without mentioning the quirky throwback to the 1970s Civic/Mini mix-up. This all-electric concept that’s set for production in 2019 comes with a dedicated EV platform and power manager that not only keeps the car charged, but will also charge your home when needed and sell electricity back to grid at peak times. 

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Topics: Motor Shows

The Revolution Of Driving Data, The Rise Of Telematics

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Aug 25, 2017 2:59:50 PM

There has been a telematic transformation in recent years and, with the development of black boxes for insurance use and OEM in-built tracking in modern cars, the wealth of data produced from vehicles has never been so abundant. Major car manufacturers adoption of these systems is on the rise, both at consumer and the commercial levels, and more and more vehicles will be coming off the production line shortly with advanced onboard telematics systems as standard.

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Topics: Technology

The Decline Of Diesel

Posted by Christopher Starkie on Jun 9, 2017 9:50:00 AM

"Diesel" is a hot topic within the global car industry.

Once seen as the environmental option of choice, incentives were introduced in 2001 to actively encourage the purchase of diesel cars. Diesel vehicle owners have since then enjoyed tax breaks because their cars produce lower levels of carbon dioxide and are more fuel efficient.

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Topics: Fuel

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