Archive | November, 2010

4×4 prices rise as snow comes down

Cold snap sees demand increase at auction houses for 4x4s. AS the winter weather looks set to continue for several more days at least, auction firm BCA has reported a surge in interest in 4x4s sold at its auction centres around the UK. For many motorists, particularly those living in rural or remote areas, a […]

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All that Jazz given a new arrangement

Honda has given its popular Jazz range a revamp for 2011. THE Honda Jazz has been given a revamp, with a range of enhancements to looks and driving dynamics. The revised Jazz range, which will include a hybrid model, goes on sale in the UK on February 1 next year, with prices starting from £11,295 for […]

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Charging ahead with a healthy battery

New charger keeps batteries in top condition during bad weather. ACCORDING to the AA, a flat battery is one of the most common breakdown call outs they attend. With 535,500 call outs in 2009, this is over 200,000 more than for a punctured tyre. Flat batteries can be attributed to: Lack of use or only […]

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Lexus aims high with CT 200h

Lexus claim that its new CT 200h will be the cheapest car to run in its sector. THE launch of the new Lexus CT 200h into the heart of the small luxury car market is set to shake up the established status quo. As the first full hybrid in its segment, Lexus claims it will […]

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Fresh new look for Antara

Vauxhall is hoping for success by giving the Antara a new look and dropping its price. VAUXHALL’S Antara SUV gets a fresh new look inside and out when it goes on sale next month, along with entry-level pricing which now starts at under £20k — nearly £3,000 less than the outgoing model. Prices for the new […]

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First for Nissan and electric vehicles

Nissan’s Leaf is rewriting the record books. AN electric car has scooped the prestigious European Car of The Year title for the first time in the award’s 47-year history, beating some excellent mainstream contenders. In a historic moment for Nissan and zero emission vehicles, the 100% electric Nissan LEAF has been awarded 2011 European Car […]

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Don’t forget your winter socks!

SnowWorks provide extra grip in snowy and icy conditions. AS the weather turns really cold and the first snows of winter have already fallen, Vauxhall has added a winter driving must-have to its comprehensive range of accessories with the highly-effective ‘Snow Socks’ — tyre covers to get you out of a slippery situation in snowy and icy […]

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C-Max earns top safety rating

Ford is pleased with the five-star safety rating for the C-Max. THE all-new Ford C-MAX and Grand C-MAX models have been awarded the maximum 5 star safety ratings by the independent Euro NCAP organisation. The pair of multi-activity vehicles, which went on sale in the UK in November, achieved the highest score recorded for whiplash […]

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