Monthly Archives: September 2010

Mini launches electric scooter

The Mini might be one of the world’s most recognisable four-wheelers but now it is making a play for the two-wheeled market with a mod-inspired electric scooter. BMW revealed its plans to recreate classic British designs in the form of … Continue reading

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Hybrid Jazz breaks cover

HONDA has released the first details of its latest hybrid model. Set to appear in the UK early next year, the firm’s Jazz Hybrid will make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show. Staking its claim to being the … Continue reading

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Aston Martin crowned ‘UK’s Coolest Brand’

Aston Martin has been named the UK’s coolest brand, winning this prestigious accolade for a remarkable fourth time in five years. Since it was established in 2001, the CoolBrands initiative has sought expert opinions from an eclectic panel of creative … Continue reading

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Little white cloud love at first sight

My first car was a Fiat 500, bought secondhand from a small garage near Yarmouth. I remember thinking when I first saw it that it was little bigger than a fairground dodgem car. It was love at first sight. Although … Continue reading

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Michelin uses creepy puppets in a bid to promote tyre maintenance

Michelin have created a YouTube video using puppets to spread awareness of the vital know-hows of tire maintenance. In theory a good idea- the only problem is that rather than paying attention to their great advice, we’re more distracted by … Continue reading

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Škoda Superb Estate Elegance is the Caravan Club Towcar of the Year

The Škoda Superb Estate Elegance 2.0 TDI CR has been crowned Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2011. It took top honour in its price class and went on to be voted overall winner by a panel of 10 judges, … Continue reading

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Study shows men are better drivers than women?

A NEW EXPERIMENT claims to show that men are naturally better drivers than women, after more than 70 pre-school boys and girls took part in a series of controlled tests. The research was conducted using electric Roary the Racing Car … Continue reading

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Porsche unveils new 911

PORSCHE HAS announced that it is to rekindle one of the most evocative names from its history with a new 911 Speedster model. The open top two-seater 911 variant will make its debut at the Paris Motor Show and will … Continue reading

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