Monthly Archives: April 2011

Eight laps of the M25

There’s no doubt that car manufacturers are working hard to give us buyers all the fuel saving advantages that they can muster. There is something in it for them too of course – legislation demanding that average C02 emissions for … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels to make record-breaking car jump

Toy company Hot Wheels are set to recreate one of their classic games in real life – and set a world record in the process. On May 29th a mystery stunt driver will attempt to break the world record for … Continue reading

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First electric Leaf goes solar powered

The first domestic solar-powered car as a result of the British Gas and Nissan partnership has hit Britain’s roads. The 100% electric Nissan LEAF, owned by Smooth Radio DJ Mark Goodier, is running on solar energy after British Gas installed … Continue reading

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Peugeot SXC (Concept)

NAME: Peugeot SXC DEBUT: 2011 Shanghai Motor Show APPEARANCE: The SXC combines certain characteristics from the world of the SUV – strength, high driving position and protection with elegant, refined and modern looks – much closer to saloon styling than … Continue reading

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BMW Vision ConnectedDrive (concept)

NAME: BMW Vision ConnectedDrive DEBUT: 2011 Geneva Motorshow APPEARANCE: This solid looking two-seater roadster has some bold lines, a shark-like nose and a futuristic look. The main theme of the vehicle is the separate layers that demonstrate BMW’s latest ideas … Continue reading

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Be prepared for bank holiday breakdowns

Breakdown cover and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning motorists to be prepared for the busy bank holiday weekends. With millions of families setting off on weekend breaks or braving the journey to London for the Royal Wedding, … Continue reading

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A road into the future

One of the worst feelings you can experience as a motorist is that horrible sinking one as you fill the car up and watch the pounds drain away… You need your car and your car needs filling up so there’s … Continue reading

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First Drive: Mercedes B-Class F-Cell hydrogen car

Mercedes is on something of a mission to raise awareness of hydrogen as a viable, alternative future fuel. And how: by taking a brace of B-Class cars on a world tour – all 19,000 miles of it. Electric power might … Continue reading

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