Monthly Archives: June 2011

New driving test centres trialled

Trials are due to take place at seven locations in Britain, including Ashford in Kent, to try out the practicality of new driving test centres, the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) said. The trials will provide practical car tests in selected … Continue reading

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ASDA cuts another 2p off fuel price

ASDA has sparked off another battle in the supermarket fuel price war by knocking a further 2p a litre off the cost of its petrol and diesel. The company said that from Tuesday morning drivers filling up at Asda will … Continue reading

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Digging a big hole

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in Loughborough after being stopped while driving a JCB traction unit on a road. He was arrested at the scene after being found to be over the legal drink-drive limit. A total of 60 … Continue reading

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Aston Martin and Colette produce ultra-luxury Cygnet

Aston Martin has joined forces with Parisian fashion authority colette to produce the strictly limited edition; ‘Cygnet & colette’ luxury city car. To celebrate the collaboration, 14 examples of the ‘Cygnet & colette’ city car will be hand-crafted via the … Continue reading

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Speed camera data to be published

Information about the number of accidents, casualties and prosecutions relating to speed cameras in England will be published for the first time. Figures which show if more crashes took place before or after cameras were installed will be available on … Continue reading

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Toyota GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II

NAME: Toyota GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II DEBUT: ADAC Nurburgring 24hr race, 25th-26th June APPEARANCE: Suitably wacky and not without a hint of Porsche in it, the Concept II is certainly a looker. But of rather more importance is that … Continue reading

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Just the beginning (BMW 640i Convertible)

Replacing an old favourite can often be more challenging than inventing something new altogether. If there’s one area where human beings fear change it’s when buying a car, and that can result in grumpy showroom visitors asking why they changed … Continue reading

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Mercy mission

A seven-year-old pyjama-clad boy drove his stepfather’s car for 20 miles, sometimes hitting speeds of 50mph, before being stopped by police in Michigan. Huron County prosecutor Tim Rutkowski said he had charged the boy with unlawful use of a vehicle … Continue reading

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