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Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35

All-New Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 and show special ‘Basecamp’ vehicle make public debut at the CV Show 2022. Isuzu UK will return once again to the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 24th–26th May 2022, located at stand 5D60 where Isuzu UK will be presenting the

Retro Rallycross confirmed for Firle Beacon

Retro Rallycross confirmed for new motorsport event Firle Beacon – this July Firle Beacon, a brand-new Rally, Sprint and Supercar motorsport event to be held in East Sussex on 30 & 31st July 2022, is proud to confirm Retro Rallycross – a collection of legendary drivers and cars spanning the

Growth of Mulliner personalisation brings new options

Bentley’s bespoke division – Mulliner – has continued to see exponential growth in 2022, continuing the trend seen last year. Requests for personalisation and bespoke content via Mulliner have risen by 200 per cent since 2020, to the highest level in the company’s history. On average, three Bentleys per day

Rolls-Royce Phantom: A new expression

Rolls-Royce products enjoy an expansive lifetime, ultimately becoming timeless expressions of good taste, beauty and luxurious perfection. Phantom occupies a unique, pinnacle position in this regard, being revered for its timeless elegance. The eighth-generation of Phantom was presented in 2017. In creating the new expression, Rolls-Royce designers and engineers have

Technology Gossip

MyDucati App evolves

MyDucati App evolves with the new “Maintenance” section MyDucati App, the mobile application that allows all enthusiasts to stay always connected with the Ducati world, undergoes a further evolution and now introduces the new “Maintenance” section. The introduction of a section dedicated to maintenance underlines Ducati’s commitment to always offer maximum transparency

Volvo improve their On Call Smartphone App

Call it a step counter for electrified cars: drivers of Volvo plug-in-hybrid cars can now gain new insights into their electric driving patterns, as Volvo Cars introduces a range of new features on its Volvo On Call smartphone app in all Volvo On Call markets. With the additional functionalities, Volvo

FORD boosts connected commercial vehicles

FORD BOOSTS CONNECTED COMMERCIAL VEHICLES: MODEM, CONNECTED SERVICES AND OVER-THE-AIR UPDATES NOW STANDARD FordPass Connect modem is now fitted as standard to almost all Ford commercial vehicles, with FordPass Connect services now complimentary across Europe Over-the-air updates keep commercial vehicles at the forefront of technology by enabling new features, enhancing


Karoq, Kodiaq & Superb Get NEW Infotainment

New infotainment systems are being introduced into ŠKODA’s flagship Superb as well as its Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs as part of model year updates. They are based on Volkswagen Group’s third-generation modular infotainment matrix and offer not only the Laura digital voice assistant, but a host of other online features

Industry Gossip

Mercedes-Benz Vito

NEW Mercedes-Benz Vito

Offered in a choice of two van models, three lengths, four engine derivatives, two transmissions and three trims, the evolved Mercedes-Benz Vito offers more efficiency, more security, and more safety, and is now available to order from £22,845* (excl. VAT), based on a Vito 110CDI PROGRESSIVE L1. Available as a

New car registrations fell by 57% in May

The evolution of the European automotive industry has continued as the global pandemic has continued to loom large over the sector. New car registrations fell by 57% in May down to 622,067 units across 27 markets – taking the cumulative results for 2020 to 3.95 million units, down by 43%

Start Rescue wins Which? Award

Once again, the growing LOW-COST Breakdown brand Start Rescue is awarded WHICH? recommended provider status. After just celebrating its 10th anniversary, the value for money breakdown provider, has achieved Which? Recommended Provider status for the second year running, firmly placing it as a brand to consider if you are looking to save on

Ford expands its climate change goals

Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim carbon neutrality targets to even more urgently address climate change challenges for example in Europe.  The company announced that ambition as it issued its 21st annual Sustainability Report. Ford is the only full line U.S. automaker committed

Concept Gossip

Hyundai reveals design of the VISION T

Hyundai Motor has released a new walkaround video of Vision T, first revealed at the Los Angeles International Auto Show last fall. In the video, Head of Hyundai Design SangYup Lee explains the key characteristics of the concept car’s design: dynamic architecture, sharp edges and straight lines, and geometric design

Nissan Gripz Concept

Nissan – The Concept is just the 1st Step to Reality

Sometimes, the point of a concept car is just to explore a concept. It can showcase blue-sky thinking about a future world with technology that’s more science fiction than reality. Concepts can also give us a glimpse of design studies freed from real-world limitations, sparking a sense of wonder. But

FIAT Concept Centoventi

FIAT CONCEPT CENTOVENTI NAMED BEST CONCEPT CAR OF 2019 BY CAR DESIGN NEWS The Fiat Concept Centoventi has been named Best Concept Car of 2019 in the Car Design Awards. The annual awards from the publication is made up of a jury of 18 design directors from similarly world-renowned car

Days Out

10 years of children’s Settrington Cup race

Pedal Power – Goodwood Revival to celebrate 10 years of children’s Settrington Cup race. The 2022 Goodwood Revival is set to celebrate a decade of pedal power, as they mark 10 years of the world’s cutest race: the Settrington Cup.  First seen at the Goodwood Revival in 2012, the Settrington

Top trading and expert advice at Beaulieu’s Spring Autojumble

With less than two weeks to go until the greatly anticipated return of Beaulieu’s Spring Autojumble, there’s still time to get involved with the buying and selling action and meet classic car experts at the packed event on 14th and 15th May. Looking to snap up spare parts for that unfinished lockdown car build?

Concours of Elegance 2022

Latest star cars announced for Concours of Elegance 2022. The Concours of Elegance, presented by A. Lange & Söhne, has revealed the latest cars that will star at the 2022 edition of the UK’s most glamorous automotive extravaganza. Held in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, the Concours of Elegance

50 years of BMW M

Goodwood Festival of Speed Central Feature to celebrate 50 years of BMW M Goodwood is proud to announce that the Central Feature at the 2022 Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard will celebrate BMW M. The sculpture will pay homage to five decades of the division and showcase some of

Motorbike Gossip

Suzuki Live set for Cadwell Park

Suzuki is set to welcome owners and enthusiasts to Cadwell Park on Friday 10 June for Suzuki Live, where the Japanese firm will celebrate both new and old models alike. The day will bring together track sessions for bikes of all ages, test rides, special guests, classic bike displays, and a

Searle and Nicholls storm British championship podium

The Crendon Fastrack Honda team of Tommy Searle and Jake Nicholls both ended up on the MX1 podium in round three of the British championship at Lyng on Sunday after some close and thrilling racing. Red plate holder Searle took the overall victory on his Honda CRF450R while Nicholls took

All eyes on the Roads as Honda Racing UK heads to the North West 200

The wait is over for Glenn Irwin and John McGuinness as this week, after a two-year hiatus, the fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils International North West 200 roars into life, where the Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP will make its long-awaited NW200 debut.  Leading the charge on the Fireblade SP is four-time

Ducati the power behind Silverstone bike track days

Ducati UK are delighted to announce a new partnership with Silverstone bike track days. Ducati are joining forces with the home of British Motorsport to supply a fleet of Ducati Panigale V4 for the Silverstone Bike track days. For Ducati and Silverstone this is a natural partnership with Ducati UK

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