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How a bad credit score can cost drivers dear

Used MINIs

Having a poor credit score could end up costing you as much as £8,000 extra when financing one of the UK’s most popular cars, according to new research by Uswitch.com. For instance, the best-selling Ford Fiesta costs £16,645 to buy outright. However, when bought on finance with a four-year repayment …

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JCB goes hybrid with Toyota Corolla fleet order

JCB orders 40 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports models

Construction equipment giant JCB has made the switch to self-charging hybrid electric technology by replacing its sales team’s fleet with 40 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports models. The handover of the first 20 vehicles took place at the company’s Rocester headquarters in Staffordshire. The British-built Corolla estates are all powered by …

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Applications Of Van Wrapping In Marketing Campaigns

The purpose of any successful marketing campaign is to draw eyes and ears to a particular product or brand. There are a variety of techniques that are used in this regard, with most of the focus going towards online marketing since this can reach the widest possible audience. Still, a …

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#BillyWhizz takes delivery of Toyota GR Supra

Billy Monger's adapted Toyota GR Supra

Racing driver Billy Monger is all set to take on a unique para sport challenge to be broadcast on Channel 4 in August – with a little help from Toyota. The 21-year-old, who achieved success in the Ginetta Junior and British F4 race series before tragically losing both his legs …

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First podium of the season for “Ferrari”

Verstappen with the winner's trophy and a Ferrari Trento celebration bottle

Red Bull ace Jos Verstappen’s first win of the year at the chaotic, incident-strewn Emilia Romagna Grand Prix also marked a new era for F1- it was the 2021 podium debut for Ferrari Trento, the new Official Toast of Formula 1. After the ‘dry’ Bahrain Grand Prix two weeks ago, …

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Roadkill: UK wildlife road death toll revealed

Animal-road-death-toll-report-by-GoCompare

Six badgers, five pheasants and five hedgehogs are run over on UK roads EVERY day, according to a new report by GoCompare. Small mammals are the most commonly hit animals on our roads (8,580 a year), followed by birds (4,652) and large mammals such as deer (1,000). Amphibians (72 a …

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Motorists reveal their electric dreams

Nissan Leaf charging

New research has revealed that 70% of European motorists would consider an electric vehicle for their next car. A survey of 3,500 petrol and diesel, and 3,500 electric car owners spread across seven countries and regions, including the UK, examined EV satisfaction as well as attitudes other drivers have towards …

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Top 10 most scrapped cars in the UK

Ford-Focus-Mk-2

New research from car recycling website Scrap Car Network indicates that Brits scrapped a third more cars in 2020, with the Ford Focus leading the way. Some 10,000 more cars were scrapped in the past two years via the website, and a record 37,000 cars were consigned to car heaven …

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Meet the amazing MG Cyberster concept

MG Cyberster concept car

The first official pictures of the stunning new MG Cyberster retro EV have been revealed ahead of its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show later this month. Developed by the team at the MG Advanced Design Centre in London, the Cyberster is a two-seater sports car recalling the brand’s tradition, …

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New ownership for Caterham Cars

Caterham Cars

British sports car manufacturer Caterham Cars has been acquired by Japanese automotive group, VT Holdings. The company, which bought Caterham from businessmen Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun, has been the Japanese importer for the Seven since 2009, where it currently sells more than 120 cars annually. As one of Japan’s …

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