Archive for 'September,2011'

Lane change accidents continue to rise

Lane change accidents continue to rise

More than 6% of accidents on UK roads are the result of ‘lane change’ manoeuvres, causing vehicle damage in excess of £437 million each year, according to new research by Accident Exchange. The study, conducted by [...]

See the difference winter tyres can make

See the difference winter tyres can make

Winter weather tyres are not just for snow and ice but should be fitted for the whole winter period for improved grip and safety. That’s the message from TyreSafe as it approaches this October’s tyre safety [...]

Motorist’s economic slowdown speeds up

Motorist’s economic slowdown speeds up

More than 50% of motorists are now driving more slowly as the effects of the recession continue to bite into household incomes, up from 34% this time last year. A recently updated survey by Manheim Auctions [...]

BTCC lead tied after Rockingham

BTCC lead tied after Rockingham

Jason Plato, Gordon Shedden and, for the first time in his career, James Nash shared the victories in yesterday’s (Sun 18 Sept) three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Rockingham. Leaving the Northamptonshire venue, [...]

Rare Jaguars race at the 14th Revival

Rare Jaguars race at the 14th Revival

Retro fashion, beautiful vintage aircraft and some of the rarest and most sought after motor cars in the world mixed with closely fought and highly competitive racing – that was the 14th Goodwood Revival held this [...]

Biggest BTCC Grid for 17 years at Rockingham

Biggest BTCC Grid for 17 years at Rockingham

The UK’s premier motor racing championship – the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship – is set to boast its biggest grid in 17 years in its latest round of 2011 at the Rockingham circuit in [...]

C-X16 Redefines Jaguar Sports Cars

C-X16 Redefines Jaguar Sports Cars

Jaguar has released details of the C-X16 concept ahead of its world debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Looking firmly to the future, the C-X16 marks a new chapter for Jaguar.  The two-seater concept has [...]

Volvo’s New Technology Initiative

Volvo’s New Technology Initiative

Volvo Car Corporation is taking the next step towards zero emissions and climate impact through a new, downsized engine range consisting solely of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines. “It’s time to stop counting cylinders. At the [...]

Local Hero Sheddon wins at Knockhill

Local Hero Sheddon wins at Knockhill

Local hero Gordon Shedden was the toast of Knockhill as the Honda Racing driver swept to victory on his home track and moved into the lead of the 2011 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship on [...]

Chelsea AutoLegends a Huge Success

Chelsea AutoLegends a Huge Success

The 2011 Chelsea AutoLegends lived up to its billing as ‘London’s biggest show on wheels’. Staged yesterday (Sunday 4 September) at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, the capital’s premier automotive-themed festival hosted a mouth-watering array of more [...]