Archive for 'November,2011'

SMEs At Risk On Driver Safety

SMEs At Risk On Driver Safety

According to the Department of Transport, it has been estimated that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve either a company car or a private car being driven on company business. Fleet driver [...]

2012 Goodwood Theme Confirmed

2012 Goodwood Theme Confirmed

The 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed theme (28 June-01 July) has been confirmed as ‘Young Guns – Born to Win’, celebrating drivers and riders and designers and engineers whose supreme talent and insatiable thirst for speed [...]

Happy Birthday to Derek Bell

Happy Birthday to Derek Bell

Derek Bell, one of the most successful works drivers who raced for Porsche, celebrated his 70th birthday on 31 October 2011. Born in Pinner, Middlesex, Great Britain in 1941, Bell is considered to be one of [...]

Drivers Waste £337million on Fuel

Drivers Waste £337million on Fuel

s according to new research* by Michelin following its 2011 Fill Up With Air campaign. The Michelin Fill Up With Air roadshow, which has been touring the UK since May highlighting the importance of keeping tyres [...]

Fleet Operators’ Accelerating Costs

Fleet Operators’ Accelerating Costs

With rising fuel costs, many motorists are looking at any way possible to save money and maximise fuel efficiency, with some people cutting out short journeys altogether. And, while the majority of van drivers are conscious [...]

Sabine Schmitz at Top Gear Live

Sabine Schmitz at Top Gear Live

Queen of the ‘Ring’ and frequent Top Gear guest, Sabine Schmitz, will be racing a prototype Bowler EXR against a Rage Buggy, in a series of super-charged, high octane challenges on the indoor track, when Top [...]

Goodwood Festival Dates Confirmed

Goodwood Festival Dates Confirmed

The dates for the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed have now been confirmed. The 2012 Festival will take place from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July, the same weekend that the world’s largest celebration of [...]

Volvo Supplies 2100 Cars to Tristar

Volvo Supplies 2100 Cars to Tristar

Tristar Worldwide has renewed a solus three-year car supply deal with Volvo for 2,100 cars to service its Virgin Atlantic Airways’ Upper Class chauffeur contract. Volvo will supply 700 cars per year to Tristar to chauffeur [...]

Students Investigate McLaren Technology

Students Investigate McLaren Technology

The McLaren Group welcomed a group of local teachers and students to the McLaren Technology Centre for a rare, behind the scenes glimpse into life as a McLaren engineer. The tour was organised in conjunction with [...]

Jaguar XF Scoops Another Award

Jaguar XF Scoops Another Award

The Jaguar XF has emerged as winner of the Executive and Luxury category in the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2011. Commended by the judges as a ‘seriously desirable and sophisticated car’, the [...]