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Vauxhall relaunches scrappage scheme: £2,000 off new car 1

“Think you can’t afford a new car? What a load of scrap.” Is the new tagline for Vauxhall dealers as they bring back the popular ‘scrappage scheme’ that was first introduced over five years ago. Back in 2009 the UK government decided to launch a scrappage scheme to help bring up new car sales during(…)

Brand new Vauxhall Adam S revealed 0

The mini city car Vauxhall Adam  now has a new variant added to the list. The sportier S model will be able to produce 148 BHP, being turbocharged. With power comes responsibility, therefore bigger brakes have been installed. The vehicle will be displayed at the Geneva Motor Show as a production preview concept car. It(…)

Strong sales towards the end of the year 0

General Motors reported strong sales for the month of November. Along with the likes of Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Volkswagen, General Motors have been looking to the future away from the distractions of the Presidential election and Hurricane Sandy. Dealer sales are said to be as high as those in February 2008. Altogether 1.1(…)

The Chevrolet Volt represents American quality – Part 2 0

The cost of the Chevrolet Volt is justified in our opinion. It is not too expensive, with many willing to pay that bit extra in order to get a vehicle that is a great all rounder. It saves motorists expensive running costs and also delivers a performance which is quite satisfying. You will get a(…)

The cost of that fire to General Motors 0

It has been estimated that the cost of the lab explosion earlier this month may result in General Motors having to pay out $5 million in order to fix it. The power of the explosion The explosion occurred in General Motors Technical Centre at their battery testing facility, located in Warren.  Some sources claim that(…)

Another battery problem for the Volt 0

General Motors have had a battery explode during the development of the Chevrolet Volt Plug-in hybrid sedan vehicle.  The explosion occurred at General Motors’ technical centre in Warren, Michigan which is located near the company’s Detroit Headquarters. The explosion of the lithium – ion battery in question led to two people being treated in hospital.(…)

Vauxhall at Geneva Motorshow 0

Vauxhall have showcased the Astra VXR at the Geneva Motor Show this month. It has more power than any of its rivals, with many saying that it is the best looking too. The best performance out of the lot The car will act a close rival to the highly anticipated Ford Focus ST. The 2.0(…)

The Peugeot 308 SW Review 0

The Peugeot 308 SW is an extremely practical estate car which looks the part too. We take a look at the car and discuss why it betters most rivals. Safety We start off today with the element of safety with the Peugeot 308 SW as it is perhaps the car’s strongest attribute. At the strenuous(…)

Peugeot 508 SW Review 0

The Peugeot 508 SW offers great value for money considering the amount of quality that it contains. Today we take a look at some of the car’s plus points in our review today. Performance The petrol choices consist of a 1.6 litre 118 BHP variant along with a turbocharged 154 BHP variant. There are four(…)

Peugeot 308 Hatchback Review 0

Peugeot, partners of General Motors, have relied on their 308 model throughout Europe. Many find it popular thanks to the great qualities in which it posses. In our car review today we take a look at why the car has been such a great success. Safety The safety upon the Peugeot 308 is perhaps the(…)