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BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006 EXCELLENT EXCEL

The British Motor Show is here again, and this time it’s in London to stay writes Iain Dooley WHY here, why now? It’s a simple question when the likes of the long established Geneva and Paris motor shows are good at drawing in the crowds, but the addition of the […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006: ALTERNATIVE ATTRACTIONS

THERE’S more to looking at cars at the British International Motor Show. Keen to appeal to a wide range of people, show organisers are putting on some amazing attractions in a bid to make the show something for all ages and interests. With our guide to what else is happening, […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006: VISITOR INFORMATION

      OPENING TIMES Evening Standard Preview Night (Premium Price Tickets – General Public Admitted): Wednesday 19th July 2006 4.00pm – 9.00pm First Day (Premium Price Tickets – General Public Admitted): Thursday 20th July 2006 9.30am – 9pm General Public (Standard Price Tickets): Friday 21st July – Sunday 30th […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006: STARS OF TOMORROW

              WITH A new venue, the promise of more events and attractions, the 2006 British Motor Show is claiming to be the best yet. Ask anyone coming through the front door however, and you’ll discover that the most important thing for the public is […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006: THE BRIT PACK

        THIS YEAR’S British Motor Show ay ExCel has attracted a number of international debuts, but some of the greatest cars to be unveiled at the show were designed and built on home soil. Here are a few of the most notable home debuts. 1959 – Morris […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006: 100 YEARS OF CARS

      CROWDS of over 100,000 are expected to watch a star studded parade of famous, historic, and futuristic cars travel through London on Sunday 16 July as a curtain raiser to the Motor Show. The event celebrates the return of the show to London after 30 years. The […]

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW 2006 ORGANISER’S OPINION

Tim Etchells, one of the men responsible for organising the show, outlines how things are shaping up. By Mike Collier WHAT ARE YOUR MAIN AIMS FOR THE NEW SHOW? We wanted to create something very different from previous UK motor shows in terms of both the content and how it’s […]

DODGE THE DANGERS WHEN DRIVING ABROAD

Top tips for motorists heading to a foreign land THEY drive on the wrong side, the road signs make no sense and the kids are making a racket in the back seat – all ingredients for high stress and a potential accident. But, according to leading travel assistance provider, Mondial […]

Russians may buy LDV

Russians may buy LDV

A RUSSIAN company is engaged in talks to buy the British van maker LDV, it has emerged. Sun Capital, which bought LDV late last year, confirmed that they are talking to Russian company Gaz about a possible sale. In a joint statement the firms stress that the talks are at […]

The fastest JCB you’ll ever see

The fastest JCB you’ll ever see

IF YOU’VE ever cursed a JCB as you crawled behind one looking for an overtaking opportunity, think again. The company has created a machine to tackle the world diesel land speed record, and while it may not be much good at digging trenches, it’ll eat a hot hatch for breakfast. […]