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Nissan Intima

Nissan Intima

Predicting what motorists of tomorrow will want in their cars, and how they would like them to look and feel is a big challenge for the designers in car companies. They have to constantly monitor trends and even more difficult, understand things like cultural differences in the various countries since […]

New Kangoo Van revealed

New Kangoo Van revealed

UNVEILED recently in five-door car form at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Renault is now poised to take the covers off of its New Kangoo Van at the European Road Transport Show, held at the Amsterdam RAI. Kangoo Van, known in Europe as Kangoo Express, has been a phenomenal sales […]

SEEING YELLOW

WELL it’s good to know that road rage touches us all at times. Even the UK’s leading road safety organisation, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), seems to be susceptible. What’s got them hot under their collars? Those pesky yellow box junctions. Or rather, the behaviour of some drivers on […]

Combo Expression takes a load off the price

Combo Expression takes a load off the price

AS the latest addition to the perpetually popular Combo range, the new Expression, priced from £7,995 (ex VAT), offers Vauxhall customers an incredible amount of van for their money, with a load volume of 2.76 cubic metres (SAE method) and a payload of up to 613kg. Despite offering all the […]

Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles go clutchless

Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles go clutchless

A PAIR of new clutchless transmissions have joined the Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles line-up, further broadening the appeal of the brand that provides the wheels of business in Britain. The Combo 1.3 CDTi Easytronic and Vivaro 2.0 CDTi Tecshift complement existing two-pedal transmissions in Vauxhall’s portfolio, which include an automatic version […]

SCIENTIST SETS SPEED TRAP FOR POLICE

SCIENTIST SETS SPEED TRAP FOR POLICE

A scientist charged with speeding escaped prosecution when a gadget built into his mobile phone proved he was under the limit. Dr Phillip Tann was accused of driving at 42mph in a 30mph zone – but told magistrates he was only doing 29.177196mph. His lawyer then produced data from a […]

DIE HARDEST (DRIVING LIKE AN ACTION HERO)

      I MUST CONFESS: in this line of work you get to do some pretty unusual things, but learning how to disarm a knife-wielding combatant and shoot a Barreta replica from a Daihatsu Curore is definitely the most dramatic. It’s all happening at the Northamptonshire International Raceway, where […]

LCV business plan developed by Nissan

LCV business plan developed by Nissan

WITHIN Europe, Nissan is working to strengthen its dealer network by creating a dedicated sales channel for light-duty vehicles and by continuing to promote network partnerships, such as the one it has with Volvo Trucks, in markets where the Nissan truck network is not sufficiently developed. Under a series of […]

Goodyear Highway Hero Campaign

Goodyear Highway Hero Campaign

Goodyear Malaysia has a ‘Highway Hero’ campaign which involves the public in recognizing professional heavy vehicle drivers who go beyond their call of duty in providing assistance during mishaps on the highways. Goodyear is running a ?Highway Hero Campaign? from October 11 2007 till March 10 2008 and this campaign […]

C42 in Paris

C42 in Paris

The Citroen showroom today and in 1927 when it first opened (right) Those who have been to Paris and walked around the Champs-Elysees area will not have failed to notice the Citroen showroom at No. 42 Avenue des Champs Elysees. The premier showroom of the French carmaker has been there […]