Sunday , February 25 2018
Home / Auto Blog (page 12)

Auto Blog

Tradesmen turned footballers: search for a star

Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials- Stuart Pearce, Dean Windass, Geoff Horsfield

Former tradesman turned professional footballers kick-start talent contest by taking part in the Fiat Professional Tradesman Challenge. Stuart Pearce (electrician), Dean Windass (hod carrier) and Geoff Horsfield (builder) launched the “Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials” – a nationwide search to find a current tradesman who has the talent to play football …

Read More »

Anyone for Headis?

Arsenal stars Mikel Arteta, Héctor Bellerín, Calum Chambers and Francis Coquelin play Headis courtesy of Citroen Airbumps

Citroën teams up with Arsenal Premier League stars for a tournament on a specially created Headis table. With a little help from its protective Airbump® technology (as seen on the Citroën C4 Cactus) Mikel Arteta, Héctor Bellerín, Calum Chambers and Francis Coquelin have had their first experience of Headis – …

Read More »

VW vans become startup office spaces

VW transporter office

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has partnered with start-up specialists Startup Direct to convert its Transporter vans into roaming hot desks. VW has created two uniquely designed sixth-generation Transporter vans to celebrate the developing relationship between new and small businesses and their use of commercial vehicles. One is designed as a ‘Creative …

Read More »

Globetrotting Model T Ford

Ford Model T

Meet the Dutch couple on a mission to drive around the world in a 100-year-old Ford Model T. Dirk and Trudy Regter have owned their 1915 Ford Model T since 1997, and began their journey in the summer of 2012. Both retired, the couple have so far covered almost 50,000 …

Read More »

Driving abroad: the essential guide

Crossing camel - Morocco

Are you confident about driving abroad? Are you up to speed with the local laws of the road? British motorists reveal all in new research…. Whilst there’s no denying that hiring a car abroad allows you to get off the beaten track and discover new sights, sounds and tastes, it’s …

Read More »

Buying and running a car on a budget

Buying a new Hyundai

For some people, being able to buy and run a car on a budget is very important. You might be a student struggling to finance a car that can ferry you backwards and forwards between home and university. Maybe you are between jobs and need a cheap runaround to get …

Read More »

Record Rolls-Royce order

Stephen Hung, Joint Chairman of Louis XIII Holdings with the first of 30 bespoke Rolls-Royces

The first of 30 bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantoms, exclusively handcrafted for THE 13 hotel in Macau, has been handed over. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Chief Executive Officer, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, was on hand to make the presentation to Stephen Hung, Joint Chairman of Louis XIII Holdings. The fleet of stunning extended wheelbase motor …

Read More »

Hospital parking charges are most hated

Hospital parking charges

Parking charges at hospitals in England have been voted the most disliked of all parking fees. In a survey carried out by the RAC, 64% of motorists said that hospital parking charges were the most unwelcome, way ahead of the next most unpopular which were private parking charges made at …

Read More »

Save money on your car insurance

Save money on your motoring costs

Insurance can be a pain, expensive and not the most exciting thing to spend your time or money on, so if you want to save, you’ve got to be smart. Car dealership Carspring has shared some small tips and tricks on how to beat the car insurers. Here are 8 surprisingly …

Read More »

De-ice, stay safe

Winter driving

One in three motorists involved in car accidents in wintry conditions did not fully de-ice their car. New research by a money saving website has revealed that as many as one third of British motorists either experienced or came close to a car accident this winter after not fully …

Read More »