Ford launches the Ford GT Heritage Edition

This week, Ford unveiled a new special edition of the Ford GT dubbed the “Heritage Edition” and it pays homage to the 1966 Ford GT in which Ken Miles won at the Le Mans 24 hour race. The special edition car has a unique red and black exterior which is a modern take on the 66′ car, with 98 numbers on each side as well as exposed carbon fibre. On […]

Car dealerships in Scotland to open at the end of June

First minister Nicola Sturgeon, has announced that the lockdown restrictions are starting to be eased in Scotland and part of that is allowing car dealerships to reopen again, starting on the 29th June. Car dealerships in England reopened on the 1st June and in Northern Ireland they opened on the 8th June and have had to meet the social distancing and new health and safety guidelines, and Scotland is doing […]

Ford launches new mild hybrid Fiesta, on sale now

Today, Ford has expanded the line up of the current Fiesta, with a new mild-hybrid option. Ford starting offering its cars with an electrical boost starting with the new Kuga and Puma and now, the Fiesta can be specced with it too. As it does in the Puma, the hybrid system uses a 48v belt driven starter and generator to supply a small boost of power for the engine, 15lb […]

Car dealerships in Northern Ireland to reopen again on the 8th June

This week, we reported that the PM has allowed some non-essential shops to reopen again soon and that does include car deanships on the 1st June, but only in England and this doesn’t include Wales or Scotland. Regarding Wales, the Welsh First Minister has commented and said he hopes that ‘non-essential’ will be able to open up again, later next month in June on the 19th. Regarding Northern Ireland, the […]

UK Government has said car dealerships in England can open on the 1st June

In England, car dealerships have been closed since near the start of the lockdown, whereas the service departments have been allowed to stay open during it to help key workers get their cars repaired in order to travel to work. This week, Boris Johnson has announced that starting on the 1st June, car dealerships in England will be allowed to fully open to sell new cars so long as the […]

Aston Martin CEO – Andy Palmer has stepped down today

Aston Martin CEO, Andy Palmer has stepped down from the company today after five and a half years at the company. Palmer joined as CEO in October 2014 and came from various management roles at Nissan. Palmer has seen the company though it’s ‘Second Century Plan’ which brought the second generation V8 Vantage, DB11, DBS and the new DBX SUV, the first SUV from Aston Martin. The company also opened […]

Ford stops production of the Ka+, C-Max and B-Max in Europe

Ford has recently taken the decision to stop production of the small city car, the Ka+ and the two medium sized people carriers the C-Max and the B-Max in Europe in order to be more profitable and to meet buyer demand. The outgoing Ka+ is based on the last generation Ford Fiesta in order to keep costs down and is also sold in India and other markets. The C-Max and […]

Morgan Motors has resumed production this week, but in very limited numbers

Like other UK based car factories, Morgan Motors stopped production back at the end of March to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. This week the company has resumed production at its Malvern Hills based factory on Monday 12th May, bit in a limited fashion, only twenty staff have returned back to work. “This very small scale reintroduction provides us a good opportunity to prove some of the new […]

Aston Martin has resumed production at its factory in Wales

When car factories shut their doors all over the UK and Europe in March, it was unclear as when they would reopen again, but we are now starting to see the slow ramp up again, so far Lamborghini has started production again while in Sunderland, Nissan has extended its closure until June. The more recent news is from Aston Martin, who has a factory in St Athan, Wales and it […]

Alfa Romeo has updated the Giulia Quadrifoglio and Stelvio Quadrifoglio for 2020

Today, Alfa Romeo has introduced some new updates for the existing Giulia Quadrifoglio saloon and the Stelvio Quadrifoglio SUV for 2020. These updates include some design tweaks mainly, along with some new colours. Alfa Romeo also updated the non Quadrifoglio versions recently. Todays updates include new LED rear light clusters with dark lenses as well as extra gloss black detailing around the car. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio now also has a larger […]