August 2012

Mazda CX-5 wins Design Award in SUV class

August 28, 2012

Mazda CX-5 wins European AUTO BILD Design Award 2012 Instead of the hybrids and electric cars Mazda has stuck with improving the internal combustion engine… you can see what Honest John thought of it in their video review Winner and most attractive vehicle in the “SUV, Van and All-Wheel” category is the Mazda CX-5. About [...]

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Will you be watching the Paralympics? London 2012 gears up for Paralympics

August 21, 2012

Paralympics in London We are expecting something spectacular after the warm up of The Olympics and London 2012!And I know we won’t be disappointed!   History of the Paralympic Games Getset London tell us that “in 1944, a doctor, Sir Ludwig Guttmann, was working with war veterans with spinal injuries when he started to think [...]

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Distracted Driving: Do your company car drivers cause crashes by ogling?

August 16, 2012

Ogling drivers cause crashes     Do your company car drivers get distracted easily in the summer months by pedestrians wearing less clothes? It has been reported that nearly one million crashes happen in Britain every year due to ogling drivers concentrating more on members of the opposite sex than the road, mainly resulting in [...]

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Porsche team goes all out for Charity! UK Three Peaks Challenge

August 10, 2012

Porsche completes the UK Three Peaks Challenge for BEN Great to hear that on the 16 June 2012 Dean Robinson, Gavin Bailey and Stuart ‘The Driver’ from the Porsche Centre Wilmslow raised over £2000 for BEN, the automotive industry charity by taking part in the UK Three Peaks Challenge.   The Three Peaks Challenge is [...]

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Auctioning cars for charity: Will you be bidding on George Clooney’s Electric car?

August 7, 2012

George Clooney Auctions Electric Sports Car   George Clooney is auctioning off his 2008 Telsa Roadster on the 19th of August to raise money for the Satellite Sentinel Project, a charity that supports the crisis in Sudan. Although it’s not just about the money, it is also a great way to raise awareness about the NGO [...]

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Revenge of the Electric Car – Turnaround in the car industry

August 3, 2012

In 2006 Chris Paine documented the rise and fall of electric cars in “Who killed the Electric Car” – he found that General Motors was the answer, they were the manufacturers of the EV1, the first, limited-availability, lease-only electric car who put the car on the road and then crushed them all later. Paine also found [...]

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Could your company car drivers cut their fuel bills like these taxi drivers have?

August 1, 2012

Cut your company car fuel bills   Fuel bills have stumped us all recently, hitting the headlines on a regular basis and not because it is good news! However recently some London taxi and private hire drivers have taken part in a smarter driving programme, run by  the Energy Saving Trust’s (EST’s) in a bid to [...]

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