Articles in Category : Motoring

March 2020

Auto News

With Liam Bird

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS SEEKS FUTURE TALENT WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2020 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce that applications are now open for its 2020 Apprenticeship Programme. Now in its 14th year, the scheme is open to candidates

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March 2020

Kia Xceed

Motoring with Liam Bird

I’m not sure I should admit this: until last week I didn’t know what a CUV was. An MPV, that’s easy: Multi-purpose Vehicle. Or a people carrier as they were also known. Note the past tense, MPVs were once very

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February 2020

Tamiya Wild One

Motoring with Liam Bird

I barely touched my computer over the Christmas break, in fact, I can’t even remember switching it on. For me that’s pretty unusual, there’s usually a little bit of online shopping that “needs” to be done – you know, the

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February 2020

Auto News

With Liam Bird

MOTORPOINT APPOINTS GENERAL SALES MANAGER FOR NEW SWANSEA BRANCH Andrew Davies has been appointed the General Sales Manager of Motorpoint’s newest branch in Swansea. The 35-year old, who has worked in a number of sales roles with the UK’s largest

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December 2019

Auto News

With Liam Bird

VOLVO ENTICES BRITISH CAR BUYERS WITH ONE YEAR’S FREE ELECTRICITY OFFER Volvo’s aim is to maximise the fuel and emissions-saving potential of its hybrid technology by encouraging people to plug in their car and keep the hybrid system’s high-voltage battery

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November 2019

Auto News for November

With Liam Bird

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RALLYING RETURNS TO WALES IN 2020 Following last month’s record-breaking Wales Rally GB, event organiser Motorsport UK is delighted to confirm that the FIA World Rally Championship will be return-ing to Wales in 2020. Appealing to the purists,

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October 2019

Auto News

With Liam Bird

INEOS AUTOMOTIVE’S UNCOMPROMISING 4X4 TO BE BUILT IN WALES AND NAMED ‘GRENADIER’ INEOS Automotive has announced that its utilitarian 4×4 will be named ‘Grenadier’ after the pub in which it was conceived, with over 6,000 international fans and followers responding

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September 2019

Auto News

With Liam Bird

THE MISSING LINK – MULLINER COMPLETELY RE-CREATES PIVOTAL 1939 BENTLEY CORNICHE Bentley has re-created a long-lost car from its illustrious past that provides a crucial link in the history of its most important models. The ground-up rebuild of the only

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September 2019

McLaren 720S Spider

Motoring with Liam Bird

Quite simply this is without doubt one the finest and most astonishing cars I’ve ever had the pleasure of driving. That’s how I summed up my thoughts after having driven what was then the all-new McLaren 720S, approximately 18 months

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August 2019

Northern Exposure

With Liam Bird

This month Liam takes a road trip north to put the Mazda MX-5 through its paces It’s unlikely that you’ll have heard of either Edington Mains, Charterhall or Chirnside, but you may perhaps have heard of the small border town

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August 2019

Auto News

With Liam Bird

FASTER THAN FORMULA 1: NEW RECORD FOR THE VOLKSWAGEN ID.R IN GOODWOOD The first electric racing car to beat Formula 1: The Volkswagen ID.R has made motorsport history again by setting a new all-time record at the ‘Goodwood Festival of

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July 2019

Auto News

With Liam Bird

MOTORISTS CALL FOR TOUGHER PENALTIES FOR DRIVERS CAUGHT USING THEIR PHONES BEHIND THE WHEEL Almost 90 per cent of motorists would like to see tougher pen-alties handed out to other drivers caught using their phone while behind the wheel according

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