If it’s good enough for Ant & Dec: New Suzuki Baleno full of eastern...

THE latest Suzuki model to come off the production line will be in UK dealerships next month. And the Baleno is straight from India, the new hothouse of car production where they are producing cars by the million every year. India...

Wiltshire Mitsubishi dominate as group reveals award winners

THE UK's largest independent Mitsubishi dealer group, CCR, has presented its annual awards to its top-performing dealers. The Wiltshire dealerships in Swindon and Melksham won four of the nine awards between them at the ceremony held at Alexandra House, near...

Mitsubishi Outlander gets seal of approval from Swindon and GB speedway boss

THE manager of Team GB and Swindon Robins speedway teams has picked up a new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Swindon Mitsubishi has supported Alun Rossiter for the last year and has just provided the former speedway rider with a new plug-in...

Swindon Honda geared up for production of new 2017 Civic

SWINDON'S Honda factory is gearing up for its new Civic car which will be exported around the world. The new prototype hatchback made its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show a couple of weeks ago and it is the...

The £5k Bentley: Is this Britain’s best-value motor?

A BENTLEY limousine which originally cost almost £150,000 could be Britain’s best-value motor after it was put up for sale for just £5,000. The 1997 Bentley Turbo R Long Wheelbase was designed by the iconic manufacture to offer the ultimate in...
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10 tips to save your life: Swindon firm Arval release innovative new video

AS CONDITIONS on the road continue to deteriorate, Swindon-based Arval, has developed a short video to share its top 10 road safety tips with drivers. A couple of years ago, the leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company pulled its safety tips...

International rugby stars hook up with Ciren-based Mitsubishi

SOME of the stars of Gloucester Rugby have met their ideal match with the Mitsubishi range, as part of the new partnership with the Cirencester-based company. Five of Mitsubishi’s Brand Ambassadors picked up their new vehicles at Kingsholm Stadium. England...

DRIVEN: Citroen C4 – the sensible sibling

GEOFF MAXTED of DriveWrite on the virtues of Citroen's no-nonsense family favourite... OUR featured car is, to give it the full title, a Citroen C4 Flair BlueHDi hatchback and it is painted Bourrasque Blue. Bourrasque means, apparently, a gust or squall,...

DRIVEN: The Formidable 2015 Audi TT Coupé

GEOFF MAXTED of DriveWrite puts Audi's TT through its paces... WHEN people think about the name of Audi there's a good chance they will immediately associate it with the word 'quattro' because that, in a way, sums up the brand. Thus...

Local mechanic set to represent UK at World Skills Olympics

AWARD-WINNING mechanic Mark Illsley is flying to South Korea this week, to represent the UK in a major automotive competition. Mark is one of only two technicians from the UK who have qualified to represent their country at Hyundai’s World...

Vauxhall Viva turning back the clock for Swindon’s flirty fifties

LOCAL Vauxhall retailer, Skurrays Vauxhall, is encouraging local flirty fifties to rediscover the feeling they had from their early twenties, following the launch of the all-new VIVA model. The ‘This Gran Can’ study, commissioned by Vauxhall Motors found the over...

Swindon retailer offers FREE FUEL to customers

THERE is good news for those who are looking for a new vehicle this autumn, as local Vauxhall retailer, Skurrays Vauxhall, is welcoming back to its showroom Vauxhall’s Free Fuel Event. From Friday 18 to Monday 21 September, the dealership in Swindon...

Two cars seized during number plate sting in Ludgershall

POLICE carried out a successful Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) operation in the south of the county yesterday. Community Beat Manager Tim Bunt and PCSO Maria Downham were joined by PC Alex Collins from Amesbury Response and PC Rachel Noble...

Skurrays celebrate summer with air-con and safety check offer

WITH the summer holidays in full swing and the upcoming heat wave fast approaching, many of us will be taking to the roads to try and make the most of Britain in summertime. And, to ensure your driving is a...

Pebley Beach bags inaugural aftersales award

MOTOR dealer Pebley Beach has become the first recipient of an award that recognises exemplary service in aftersales. The Swindon company was presented with the Aftersales Excellence Award at the prestigious Motor Trader Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last...