Author Archives: chrismacgowan

Nissan LEAF’s drivetrain achieves highest driver satisfaction in 2019 Driver Power study

Steve Fowler, editor-in-chief of Auto Express and Carbuyer: “Owners love the car’s quiet, smooth and rapid acceleration” Organised by Dennis Publishing, the company behind Auto Express and Carbuyer, Driver Power is one of the UK’s most respected customer satisfaction studies … Continue reading

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Simply Jaguar at Beaulieu.

Beaulieu will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic Jaguar MkII at Simply Jaguar on Sunday July 14th with a special display area dedicated to this legendary sporting saloon. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Anglian Water has introduced 10 new electric vans to its fleet as part of its strategy to reduce fleet emissions and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

The company currently spends more than £4.5m on diesel every year, with vans covering 22 million miles annually. The new Nissan e-NV200s can travel 100 miles before they need recharging, so will be used for Anglian Water employees who conduct … Continue reading

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BCA stages first dedicated ULEZ sale.

 BCA staged the first ever Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) sale at BCA Blackbushe on 12 March, attracting a large crowd of online and in-lane buyers.   The Multi-vendor event only featured Euro 6 compliant or electric/hybrid commercial vehicles that … Continue reading

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Strong demand for used diesel cars and milder weather boosts bike market.

Used car of the month: Mazda MX-5 (2009-15) Used bike of the month: Honda CB1000R (2008-18)   Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month.   Valuation … Continue reading

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Beaulieu launches Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition.

To celebrate the golden half century of one of the world’s favourite films Beaulieu is to launch its Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition which can be seen in the National Motor Museum from October 20th. The exhibition will … Continue reading

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Electric car sales to overtake diesel by 2020, says Leasing Options

Registrations of electric cars will surpass those of diesel models in July 2020 if current sales trends continue, Leasing Options has predicted. The leasing company has analysed Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) registration data and reported that diesel … Continue reading

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