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Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour redevelopment completed for 50th anniversary.

SOURCE: click here The major £2m redevelopment of award-winning Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour will be completed in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Beaulieu River marina. Half a century since it was opened by Edward, Lord Montagu with round the world yachtsman … Continue reading

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Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp

The National Motor Museum’s Land Speed Record breaking 1920 Sunbeam 350hp has been fitted with a replacement gearbox to match its rebuilt engine, decades after losing its original gearbox. The ongoing project to restore and preserve Sir Malcolm Campbell’s iconic machine, … Continue reading

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Venice tourism controls.

VENICE is continuing in its fight against over-tourism by tracking the number of tourists that come to the city, although controversially, the council will be tapping in to mobile phones to do so. By LAUREN O’CALLAGHAN “Daily Express” Photo inset shows … Continue reading

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LEVC prototype vans underway

Ansty, 7 February 2020 – The first prototypes of the new van from London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) are now being built at the company’s state-of-the-art factory in Ansty, Coventry, ahead of its debut at this year’s CV show on the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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SsangYong Motor UK extends Blenheim Palace sponsorship.

Following its successful partnership in 2017, SsangYong Motor UK has extended its sponsorship of the Blenheim Palace Horse Trials for a further five years. Blenheim Palace Horse Trials takes place in Oxfordshire from 13-16 September 2018 and is one of … Continue reading

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Loughborough Uni develops technology to reduce real-world diesel emissions.

SOURCE “FLEET NEWS” WRITTEN BY SIMON HARRIS LINK TO FLEET NEWS New technology that could dramatically reduce real-world emissions of diesel engines could be just two years away. Researchers at Loughborough University have created a world-first technology, and they claim … Continue reading

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Dubai International Motor Show.

The region’s premier motoring event to shine spotlight on electric cars as UAE prepares to lead the way in clean, zero-emission personal transportation. Buyers of zero-emission vehicles in Dubai can take advantage of a number of benefits November, 2017: Dubai’s … Continue reading

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