5 Revision tips to keep the stress at bay.

We all know the exam period can be a very stressful time, with pressures building and deadlines looming it can be easy to crack.  That’s why I have some exam revision tips to help keep the stress at bay and manage those emotions. Tip number one is to start revision early.  This...
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Smart roads and driverless cars.

A deal signed this week will see organisations in the UK and America work together to develop the skills required to repair self-driving cars. According to the Financial Times, a memorandum of understanding signed by Michigan governor Rick Snyder and UK business minister Richard...
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Toyota’s talking cars?

According to Reuters, Toyota Motor Corp plans to sell US vehicles that can communicate with one another using short-range wireless technology by 2021. By the mid-2020s, Toyota plans to adopt the communications systems across all its vehicles in America and hopes other companies...
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AMAZING TECH MAKES THE VOLVO XC90 THE SAFEST CAR EVER TESTED

According to Thatcham Research, the Volvo XC90 is the safest car ever tested, with zero recorded fatalities. Since the Volvo XC90 went on sale in 2002 it has sold over 50,000 vehicles, yet not a single person or passenger has been killed while in the vehicle. One reason for the...
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Lookers aim to double female apprentice intake in 2018.

Lookers has launched a Female Apprentice Network as part of a drive to boost the number of women apprentices in its network.   The dealer group recruited seven female apprentices last year and plans to double this to approximately 10% of its 160 target intake in 2018.  ...
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Volvo Car UK aims to fill 60 apprenticeships in 2018.

Volvo Car UK will focus on school and college leavers in a bid to fill 60 apprenticeship programme spaces as part of an ongoing recruitment drive in 2018. Volvo apprentices will be employed full-time at an authorised Volvo retailer, learning new skills in mechanical and software...
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50% of 17-24 say they are more likely to maintain their own car

A new study has found that more young drivers feel confident with basic car maintenance than their parents’ generation, as a result of online ‘how to’ videos. The research by LV found that millennials come out on top for their car maintenance skills, with half of 17-24 year olds...
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Lookers Enter Top 100 List for Apprenticeship Employers.

Lookers became the only national motor retailer in the UK to be entered into Centrica’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers listings as it was recognised for “making a difference to the lives of their apprentices”. Steve Maule, group head of qualifications at Lookers, said: “We are...
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Tesla’s Hot New Launches.

                The new Tesla Roadster has been announced and its quite frankly ludicrous, reaching 0 – 60 in 1.9 seconds and a top speed of 250mph with a special package to be announced that will “Take it to the next...
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