Electric Vehicle

Soar In Electric Vehicle Interest After 2030 Announcement

Since the government announced the ban on the sale of new ICE cars from 2030, there has been a huge spike in interest in EVs on Auto Trader’s marketplace. There was a 124% increase in advert views for new electric vehicles after the day of the announcement. Auto Trader’s pay per...
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Car Sales

STEERING YOUR TEENAGER INTO A CAREER IN THE MOTOR INDUSTRY

Did you know that the motor industry already employs more than 800,000 people in the UK? And, that there are there are up to 150 different roles across the industry? The motor industry continues to see truly inspiring developments, exciting change and sustainable growth in both...
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The All New 888bhp Brabus Rocket 900

Check out the new Brabus Rocket 900, the tuned version of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+. Boosting the saloon’s output to 888bph, it has been fitted with a host of engine and chassis upgrades. Only 10 examples will be produced worldwide, at €427,000 (almost £390,000) excluding...
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Car Sales

An Insider’s Guide to Automotive Apprenticeships

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind those big showroom windows and huge roller shutter doors you will see when you pass most franchised dealerships? This IMI Apprenticeship Guide gives you invaluable tips and information on the fantastic opportunities that are available in...
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MOT Tests Down 80% In April

According to figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), In April 2020, there were almost 750,000 MOT tests carried out. This is after the government giving a 6-month MOT expansion from 30th March. The number of MOT tests in April 2020 were down 80% from the...
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Aston Martin

Aston Martin Providing PPE To Frontline NHS

During the coronavirus crisis, Aston Martin is providing PPE to frontline NHS workers by working on a new respiratory protection device, protective visors and gowns. Multimatic, Aston Martin’s project partner, are working together to refine and produce a new respiratory...
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Audi ABT RS7-R Revealed With 730bhp

Take a look at the Audi ABT RS7-R. This is a 730bhp, 199mph version of the Audi RS 7 Sportback. With an uprated turbocharger and intercooler system as well as a revised exhaust system, there is an increase of 138bhp over the standard model, plus a 120Nm increase in torque. Top...
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BMW

BMW Continues Development Of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle With Toyota

BMW confirms it will continue with the development of hydrogen powered cars as part of a collaboration with Toyota. Combining a hydrogen fuel cell with BMW’s new eDrive electric unit, the brand plans to test its next generation powertrain in prototype X5 in 2022. This is called...
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Apple CarKey

BMW Could Be The First Manufacturer To Support Apple CarKey

BMW could be the first manufacturer to received Apple CarKey. This technology allows owners to unlock their vehicle using an iPhone. The Apple CarKey feature was first unearthed in Apple’s iOS 13.4 software, released in February 2020. However, this feature would only work for...
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fiesta

Top 10 Best Selling Cars in the UK 2020

Ford Fiesta  = 9,210 registrations Ford Focus = 8,051 registrations Volkswagen Golf = 7,484 registrations Vauxhall Corsa = 6,244 registrations Nissan Qashqai = 5,901 registrations Mercedes-Benz A-Class = 4,862 registrations Vauxhall Grandland X = 3,801 registrations Volkswagen...
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