Author Archives: Alan Feldberg

Rolls-Royce new luminary collection

In a bold expression of dynamic luxury, Rolls-Royce unveils the Wraith Luminary Collection. Inspired by those who lead where others follow, the Wraith Luminary Collection will ‘light the way for the luxury trailblazer.’ In response to an ongoing global demand for Rolls-Royce Collection Cars, the marque has created a Limited Collection of just 55 of these spectacular Wraiths. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, […]

Kia builds 3 millionth car

Kia Motors has manufactured its three millionth car in Europe since production began in Žilina, Slovakia in 2006. The three millionth car to roll off the production line is a Kia cee’d. The car is a fusion white five-door hatchback in ‘GT-Line’ specification, built for a customer in Iceland. It is fitted with a 1.0-litre T-GDi (Turbo Gasoline-Direct injection) engine. […]

Land Rover Legends

One of the UK’s leading specialist classic vehicle insurance brokers, Footman James, is searching for Land Rovers with a personal story to tell. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the first ever production Land Rover and in a bid to celebrate the iconic marque, a special event will be held at Bicester Heritage for collectors, restorers and enthusiasts to enjoy. […]

Motorists don’t trust sat navs

Despite nearly three quarters (71%) of UK motorists using satellite navigation in their cars, 87% of people do not trust it to get them to the right destination every time. This is according to new research by innovative addressing firm what3words that found that more than a quarter (27%) of drivers end up in the wrong place when following a […]

Volvo Product Technology Course

Due to a continued overwhelming response Volvo Cars UK have made available further dates for their product / technology update course. It provides delegates with the latest information on Volvo’s range of cars. Five hundred and forty delegates have already attended the session to date. It is aimed at Vehicle Damage Assessors / Engineers from Insurance Companies / Accident Management […]

Arizona suspends driverless cars

The governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, has suspended driverless cars on the state’s roads following the fatal accident of a woman last week. A few days after the accident, a video was released to the public showing the alarming moments that led up to the incident. It was after watching Uber’s video that Doug decided to write a letter to […]

Carlyle Group swoops for AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has announced the sale of 100% of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for €10.1bn. The deal, expected to be completed by the end of 2018, will realise AkzoNobel’s strategy of creating two separate businesses – Paints and Coatings and Speciality Chemicals. The private sale has been agreed by its board of management and the […]

LV= wins court case

LV= General Insurance, the UK’s third largest motor insurer, yesterday won a court case against 17 men who tried to defraud the company following a minor road accident. The ‘have-a-go’ conmen will now be forced to repay the insurers legal costs. Each claimant must make a payment of £4,000 before the 12th April, with the balance to be paid following […]

Potholes cost Brits £1.7 billion

British drivers spend £1.7 billion repairing damage to their vehicles because of potholes every single year, according to new figures from the UK’s largest online marketplace for car repairs and servicing. The figures have been revealed after the Government said it will commit an extra £100 million to repair potholes around the UK. The news from WhoCanFixMyCar.com comes as the […]

Baldwins and Bluecity partner

Baldwins Repair Group is delighted to be the first UK accident repairer to work in partnership with Bluecity, the point-to-point electric car sharing scheme. This unique scheme is being gradually rolled-out across London and is the capital’s first point-to-point car sharing scheme powered exclusively with green energy. The Buckinghamshire based vehicle repairer, which operates out of four UK sites; started […]

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