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Car dealership turns movie maker in major campaign

Humorous situations involving an unlucky car salesman will feature as part of a car retailer’s major new video campaign. SG Petch, which has showrooms across the North East and Yorkshire, has created and commissioned the production of a series of … Continue reading

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Fiat’s TwinAir is engine of the year

As much as i like big engined cars, the one good thing to come out of the EU’s new emission standards is the advancement in engine technology. Take Fiats new TwinAir engine that has just been added to the 500 … Continue reading

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More pictures of ix20 emerge

At a private press meeting fleet buyers got a closer look at the new Hyundai ix20 in all its glory. The images reveal a Panoramic sunroof as well as a diesel version sporting the Blue Drive technology badging. In less … Continue reading

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Hyundai answer questions over ix35 supply

Hyundai managing director Tony Whitehorn agreed to a live questions and answer session from customers frustrated at having to wait for supply of its new ix35 crossover. The session, which was initiated on behalf of ‘Honest John’ (Daily Telegraph & … Continue reading

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Mazda 2 Upgrade

Mazda will refresh its Mazda 2 supermini with an official launch in October 2010. Since its launch in 2007, the Mazda 2 has earned praise around the world winning the 2008 World Car Of The Year Award. It’s now the … Continue reading

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Juke ownership adds up

The latest insurance ratings for the Nissan Juke, alongside RV figures just released from CAP, mean the cost of owning Nissan’s new crossover are looking good value for money indeed. Positioning itself against the Mini and Alfa Romeo Mito, the … Continue reading

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Kia release early version of Sportage

Kia brought forward the Autumn launch of its all new Kia Sportage with a special edition model. Badged as the First Edition, the model allows Kia to enter the September registration deadline in order to get the new crossover into … Continue reading

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Micra makes way for Juke

With austerity measures and the tightening of belts in the UK, the future of the North East of England, with the closure of Corus and all, must seem pretty bleak. Micra production at Sunderland comes to an end Add Nissan’s … Continue reading

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Nissan Juke exceeds sales target

It would seem Nissan’s initial target of 1300 Juke units was a little conservative judging by pre-orders in Japan. Of course the Japanese love their cars as much as we do and the quirkier the better. That being said, whoever … Continue reading

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Upgraded Hyundai i30 U At Geneva

Hyundai will reveal an updated version of its highly successful i30 hatchback at Geneva. The revised i30 builds on the strengths of the current i30 range, whilst taking styling cues from the 2010 MY i30 Edition to further accentuate the … Continue reading

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