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New Ford Ka concept unveiled

Ford has unveiled a new concept for the Ford Ka, initially to be sold in South America and South Asia with a prediction that it’ll go on sale in the UK in 2014 – although this hasn’t been officially confirmed.  Demand for smaller cars is growing in the emerging markets with growth in the global [...]

Drivers can run cars for less in the UK, states new research

With mechanics seemingly charging extortionate prices for services and repairs, with car insurance certainly not getting any cheaper and with the cost of fuel rising well above inflation, running a car is not cheap and, some months, can seem to cost as much as the mortgage. Whilst running a car undoubtedly costs us money, there [...]

Buying car parts online

Twenty or thirty years ago when you needed spares for your car, something like spark plugs, you went to a local motor factors shop and bought them.  There was no way to see the spare parts catalogue so you never knew what they had in stock so any spares that they didn’t have had to [...]

Muscle Car Classics: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is both an old and a new model car with the original GT500 model being built alongside the GT350 Mustang during the late 1960s and features a 428 cubic-inch Police Interceptor engine.

Scrappage scheme kicks off with 35,000 sales

Despite much scepticism from many parties, the government scrappage scheme to boost car sales in the UK with a £2,000 incentive has resulted in 35,000 new car sales within the first two weeks.

Ford loans 100 new Fiestas to social media

It’s an interesting approach and one that must have taken a while in the planning but Ford has lent 100 of it’s new Fiestas to applicants to it’s social media competition (full details in the Wall Street Journal and the Follow the Fiesta site).  It’s certainly an interesting approach to selling new cars but I do [...]