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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.

Hyundai wins on UK scrappage sales

The £2,000 Government sponsored incentive scheme to trade in old polluting cars over ten years old against newer models has resulted in over 8,200 new orders for South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Company. The biggest seller for Hyundai was the i10, an entry level model, which with the £2,000 discount applied is available for less than [...]

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.

UK Scrappage Scheme launches Monday: Will it work?

The scheme to scrap old cars against the purchase of new, more environmentally friendly models launches officially tomorrow and reactions have been mixed. This report details how the various parties involved will be affected by it’s launch.

Kia Ceed MPV Concept at Geneva Motor Show

The Kia Ceed MPV vehicle shown last year as computer renderings has now been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show.

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 [...]