View Post

The UK new car market has fallen by almost a third

In Short Cuts by Robin Roberts

The UK new car market is down by -29.4% in 2020, with annual registrations dropping to 1,631,064 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. A -10.9% decline in December wrapped up a turbulent 12 months, which saw demand fall by 680,076 units to the lowest level of registrations since 1992. Against a backdrop of Covid restrictions, an …

View Post

Preparing your tyres for winter!

In Short Cuts, Sponsored Post by Sponsored Content

When it comes to your car tyres, Basingstoke roads tend to be reasonably good, but any road can suffer from the effects of ice and snow, even if they are well gritted by the authorities as soon as there is the first warning of a cold snap. More people tend to use their cars in winter, so you will have …

View Post

Things to consider for Autumn on the road

In Shopping, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

Whether you decide to venture into the Lake District, the Forest of Dean, Snowdonia National Park, the New Forest or simply a local beauty spot (subject to local Covid-19 restrictions), it’s as well to check the following things on your car before you leave. A trip can be ruined with a breakdown somewhere remote! Pre-drive checks Add an in-car picnic, …

View Post

The Nissan Ariya, there’s something on the horizon

In Nissan, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

Nissan has put together a digital zine, outlining the exploratory journey into the design of their game-changing – All-electric Nissan Ariya. The online magazine is a worthwhile read for anyone with an interest on how cars are turned from a sketch to a fully working vehicle. The Nissan Ariya is the all-electric coupé crossover coming to Nissan’s range. Read the Horizon …

View Post

Nissan RE-LEAF brings power to the people

In Electric, Electric cars, Nissan, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

A powerful solution to assist in the aftermath of natural disasters and emergencies. Nissan has built a revolutionary rugged EV concept of the LEAF electric car. A powerful solution to assist in the aftermath of natural disasters and emergencies. Nissan has built a revolutionary rugged EV concept of the LEAF electric car. The RE-LEAF is used as a mobile battery …

View Post

The Lucid Air luxury performance EV launched

In Lucid Motors, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

Lucid Motors, not a name many will of heard of, launched its first luxury performance EV, to be known as the Lucid Air, could this be a true rival to Tesla. Reading like a game of top trumps, the Air EV has launched more than a few tricks up its sleeve. A whopping 1080 horsepower, 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds, quarter-mile …

View Post

Autumn, there’s a lot of Leafs today

In Nissan, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

No, today, it’s World EV day, with Nissan at the forefront of driving towards a more sustainable society. The Leaf has been a true pioneer for the electric car industry and has evolved over the years to be more and more innovative as the technology evolves. The Nissan Leaf has been highly praised and won many awards over the years, …

View Post

Citroen all-new C4 and E-C4 online launch event

In Citroen, Electric cars, Short Cuts by Kieran Bicknell

With the Citroen brand having returned to form over the last six years, Citroen has streamlined their product range and ‘sharpened’ their brand ethos, which has resulted in a 30% growth in the last six years, meaning that Citroen currently sits atop the top 12 fastest-growing automotive brands in Europe. Government bills, climate action groups and emissions regulations have forced …