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Are you an All-New Mondeo Man?

In Ford, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

There is excitement in the user chooser market with half of the UK executives eager for the All-New Ford Mondeo.   After a large survey of over over 2200 company car drivers in the lower and upper medium vehicle sector. All said they would be likely to consider the Ford Mondeo as their next company car. Available from January in diesel and …

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Snowkhana 3, Yuletide Favourites from Ford

In Ford, Our Favourite Videos, Short Cuts, Videos by Jonathan Humphrey

YuleTube Highlights Snowkhana 3 The latest video in the snowkhana series. Here are some of the facts, the director’s nieces owned many of the toys used in the video. Snowkhana is now becoming something of an annual Christmas tradition. Santa is the only character has now appeared in all three including his reindeer. The video took about five long nights to complete. Necessary …

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An Ultimate Challenge Volvo FH Truck VS Koenigsegg One:1

In Featured Articles, Short Cuts, Videos, Volvo Videos by Jonathan Humphrey

Tiff Needell takes on the challenge, piloting a Volvo FH against the mightiest of Supercars. A thrilling fight to win a race test to show the new gearbox I-Shift Dual Clutch in the Volvo Truck. The new set-up is based on sports car technology.  Tiff Needell had never driven a truck before, first he takes the Volvo FH out for a some test laps. …

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The Future is called ‘Mirai’

In Short Cuts, Toyota by Jonathan Humphrey

Akio Toyoda president and CEO of Toyota presents the future. An exciting new car called “Mirai”, a new fuel cell vehicle,  Mirai, means future in Japanese. The company’s president announced the car in a video released the day before the car’s official launch. This car is to represent a turning point for the automotive industry, a car that is safer, greener and easier for everyone. A …

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Super Luxury for Bleary Eyed Commuters #insiderollsroyce

In Rolls Royce, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

#insiderollsroyce free exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery this Week A unique exhibition of the luxury brand is being held this week. Commuters arriving at London’s Victoria Station were given the opportunity to see the latest from Rolls-Royce the Ghost Series II. Ahead of the #insiderollsroyce exhibition. At the station there was a rare opportunity to acquaint themselves with the Ghost Series II …

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London to host prestigious Classic Motor Show

In Short Cuts by Philip Shoulder

A brand new international classic car show showcasing some of the world’s most beautiful cars will be arriving in the capital next year.   The new show will form a key foundation of London Classic Car Week and be held at Alexandra Palace from 30 October to 1 November. Some 300 motoring icons will be on display by world-renowned car …

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Ford Kuga, new colours, more powerful, lower emissions

In Ford, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

Just released the higher powered diesel Ford Kuga SUV The car is powered by a 2.0-litre TDCi engine delivering 180PS and 400Nm of torque   The Revised Kuga 2.0-litre TDCi diesel delivers 10 per cent more power, and emits up to 19g/km less CO2. Alongside this Ford will offer a 150 PS 2.0-litre TDCi option that delivers 122g/kmCO2 – an improvement of 12 …

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Aygo Into Battle Manga Adventure

In Short Cuts, Toyota by Jonathan Humphrey

The Heroine and her Toyota save the city from destruction in Aygo’s first Manga adventure   There’s a monster tearing up the metropolis and the authorities are desperate for someone to save the day. Enter The Heroine and her mighty Aygo, the new small car from Toyota, the central characters in a brand new Manga cartoon launched this weekend at …

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The World’s Biggest Zorb

In Nissan, Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

A Zorb with a car inside, make a note of it. Loaded with a full-sized Nissan Note safely cushioned inside.   The giant inflatable ball, which measured six metres in diameter and more than 18 metres in circumference, was constructed to highlight Nissan’s Safety Shield technology featured on the Nissan Note, its popular small family car. The Nissan Note, packed with innovative safety technology. Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot …

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Trailblazing Lord Mayor goes Electric

In Short Cuts by Jonathan Humphrey

The Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is blazing a trail for elected officials everywhere with a new 100% electric Nissan LEAF mayoral limousine. The first mayor in the UK to make a permanent switch to an electric official car, other councils please take note. The LEAF will be used to transport the Lord Mayor to official engagements by the official chauffeur. The car is fitted …