As part of a phased reopening plan the Gaydon Museum will be open from Saturday 4 July to Monday 6 July, and then from Friday to Monday in subsequent weeks, but anyone planning to visit, including annual pass holders, will need to book in advance via the website and chose a timed arrival slot.
It’s 70 years since the original demountable Hardtop was unveiled and the newcomer will be a fixed roof model in two wheelbases from £35,500 before taxes.
After four years of sell out events followed by a ‘rest in 2020’ The London Motor Show will return to the Evolution London venue in Battersea Park from 16 to 18 July 2021.
The show will concentrate on technology, innovation, electric and hybrid vehicles, luxury brands, classics and city cars and a Motorsport and Motorcycle zone has been added.
Peugeot is now using its link with CAP HPI to value customers’ cars on-line and for trading-in purposes.
Peugoet Buy Online allows customers to configure, finance and order their new vehicle from the comfort of their own home with security of a valued brand and market leader used by the trade.
Volvo Car UK has extended its innovative Take Charge electricity offer, which allows buyers of new plug-in hybrid cars to benefit from a year’s reimbursed electricity to charge their car.
The offer applies to every plug-in hybrid model in the Volvo range, from the funky XC40 premium compact SUV to the luxurious seven-seat XC90.
Bridgestone and Microsoft have launched a first of its kind monitoring system for detecting tyre damage issues in real-time.
Developed on the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP), the system uses algorithms and existing vehicle sensor data to detect events affecting the tyre surface and carcass, and immediately alerts drivers to any issues, not only understands when damage has occurred, but also where.
BMW is the most searched car brand in the world and in the UK, according to a survey by Holts Auto.
Toyota was next with Mercedes-Benz in third, but the interest in Tesla is rising and during the UK lockdown it has been the most searched car maker.
Rental e-scooters will become legal on UK roads from Saturday, in a bid ease pressure on public transport amid the coronavirus crisis.
It is expected to recommend that helmets be worn, although they will not be mandatory, and vehicles will be limited to a speed of 15mph but privately owned e-scooters will not be legalised.