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17 April 2012
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How far can you drive on that tank? | Car manages 584MPG!

Perhaps you have a really economical car. You drive carefully, steadily – there is no harsh braking or acceleration when you’re in the car. Using skills developed over years and years, you ensure that every single drop of fuel is burnt and used to it’s maximum potential. You fill up the tank, and then you …

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19 December 2011
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Breaking Automotive News | Saab File For Bankruptcy

After Saab’s administration news the other week, this is the story that we’ve all been expecting to happen. It just seemed inevitable. However, it’s one of those stories that impacts directly on the UK automotive market, and upon all the dealers and suppliers in the UK who happen to have …

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30 November 2011
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Unsurprising Automotive News | Saab Finally Go Into Administration

There are some bits of auto news that just aren’t exciting to report about. The Fiesta being a popular car, for instance, or wheels being round. They just ain’t gonna shock anyone.
Such is the news with Saab. The company have been mired in financial difficulties for nigh on a year, and in reality for probably even longer. They haven’t …

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13 July 2011
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Guest Blog | A Car Loan with a difference

Chinese firms offer helping hand to SAAB
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association’s (ACEA) call for greater access to global markets may be happening faster than even the industry body had hoped, thanks to financial chaos at SAAB.  As two Chinese companies invest substantial amounts in the ailing Swedish company, greater access …

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5 July 2011
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Making a Mint | £60 Bugatti Sells For £430,000

It is the sort of investment we all dream of making – buying something for a mere £60, and selling it on for a meaty £430k. The only downside? That you would have to wait 90 odd years before you could cash in on the investment – and it would probably take …

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24 June 2011
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Yet More Automotive News | Saab Unable To Pay Workers

It seems barely a month goes by without get more bad news coming out of Swedish car firm, Saab. The manufacturer has been plagued by financial issues for some time now, resulting in a three month suspension of production whilst unable to pay suppliers for parts. There was a little …

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19 April 2011
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Guest Blog | Speeding Motorists Urged to Slow Down or Face Rocketing Insurance Premiums

While many speeders think that the only thing they risk, at the very worst, is a fine and some points on their license, research from price comparison website moneysupermarket.com reveals that drivers also risk paying up to an unbelievable 54 per cent more on their existing insurance premium.
The UK’s leading …

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5 April 2011
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Automotive Gossip | Is Saab On Its Way Out?

Do you remember a few months about all the gossip surrounding Saab? The Swedish car brand was going downhill fast, and it was only with the takeover by Spyker and €400m loans from the European Investment Bank that the cash-strapped brand managed to clamber back on its feet. Now those rumours are back, …

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18 March 2011
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Autoquake in Administration | Major Secondhand Car Retailer Goes Bust

Yesterday saw some pretty remarkable news – remarkable, at least, for the world of secondhand car supermarkets. Despite the fact that it could easily be argued that the secondhand market relies on priced based incentives and large stock bases, the UK’s largest online car dealer, Autoquake, has announced that they have gone into administration, and …

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15 March 2011
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The Impact of the Quake | Japanese Car Manufacturers Forced to Halt Production

Yet another corner of the globe was devastated by the unrivalled power of the earth this week, as Japan was hit by the strongest earthquake they have ever recorded. The destruction wrought by the quake and the violent tsunamis that followed it is almost impossible to comprehend, and the newspapers every day are filled with heartbreaking images of …

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