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MINI: Together through life

Posted on 05 September 2013 by Tony Santos

Do you have a thing which you carry around in your pocket as a charm, or a thing, which stand somewhere around your house and you take care about it sometimes even more, than you take care of yourself? This is a thing, which is like a friend to you or even more than a friend. Such things have a soul, they are filled with our love and tenderness, without them we are practically powerless. This is exactly what applies to MINI Friend for Life. The new campaign of MINI – MINI: Friend for life, carries precisely this idea of ​​indispensability and inspiration, showing that some of the items are sometimes more important than the help and support of friends, because a friend may be powerless where MINI will not be. Continue reading “MINI: Together through life” »

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Top 10 Best Selling UK Cars of 2011

Posted on 26 December 2011 by Tony Santos

The best-selling cars in the UK’s list shows that the Ford Fiesta remains in the top slot and you can try it at UK Car Hire before taking it to your garage. Continue reading “Top 10 Best Selling UK Cars of 2011” »

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MINI Cooper D Car Review

Posted on 14 October 2011 by Tony Santos

The Mini Cooper D is the latest in a long running series of small cars that are now gaining a reputation for their efficiency and economy. Continue reading “MINI Cooper D Car Review” »

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Top Ten Best Selling Cars in the UK

Posted on 28 June 2011 by Tony Santos

If I have to sell my car maybe I’ll be driving home a Ford Focus, because mainly it was one of the best selling cars so far this year. According to SMMT car data for the month of May, “New car registrations for May were down just 1.7% on 2010 levels, with strong performances in the fleet and business sectors,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “Consumers remain cautious, but with significantly improved fuel economy, service plans and more affordable finance, there is great value on offer across the market.” Ford still remains on top driving home the first and second slot with Ford Fiesta and Focus, Volkswagen Golf, Vauxhall Corsa and Astra completing the top 5.

2012 Ford Fiesta

The SMMT UK Car Market Data for the Month of May

  • With 150,431 registrations, the May new car market was just 1.7% or 2,664 units down on May 2010.
  • Registrations over the first five months of 2011 were down 7.3% to 846,513 units.
  • Market on track to achieve full year forecast of 1.93 million units, although economic setting remains uncertain.
  • Fleet and diesel volumes continue to perform well, both growing by over 10% in May.

 

Best sellers May Year-to-date
1 Fiesta 8,135 1 Fiesta 42,814
2 Focus 6,492 2 Focus 35,770
3 Golf 5,541 3 Corsa 30,792
4 Corsa 5,368 4 Golf 27,615
5 Astra 5,011 5 Astra 27,161
6 Insignia 4,205 6 Insignia 20,021
7 3 Series 4,058 7 Polo 19,647
8 MINI 3,139 8 3 Series 17,332
9 Qashqai 3,083 9 Qashqai 16,074
10 Passat 2,981 10 207 14,968

 

Looking at the past months of 2011 UK Car Data, this top 10 have been just rolling in and out of their slot but maintaining on the top 10 list. We also see the trend goes on spacious compact car with decent fuel efficiency. Now I don’t think that moving on buying a new car isn’t a bad idea at all, maybe I’ll be needing to sell my car London to grab any of the top 5.

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Mini Inspired by Goodwood

Posted on 21 May 2011 by phil87

Mini Inspired by Goodwood

Making its debut at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show is Mini‘s most exclusive special edition model named as Mini Inspired by Goodwood. This model is based from the Mini Cooper S and is a collaboration project with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Continue reading “Mini Inspired by Goodwood” »

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Mini is back with MINI John Cooper Works WRC

Posted on 14 May 2011 by phil87

Mini Countryman WRC

In preparation for the 2012 World Rally Championship, Mini has launched the MINI WRC Team to compete with its competitors at the Rally d’Italia Sardegna with the MINI John Cooper Works WRC. Continue reading “Mini is back with MINI John Cooper Works WRC” »

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Electric Vehicles and the WiFi Revolution

Posted on 29 April 2011 by Tony Santos

Ford Focus Wifi

Electric cars and scooters have become all the rage throughout the world, with more and more consumers willing to pay the higher initial price tag for an electric vehicle for a variety of reasons, whether it’s the prestige of owning the coolest new car or the pride of owning an environmentally-conscious ride. One interesting trend is that more and more manufacturers are including extra bells and whistles into electric cars and scooters, including built-in WiFi technology that lets you do everything from play blackjack online to making hands-free calls from BlueTooth enabled helmets. Continue reading “Electric Vehicles and the WiFi Revolution” »

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Top Ten Concept Cars of 2011

Posted on 26 April 2011 by Tony Santos

Every year, the most exciting part about car shows around the world are its concept cars. This year is definitely no different. With a strong showing of concept cars, we round off the top ten concept cars of 2011. Continue reading “Top Ten Concept Cars of 2011” »

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2011 Geneva Motor Show Gallery

Posted on 24 March 2011 by phil87

 

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Geneva International Motor Show, one of the biggest and one of the highly anticipated events for car lovers. This event is held annually in March at the Geneva Palexpo Convention Center, Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading “2011 Geneva Motor Show Gallery” »

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Mini Rocketman Concept

Posted on 12 March 2011 by phil87

MINI Rocketman Concept

The 2011 Geneva Motor Show is filled with new promising concept cars packed with technologies pointing towards the future of automotive design, among them is the Mini Rocketman Concept. Continue reading “Mini Rocketman Concept” »

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