HERE ARE the most interesting and talked-about stories over the past five days, collated and summarised by us.
Monday, September 24
PROFITS for the motor retailer sector have been promising, said a reported by the ASE.
VAUXHALL closed both of its UK factories for a week due to a drop in production numbers.
LAND ROVER’S Discovery comes top of an unreliability chart produced from findings by Warranty Direct.
Tuesday, September 25
ASDA announced plans to slash 3p per litre off fuel at its filling stations.
SHELL have opened the UK’s largest filling station at newly opened Cobham services on the M25.
RAIN battered the British Isles, flooding Northern England and leaving many roads impassable.
Wednesday, September 26
FORD received an honour from Motability Operations for ‘performance and consistent excellence’.
AUCTION house Aston Barclay have reported a 100 per cent conversion rate at a recent fleet sale in Leeds.
FORD released pictures of its new Fiesta ahead of the car’s debut at the Paris Motor Show.
Thursday, September 27
THE SMMT reported that a period of expansion is ahead for the UK motor trade.
LOTUS Exige based ‘Nemesis’ electric car broke the UK electric land speed record at 151mph.
RENAULT’S brand new Clio debuted at the Paris Motor Show, along with a racy Renaultsport version.
Friday, September 28
INSURANCE companies will soon be under investigation, the Competition Commission revealed.
TOYOTA presented the new Auris and Auris Touring Sport estate at Paris.
MITSUBISHI released details of its new Outlander Plug-in Hybrid.