Bagpiper Mike Pretsell was at first delighted with his new Fiesta – but he was soon blowing a lament when he became embroiled in a £4,000 trade-in dispute.
A car parts firm has announced it will close its factory in South Wales with the loss of 125 jobs.
Carmaker Ford has said it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe to increase profitability, as part of a global trend of cost cutting by automakers facing shifting consumer tastes and heavy investments in electric cars.
Ford has come under attack from unions after announcing plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend next year, with the loss of 1,700 jobs.
Ford is to close its engine plant in Bridgend next year, according to union sources.
Unions have expressed shock at an expected announcement that car giant Ford is to close one of its UK factories with heavy job losses.
What is it? Take a passing glance at the Hyundai i30 N-Line and you might think you’re looking at the hardcore i30 N hot hatchback. Indeed, that was Hyundai’s intention – the N-Line, as is the case with most cars with ‘Line’ in their trim level, is meant to give some of the glamour of a full-fat hot hatch but without the associated running costs.
American car manufacturer Ford has confirmed that nearly 400 jobs will be lost at its engine manufacturing plant in Bridgend.
What is it? Nissan’s keen to point out that it’s listened to the feedback its customers gave it on the latest Micra. Although the car’s only been out for two years, customers criticised the engines – calling them underpowered and bemoaning the lack of an automatic gearbox.
Kia’s first cee’d GT helped to change the firm’s brand image around through sporty looks and sharp drive. Can the latest model do the same?
Everyone loves a bargain, right? Food, clothes, shoes – if it’s got a cut-price label, most people are interested. The same goes for cars, but finding money off a barely-used example can be tricky. However, that’s not to say they don’t exist.