Weekly Motoring News 12th November 2011

Welcome back to our second edition of ‘Weekly Motoring News’. These are just some of the many stories that caught are our eye over the past week from the worldwide interweb. Hope you enjoy!

 

Absolutely fantastic news on the UK job front in the West Midlands as Jaguar Land rover create up to 1000 jobs. This represents a 25% increase in the Solihull based workforce.

 

Jaguar land rover

 

http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsArticle.aspx?AR=259944

 

The BBC Top Gear TV team were filmed on location in Italy by a lucky passer by. The team have three amazing super cars including a Lamborghini Mclaren and a Noble. This feature is  surely to be aired in a future series and we cannot wait!

the stig top gear

 

 

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/11/09/top-gear-spotted-in-italy-with-new-lamborghini-mclaren-a/

 

Fantastic little video of some excellent riding  skills to close the boot lid of this pick up truck.

http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/epic-tailgate-closing-biker-2011-11-10

 

 

Honest John brings us the results of the UK’s  most reliable cars and vans. No great surprises here.

mercedes sprinter van

http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/miscellaneous/2011-11/uk%E2%80%99s-most-reliable-cars-and-vans-revealed/

 

 

And again from Honest John – some good quality winter driving tips

 

winter driving tips

 

http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/news/legal–motoring-advice/2011-11/iam-winter-driving/

 

 

Buying a used vehicle? know your rights with this helpful video from The Office of Fair Trading.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5H6qhJ0Ypk&feature=youtu.be

 

That’s all until next week – drive safely!