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ROAD TEST: Lexus LC 500 Convertible

→ BEAUTIFUL? Yes. Thrilling? That too. And it's what the marketing people like to call reassuringly expensive...Läs mer → Bournemouth Echo / 2021-09-25 06:30

TECH

CAR REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-28 16:41
The appearance, pricing and interior of the Citroen C3 Aircross are all broadly appealing...

ROAD TEST: Lexus LC 500 Convertible

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-25 06:30
BEAUTIFUL? Yes. Thrilling? That too. And it's what the marketing people like to call reassuringly expensive...

An electrifying line-up at SMMT's northern test day

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 22:54
There was a time - not so many years ago - when the paddock at the northern drive day was a very noisy place as cars were fired up and taken out for short test drives...

KOREAN CLEVERNESS

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 10:00
This improved version of Kia's third generation Ceed has further sharpened its proposition in the Focus-class family hatchback segment, with smarter looks, extra technology and stronger standards of s..

ONE TO WATCH

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 10:00
The name's much the same but the car could hardly be more different. BMW's M135i gains xDrive 4WD and a rather different outlook on life from the rear drive M135i and M140i older generation models tha..

CAR REVIEW: Honda Jazz Crosstar is a little gem

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-22 12:36
There’s no doubting the popularity of baby SUVs these days - so Honda’s attempt to appeal to small car buyers with the Jazz Crosstar is entirely logical...

ROAD TEST: Kia Ceed

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-18 07:00
LOWER, wider and with a longer rear overhang, the latest Kia Ceed looks set to continue its successful journey in fine fettle...

CAR REVIEW: Hyundai Bayon Ultimate

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-18 00:47
The distinctive Hyundai Bayon has many attributes – not least the fact it’s good value for money...

SEE YOU IN SANTA FE?

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-16 10:00
Hyundai is increasingly offering some very high quality cars and one of them was the original version of the fourth generation ‘TM’-series design, launched in 2018 and sold only with a diesel engi..

A GRANDER DESIGN

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-16 10:00
Vauxhall's Grandland mid-sized SUV no longer has an 'X' in its name - but does it still have the X-Factor? Well, it remains an affordable, well equipped mid-sized SUV and it now has a shaper look and ..

ROAD TEST: Toyota Yaris

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-11 06:15
THE fourth generation of Toyota's Yaris sees the likeable supermini get a whole new package of improvements from top to bottom...

ROAD TEST: Mazda CX-30

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-10 07:00
THOSE awfully clever people at Mazda have done it again...

A CLASSICALLY VERSATILE FAMILY HATCHBACK

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-09 10:00
If, in choosing a Focus-sized Family Hatchback, you merely want to buy a very good one and pay as little as possible for it, then Hyundai has a proposition for you - its third generation i30, now much..

THE POWER TO CORRUPT

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-09 10:00
This third generation version of Audi's devastatingly quick RS 3 provides the entry point into the brand's formidable RS performance range and features the most powerful production five-cylinder engin..

ROAD TEST: Citroen C4

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-04 06:30
ARE you sitting comfortably? I am, and that’s because I am behind the wheel of the new Citroen C4...

ALL-ELECTRIC WITH A BMW M TWIST

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-02 10:00
BMW's i4 is an essential first step for the Munich maker into volume EV production. It's a mid-sized sports saloon aimed at the heart of the business segment, a car that incorporates all of the compan..

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-02 10:00
BMW’s first generation ‘F33’-series 4 Series Convertible persevered with the neat metal-folding roof that had been used by its direct 3 Series Convertible predecessor. This open-topped ‘4’ a..

MORE LOVE AND EIGHT

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Back in 2012, while the motoring press may have wanted Peugeot’s 208 GTi to be a raw, uncompromising hot hatch, the French brand instead went its own way and brought us something that, though still ..

SEE THINGS FROM A NEW PERSPECTIVE

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Hyundai broadens its SUV line-up with a more affordable entry-level model, this car, the Bayon. It takes established engineering from the brand's i20 supermini and delivers it with the trendier crosso..

FAMILY TIME JUST GOT BETTER

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Vauxhall has decided it needs not one but two small SUVs in its product portfolio, this little Crossland model sitting just below the second generation Mokka crossover in the company's crossover line-..

News

SPONSORED: How Leicestershire's latest innovators impressed judges

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-02-14 10:24
You can find out who scooped a win live at the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022 on February 24..

SPONSORED: Meet the businesses backing innovation in Leicestershire

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-01-28 15:26
Tickets for the renowned LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022 are on sale now..

ADVERTORIAL: Discover how your workplace can benefit from hiring a trainee through Strode College

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-01-10 09:30
Staff at Strode College told us why a traineeship doesn't only benefit the student..

Business

Sausage maker Heck improves margins and invests heavily in TV marketing

→ Birmingham Post, 16:57
The Thirsk firm saw turnover rise 6.3% to £27.7m in 2021 and made savings thanks to automated sausage making equipment..

ADVERTORIAL: Formby family achieving global success

→ Birmingham Post, 14:33
Both under 30, Jake and Curtis Webster epitomise young entrepreneurial spirit as owners of The 79th Group..

New MEIF funding for University of Birmingham students to develop tech platform

→ Birmingham Post, 03:00
Developers have created a platform that aims to speed up the time taken by teachers to mark maths and science papers..

Politics

Call for action as staggering scale of pavement damage in Cheltenham revealed

→ Gloucester Citizen, 14:03
“Many people, including Cheltenham Civic Society, have rightly spoken out about the awful appearance of some parts of Cheltenham”..

Princess Anne set to take reins at Trooping the Colour as Queen to miss birthday celebrations for fi

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2022-05-23 05:00
Leaks from Buckingham Palace say the Queen will not take the salute at the event to launch her Platinum Jubilee celebrations..

Gloucestershire children with special educational needs placed more than 250 miles away

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2022-05-23 05:00
A recent investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism shows some 311 Gloucestershire children are placed in other counties..

LIFE

Wren's surges towards £1b annual sales mark after huge 2021 saw 30 per cent growth for kitchen speci

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-05-16 10:25
Northern Lincolnshire firm added more than £200 million year-on-year with nearly 7,000 now employed..

Persimmon completes deal for 51-home Anlaby development

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-05-05 09:03
Yorkshire housebuilder progresses plans for Hull suburb..

First female holder of a Michelin star joins forces with MKM for kitchen push

→ Birmingham Post, 2022-04-14 18:37
Yorkshire collaboration could be the recipe for success..

SPORT

Successful 'punt' George Skivington rewarded with new contract at Gloucester Rugby

→ Gloucester Citizen, 11:39
The head coach has signed a new contract at the Cherry and Whites after arriving in 2020..

Cheltenham Town defender Grant Horton returns from Bohemians for knee surgery

→ Gloucester Citizen, 09:53
Spell in Ireland disrupted by injury..

'I won’t cry myself home' - George Skivington proud of Gloucester's effort despite damaging defeat

→ Gloucester Citizen, 09:04
Gloucester Rugby were beaten 28-24 by Harlequins at Twickenham in Round 25 of the 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership..

weather

Met Office weather: Gloucestershire set for a scorcher for Queen's Jubilee - but rain also on the wa

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2022-05-22 17:47
Forecasters are predicting a scorcher but Gloucestershire could be one of the few places in the country to get rain..

Gloucestershire's Met Office weekend weather: Warm spell before 'thundery' deluge arrives

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2022-05-20 12:40
The mercury will soar to 19C this weekend in Gloucestershire..

Met Office weather warning in place as thunderstorms to pummel UK

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2022-05-18 14:59
The warnings are in place across southern England from later today (May 18)..

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