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Peugeot roars back to life with 308 GTi

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Any of you petrolheads out there with any bit of rose-tinting in your spectacles will undoubtedly have fond memories of one of the greatest hot hatchbacks of all time — the Peugeot 205 GTi and particularly the cracking 1.9 litre version of same, writes Declan Colley The Peugeot 308 GTi has a 1.6lt turbocharged engine […]

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How Long Does €4000 In Cash Last In A Dublin Carpark?

Over one hundred people have taken advantage of free money. A scrap car was submerged in €4,000 of coins in a Dublin car park in a stunt by SKODA. Raymond Leddy, Head of Marketing at ŠKODA Ireland, said “We viewed this as a social experiment of sorts and had no idea how people would react to it […]

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Bengal to auction scrap, car sheds of Tata Motors lying in Singur

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When the plant was relocated in 2008 to Sanand, much of the machine and materials from the site (pictured) at Singur were removed. Having fulfilled the commitment of returning land to the farmers of Singur, the West Bengal government is planning to auction the metal scrap and car sheds of Tata Motors lying at the […]

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Crews put out scrap metal fire in Suffolk

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(Photo: City of Suffolk) SUFFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — Emergency crews were on the scene of a scrap metal fire Thursday morning in Suffolk. A call came in reporting the fire at 8:39 a.m. Timothy Kelley with Suffolk Police said the incident happened at Suffolk Recycling located in the 200 block of Suburban Drive. According to […]

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Speeding drivers’ cars should be sold for scrap metal: MP

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SELL their cars for scrap metal. That’s what former Queensland attorney-general and State Member for Kawana Jarrod Bleijie believes should happen to drivers clocked driving at eye-watering speeds on the Bruce Hwy on Christmas Day. One driver was nabbed by police doing 190kmh in a 110kmh zone at Glasshouse Mountains while another was recorded as […]

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Fire crews tackle huge blaze involving 50 cars at Salford scrapyard

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Picture taken from a distance of the fire on Langley Road South (Photo: Wendy Bowater) Dozens of firefighters are tackling a major blaze in Salford. Crews were scrambled to Langley Road in Lower Kersal, Salford, after a number of 999 calls reporting the fire. A fire service spokesman said it’s believed the blaze involves around […]

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Owning A Ferrari For A Year Was A Disappointment

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They’re coming for it next week. The shipping company, that is. They’re picking up the Ferrari, taking the keys, putting it inside a trailer, and transporting it far away to a new owner, thus bringing to an end my childhood dream of owning a Ferrari. I should be downtrodden; dismayed; depressed. I should take time […]

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Eastside salvage yard cleanup nears completion

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With the property well on its way to being fully cleared of debris and contaminants, construction of a large new stormwater retention basin at the former Ramirez Salvage, Sale & Towing property on the city’s east side could begin as early as spring 2017, city officials say. The former salvage yard, located at 828 E. […]

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Mercedes unveils roomier E-class coupe

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The coupe will debut next month in Detroit. Mercedes-Benz’s 2018 E-class coupe, unveiled last week, features an aggressive front end, including a long sculpted hood, while the rear is similar to that of the S-class and C-class coupes. Four frameless side windows and the absence of a B-pillar give the car a flowing profile. The […]

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Is Delphi Automotive About to Take On Uber Technologies?

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Giant auto-industry supplier Delphi Automotive (NYSE: DLPH) is gearing up to launch an automated ride-hailing service in at least two cities, one in the U.S. and one in Europe. Automotive News reports that the company has previously identified Boston, Pittsburgh, London, and Luxembourg as possible sites for its service, and that it expects to announce […]

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