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Toyota Corolla road test by Steve Rogers

WHEN it comes to comebacks there have been some corkers. Winston Churchill famously said “I’m finished” after he was sacked as First Sea Lord in 1915 and look what happened to him. Muhammad Ali regained his world heavyweight boxing title against the odds having spent years in the wilderness for refusing to fight in the […]

Volkswagen Passat launch report by Steve Rogers

WOULDN’T it be great to never worry about breaking a speed limit. Some way of automatically slowing as soon as a speed sign is sighted. Formula 1 cars can be slowed to the pit lane limit at the touch of a button so can anyone take it a stage further? Volkswagen seem to have come […]

Volvo launch news by Steve Rogers

VOLVO is on a mission to make driving safer and cleaner. The buzz word at Volvo is electric. It is already the first manufacturer to offer plug in hybrid versions on its entire seven model range and new UK managing director Kristian Elvefors told me the company’s target is for half its sales to be […]

Subaru launch news by Steve Rogers

THE idea of turning Subaru into the fastest growing brand in the UK with a yearly sales target of 10,000 cars by 2022 sounds little more than wishful thinking. Here is a company virtually anonymous in the UK – sales in 2017 were a paltry 2679 – but half an hour with Torbjorn Lillrud would […]

World class video gamer joins the action at Wrexham IT firm

A former international gamer who found love and friendship across the globe as an avatar in a video game is lending his world class skills to a top IT services firm in Wrexham. Dominic Buckley, 26, who once teamed up against some of the best professional gamers in the world, is bringing his extensive troubleshooting […]

Skoda Octavia road test by Steve Rogers

THIS will sound comical but I have just got out of a car where it seemed Big Brother was watching me! The fictional character in George Orwell’s novel 1984 kept a sinister eye on everyone and that was how it seemed in the Skoda Octavia. As soon as I turned the ignition a message came […]

Seat Tarraco road test by Steve Rogers

FEAST your eyes on this folks, it’s another SUV and a rather smart one at that. This is the new Tarraco from Seat and sits at the top of the Spanish car company’s SUV line up alongside the little Arona and mid-sized Ateca. As with most Seat models the name represents the Spanish homeland and […]

Honda CR-V road test by Steve Rogers

CARAVANERS have always loved the Honda CR-V. The SUV offered a huge amount of space and effortless towing but has the Japanese company shot itself in the foot by dropping diesel from the latest model? Honda would say No because diesel sales have fallen off the cliff and are unlikely to recover as car companies […]

Demand for trailers creates 150 new jobs at iconic firm

Europe’s largest trailer maker has created 150 new jobs with the help of the successful launch of two new flagship horseboxes. Ifor Williams Trailers is looking for the extra staff across all their four sites in Cynwyd, Corwen, Sandycroft and on Deeside Industrial Estate where around 600 people are currently employed. The company has also […]

Finance boss joins the team at Wrexham copy firm

A FINANCE director whose early career involved deploying troops to global conflict zones is on a new mission with a Wrexham copy firm. Gary Ryan has been appointed Finance Director and General Manager for Rawson Digital and has worked in the copy industry for 16 years. The former civil servant who worked for the Ministry […]