Automotive

  • Family business with 150-year heritage clocks up £43 million turnover

    Family business with 150-year heritage clocks up £43 million turnover

    22-09-2020

    When ‘covid lockdown’ rules were introduced one of Gloucestershire’s oldest family firms feared the worst, but in a dramatic turnaround it has seen turnover and profits increase&nb...

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  • Shock news rocks one of Gloucestershire’s biggest companies

    Shock news rocks one of Gloucestershire’s biggest companies

    28-07-2020

    Gloucester Rugby will not be alone among those with a long-standing relationship with car brand Mitsubishi Motors rocked by the shock news of the manufacturers decision to exit the UK.  Th...

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  • Max-ed out for work and play - Simon Hacker reviews the Isuzu new D-Max Arctic

    Max-ed out for work and play - Simon Hacker reviews the Isuzu new D-Max Arctic

    13-07-2020

    Tipping the scales at just over £40,000, Isuzu’s striking 2020 D-Max Arctic is the icing on this Japanese maker’s pick-up cake.    Doublecab pickups might not sit at the ...

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  • Car body shop revealed as place where legends are reborn

    Car body shop revealed as place where legends are reborn

    24-06-2020

    Regular customers to a trading estate car body repair shop off Gloucester’s Bristol road will probably be concerned only with the dents in their own car and those their wallets might take.&nbs...

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  • As the pandemic changes our relationship with the car and travelling - where does Gloucestershire go now?

    As the pandemic changes our relationship with the car and travelling - where does Gloucestershire go now?

    10-06-2020

    March was brutal for the car industry. UK new car registrations, for what’s historically a fill-your-boots period, nose-dived year-on-year by 44 per cent. Lurch forward to May and the drop was...

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