September 2, 2015

Mr Stamp and the Spring DVLA Registration Auction


DVLA Personalised Registrations’ Spring Auction will serve up a delight for philatelists with the inclusion of the rather apt registration, MR57 AMP. It is among the 1,500 which will go under the hammer at the De Vere Village Hotel in Tingley, Leeds, over three days commencing on Wednesday, March 21. Other registrations which have proven … [Read more...]

Some car dealers get letters of praise just for doing their job


There is a growing desire in the car industry to push the boundaries of customer satisfaction. We are all acutely aware that buying a car, for many customers, is not only a major financial commitment but also an emotive one. With this in mind dealer groups and their manufacturer masters are investing heavily in training and coaching in order to … [Read more...]

What is it about JC and Christmas?


I've always liked Jeremy Clarkson. I like his take on life and I'm surprised he's never been on the TV series Grumpy Old Men. My other-half says I'm getting grumpier and compares me to Karl Pilkington the star of Sky's, 'An Idiot Abroad'. Grumpy is good. At least in our male grumpiness we speak the truth, something which Jeremy does very well, … [Read more...]

Harriet wins final vote and is named “The People’s Reviewer”

Harriet Gore has been crowned the first-ever Volkswagen Tiguan People's Reviewer. The 33-year-old children's charity worker from Preston edged out rivals Johnny Hindle and Eric Banton to claim the title … [Read more...]

VW Tiguan – The People’s Reviewer – Week three

The third and final group for the Volkswagen Tiguan People's Reviewer took the keys this week and they are already out on the streets. They are Kaela Marshall is an expectant mum from the Manchester area … [Read more...]

VW Tiguan – The People’s Reviewer – Week two – update

Congratulations to Eric, the people’s reviewer winner from Heat 1 who is now through to the final. Fresh from their Tiguan adventures the second three reviewers are ready for judging so here are the latest … [Read more...]

VW Tiguan – The People’s Reviewer – Week two

Week two of the Volkswagen Tiguan challenge to find the "People's Reviewer" saw three new contestants take to the streets with a variety of innovative review scenarios. From family holidays in Dorset, towing … [Read more...]

VW Tiguan The People’s Reviewer – the voting has begun

What do you get when you combine a veteran car enthusiast, a self-styled family man and a busking-crime novelist-knitter? For Volkswagen Tiguan it might just be the perfect mix of contestants to take part in the … [Read more...]

2008 – A year to forget, an insiders tale

As years go I’ve had better. Take 2001 for instance, boy was that a good year for a case or two of Chianti, it was that drinkable I got through loads of the stuff. Then there was 2002, the town I was living in … [Read more...]