Testers turn ‘Sherlock Holmes’ to family-proof cars

As modern families turn cars into mobile beauty salons and dinner tables, our test team in Europe is forced to come up with new and diabolical ways to family-proof cars. Torture testing includes beauty and grooming products alongside coffee and fizzy drinks.  The team is even testing to ensure interiors can withstand red-hot hair straighteners, […]

What’s in store for 2015?

We thought 2014 was a busy year. (Check out our “In Case You Missed It” round-ups, part 0ne and two if you want to check). Well, this year we are planning what will be one of our busiest years ever. Around 45 per cent of the cars we sell are expected to be new, or […]

You’ll never believe what happened at work…

There are busy days at work and there are the days when you appear in a video alongside Godzilla and a tiger, and pull four vans with your bare hands – sideways. Mind you, delivering 25 vehicles in five years – as we promised two years ago – doesn’t leave you a lot of time […]

Return of the MAX

A lot can happen in 11 years. Back in 2003, England won the Rugby World Cup – beating Australia 20-17, Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea Football Club for £150 million, and the Congestion Charge was first introduced in London. It was also the year we launched the C-MAX – the first in a range of multi-activity […]