West Midlands Business News

ROAD TEST – Kia ProCeed GT – 2019

By Ian Strachan When Kia’s press material says the ProCeed is “all new” they are not kidding. Far from an annual facelift, the new ProCeed is a new car from the ground up. And it’s very good. They have also got rid of that annoying apostrophe in the car’s name which got grammatical…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.0 Diesel

By Ian Strachan The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is a great example of how to turn a sporty saloon into a practical estate car without losing any of its good looks or affecting its impressive performance. Jaguar’s design team have done a fine job on the Sportbrake. It looks as if it was designed to be an estate from a blank…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Fiat Tipo S-Design 2019

By Ian Strachan The often-overlooked Fiat Tipo has been around for a while and has always been a pleasing car to look at, with a good range of engines and high build quality. But now its got whole lot better. The latest Tipo – which comes as a hatchback or station wagon or the stylish Tipo Street, boasts great…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands
ROAD TEST – Suzuki Jimny 2019

By Ian Strachan Sometimes it’s nice to drive a car which doesn’t pretend to be something it isn’t. There are far too many “crossover” vehicles which look as if they could take on any terrain but would struggle to cross a grass verge. Equally, too many four wheel-drive vehicles have been…

Automotive & TransportWest Midlands