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C+C: Titchy Twingo

Unfortunately for British consumers, the first incarnation of Renault’s peculiar city car never materialised upon our shores. Though a few found their way to enthusiastic owners in Grande Bretagne, Continue reading C+C: Titchy Twingo

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Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics

Recent statistics released by the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills have disheartened the motoring world. The statistics details the numbers, makes and models of all vehicles recycled during 2009’s Scrappage Scheme.

The scheme, introduced at the height of the Credit Crunch, encouraged buyers to part with their rotten old bangers for a £2,000 discount off a brand new model. The stimulus for the British economy led to the departure of hundreds of thousands of usable cars, a move hardly considered environmentally friendly.

In this article, we focus on the French classic cars which lost their lives in the recent financial crisis. Our hearts truly bleed. Continue reading Scrappage Scandal: Crushed French Classics