Born to be wild – how CUPRA has cracked the EV market

Sponsored content Andy Pyle, content manager at pbmedia, attempts to tame the all-electric Cupra Born EV from Vospers Plymouth. CUPRA might seem like the new kid on the motoring marques block. Its badge has only been around since 2018, but that doesn’t mean SEAT’s sportier sibling doesn’t have pedigree. The name CUPRA comes from mixing … Read more

Why sporty new MG4 is sure to shock higher-priced electric rivals

Sponsored content Devon & Plymouth Chamber CEO Stuart Elford road tests the new all-electric MG4 from Rodgers of Plymouth When I turned up at the Rodgers of Plymouth MG showroom at Christian Mill Business Park and first saw the new MG4, my attention was immediately piqued. Firstly, this is a good-looking and unique small family … Read more

All-electric Nissan ARIYA is leading charge for the future

Andy Pyle, content manager at pbmedia, road tests the all-electric Nissan ARIYA from Vospers Nissan Plymouth. Stepping into an electric vehicle (EV) evokes a whole different feeling than driving a conventional car. Perhaps it’s the smoothness of the ride, or the quietness. Or maybe it’s the instant power. The feeling is hard to explain, but … Read more

Plug in and prepare for launch with the new Volkswagen ID.3

Andy Pyle, content manager at pbmedia, road tests the all-electric ID.3 from Murray Volkswagen Plymouth and comes to a shocking conclusion. The electric revolution IS coming, whether you like it or not. Whatever your views on Electric Vehicles (EVs), in the next 15 to 20 years there will be no alternative. By 2030, the UK … Read more

Tackling the ultimate off-road experience in a ‘real’ Defender

Devon & Plymouth Chamber CEO Stuart Elford gets to grips with the new Land Rover Defender at Land Rover Experience West Country. When I met Paul Siely – centre manager at Land Rover Experience West Country – during a ‘Meet the Neighbours’ Chamber event in Exeter, I mentioned that I was lucky enough to have … Read more

BMW machines the most fun you can have on two wheels

Devon & Plymouth Chamber CEO Stuart Elford test-rides two new BMW 1250cc bikes – the GS and the RT – courtesy of Ocean BMW. As a recently born-again biker I took a lot of convincing to get back in the saddle, but my good friend Paul Fennessy persuaded me and I’m so glad he did. … Read more

Expect electric performance from the exciting new Jaguar I-PACE

Devon & Plymouth Chamber CEO Stuart Elford test drives the Jaguar I-PACE The name Jaguar has always been very evocative to me. I remember my dad’s pride at owning his first XJ and the smell of the leather and it had two petrol tanks (two!) and two filler caps – it was that thirsty. So … Read more

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