If your name is Gary or Deborah chances are you live in a house, drive a Citroen Picasso and are in the 45 to 54 age group
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Sunday 01 May 1994
THERE are many different ways of finding out that a new road is to be routed through your front garden. Lesley and Alexander Hukins only discovered it by accident.
Sunday 10 April 1994
THE French company Schlumberger is promising to end the problem of finding change for pay and display machines by introducing smart cards to car parks. Users will buy the parking smart cards in advance. The card is inserted into the machine and the length of stay selected. A ticket is then issued and the correct amount debited.
Thursday 24 March 1994
Sir: Gavin Green makes the point in his article 'Right cars for the wrong reason' (Motoring, 19 March) that replacing big cars with tiny city cars will not solve the urban transport problem. Although this is true to a degree, city cars do have an important role as part of a wider urban transport strategy.
Motoring / Road Test: Opening up a small package: Phil Llewellin enjoys the down-to-earth pleasures of the swift new Peugeot 106 Rallye, a delightful car that doesn't deserve its stripes
Saturday 19 March 1994
Four words - fewer frills, more thrills - encapsulate the Peugeot 106 Rallye's character. Enthusiasts who take the view that driving is to be enjoyed rather than endured will appreciate this agile hatchback's ability to generate more than its fair share of smiles per mile. It evokes the spirit that made the Mini Cooper 1275S such a favourite in the Sixties.
Thursday 16 December 1993
MERCEDES-BENZ will build its small city car in Germany after considering cheaper rival options in Britain, France and the Czech Republic. It said it had succeeded in negotiating the DM200m ( pounds 79m) a year savings needed to make the Rastatt plant in Baden- Wurttemberg competitive with foreign locations.
MOTORING / Benvenuto Cinquecento]: Fiat's new city car, on sale in Britain from June, is the latest in a 500 line that began with the Topolino, or 'Little Mouse'. Jonathan Glancey salutes three small engineering triumphs
Sunday 21 March 1993
'THE AUTOMOBILE has become a mobile living-space,' wrote Dante Giacosa, Fiat's chief engineer and designer from 1946 to 1970, at the end of his long career. 'The car designer is now comparable to an architect.'
Friday 26 February 1993
TWO SCHOOLBOYS were arrested twice in seven hours yesterday after escaping from youth custody the first time, police said.
Wednesday 07 October 1992
PEUGEOT 106 is to sponsor the two-part Prime Suspect II, the detective drama starring Helen Mirren that swept the Bafta awards this year. Peugeot is paying pounds 250,000 for the privilege of sponsoring the follow-up because 'like the principal character of Prime Suspect II, the stylish Peugeot 106 has the confidence to make its own way in a challenging world'. ITV, which is stepping up its efforts to woo advertisers, claims that Croft Port increased sales by 50 per cent after sponsoring Rumpole and sales of Beamish Stout (in cans) rose by 150 per cent after its linking with Inspector Morse.
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