The British driver was talking at the launch of McLaren's new car
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Wednesday 15 July 2009
Hybrids have carved out quite a niche for themselves among environmentally-aware buyers but don't really appeal to the enthusiasts.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Valentino Rossi claimed pole position for the Dutch TT at Assen as the Italian bids to record his 100th grand prix victory in Holland today.
Monday 22 June 2009
I could tell you about Cannes – the Cannes Advertising Festival. But really most of London’s adland seems barely to have noticed that this is Cannes week.
Monday 22 June 2009
Jonathan Rea fought off the attentions of Michel Fabrizio and Noriyuki Haga to win his maiden Superbike World Championship race in the second leg of an action-packed round at Misano, Italy, yesterday.
Tuesday 02 June 2009
The Honda car factory in Swindon re-started its engine yesterday after closing its doors four months ago as the global recession sent car-buying into freefall.
Monday 01 June 2009
Thousands of car workers returned to the production line at one of the UK's biggest plants today after a four-month shut down.
Sunday 31 May 2009
Thousands of staff will resume production at the Honda car factory at Swindon in Wiltshire tomorrow after a four-month shutdown at the plant.
Tuesday 26 May 2009
Saturday 16 May 2009
Workers at Honda's Swindon factory are expected to accept a 3 per cent pay cut when the plant goes back into production next month.
Monday 11 May 2009
Ben Spies bounced back from his opening-race agony of running out of fuel when leading on the last lap to claim victory in the second race of the FIM Superbike World Championship meeting here yesterday.
Monday 27 April 2009
Two brothers have been killed in a car accident, police said yesterday. Ryan Mabbott, 12, and his brother Daniel, 16, died after the Honda Civic in which they were travelling was in collision with a Mercedes on Saturday between Swillington and Woodlesford, near Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Good news: according to some reports, at least, the Government is ready to help the motor industry. The bad news? We'll be helping the French, German, Korean, Polish, Czech, Slovakian and Korean motor industries rather than our own.
Monday 06 April 2009
Noriyuki Haga struck a blow in his duel with Ben Spies for supremacy in the 2009 Superbike World Championship as the Xerox Ducati rider eased to a masterly double victory in the third round of the season in Valencia yesterday.
Monday 30 March 2009
Here's a predictably wonderful new commercial from Honda, set to debut on TV in April. It's part of the campaign for the brand's new hybrid car, the Insight. Is it odd to base an eco-ad on the mass use of car headlamps? Who cares? It's awesome!
Monday 23 March 2009
The car manufacturer Honda is proposing a pay cut for its thousands of UK workers in the face of the slump which has hit the motor industry, it emerged today.
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- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'