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Don't Panic! Corporal Jones' Van Is Back

05 Feb 2016: Now owned by the Dad's Army Museum in Thetford, Norfolk, the 1935 Ford BB van, which features in the legendary sitcom "Dad's Army" as Corporal Jones's van, has been given a new lease of life as a new Dad's Army film is launched. A platoon of Dagenham-based Ford apprentices, under the command of Ford's heritage vehicle technicians, have helped repair the running gear of Jack Jones's famous van - in the same building at Dagenham that it would have left the plant, more than 80 years ago. The original Dad's Army television series ran from 1968 to 1977, and "BUC 852", the van's registration, made its screen debut on 11th September 1969 in the first colour episode. This month it appears in the big-screen version of Dad's Army with stars including Sir Tom Courtenay, Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Sir Michael Gambon.

Best Performing No-Hybrid Vehicle In The UK

05 Feb 2016: The new PEUGEOT 208 range already features a wide choice of efficient petrol and diesel engines, but now the lowest CO2 version arrives on UK shores, with emissions as low as just 79g/km - making it the best-performing non-hybrid on the market. The larger 308 model has hatchback versions from 82g/km and the 308 SW estate - the biggest-in-class - from just 85g/km. The revised engine line-up means all versions of the PEUGEOT 208 meet stringent Euro 6 emissions standards, made possible with sophisticated BlueHDi technology ensuring every diesel version of the new 208 is below 95g/km of CO2 (benefiting from £0 VED and £0 Road Tax).

Citroen To Unveil Versatile New Spacetourer In Geneva

04 Feb 2016: The versatile New Citroen SpaceTourer will make its World Premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March, where its ability to tackle the rigours of family and business life head-on, will be on display. The SpaceTourer combines comfort, practicality and good looks with dynamic performance and remarkable fuel efficiency. Cutting edge technology and a new platform provide top-level safety and a user-friendly experience. Its new modular EMP2-based platform, a variant of the one used by the C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso, provides more cabin space and boot volume, as well as superior manoeuvrability.

Vauxhall's New Mokka X Set For Geneva Reveal

04 Feb 2016: Vauxhall's new Mokka X, which reaches UK showrooms late this year, will debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show next month with a fresh interior and exterior design, a new powertrain and featuring OnStar and Apple CarPlay. Incorporating cues from Vauxhall's new design philosophy, the new Mokka X will be the first model to introduce the "X" segment identifier for future Vauxhall SUV and crossover vehicles. With over half a million sold in Europe and nearly 100,000 in the UK, Mokka has been huge success since its launch in 2012.

Infiniti Breaks January Sales Record

04 Feb 2016: Following a record year in 2015, Infiniti carried its momentum into 2016 setting new sales records for January. Sales in Western Europe were exceptionally strong with more than 800 vehicles sold, an increase of 75% over January 2015. The company sold more than 15,600 vehicles around the world, a slight increase of 1%. This marks the best January result ever for Infiniti globally as well as the 17th consecutive month with year-on-year growth on record. The global result is driven by all-time high January results in many regions and key markets, such as China, Western Europe, Mexico, Latin America, Middle East, South Korea, Australia and Asia and Oceania overall.