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The Most Valuable Automobilia

The Most Valuable Automobilia
4Posted: 4th Nov 2021

From vintage tool kits to retro petrol pumps, automobilia is collected all over the world by motor enthusiasts and traders. Today, bidding website Ebay has become an easy way to buy and sell collectibles and in turn has been home to millions of automobilia auctions. Artifacts included within automobilia varied in nature, ranging from those linked with motoring in a general sense to those intrinsically linked with a specific vehicle or event, like formula 1. Prices for rare items can climb into the thousands… and there's almost always someone willing to pay. We analysed the automobilia cat...

5 Things to Consider When Planning an Accessible Trip
26Posted: 26th Oct 2021

5 Things to Consider When Planning an Accessible Trip

Planning a trip can be a fun activity filled with the anticipation of exploring, experiencing and relaxing. The world is packed with stunning vistas, charming towns, and fascinating cultures just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed by everyone. However, there are a few things to do before booking and committing to an accessible trip.  Group 1 Automotive has researched five things that will...

The Most Accessible Music Venues across The UK
6Posted: 6th Sep 2021

The Most Accessible Music Venues across The UK

Music is accessible on so many virtual platforms. From Spotify to iTunes, music can be accessed by almost anyone, anywhere. But what about live music? For many, going to see their favourite band is an amazing experience, but for those who depend on mobility aids, seeing their favourite band or group can be a daunting experience.  From difficulties booking tickets, to physically getting into venues...

Which University has the most electric cars in their fleet?
7Posted: 7th Jun 2021

Which University has the most electric cars in their fleet?

91% of students are “fairly or very concerned” about climate breakdown, and a further 80% wanting their institution to be doing more on sustainable development. In particular, educational institutions support environmental initiatives in order to become “green” and address all-natural problems with such valuable resources, for example emissions.  With this in mind Group1 Automotive ha...

A New Era Begins
4Posted: 4th Mar 2020

A New Era Begins

After the cancellation of the Geneva Motorshow, SEAT President Carsten Isenee & CUPRA CEO Wayne Griffiths conducted a Web Videoconference to outline the positive momentum of their brands. SEAT was the fastest growing brand and CUPRA have seen a growth of 72% since 2018.  Moving on to 2020 and with a new year, SEAT and CUPRA are bringing a new production era with vehicles such as:  Mii Electric  SEAT Leon  CUPRA Leon (...

CUPRA Leon Charges Into Marketing With Electrifying Performance
20Posted: 20th Feb 2020

CUPRA Leon Charges Into Marketing With Electrifying Performance

High-performance CUPRA Leon will be available for the very first time with a plug-in hybrid powertrain Up to 60km (37mile) EV range on eHybrid model A range of powerful engines, from 245PS to 310PS, all exclusively available with DSG shift-by-wire technology CUPRA Leon will accelerate from 0-to-100 km/h (62mph) in under five seconds and on to an electronically-limited top spee...

All-New SEAT Leon Launches
28Posted: 28th Jan 2020

All-New SEAT Leon Launches

STRONG DESIGN EVOLUTION: A new exterior and interior design language gives it greater presence, which enhances its overall proportionsLIGHTING THE WAY: Full LED headlamps, coast-to-coast rear lamps and wraparound ambient lights emphasise the evolution and technology within FUTURE-PROOF: Based on the MQB (Modular Quer Baukasten) Evo platform, the next-generation Leon is the most forward-thinking product ever made by...

The All-New SEAT Leon Will Bring Greater Presence to Compact Segment
14Posted: 14th Jan 2020

The All-New SEAT Leon Will Bring Greater Presence to Compact Segment

Boldness, elegance and sportiness key characteristics of all-new SEAT Leon Strong design evolution giving a more purposeful presence to best-seller The all-new SEAT Leon will be revealed at 19:00 GMT Tuesday 28 January 2020 Register your interest in the new Leon The all-new SEAT Leon is almost here. The brand’s latest vehicle arrives with a strong design evolution tha...

Parents Will Spend Four Days a Year Getting Children Into the Car
7Posted: 7th Jan 2020

Parents Will Spend Four Days a Year Getting Children Into the Car

SEAT research finds that it costs families 96 hours a year getting children ready, out of the house and into the car twice a day Kids aged 2-3 years old are the most difficult to get into the car 30 per cent of parents will be late for work at least once a week due to extra time spent on morning routine Getting the kids to put shoes and coat on is most time-consuming bugbear...

Double Win for SEAT and CUPRA at Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2019
4Posted: 4th Nov 2019

Double Win for SEAT and CUPRA at Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2019

SEAT Tarraco wins Crossover of the Year CUPRA Ateca wins Sportscar of the Year Annual awards celebrates best cars in Scotland as voted for by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers SEAT Tarraco is priced from £28,230 OTR, CUPRA Ateca from £36,695 OTR SEAT and CUPRA collected an award each at Scottish Car of the Year on Friday night, picking up Crossover of the Y...

Mii Electric Open For Order
30Posted: 30th Oct 2019

Mii Electric Open For Order

SEAT Mii electric is the first fully electric vehicle from the brand One fully loaded trim level available, that includes 16-inch alloys, metallic paint, sports seats, tinted windows, Lane Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition, rear parking sensors and fast DC charging capabilities as standard Range of 161 miles (WLTP) Motor provides 83PS of power, coupled with 212Nm of instant torque First 300 retail customers will...

Discover the latest generation of Volkswagen Transporter: The T6.1
23Posted: 23rd Oct 2019

Discover the latest generation of Volkswagen Transporter: The T6.1

Featuring a new sharper look, inside and out, the T6.1 brings the Transporter – which was first shown to press 70 years ago – up to date and into the digital era with connectivity, safety and convenience innovations. For the T6.1 panel van and kombi models, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is reducing complexity and offering only Startline and Highline models, with Sportline to f...

First Details of the New Toyota Yaris are Announced
17Posted: 17th Oct 2019

First Details of the New Toyota Yaris are Announced

The new Toyota Yaris will strengthen the model's existing reputation, known for its ground-breaking achievements. Due for launch during the second half of 2020, it will continue to pursue its position as Toyota’s best-selling model in Europe, benefiting from significant advances in design and eng...

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