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Motors in Sidmouth

Mercedes EQS Review

By Ginny Buckley - Motoring Correspondent

23rd Nov 2021 | Reviews

Not only does the EQS redefine the luxury electric car, but it shows an exciting new direction for Mercedes.

Mercedes has flirted with electric cars before, but its efforts have always been limited to putting a battery and motor in a body which was designed for a petrol or diesel. That's not good enough for the flagship of the range though. Buyers spending six figures don't expect compromises.

So for the first time Mercedes is using a platform specially developed to be pure electric.

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Government reveals new 'iconic' charge point

By Ginny Buckley - Motoring Correspondent

18th Nov 2021 | Reviews

The charger was revealed by Transport Minister Grant Shapps

The UK government has unveiled its new design for electric vehicle charge points, which it hopes could become as iconic as the British post box, London bus or black cab.

The result of a £200,000 competition to find the best design, the charger was revealed in the UK Pavilion at COP26 in Glasgow.

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UP CLOSE: Hamilton Garage

By Will Goddard

19th Oct 2021 | Car of the Week

Hamilton Garage has been operating from its site in Sidford for over 40 years

We talk to Hamilton Garage, the car dealership that has been operating from its site in Sidford for over 40 years – and some local residents have been customers since it started. It is one of the longest established Nissan dealerships in the whole of the UK, with four decades of experience in selling and servicing Nissan vehicles. General Manager Terry Jennings and Sales Manager Tony Veasey have both been working there for more than 20 years, and some of the mechanics for almost as long.

We are pleased to welcome Hamilton Garage, who will be sponsoring our new Motors section with regular content including 'Car of the Week' and other high-quality motor articles. This will be in addition to regular articles from Ginny Buckley, the first female motoring editor of a national newspaper and former Sky News anchor.

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One of Britain's foremost motoring broadcasters and writers is joining Nub News as our resident expert on the fast-changing world of cars and will keep us up to speed on all matters motors.

Ginny Buckley, the first female motorising editor of a national newspaper and former Sky News anchor is now the Founder and CEO of electrifying.com - a multi-channel media advice platform offering consumers simple and jargon-free tips about the switch to hybrid and electric cars.

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