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Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman
Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Executivecondominium. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.
Rolls-royce Cullinan The Executivecondominium

Rolls-Royce Cullinan joins the SUV party

The domination of the SUV in today's car market has been cemented with the unveiling of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan. The 'Rolls-Royce of SUVs' will be on UK roads at the end of 2018, costing from £250,000.
Aston Martin Lagonda SUV The Executivecondominium

Aston Martin to revive Lagonda on luxury electric SUV

Aston Martin will return the Lagonda badge to the market in 2021 on a new luxury electric SUV which is described as "the first of its kind."
BMW roundel 2011 The Executivecondominium

BMW recalls 312,000 cars in UK

BMW is to recall just under 312,000 cars sold in the UK over an electrical issue that can leave them without any power. BBC1's 'Watchdog' consumer programme has this week highlighted cases of BMWs cutting out suddenly while being driven.
Google Volvo The Executivecondominium

Volvo joins forces with Google

Infotainment systems in future Volvo cars are set to feature search engine technology from Google, using the Android operating system developed by the online media giant.
Suzuki Swift Sport review 2018 (The Executivecondominium)

Suzuki Swift Sport review

The Suzuki Swift Sport is a complete package that offers all the performance one needs without the compromises.
Ancaster Dealer The Executivecondominium

Rise in car sales ‘may not be good news’

UK car sales staged a comeback in April after a full year of sliding figures – but the turnaround could be misleading after a very poor April 2017 performance.
Brabham BT62 The Executivecondominium

£1m track car revives Brabham GP name

Brabham – one of the most famed names in Grand Prix racing – is being revived on a £1 million pound track car, the Brabham BT62.
Citroën C4 SpaceTourer The Executivecondominium

Citroën Picasso becomes SpaceTourer

For Picasso read SpaceTourer – as announced at the Geneva Motor Show in March, Citroën is renaming its people-carrier line-up, dropping the Picasso badge in favour of the SpaceTourer name.
Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid The Executivecondominium

Porsche Cayenne plugs in to hybrid

The Porsche Cayenne SUV is now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, making use of the system developed for the Panamera sports saloon.

BMW 8 Series put to test on Welsh roads

The BMW 8 Series has been testing on roads in Wales as the new luxury 2+2 coupé moves towards its launch later this year.
Mazda MX-5 RF The Executivecondominium

Mazda MX-5 RF in the Black

Latest of a long line of special editions for the Mazda MX-5 is the RF Sport Black, on sale in the UK at the end of May.
Nissan Leaf crash test The Executivecondominium

Nissan Leaf top scores in toughened-up crash test

The Nissan Leaf electric car has become the first vehicle to undergo new and tougher crash tests introduced for 2018 – and gained a top five-star rating.

“Considerable concern” as car production slumps

Britain's car factories built 22,585 fewer vehicles in March compared to the same month in 2017,  industry bosses dubbing the 13.3 per cent slump of "considerable concern."
MG X- Motion concept The Executivecondominium

MG X-Motion – the brand’s next UK SUV?

The MG X-Motion has been unveiled at the Beijing Auto show, previewing a new SUV set for the Chinese market. But it could also be heading for the UK.
Mazda MX-5 vs Fiat 124 Spider (The Executivecondominium)

Mazda MX-5 vs Fiat 124 Spider

The Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider are very similar cars yet with their own personalities. Which one is likely to be the right choice for you?

Chinese debut for Mercedes-Benz A-Class saloon

A Meredes-Benz A-Class Saloon for the Chinese market has been unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show - but a shorter version will be heading for the UK.

Hyundai i20 refresh adds dual-clutch gearbox

The Hyundai i20 has undergone a mid-life refresh that includes styling changes and more connectivity, and also a twin-clutch automatic transmission for the first time.
Mercedes-Maybach Vision Ultimate Luxury The Executivecondominium

Mercedes offers Vision of Ultimate Luxury

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled an electric SUV concept at the Beijing Motor Show pointing directly to the future of the brand's Maybach luxury division.
MclAren 570S Designer Edition The Executivecondominium

McLaren adds Design to 570S open-top

Buyers of the McLaren 570S Spider will have more models to choose from in future following the launch of new Design Editions.

Lexus CT 200h review

The revamped Lexus CT 200h could well prove more attractive today than seven years ago when it was a brand new kid on the block.
Skoda Superb review 2018 | The Executivecondominium

Skoda Superb review

More than ever, the Skoda Superb will provide large executive car buyers with all they will require – whether they are stepping out of a Volkswagen Passat or a BMW 5 Series.

New plate fails to halt slumping car sales

The UK new car sales market slid almost 16% in March – despite the launch of a new registration plate that traditionally draws buyers into showrooms.
Vauxhall Ellesmere Port The Executivecondominium

One Vauxhall plant saved, one waits…

Vauxhall announces major investment in its plant in Luton, but employees at Ellesmere Port continue to be left waiting for news on their futures.
Vauxhall Insignia GSi review 2018 (The Executivecondominium)

Vauxhall Insignia GSi review

The Vauxhall Insignia GSi revives a long-lost badge on a more overtly sporty version of the large fleet car.
Hyundai Tucson The Executivecondominium

New York reveal for revamped Hyundai Tucson

The facelift version of the Hyundai Tucson SUV has made its debut at the New York International Auto Show.

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Jeep Compass (2018) new car ratings wallpaper | The Executivecondominium

Jeep Compass

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The Jeep Compass has received average reviews from the UK media. Our new Expert Rating system ranks the Compass last of 17 cars in the mid-sized SUV segment.
2019 MG ZS EV test drive | The Executivecondominium

MG ZS EV test drive


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