Thu 14 Dec 2017
A MAN threatened convenience store staff with a knife before fleeing empty-handed.
By Tom Sharpe on Wed 19 Aug 2015
IN a country where home-bred cars are starting to utilise hi-tech scanning technology to search out pot holes, the concept of a jacked-up hatchback makes sense.
By Tom Sharpe on Tue 18 Aug 2015
TAILGATERS and lane-hoggers are being urged to steer a coarse towards safer driving following the issue of 194 on-the-spot fines for antisocial driving.
By Tom Sharpe on Thu 18 Jun 2015
SO, is Chis Evans the right man for the BBC’s coveted Top Gear job, is the show going to fall apart with Clarkson, Hammond and May?
By Tom Sharpe on Thu 11 Jun 2015
VOLKSWAGEN stockists JCT600 are on the hunt for its next generation of mechanics with an scheme which will boast 115 apprentices.
By Tom Sharpe on Tue 12 May 2015
HOW long does it take to build a car capable of travelling at over 1,000mph?
CONVENTION dictates that modern racing cars have to be mid-or-rear engine and, at the very least, rear-wheel-drive.
By Tom Sharpe on Fri 24 Apr 2015
MOBILE speed cameras will be operated by road safety officers carrying out patrols along the borough’s roads this week.
By Tom Sharpe on Tue 21 Apr 2015
THIS week a bruising 521bhp British Coupe rolled off the back of a lorry at the Rotherham Advertiser offices.
By Admin on Mon 20 Apr 2015
By Tom Sharpe on Tue 14 Apr 2015
BACK in the year 2000 I went to see Bob Dylan at the Sheffield Arena (as it was then called – very straightforward).
AFTER a three-hour flight which transported the assembled UK motoring press to Portugal, I was thrown the keys to Suzuki’s new Vitara and disgorged onto the foggy, rain-soaked roads outside Cascais.
MAZDA is coming to the roulette table with its arms full of chips in 2015.
PRACTICALITY rarely comes arm-in-arm with desirability.
By Tom Sharpe on Tue 17 Feb 2015
HYBRID cars got edgy with the launch of the Lexus NX300h late last year.
By Tom Sharpe on Mon 26 Jan 2015
Whether you are scared stiff of snow, frightened by ice or simply worried about wet wintry weather there are various causes of trepidation on the roads at this time of year.