AutoBest 2018 – the countdown begins…
It’s November and AutoBest, the independent European journalists’ group, has begun the countdown to its annual awards and the “Best Buy Car of Europe in 2019” prize. Six cars are up for contention for AutoBest this year. In one corner, we have the Citroën Berlingo/Peugeot Rifter/Opel-Vauxhall Combo MPVs (counting as... Read more
Citroën’s new C4 Cactus
Citroën has had a good thing going with the C4 Cactus, its distinctively designed compact hatch which first appeared on the market some four years ago. Good to drive, comfy and quirky, the C4 Cactus has sold some 270,000 units to date with 30,000 units finding buyers in the... Read more
Citroën’s C3 Aircross wins AUTOBEST 2018
That sound you hear is champagne corks popping across the way in Paris. Citroën’s new C3 Aircross has just driven off with the AutoBest ‘Best Buy Car of Europe’ award’ for 2018. In the centre circle for AutoBest, the European journalists’ awards organisation, stood six cars for this year’s highly competitive... Read more
AutoBest 2018

AutoBest 2018

Blog October 10, 2017

Question: what do the new Citroën C3 Aircross, Honda Civic, Ford Fiesta, Opel Grandland X, SEAT Ibiza and Volkswagen T-Roc all have in common? Answer, they are the six new car finalists going forward to this winter’s ‘Best Buy Car of Europe in 2018’ award, as organised by AutoBest,  the independent journalists’... Read more
Meeting Citroën’s new C3
Bienvenue! Citroën’s appealing new C3 supermini is now out on UK roads, sales kicking off at the beginning of January, starting at £10,995 OTR. Straightaway it’s clear that this characterful, new shape C3 builds on the look and success of the C4 Cactus, the nimble compact crossover that’s done much... Read more
SEAT Ateca wins AutoBest 2017
Cars judged, votes counted and now we have this year’s Autobest’s result. The SEAT Ateca, the Spanish maker’s stylish new compact SUV, ran out the convincing winner of “AUTOBEST 2017,” it was announced last week. AutoBest is the Europe-based award that’s geared up to find the ‘Best Buy Car of... Read more
Spring Clean

Spring Clean

Blog April 28, 2016

Gentle reader, as you might have noticed from the timeline on this blog, it’s been a while since Crosstown Traffic last sprang to life. House renovation, an excursion to France, plus assorted other adventures have had a lot to do with that, including how to plan, organize and resolve... Read more