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Vauxhall's all-new Insignia Grand Sport has been named 'Family Car of the Year' at the 2017 Scottish Car of the Year Awards. The D-sector favourite, now in its second generation, picked up the award in the highly-competitive Family Car of the Year category, beating a number of crossover cars that have dominated the segment recently. It was commended for its premium quality alongside its ample space, proving itself to be the best car for not only family use, but the daily commute and business use too.

“The traditional family hatchback may have been replaced in many driveways by crossovers, but the Insignia Grand Sport has placed Vauxhall firmly back into the heart of this segment,” commented Stephen Park, Association of Scottish Motoring Writers President. “Combining sleek looks with premium quality, acres of space and a fine range of powertrains made the New Insignia Grand Sport the clear winner.”

“We would like to thank the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers for this honour,” said Denis Chick, Vauxhall’s Director of Communications, after collecting the award. ““The Insignia Grand Sport has all of the virtues of its successful smaller brother the Astra, and takes those to a higher level. It set new standards for design, efficiency, technology and connectivity when it launched earlier this year.”

The Insignia has been a strong seller in Scotland, with over 8,000 sold in the region since 2014, proving its popularity in the family car segment. The Insignia range also includes the stylish Sports Tourer and the rugged Country Tourer. And completing the range, the Insignia GSi – the quickest Vauxhall production car to take on the Nürburgring – arrives in showrooms next year.

ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA GSI IS FASTEST-EVER VAUXHALL AT

ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA GSI IS FASTEST-EVER VAUXHALL ...

Posted on: 27th Oct 2017

Vauxhall's all-new Insignia GSi has demonstrated its exceptional performance levels at one of the world's most challenging race circuits, Germany's Nürburgring. Sitting 10mm closer to the road than the rest of the Insignia range, and taking 160kg off the previous Insignia VXR, the GSi is the quickest Vauxhall production car to t...

Motablity Awards for Excellent Customer Service

Motablity Awards for Excellent Customer Service

Posted on: 18th Oct 2017

W J King, one of the fastest growing dealer groups in the South East and Kent who operate six franchises from 12 locations, is delighted and extremely proud to announce that the company has won regional awards for their work with the Motability Car Scheme at their SEAT branch at Sidcup and their Vauxhall branch at Farningham.

New season, new League....new Vivaro!

New season, new League....new Vivaro!

Posted on: 8th Sep 2017

WJ King, one of the largest dealer groups in the South East and Kent who operate six franchises from 12 locations, is pleased to announce the renewal of its successful partnership with Ebbsfleet United FC of the Vanarama National League.

VAUXHALL PART-EXCHANGE PROGRAMME MAKES YOUR NEW CAR EVEN MORE AFFORDABLE

VAUXHALL PART-EXCHANGE PROGRAMME MAKES YOUR NEW CAR EVE...

Posted on: 6th Sep 2017

With 67-plate cars hitting the roads today, Vauxhall is making its new cars even more affordable with a new part-exchange offer. Proving that selling your old car is easy, Vauxhall is offering its customers £1,000 more than the leading online car buying website, webuyanycar.com, when they part exchange their car for a new 67-plate Vauxhall.

STAYING SAFE AND ALERT WITH THE ALL-NEW VAUXHALL GRANDLAND X SUV

STAYING SAFE AND ALERT WITH THE ALL-NEW VAUXHALL GRANDL...

Posted on: 3rd Aug 2017

The all-new Vauxhall Grandland X is setting standards for its safety systems, as the latest SUV from Vauxhall sees the launch of Driver Drowsiness Alert. The Grandland X will make its premiere at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) from 14-24 September, and be at dealerships shortly after.

VAUXHALL REVEALS NEW INSIGNIA GSI AHEAD OF FRANKFURT DEBUT

VAUXHALL REVEALS NEW INSIGNIA GSI AHEAD OF FRANKFURT DE...

Posted on: 21st Jul 2017

With its debut set for the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Vauxhall has released first pics of the all-new Insignia GSi, which will deliver high levels of performance through all-wheel drive, a new chassis and Brembo brakes, and will be powered by a refined 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine.

ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA ACHIEVES FIVE-STAR EURO NCAP RATING

ALL-NEW VAUXHALL INSIGNIA ACHIEVES FIVE-STAR EURO NCAP ...

Posted on: 13th Jul 2017

The all-new Vauxhall Insignia, in both Grand Sport and Sports Tourer body styles, has been awarded the maximum five stars from Euro NCAP making it one of the safest cars on the market. It achieved exceptionally high scores for its occupant protection for both adults and children, pedestrian protection and safety assist technology.

NEW INSIGNIA SPORTS TOURER

NEW INSIGNIA SPORTS TOURER

Posted on: 23rd Jun 2017

Vauxhall's all new Insignia Sports Tourer is on sale now priced from £18,685 on-the-road. It is based on a completely new vehicle architecture, and its revised proportions result in more luggage capacity that has increased to 1,665 litres, 135 litres, more than the outgoing model. The length of the boot has grown by 97mm to 2005mm versus...

MOST POWERFUL VAUXHALL EVER MAKES UK DEBUT AT GOODWOOD FOS

MOST POWERFUL VAUXHALL EVER MAKES UK DEBUT AT GOODWOOD ...

Posted on: 8th Jun 2017

Vauxhall's mighty VXR8 range of cars will be given a final hurrah at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29 - July 2) when a very special last-of-line edition takes to the track as part of the First Glance track class, driven by a variety of high profile drivers.

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW GRANDLAND X SUV

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW GRANDLAND X SUV

Posted on: 25th Apr 2017

Vauxhall has today released the first images of the all-new Grandland X SUV, the third member of its 'X' family, which receives its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. With a sporty design and off-road looks, the Grandland X has elevated seating for five people, generous luggage space, good all-round visibility an...

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA COUNTRY TOURER

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA COUNTRY TOURER

Posted on: 5th Apr 2017

The latest addition to the all-new Insignia range, Vauxhall's all-wheel drive Insignia Country Tourer will debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (September 14th to 24th). The Country Tourer is more spacious and considerably lighter than its predecessor, thanks to an all-new architecture, and comes with a wide range of innovative technologies....

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DAMON'S DESERVED SUCCESS

Posted on: 8th Mar 2017

The 10th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2017) - which celebrates Apprenticeships across all industries and all levels - runs from 6th to 10th March and this year the theme is 'ladder of opportunity.' This then would seem the perfect time to announce that Damon Powsey, an Apprentice working at WJ King's Vauxhall Dartford branch, wa...

VAUXHALL CORSA HONOURED BY FLEET WORLD

VAUXHALL CORSA HONOURED BY FLEET WORLD

Posted on: 24th Feb 2017

Vauxhall's Corsa has been chosen as one of the top models in the fleet industry, taking home the Best Supermini award at the 2017 Fleet World Honours.

VAUXHALL CELEBRATES SALES HAT-TRICK WITH AWARD-WINNING ASTRA

VAUXHALL CELEBRATES SALES HAT-TRICK WITH AWARD-WINNING ...

Posted on: 9th Jan 2017

Rounding off last year in style, Vauxhall's multi award-winning Astra has celebrated a sales hat-trick by being number one in its segment in each of the last three months of 2016. According to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the Astra cruised to victory with 15,948 sold in the fourth quarter and a total of 3...

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA

VAUXHALL REVEALS ALL-NEW INSIGNIA

Posted on: 14th Dec 2016

Vauxhall has released first pictures of the all-new Insignia, known as the Insignia Grand Sport, which will receive its world premiere at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March. Following on from the previous generation, which won the European Car of the Year in 2009, and sold over 30,000 in the UK last year, the Insignia Grand Sport is based on a com...

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VAUXHALL'S SCRAPPAGE SCHEME OFFERS UP TO £2,...

Posted on: 16th Nov 2016

Vauxhall's popular Scrappage Allowance Scheme is back, offering customers up to £2,000 (including VAT) towards a new Vauxhall when they trade-in their car for scrappage.

VAUXHALL ASTRA SCOOPS TOP HONOURS AT CAR TECH AWARDS

VAUXHALL ASTRA SCOOPS TOP HONOURS AT CAR TECH AWARDS

Posted on: 2nd Nov 2016

Vauxhall's all-new Astra has been recognised for its outstanding range of advanced technology features, picking up a handful of accolades at the Car Tech Awards. This latest victory confirms the all-new Astra's position as one of the top new models on the market.

WJ King support for The Fleet

WJ King support for The Fleet

Posted on: 28th Oct 2016

WJ King announce the renewal of its successful partnership with Ebbsfleet United FC of the Vanarama National League (South).

NEW MOKKA X & ZAFIRA TOURER LEAD VAUXHALL

NEW MOKKA X & ZAFIRA TOURER LEAD VAUXHALL'S CH...

Posted on: 28th Sep 2016

Vauxhall will reveal new versions of two class-leading models at next week's Paris Motor Show, while providing a clear signal about its future commitment to electric vehicles. Both the Mokka X and new Zafira Tourer will appear ahead of their dealer launch next month, and the ground-breaking Ampera-e will be readied for UK evaluation early in 2

VAUXHALL OFFERS £500 FREE FUEL THIS SEPTEMBER

VAUXHALL OFFERS £500 FREE FUEL THIS SEPTEMBER

Posted on: 7th Sep 2016

Customers of Vauxhall retailers across the country can get £500* worth of free fuel, with selected car and van purchases between Thursday 8th September and Monday 12th September.

VAUXHALL TEST DRIVE PROGRAMME OFFERS £500 OFF NEW CORSA OR ADAM

VAUXHALL TEST DRIVE PROGRAMME OFFERS £500 OFF NEW...

Posted on: 25th Aug 2016

Vauxhall retailers are offering customers £500* towards the cost of a new ADAM or Corsa model when they book a test drive during August and September. The Test Drive programme will take place at Vauxhall retailers nationwide and applies to selected ADAM or Corsa models purchased and registered between now and 30th September.

W J King celebrates Motability award for Excellent Customer Service

W J King celebrates Motability award for Excellent Cust...

Posted on: 8th Aug 2016

Motability customers in South East London and North Kent can be sure of receiving award-winning customer service when they visit local dealer WJ King - one of the fastest growing dealer groups in the region who operate six franchises from 12 locations - as the company has, for the second year in succession, won a regional award for their work with ...

VAUXHALL OUTPERFORMS PREMIUM RIVALS FOR VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY

VAUXHALL OUTPERFORMS PREMIUM RIVALS FOR VEHICLE DEPENDA...

Posted on: 20th Jul 2016

Vauxhall has performed very strongly in the second annual JD Power survey for vehicle dependability, achieving fourth overall in the manufacturer rankings. Moving up from ninth in last year's inaugural survey, Vauxhall outperformed all premium rivals including Mercedes, BMW and Jaguar.

VAUXHALL REVEALS FIRST PICTURES OF NEW ZAFIRA TOURER

VAUXHALL REVEALS FIRST PICTURES OF NEW ZAFIRA TOURER

Posted on: 1st Jun 2016

These are the first images of Vauxhall's new Zafira Tourer, which features an enhanced exterior and interior design, cutting-edge connectivity via OnStar, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and innovative Adaptive Forward Lighting LED headlamps.

Andy teams up with WJ King

Andy teams up with WJ King

Posted on: 19th Apr 2016

The excellent relationship enjoyed by WJ King - one of the fastest growing vehicle dealer groups in the South East and Kent - with the Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT), was further highlighted recently when renowned Paralympian and CACT Disability Ambassador Andy Barrow, visited WJ King's Dartford branch to take ownership of his brand ...

VAUXHALL TAKES PERSONALISATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH ADAM UNLIMITED

VAUXHALL TAKES PERSONALISATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH A...

Posted on: 14th Apr 2016

Vauxhall has updated its popular ADAM range further with the introduction of UNLIMITED and ROCKS UNLIMITED trim variants. Incorporating options from the existing JAM, GLAM and SLAM models, the new variants will provide drivers with more personalisation options than ever before.

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VAUXHALL'S NEW MOKKA X SET FOR GENEVA REVEAL

Posted on: 10th Feb 2016

Vauxhall's new Mokka X, which reaches UK showrooms late this year, will debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show next month with a fresh interior and exterior design, a new powertrain and featuring OnStar and Apple CarPlay.

VAUXHALL MOVANO FINDING THE WAY FOR A-Z MAPS

VAUXHALL MOVANO FINDING THE WAY FOR A-Z MAPS

Posted on: 5th Feb 2016

Vauxhall has supplied three Movano vans to well-known map company A-Z Maps, which will be used by its representatives to deliver map products to shops in towns and motorway services around the country.

VAUXHALL COMBO TO TACKLE TALL ORDERS

VAUXHALL COMBO TO TACKLE TALL ORDERS

Posted on: 5th Feb 2016

Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles has added to the versatility of its award-winning Combo range, by introducing the L2H2 panel van, which provides a maximum load height of over five feet.

VAUXHALL REVEALS GT CONCEPT AS TEMPLATE FOR FUTURE SPORTS CARS

VAUXHALL REVEALS GT CONCEPT AS TEMPLATE FOR FUTURE SPOR...

Posted on: 27th Jan 2016

Vauxhall and Opel will reveal their vision of the future sports car with the GT Concept at this year's Geneva International Motorshow (March 3-13). Purebred, pared down, yet unashamedly avant-garde, the GT Concept is even shorn of door handles and door mirrors, its breathtaking form clothing a classic front mid-engined, rear-wheel drive chass...

VAUXHALL MOKKA REACHES HALF A MILLION ORDERS

VAUXHALL MOKKA REACHES HALF A MILLION ORDERS

Posted on: 19th Jan 2016

Since launching three years ago, the Mokka has impressed with its stylish design, high practicality, frugal engines and ultra-modern technologies such as intelligent all-wheel drive. In addition, Mokka owners are always fully connected with the personal connectivity and service assistant OnStar, which offers extensive services at the push of a butt...

GOING, GOING, GONE

GOING, GOING, GONE

Posted on: 23rd Dec 2015

Vauxhall Motors has opened the bidding on a piece of motoring history - the Vauxhall Astra used by BBC Top Gear as their 'Reasonably Priced Car' with automotive industry charity, BEN.

VAUXHALL TOPS BUSINESS CAR

VAUXHALL TOPS BUSINESS CAR'S WEBSITE RANKINGS FOR ...

Posted on: 2nd Dec 2015

Vauxhall has been awarded top score for the fifth consecutive year by prominent fleet magazine BusinessCar in its annual Web Rating Survey. Judged on 10 key criteria, including ease of use, telephone/live chat, email response, social media, P11D prices and data and tax calculator offering, Vauxhall's website is "once more the industry ben...

VAUXHALL ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ALL-NEW BRIT-BUILT ASTRA SPORTS TOURER

VAUXHALL ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ALL-NEW BRIT-BUILT ASTRA...

Posted on: 27th Oct 2015

Vauxhall's all-new Astra Sports Tourer will be in showrooms in March priced from £16,585 on-the-road. The new Sports Tourer, built at Vauxhall's manufacturing plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, follows hot on the heels of the highly-acclaimed five-door model and is up to £1,870 less expensive than the outgoing ST with a simpli...

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Vauxhall's Brit-Built Vivaro doubles up at What Va...

Posted on: 22nd Dec 2014

Luton-made Vauxhall Vivaro wins What Van? 2015 Best Medium Van Innovation Award for Vivaro's innovative blind spot mirror New BiTurbo engines also highly commended Luton: Vauxhall's Luton-built Vivaro van won two What Van? awards at a ceremony in London yesterday.

Vauxhall, a pillar of the community

Vauxhall, a pillar of the community

Posted on: 12th Nov 2014

Vauxhall is the proud recipient of the 2014 'Community Outreach Award', presented last week at the annual Northwest Automotive Alliance awards ceremony. The award is founded on a commitment to the wider community, including young people and educators, to promote the manufacturing and engineering industries and the many career opportu...

Vauxhall honours War dead with remembrance photography

Vauxhall honours War dead with remembrance photography

Posted on: 6th Nov 2014

To mark remembrance day, Vauxhall has released commemorative photography of its D-Type Army Staff car, which celebrates its centenary this year, alongside the Luton-based manufacturer's latest offering, the all-new Corsa.

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Vauxhall's New Corsa boosts image with GUINNESS WO...

Posted on: 30th Oct 2014

New car to create 7,000-mile-long GPS picture all over UK. Final image will have particular relevance to public on day of release. Luton - Few cars are as widely known in Britain as Vauxhall's Corsa, and to celebrate the launch of the Fourth Generation model an early prototype car is being used to achieve the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS'...

'The Vauxhalls' starring Abbey Clancy

Posted on: 20th Oct 2014

James Brown's directorial debut showcases the best of British rock and roll style and attitude. Vauxhall Motors and James Brown proudly present ‘The Vauxhalls' - a short film bringing to life the liberating sound and style of rock and roll. Starring iconic British model Abbey Clancy, the short explores the expression of individuality t...

Vauxhall unites with owners

Vauxhall unites with owners' clubs at NEC Classic ...

Posted on: 15th Oct 2014

Largest single Vauxhall area seen at Britain's biggest classic car show. Seven unique and important vehicles from Vauxhall's Heritage Centre...in addition to impressive line-up from four leading Vauxhall owners' clubs. Luton- For the third year running, Vauxhall Motors will be supporting the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show ...

Vauxhall Motors delivers modern vehicle technology

Vauxhall Motors delivers modern vehicle technology

Posted on: 17th Sep 2014

An engine and several gearboxes have been donated by Vauxhall Motors to the Young Offenders Institute in Aylesbury assisting them with opportunities to work with leading-edge motor industry technology.