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Motorpoint PR

Your one stop shop for all the latest news, views, events and competitions from the UK’s leading car supermarket.

For more information contact Stephen Wright, PR Manager. E: steve.wright@motorpoint.co.uk T: 01332 227239 M: 07825 308326

Motorpoint receives official approval from Honest John

13 January 2017 Press Release

Motorpoint has been awarded Highly Approved Trader (HAT) status by Honest John

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Start the year as you mean to go on!

11 January 2017 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson believes the future is bright for British car manufacturers if the new Aston Martin DB11 is anything to go by

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Road to recovery

06 January 2017 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson welcomes Government plans to overhaul the way in which road works are currently carried out on British roads

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Motorpoint raffle raises over £1,000 for Newlife charity

06 January 2017 Press Release Derby

Motorpoint staff have helped to raise over £1,000 for Newlife - the disabled children charity

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Why my New Year's motoring wish is for drivers to stop using their phone while at the wheel

28 December 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson explains why his motoring New Year’s wish is for all those drivers still using their phone while driving to stop

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Motorpoint partners with Prince of Wales Hospice to support Christmas Lights at Farmer Copley's

16 December 2016 Press Release Castleford

Motorpoint has teamed up with the Prince of Wales Hospice to give one lucky person the chance to win £100 worth of Love2Shop before Christmas

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How we showed the world sales stereotypes are wrong!

15 December 2016 Blog

We wanted to show the world how stereotypes of sales people, particularly car salespeople are wrong. Watch how we did this below…

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Is Brexit pushing up the price of new cars?

15 December 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger and former Motoring Editor at The Sun Ken Gibson explains how car manufacturers are quietly increasing the price of new cars in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Motorpoint celebrates a decade of selling cars from Peterborough

15 December 2016 Press Release Peterborough

Car buyers champion Motorpoint has celebrated its 10th anniversary in Peterborough

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Chingford Village Christmas Fayre at Motorpoint proves huge success

08 December 2016 Press Release Chingford

The Chingford Village Christmas Fayre at Motorpoint has once again proved to be a huge success

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Motorpoint brings additional horsepower to Polo at the Manor

02 December 2016 Press Release Newport

Motorpoint has joined forces with Celtic Manor to become the new title sponsor of the resort’s annual Polo at the Manor event

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Chingford Village Christmas Fayre returns to Motorpoint

22 November 2016 Press Release Chingford

Motorpoint is set to once again host the Chingford Village Christmas Fayre

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Make sure you are ready for winter!

20 November 2016 Blog

With the Met Office predicting a severe winter - the worst since 2010 - Motorpoint blogger and respected motoring journalist Ken Gibson offers some timely advice to avoid getting stranded by the below average temperatures over the next three months.

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Motorpoint gets ready for arrival of Santa in Birmingham

18 November 2016 Press Release Birmingham

Santa is coming to Motorpoint in Birmingham next month

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Motorpoint forms unique sporting partnership with Northumbria University

16 November 2016 Press Release Birtley

Motorpoint has formed a unique sporting partnership with Northumbria University

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Motorpoint helps Children First Derby raise £4000 from Masquerade Ball

10 November 2016 Press Release Derby

Motorpoint has helped Children First Derby raise £4,000 at its inaugural Masquerade Ball last month at the iPro Stadium in Derby

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When are you too old to drive?

07 November 2016 Blog

With the number of drivers over 100 years old having tripled in the last year Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson debates whether it's time for everyone over the age of 70 to undergo a full independent medical examination to check that they are fit to drive

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Motorpoint celebrates first anniversary in the North East

06 November 2016 Press Release Birtley

Motorpoint is celebrating its first anniversary in the North East by offering one lucky person the chance to win £1,000

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Highway Robbery!

24 October 2016 Blog

Ken Gibson, Motorpoint blogger and former Motoring Editor at The Sun, explains why he thinks recent price increases at the pumps are nothing more than highway robbery

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Motorpoint switches on to Switch Up

20 October 2016 Press Release Derby

Motorpoint has chosen Switch Up as its official Charity Partner in the East Midlands

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School run causing parents financial hardship reveals Motorpoint survey

19 October 2016 Press Release Derby Burnley Glasgow Newport Peterborough Chingford Birmingham Widnes Birtley Castleford Oldbury

The school run is causing financial hardship for many parents according to a new national survey by Motorpoint

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What is the cost of providing a dedicated taxi service to your children?

18 October 2016 Blog

Parents provide a dedicated taxi service to their children. But how much time is it taking up and how much money is it costing? Motorpoint spoke to a cross section of parents to find out more

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Motorpoint lands space on Monopoly board

14 October 2016 Press Release Derby

Motorpoint has landed its very own square on the Derby edition of the iconic Monopoly board

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Motorpoint helps Derby retain world kindness record!

11 October 2016 Press Release Derby

Derby has reclaimed the title of Britain’s ‘kindest city’ – with a little help from car supermarket giant Motorpoint

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Why you should lose your licence for using your mobile phone while driving

06 October 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger and former Motoring Editor at The Sun Ken Gibson explains why he'd like to see people lose their licence for using their mobile phone while driving

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Motorpoint adopts Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity

06 October 2016 Press Release Birmingham Oldbury

Motorpoint has chosen Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity as its official Charity Partner

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Is renting a car in Europe really a nightmare?

27 September 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger and former Sun Motoring Editor Ken Gibson decides to find out whether recent horror stories about renting a car abroad are true or not during his recent trip to Spain

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Motorpoint Snowdog let loose in Saltwell Park in Gateshead

23 September 2016 Press Release Birtley

Motorpoint’s Snowdog ‘Mutt Me on the Corner’ has been let off his lead in Saltwell Park in Gateshead

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Motorpoint supports display of random acts of kindness in Derby

19 September 2016 Press Release Derby

Motorpoint is backing the bid by Derby to become the UK's 'kindest city' with a demonstration of the power of happiness in the city centre on Tuesday, September 20

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The Great Motorway Service Station Rip Off!

19 September 2016 Blog Derby Burnley Glasgow Newport Peterborough Chingford Birmingham Widnes Birtley Castleford Oldbury

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson calls for an end to the Great Motorway Service Station Rip Off in the UK

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Motorpoint team up with Lindisfarne for Great North Snowdogs

16 September 2016 Press Release Birtley

Motorpoint has joined forces with legendary folk rock band Lindisfarne to support Tyne and Wear’s biggest ever mass-participation, public art event – Great North Snowdogs – in aid of St Oswald’s Hospice

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Chris Cadden named Motorpoint Fans' Player of the Month for August

12 September 2016 Press Release Glasgow

Rising Scotland Under 21 star Chris Cadden has been named the Motorpoint Fans' Player of the Month winner for August 2016

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Motorpoint helps comedian Russell Kane get his tour on the road

08 September 2016 Press Release

Motorpoint has helped comedian Russell Kane get his Right Man, Wrong Age tour on the road

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Motorpoint Birmingham celebrates third anniversary

06 September 2016 Press Release

Motorpoint Birmingham has celebrated its third anniversary

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D-Day for new car registrations

01 September 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson explains why he thinks the new 66 reg plate could be the first major indicator of exactly how much Brexit is affecting people’s spending

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Motorpoint cleans up for Prince of Wales Hospice with help from Castleford Tigers

30 August 2016 Press Release Castleford

Motorpoint has cleaned up for the Prince of Wales Hospice - raising almost £600 for the charity with help from the Castleford Tigers

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Fifth Harmony

25 August 2016 Competitions

Win tickets to see Fifth Harmony live at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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How Brits are being switched onto the electric car revolution

20 August 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson believes the huge increase in charging points is a sign that Brits are finally switching onto the appeal of electric cars

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Motorpoint Grand Prix Series - Castle Classic

14 August 2016 Events Blog

Chris Lawless from JLT Condor has been crowned the overall winner of the Motorpoint Grand Prix Series after a dramatic last minute dash to the line in the Castle Classic in Leicester

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Why Brits have fallen in love with SUVs!

13 August 2016 Blog Press Release Events

What is it about SUVs that has made Brits fall in love with them in record numbers? Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson tries to get to the bottom of this modern motoring phenomenon

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Nottingham Panthers v Cardiff Devils

03 August 2016 Competitions

Win tickets to see the Nottingham Panthers v Cardiff Devils at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Saturday, September 17

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Motorpoint hopes to clean up for Prince of Wales Hospice with help from Castleford Tigers

02 August 2016 Press Release Castleford

Motorpoint is teaming up with the Castleford Tigers to host a special charity car wash in aid of the Prince of Wales Hospice

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Motorpoint launches major new TV campaign

29 July 2016 Press Release

Motorpoint has launched a major new TV advertising campaign on ITV and Channel 4 throughout late July and August

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Why video will never replace the good old-fashioned test drive!

29 July 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson questions claims by CitNow that the entire car buying process will be carried out by video within five years

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Three Peaks Challenge Complete!

27 July 2016 Events Birmingham

Absolutely amazing effort by our very own Eddi Ankutse who completed the Three Peaks Challenge over the weekend in aid of the Birmingham Children's Hospital

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What a load of rubbish!

25 July 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson slams lazy motorists for turning Britain's roadsides into a eyesore thanks to the sheer volume of litter they are throwing out of their vehicles while behind the wheel

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Motorpoint praised for unique training project in Burnley

25 July 2016 Press Release Burnley

Motorpoint has been singled out for praise after leading a unique private, public and voluntary sector training project in Burnley

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Motorpoint backs world record kindness bid!

22 July 2016 Press Release Derby

The countdown has begun towards Derby reclaiming the title of Britain’s ‘kindest city’ – with help from Motorpoint

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Time for a technology check!

20 July 2016 Blog

Motorpoint blogger Ken Gibson examines the implications for autonomous cars with the news that a driver was killed while watching a movie behind the wheel of his Tesla in California

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Motorpoint Grand Prix Series - Grand Prix of Wales

17 July 2016 Events

The Motorpoint Grand Prix Series relocated to South Wales and the beautiful countryside in and around Abergavenny for the Grand Prix of Wales

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