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Kia Stinger GTS

All New Kia Stinger Overview

16/11/17

The stunning Kia Stinger, an elegant gran turismo, is now in full production and goes on sale in Britain this week priced from £31,995. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay has driven it, so here he is with the details.


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Top 10 Must-Know Highway Codes

14/11/17

From keeping sheep under control, to not flashing or honking in an intimidating fashion and not being foggy on the rules for lights, knowing The Highway Code ensures drivers are not facing potential fines, penalty points on their licence or even disqualification.


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Tyres

Seasonal Tyre Safety Advice

30/10/17

With a cold weather warning sweeping the nation, now is the right time for drivers to pay particular attention to tyre safety for the coming wintry months. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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British Motorists Still Not Deterred From Diesel

24/10/17

Fears over emissions, scrappage schemes, and bans are failing to deter British drivers from diesel vehicles. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Don’t Become a Key Code Hacking Victim

20/10/17

Motorists are advised to keep their vehicle software up to date with manufacturer recalls to help prevent the rising trend of key code hacking. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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The Frugal New Ford Fiesta

19/10/17

The new Ford Fiesta smashed records on the UK’s annual MPG Marathon, proving its fuel-sipping credentials within months of going on sale. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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All-New SEAT Arona Review

18/10/17

The brand new SEAT Arona is small, stylish, and closely related to the Audi Q2 and upcoming Volkswagen T-Roc, as well as the Ibiza supermini. So, is the compact SUV good enough to warrant your hard-earned cash? Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, has been driving the Arona at its launch in Barcelona this week.


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Peugeot Expert Van

Peugeot Expert Van Review

17/10/17

Peugeot’s Expert van had a lot of plastic surgery done last year. As well as better looks it also received a fresh platform and a bunch of safety equipment. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, drove the Expert Professional Plus Long BlueHDi 180 recently. Here’s his review.


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Driving in Rain

Brits Struggle To Drive In Bad Weather

11/10/17

New research has revealed that many British drivers are unaware of the correct action to take in poor weather conditions. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Fiesta’s Win In MPG Marathon

09/10/17

The new Ford Fiesta smashed records on the UK’s annual MPG Marathon, proving its fuel-sipping credentials within months of going on sale. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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MOT

MOT Pass And Failure Rates

06/10/17

Drivers in the South-East of England are some of the luckiest without fail, according to Government MoT figures unearthed by a consumer motoring site. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Tyres

Check Your Tyre Pressure For Safe And Efficient Motoring

04/10/17

Perrys is reminding drivers that the right tyre pressure is not only important for safety, but it is also the best way to boost fuel economy.


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Check Out The All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV

04/10/17

The all-new Peugeot 5008 breaks new ground as a large seven-seater SUV. As a new contender in this growing consumer market, it boasts many strengths. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Check Out The New Nissan X-Trail

02/10/17

The Nissan X-Trail is the world’s best-selling SUV and is now available with a range of upgrades which further enhance its quality and refinement. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Smoking Harms Your Car’s Health Too

29/09/17

With the annual quit smoking campaign Stoptober about to begin, vehicle data and valuation specialist hpi has issued a warning to motorists over how smoking can seriously damage their car’s health, estimating that a car driven by a heavy smoker could easily lose up to £2000 at trade-in. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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Stand Up For Older Drivers

28/09/17

Road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, is keen to stand up for the increasing number of older people who choose to continue driving. The support is backed up by findings from a study which shows that more mature road users are no more dangerous than other drivers.


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Renault Mégane Sport Tourer Review

27/09/17

The latest Renault Mégane Sport Tourer is a friendly car on the straights and on winding wedges of tarmac, too. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.


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All-New Hyundai i30 N

i30 N – Hyundai’s New Performance Model

25/09/17

The i30 N is Hyundai’s first performance model under the Hyundai N sub brand, engineered by the company’s dedicated High Performance Vehicle Division. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, explains more.


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