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Sarah Sillars - IAM RoadSmart

Institute of Advanced Motorists Is Now IAM RoadSmart

29/04/16

IAM RoadSmart is the new name for the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). The change will unify the charity with its subsidiaries IAM Drive & Survive, Professional Driver Services and Driver Retraining Academy.


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Vauxhall Vivaro

Vauxhall Honoured At Trade Van Driver Awards

28/04/16

Vauxhall has been honoured in two categories at Trade Van Driver magazine’s annual awards.


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Gumball

Gumball Rally Car Race Filmed In 360

28/04/16

The world’s biggest car race is about to be filmed through the eyes of professional racing driver Oliver Webb.


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Whiplash

Wave Goodbye To Whiplash

28/04/16

A reactive head restraint and car seat system designed to reduce whiplash in rear-end vehicle collisions has been unveiled by engineers at Loughborough University.


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Vauxhall OnStar reaches 1.5 million customer interactions

Vauxhall Onstar On Track For Superstardom

28/04/16

Vauxhall’s personal onboard assistant, OnStar, has recorded over 1.5 million customer interactions across Europe, less than nine months after its launch in August 2015.


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New venue brings record crowds to Japfest

Japanese Car Show Wows Crowds

27/04/16

The biggest Japanese car show in Europe drew record crowds at its new Silverstone home, with almost 20,000 visitors, an increase of 20 per cent over the previous record achieved in 2015.


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Simply Ford - Escorts

Ford Frenzy At Beaulieu This Weekend

27/04/16

800 Fords are already booked to take part in Simply Ford at Beaulieu this weekend (Sunday 1 May) with even more owners expected to join the rally with their treasured cars.


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Plug In Adventures completes North Coast 500 in Nissan LEAF

Plug-In Highland Adventures In A Nissan LEAF

27/04/16

‘Plug in’ adventurer Christopher Ramsey, an electric vehicle enthusiast, has just completed the North Coast 500, a challenging 516-mile circuitous route around the Highlands of Scotland, in the new Nissan LEAF 30kWh.


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The all-new 2.0-litre EcoBlue

New Ford EcoBlue Engine Is Game Changer

27/04/16

Ford has revealed the first new Ford EcoBlue advanced diesel engine that will offer optimised fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 and NOX emissions for customers, using sophisticated technologies and innovative design.


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Flagship New Ford event for 2016 - The International Ford Show

It’s The International Ford Show This Weekend!

26/04/16

Two star drivers from the Blue Oval’s chequered motor sport past will be among the guests of honour at The International Ford Show, which takes place this coming weekend at Sandown Park, near Esher, Surrey.


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Hyundai at Fia World Rally Championship in Argentina

Hyundai Motorsport Takes Rally Argentina Victory

26/04/16

Hyundai Motorsport has taken its second ever victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) on a thrilling final day in Argentina, round four of the 2016 season.


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FIAT Professional Tradesman Trials launched

Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials Launched

26/04/16

Fiat Professional, official partner of The Football League, has launched the Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials, a nation-wide search to find a current tradesman who has the talent to make it as a professional footballer in The Football League.


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Stop Drug Driving

Concern Over Drug Driving In UK

26/04/16

Road Safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK.


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LONDON MARATHON ANTONY SPENCER FINISHED

Well done Tony!

25/04/16

Congratulations to Tony a technician from our Burnley branch for completing the London Marathon on Sunday in a speedy time of 3 hours 47 minutes! Raising an amazing £1,700 for East Lancashire Hospice. Great job Tony!


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Emissions

Don’t Delay Emissions Tests For 2017

25/04/16

Brake is urging the government to make sure there are no delays to the implementation of new ‘real world’ car emissions (RDE) tests scheduled for introduction in 2017.


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Renault Zoe

Are You Ready To Drive Electric?

25/04/16

Today’s electric car market could be transformed overnight if the half a million UK motorists already suited to electric motoring switched to plug-in power, according to research from Go Ultra Low.


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Largest collection of FIAT Group vehicles line-up

Largest Collection Of Fiat Group Vehicles At Silverstone

25/04/16

Nearly 200 guests from the vehicle fleet industry saw the largest collection of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles vehicles ever brought together, for an event to showcase the corporation’s growing range of models.


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Mazda UK to celebrate the one-millionth MX-5 at the 2016 Goodwood

Mazda Produces One Millionth MX-5

25/04/16

Mazda has produced the one-millionth MX-5.


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