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New Mondeo could help you beat allergies

31/10/14

Ford has introduced an all-new air filtration system on the new Mondeo family car, which could help ease the symptoms of people who suffer from allergies.

According to Ford, sneezing at speeds of 60mph can result in drivers losing sight of the road for up to 20 metres, which could be the 20 metres between staying on the road and being in a collision.


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14 crazy car facts nobody will believe

31/10/14

Automobile history is rich and complex and as a result there are some pretty interesting, and also some pretty weird facts and statistics accrued over the years.

If you’re a trivia hound or a pub quiz whiz, take a look at our quick list of some of the wackiest facts your friends may have trouble believing!


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Excitement is building for the brand-new Jaguar! This week on Facebook

31/10/14

Every Friday, we take a look back at the most popular moments on the Perrys Facebook page over the last 7 days! Don’t forget to like the Perrys Facebook channel if you don’t want to miss out on the latest car news, reviews and fun.


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First look inside Jaguar Land Rover’s new engine plant

30/10/14

Ahead of its official opening today, Jaguar Land Rover has offered the first peek inside its brand-new Engine Manufacturing Centre near Wolverhampton.

The plant is due to be opened later today by Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, and will be the home of the marque’s new range of Ingenium engines.


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Vauxhall smashes spooky World Record

30/10/14

auxhall has officially smashed a spooky Guinness World Record, just in time for Halloween.

The Luton-based carmaker teamed up with artist Jeremy Wood to attempt to break the world record for the World’s Largest GPS Drawing.


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Pricing released for Ford Focus ST

29/10/14

ord has officially released pricing for the new Focus ST hot hatch.

The new high-performance range goes on sale today, priced from £22,195, and first deliveries of the new models are expected in February next year.


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New roads watchdog to give drivers a voice

29/10/14

The government has outlined plans to introduce a new roadways watchdog to improve British roads for drivers. Named Transport Focus, the new organisation will be built on the same framework of Passenger Focus, a previous endeavour which mainly worked with rail customers.


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Dacia to unveil pick-up concept

29/10/14

Dacia is to unveil a new concept version of the Duster SUV at the Sao Paulo Motor Show at the end of this month.

Named the Duster Oroch, the concept is Dacia’s first foray into the pick-up truck market, and is intended as a design exercise to see how a Duster pick-up would look and function.


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Could you run your car for just £2 a day?

29/10/14

Nissan has started a new challenge to encourage businesses and drivers to discover the cost-cutting benefits of alternatively fuelled vehicles.

Named the ‘£2 Challenge’, the endeavour is meant to inspire drivers to see whether or not they can run their cars for less than £2 daily.


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Ford refreshes the Kuga

28/10/14

Ford has given its compact Kuga SUV a refresh for the new year, with a range of new and advanced upgrades.

Billed by the carmaker as its “smartest SUV”, the Kuga features a raft of new inclusions to bring the model bang up to date for 2015, including its most powerful diesel powertrain to date.


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Mazda to unveil new CX-3 in LA

28/10/14

Mazda is due to unveil its all-new CX-3 compact crossover SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show late next month.

Just like Perrys predicted earlier this month, the CX-3 will be similar to the popular CX-5 and will feature a suite of Mazda’s efficient SKYACTIV technology.


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Strongman breaks record with Ford Fiestas

27/10/14

Derbyshire strongman Simon Plant has smashed the Guinness World Record for pulling chained-together cars, with a little help from Ford.

The 42-year old builder, who cites a mixture of 10 raw eggs and a pint of milk as the key to his strength, pulled a total of 14 Ford Fiestas in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.


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Is love just a licence plate away?

27/10/14

Ever been stuck on the M25 and caught the eye of a good-looking motorist, only for them to drive off into the sunset as the congestion eases up?

If so, you might be in luck. A new website has been set up specifically for drivers who have fallen victim to the predicament of unrequited roadway romances.


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Licence fees to be slashed

27/10/14

The government has announced that the costs of getting on the road will fall after licence fees are due to be slashed.

As part of a cost-cutting measure by the government and the DVLA, the price of a provisional licence will fall from £50 to £34 as of the end of this month.


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Nissan creates world’s largest Zorb

27/10/14

The world’s largest Zorb ball has been created by Nissan, complete with a new Nissan Note nestled inside.


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R&GO app available for new Renault vans

24/10/14

Renault has launched a new smartphone app, which is compatible with all new Trafic and Master vans.


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Man proposes in the back of a police car

24/10/14

They say love can happen in the most unexpected of places.

That definitely was proven true for one couple, after a man proposed to his girlfriend in the back of a police response car.


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What’s the best car to have in a zombie apocalypse?

24/10/14

With Halloween just around the corner and AMC’s The Walking Dead back on our screens, we thought it was time to turn our attention to some of the spookier situations you could face on the road.


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