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New Larger Renault SUV Crossover Spotted

03/08/15

With the new Kadjar now launched Renault have been seen testing a bigger SUV that is being dubbed the D crossover by industry experts and Renault themselves. The brand will be hoping the Kadjar does well in the UK so they can launch this larger car off the back off the back of it in 2017.


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Tax Changes Might Mean Greener Cars Cost More

03/08/15

In a recent announcement the government will be removing the range of road tax brackets across the range of engines sizes and having a standard cost after the first year. Will this mean that buyers won’t be tempted to opt for a more economical car because the road tax savings are not there any more?


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1 in 3 Qualified Drivers Fail Theory Test Quiz

03/08/15

Just because someone has passed their driving test doesn’t always mean they would do so again. The fact that you only ever have to do it once means there are 1000′s of people driving on our road that may not pass if they took the test tomorrow.


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Auto Express Look Back at Some of Their Best YouTube Videos ever…

03/08/15

Auto Express wanted to celebrate the fact they reached 100 million views of their videos on YouTube so they decided to list some of their all time favourites. Some of them really are amazing and if you haven seen them you really should.


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Flashback Friday – The Renault 5

31/07/15

The interior, as you would expect. was stylish at the time, sleek and practical. The boot space was held in amazement compared to what people were used to. The only oddity really was the placement of the stereo system; on the floor by the gear stick. This meant it was mounted almost vertically and you had to lean down to use it, on the plus side the tapes never fell onto the floor when you ejected them.


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A Very Special Land Rover Defender

31/07/15

The Land Rover Defender as it’s currently known is getting rather old, in fact the earliest pre-production models date back to around 1947. In all the time since then the shape and general design of this iconic 4×4 has really not changed very much at all and that is no bad thing.


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The 3rd Generation Ford GT40 is Already a Legend

31/07/15

There is no doubt that since is was first seen at the Detroit motor show earlier this year the Ford GT Supercar has caused quite a stir. This is the 3rd version of what was the GT40, with the 2005 Ford GT being the 2nd. Ford have taken the GT to new levels of power, technology and style and the queue to by one is already forming.


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The New Kia Sportage Spotted During Testing

31/07/15

The Frankfurst motor show is not far away and there is certainly a lot of last minute testing going on for many manufacturers. Vauxhall have been caught testing 2 different versions of the new Astra and now the next generation KIA Sportage has been spotted undergoing testing at the famous Nurburgring in Germany.


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Strike a Pose! This Week on Facebook

31/07/15

With the new Kadjar now launched Renault have been seen testing a bigger SUV that is being dubbed the D crossover by industry experts and Renault themselves. The brand will be hoping the Kadjar does well in the UK so they can launch this larger car off the back off of it in 2017. The […]


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The F-Pace is Put Through It’s….Paces

30/07/15

There has been a lot of hype about the Jaguar F-Pace recently. With the support role for the British Tour De France winners, appearances at all sorts of motor shows and just the general excitement about what the final car will be like. It is almost like Jaguar are trying to promote a new car or something!


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New Astra Sports Tourer Spotted

30/07/15

It seems Vauxhall are out on the roads testing a number of their new cars at the moment. Most recently seen was the Astra “GSi” hatchback which is yet to be officially announced. But reports are also going around about a disguised estate version of the Astra likely to be marketed as a sports tourer option.


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Supercar Crackdown in London

30/07/15

Certain areas of London popularised by programmes like Made In Chelsea are becoming hot beds for supercars. It is getting so common to see Italian rarities, German muscle cars and more that car fans are actually going tot he areas just to car spot.


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What Actually is Operation Stack

30/07/15

If you having been watching the news, or worse, if you have been traveling on the M20 in certain areas you may well have come across Operation Stack, but many people are unaware of what it actually is apart from something that causes traffic chaos.


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Nissan Are Turning Over a New Leaf

29/07/15

The Nissan Leaf has certainly been a success in the electric vehicle market. The car is built in Nissan’s Sunderland factory and more than 10,000 have been sold in the UK, that is a big number for what started as essentially a specialist car. However this number is still somewhat short of the targets Nissan had set itself.


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Vauxhall Astra GSi is On The Way

29/07/15

The new version of the Astra will be shown off at this year’s Frankfurt motor show in September and should make a showroom appearance by November. However there are now reports of a tuned and styled version being tested in Germany, this is expected to be the new Astra GSi.


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Will Self Driving Cars Ever Take Over?

29/07/15

Over the last year there has been a great deal of speculation, promotion and testing of self driving cars. These autonomous vehicles are, from some quarters, being touting as the answer to the worlds traffic woes, accident statistics and much more. But can they really be the answer? and can you see yourself trusting one?


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The 7 Key Points to Driving Safely

29/07/15

A road safety charity called Brake works to educate and help prevent needless deaths on our roads. They have been recently working in Northern Ireland to educate various types of emergency service people on how to engage young drivers about the subject.


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Basic Car Maintenance is Really Very Easy – 5 Things You Can Do Yourself.

28/07/15

Getting your car serviced properly at the right intervals is very important. It can will make sure the car has the best chance of being trouble free for years and it is also great for keeping the re-sale value high, everyone loves a full and stamped service history.


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