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SEAT Arona Awarded Euro NCAP 5 Star Rating

  Top Rating Shared with Ateca, Leon and Ibiza The new SEAT Arona has achieved the highly coveted five star performance in Euro NCAP’s demanding safety tests. Joining the other three flagship models in the Barcelona brand’s range, Ateca, Leon and Ibiza, SEAT has demonstrated its high levels and standards of safety offered once more. […]

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Citroen C3 Aircross Review

Citroen’s C3 Aircross is the auto-maker’s first stab at the compact SUV sector. It sits in the middle of the usual C3 hatchback and the forthcoming C5 Aircross. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Driving Test Changes

New research out suggests that half of all young motorists use a mobile phone for navigation while driving, calling into question the changes to the driving test. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Keep An Eye On Your Eyesight

If you drive, it goes without saying that you know you need your eyes on the road at all times. What you might not know is that DVLA has minimum eyesight standards that all drivers need to demonstrate so they can be allowed to drive. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Hyundai i40 Tourer Review

The larger saloon from Hyundai is named the i40. Here, motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, drives it in its estate form – known as the ‘Tourer’.

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Hyundai i30 Tourer Review

The last few years have seen Korean cars become more popular. Indeed, the motoring industry has dished out high praise to the models that have fuelled this boost. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports on one such car – the Hyundai i30 Tourer.

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Peugeot Partner Professional Review

The Peugeot Partner is the middle child in the French company’s van line-up, sitting above the little Bipper and the slightly larger Expert. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Peugeot Boxer Van Review

This Boxer has been around the block a few times, and in 2016 it received the new Euro6 compliant engines to help it pull punches out on the road. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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All New Kia Stinger Overview

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

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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2018 Kia Sorento Overview

Kia has announced a range of upgrades to the Sorento, the company’s seven-seat flagship SUV. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, went to Korea, the home of Kia, to find out more.

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Kia Leads World Car of the Year Nominations

Kia products have topped the nomination list for the World Car of the Year Awards with six nominations for its newly launched products around the world. Motoring Journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Vauxhall’s New Insignia Grand Sport Wins Family Car Of The Year At Scottish Car Of The Year Awards 2017

Vauxhall’s all-new Insignia Grand Sport has been named ‘Family Car of the Year’ at the 2017 Scottish Car of the Year Awards. The D-sector favourite, now in its second generation, picked up the award in the highly-competitive Family Car of the Year category, beating a number of crossover cars that have dominated the segment recently. […]

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UK’s Roads Are Dangerous And Costly

Despite an allocation of over £900 million in 2016 to the maintenance of roads in the UK, claims analysis from Warranty Direct and data from the Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey suggests the road network in Britain is still well below standard. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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DS 5 Performance Line 180 Auto Review

Not long ago, French brand, Citroen, decided it needed to break into the upmarket territories occupied by the likes of Audi, Mercedes, and Jaguar. It wanted to put a French twist on the luxury car segment, and to do this its shed the ‘Citroen’ name altogether and launched ‘DS’ out into the ocean of premium products to see if it can hold its own. Motoring Journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Grandparents Targeted In Safety Research

New research reveals that almost three quarters of a million British grandparents are driving their grandchildren around without following correct safety procedures. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Bad Habits Kick In After Passing Test

Drivers begin to develop bad habits just two weeks after passing their test, according to research. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

Laws of the Road

Tougher Sentences For Dangerous Drivers

Road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, has welcomed the announcement from the Ministry of Justice to increase the maximum sentence for motorists who have caused death by dangerous driving. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Do You Get Lost Often?

The average Brit spends the equivalent of almost two weeks of their life LOST, it has emerged. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay reports.

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Seasonal Tyre Safety Advice

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.