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The Frugal New Ford Fiesta

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

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 Review

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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Tougher Sentences For Deadly Drivers

The Ministry of Justice has announced plans to increase maximum sentences for drivers who cause death by speeding, racing or using a mobile phone. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, takes up the story.

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Check Out Vauxhall’s New Insignia Country Tourer

The latest addition to the all-new Insignia range, Vauxhall’s all-wheel drive Insignia Country Tourer, is on sale now priced from £25,635 on-the-road. Tim Barnes-Clay reports.

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Most Common Motoring Distractions

Heavy rain, backseat drivers and spiders or bugs in the car are among the most common motoring distractions, it has emerged. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Brits Struggle To Drive In Bad Weather

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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30 million ‘Old’ Pound Coins Hiding In Cars

Up to £30 million in old pound coins might be lost unless drivers do a search of their cars before October 15, according to the AA. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Fiesta’s Win In MPG Marathon

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 Pass And Failure Rates

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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Roar or Purr? The New Ford Mustang Does Both

For some, there is no better sound to start the day than the firing up of a finely tuned sports car engine. For others, like Ford employee Steve von Foerster’s neighbours, it can lead to a call to the police and a request to keep the noise down.

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Check Your Tyre Pressure For Safe And Efficient Motoring

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Nissan Navara picks up Best Pick-up 2018 award

Nissan Navara Named Best Pick-Up

The Nissan Navara has been named Best Pick-Up at the Parkers New Car Awards 2018, adding to its list of industry accolades. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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i30 N – Hyundai’s New Performance Model

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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Are You In The Right Coloured Car?

The majority of drivers are in the wrong-coloured car for their personality. That’s the finding of a study by Nissan, which reveals 86% of those polled made an incorrect choice in the showroom. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.