Motoring

29 October 2008

The New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate

With airport security tightening along with the inevitable delays and general hanging around, us Brits are binning the plane in favour of, no, not the train but in fact the ...

29 October 2008

Hyundai i800- Size Really Does Matter

I have a very good friend now living in Brittany in France. She has three children, her partner also has three so when they came to visit in April and ...

29 October 2008

The New Honda Accord

Honda has sent the Accord to the cosmetic surgeons but it must have been a lunchtime job as the exterior changes are so subtle you almost need a magnifying glass ...

29 October 2008

Renault Koleos 2.0 Privilege dCi 150 4X4

One may feel it to be a bit bizarre for a manufacturer to launch a new 4X 4 in today’s gloomy economic climate where some of the hardest hit happen ...

29 October 2008

Peugeot Partner Tepee

Five years ago, the thought of driving a van look- a-like as a family car would have been preposterous. However, they are now becoming increasingly popular as the number one ...

28 October 2008

Classics from BCA offer a Licence to Thrill

‘Quantum of Solace’, the latest outing from 007, is heading to big screens this weekend and for Bond fans looking to emulate their hero, ‘Classics from BCA’ could be the perfect answer. ...

27 October 2008

Motorists Consider Converting To LPG

Autogas, the leading automotive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supplier, has found that almost 50 per cent of motorists have considered converting their car to run on LPG because of the ...

27 October 2008

Scrap October Time Change

Latest research from motor insurer yesinsurance.co.uk indicates that around 100 deaths and 800 serious injuries from road accidents would be prevented each year if the UK stayed on British Summer ...

27 October 2008

A Billion Pounds To Reduce Car Travel

A billion pounds of public transport fare cuts would reduce car travel by less than half a percent, according to the Royal Automobile Club Foundation's latest research paper, 'Public Transport ...

27 October 2008

We Ill-Equipped Brits

The clocks went back this weekend signifying the arrival of winter but it would seem that the majority of UK motorists would not be preparing their vehicles adequately according to ...

27 October 2008

Killer Heels

With the unveiling of new 8-inch stilettos and news that women are turning to Botox in an attempt to repair their damaged feet, Sheilas' Wheels is urging female motorists to ...

27 October 2008

2009 Peugeot 407 SW GT

When a manufacturer decides to stop producing petrol variants on one of its most popular model range, you know they are taking the economic climate very seriously. Well, that is exactly ...

23 October 2008

Killer Heels

With the unveiling of new 8-inch stilettos and news that women are turning to Botox in an attempt to repair their damaged feet, Sheilas’ Wheels is urging female motorists to ...

10 October 2008

Drivers give thumbs down to motorway toll lanes

The majority of UK drivers have given the thumbs down to proposed new motorway toll lanes according to a new survey by Motorpoint.The poll by the UK car supermarket found ...

10 October 2008

Are you the owner of a love machine?

A survey from fish4cars can reveal we are a nation of amorous drivers who like nothing more than a little passion on the road!The survey of 18 to 50 year ...

10 October 2008

Motorists urged not to be duped by bargain buys as car prices plummet

Drivers looking for a bargain buy have been warned not to be taken in by plummeting car prices, which may hide a vehicle’s history.  While the credit crisis threatens to drive ...

10 October 2008

Plans to drop reversing from L-test

Learner drivers could be spared the ordeal of having to convince a driving examiner of their ability to reverse around a corner or parallel park under plans being considered by ...

10 October 2008

Plans to reduce road deaths across Europe

Europe’s transport ministers must support new legislation allowing cross-border enforcement of traffic law, says TISPOL’s new president Wolfgang Blindenbacher.Ministers will meet to discuss a Directive on the cross-border enforcement of ...

10 October 2008

Volkswagen Scirocco

The hit series Ashes to Ashes may have used the Audi Quattro to represent the car of the eighties. For many viewers including myself it would have been iconic Volkswagen ...

7 October 2008

Toyota develops world’s first rear window curtain shield airbag

Toyota announced today that it has developed the world’s first SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) rear window curtain shield airbag to protect rear passengers’ heads in the event of a rear-end ...

7 October 2008

Speeding drivers to be banned on second offence

Drivers will be banned after two convictions if they exceed the speed limit by 15 mph in urban areas or 25 mph on motorways, under a shake-up of road safety ...

7 October 2008

Now there is no excuse

Wayne Rooney could have spared himself the embarrassment of being rescued from the hard shoulder of the M62 recently if his car had been fitted with Rightfuel, a misfuel prevention ...

7 October 2008

Fronting’ can put young drivers at risk, warns Norwich Union

Managing directors and company owners are invalidating their business insurance policy, as well as putting their children at risk, by ‘fronting’, according to a warning from insurance giant Norwich Union. ‘Fronting’ ...

7 October 2008

Police recover nearly £4 million stolen cars

The police unit created just over a year ago with funding from the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has already recovered cars worth almost £4 million from companies and individuals ...

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