Motoring: Car Reviews

19 June 2006

Holiday heaven with the 307

Despite the lure of low cost airlines and cheap package deals more than 40 million holidays will be taken this year on British soil. And what’s more, over two thirds ...

19 June 2006

Hate Speed cameras?

Motorists who say ‘I hate speed cameras’ pay less to avoid finesA speed camera detector that allows a motorist to spot hidden cameras is to be withdrawn from sale following ...

16 June 2006

Perodua Kelisa on Target for Value

The Perodua Kelisa has once again proved to be unbeatable value for money in terms of purchase price, specification, running costs and depreciation. With three Kelisa models in the top ...

16 June 2006

Roundabout Risk

It is not uncommon to come across drivers who go out of their way to avoid certain roundabouts. Even experienced drivers consider them to be “high risk” locations, and feel ...

16 June 2006

Drive Dating sets singles in a spin

Yesterday saw the launch of a new high octane-dating phenomenon – Drive Dating. Forget speed dating – the latest way to find out if a future partner is compatible in ...

16 June 2006

Kids are the key to good driving

They suffer from sleepless nights, constant interruptions and mounting stress levels - but parents are among the safest drivers on the road, according to new research from safe driver champion ...

16 June 2006

Road sign failure for a third of motorists

One in three motorists fail to recognise even the most basic road sign, according to the results of a new survey.Overall, male drivers fared marginally better than their female counterparts, ...

15 June 2006

Toyota Supporting the boys in Germany

As flags go, they don’t get much bigger than this. Instead of flying a flag from their cars, workers at the Toyota Burnaston factory in Derbyshire have made one from ...
13 June 2006

Citroen introduces Xsara Picasso VTX

Citroën’s popular Xsara Picasso Compact MPV is getting a major boost with the launch of three new VTX models, specifically designed to appeal to company car drivers looking for a ...

13 June 2006

More Paint, More Danger

Drivers tend to ignore all but the most basic of road signs. A red light will still (thankfully) get most drivers to stop, most of the time. But a junction ...

13 June 2006

Peugeot: Cars to be CC seen in

Sales of convertible cars always open up as the UK weather improves, and Peugeot continues to dominate the sector with its 206 CC and 307 CC (Coupé Cabriolet) cars attracting ...

13 June 2006

Make Roads Safer

G8 leaders urged: ‘to Make Poverty History we must Make Roads Safe’A "third world war" is taking place without guns or bombs but with just as dire consequences, according to ...

12 June 2006

Volvo Launches hunt for Pirate treasure

Ever wanted to experience the ways of a true pirate, seeking buried treasure? Volvo is supporting its official promotion of Disney's upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest with ...

12 June 2006

Cool Idea from Peugeot as the weather hots up

As temperatures continue to soar, how many snacks will be wasted by drivers on the move because they have become unpalatable? Who wants to drink a lukewarm coke, eat a ...

12 June 2006

Happy Campers?

Caravanning is one of our most popular holiday choices. Millions of Britons will soon head off around the UK or across the Channel, towing their holiday accommodation behind them; some ...

12 June 2006

Summer of the Grey van man?

‘White van man’ is fast turning into ‘grey van man’ as drought orders and hosepipe bans begin to bite, it was claimed today.And the increased number of ‘dirty’ vans has ...

12 June 2006

Cardiff has longest Rush hour

Britain’s rush hour motorist is spending up to half the journey at a standstill, it was claimed today.Research by car firm Citroën examined how long drivers spent stationary during the ...

10 June 2006

Handy hints for Summer Drives

If you’re planning a driving holiday this Summer, ensure you don’t stall by making the right preparations for your trip.Whether you decide to take your own car, or hire a ...

10 June 2006

Scenic range becomes even more Dynamique

The Renault Scénic, the car which created the compact MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) sector ten years ago, continues to ride high in the UK sales charts, so to ensure that it ...

10 June 2006

Tyres and Tarmac

There used to be a bumper sticker that said "If you can read this, you are too close!"You don’t see them so often these days, but the problem hasn’t gone ...

10 June 2006

Corsa’s funky 5 door scores on style

Fun, funky and family-friendly - that’s Vauxhall’s new five-door Corsa! Revealed in these pictures for the first time, the handsome newcomer is set to make its debut alongside the striking ...

10 June 2006

Flying the flag...safely

With the opening games of the World Cup upon us, the RAC Foundation has joined forces with the British Motorcyclists Federation today [1] to encourage motorists to fly the flag ...

6 June 2006

Porsche 911 GT3 RS unleashed

In October, Porsche will launch the new 911 GT3 RS in the UK. The GT3 RS is distinguished by its performance capability and an unadulterated driving experience similar to that ...

6 June 2006

One Million Renault Scenics

The one millionth Scénic II has just rolled off of the production line in Douai, France - less than three years since its launch. Its timing also offers cause for ...

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