Motoring

15 December 2011

Secondhand Car Value Retention

We all know that when you buy a new car, it loses value very quickly. But some cars keep their value far better than others – so with a bit ...
12 December 2011

UK Drivers Not Ready For Winter Conditions

New research from Sainsbury's car insurance suggests that 13.7 million drivers are not aware of what to do if their car goes into a skid and worryingly, over a quarter ...

28 November 2011

Cost Of Motoring In The UK

The average driver (67%) spends up to £2,999 every year on their car*, according to latest research** from Age UK Enterprises, the commercial services arm of Charity Age UK. While ...
28 November 2011

Driver Alert Technology Makes New Ford Focus Safest Car

The new Ford Focus has become the first ever car to receive four Euro NCAP Advanced safety rewards after its Driver Alert and Forward Alert technologies were honoured this week. The ...

24 November 2011

Half of women say men affect their driving

Over half of women admit that having their partner in the car adversely affects their driving, making them feel stressed and nervous, according to new research.Men are less likely to ...
22 November 2011

Men Say 'Partner' More Difficult Than Car

The ‘RCZ Study’ from Peugeot, announced today, has revealed the extent of the British love affair with the motor car and it seems that Brits are often more keen on ...

22 November 2011

Mila Kunis talks cars

Mila Kunis can have anything she wants, and what she wants is the new Jaguar XKR-S. The Friends with Benefits actress attended the global debut of the car and was ...
17 November 2011

The All New BMW M5

Most powerful series production engine ever for a BMW Power up by 10 per cent, torque by 30 per cent yet fuel consumption down by 30 per cent Seven-speed double-clutch ...

16 November 2011

Women Are Savvy Car Buyers

• 71% of women say they don’t choose a car to impress anyone but themselves and only two in ten take their partner’s opinion into account• 69% of women aren’t ...
10 November 2011

Ford's Smallest Ever Engine Packs A Punch!

Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally today launched volume production of Ford’s smallest petrol engine - a 1.0-litre, turbocharged, direct injection EcoBoost engine that will debut in Europe in early ...

4 November 2011

VXR Vauxhalls 155mph Astra

The first official pics of the new Astra VXR, which goes on sale next year and is set to become one of the most powerful cars in its class and ...
4 November 2011

Confused About Car Values

One in ten people who have ever sold a car admit they have sold one having no idea of its true value, new research from Glass has revealed. Only a quarter ...

4 November 2011

Women's Car Insurance Lies

If you have an accident and it is your fault, would you own up or pretend that you were in the right? It seems that if research produced this week ...
2 November 2011

Winter driving master class

If you’ve ever ventured out into the snow or ice in your car you’ll know it can be scary, dangerous and treacherous to navigate your vehicle while skidding around in ...
31 October 2011

Men And Women Maintenance Clueless

Women have always relied on good old dad or their other half to fix their cars, but new research by Unipart Automotive has revealed that four in ten men are ...

28 October 2011

Ford Technology To Stop Txts

Ford is helping parents encourage younger motorists to drive more safely with a new technology that can block incoming phone calls and text messages while they are behind the wheel. The ...
27 October 2011

Girl power turning male dominated industry on its head

When it comes to Girl Power, forget Geri Halliwell, Mel B and the rest of the Spice Girls and think of a trio of intrepid entrepreneurs who are turning a ...
25 October 2011

Drive Safe This Winter

The last two winters have hit the UK hard with cold temperatures, snow and ice that the road network and motorists alike have struggled to cope with. This winter may be ...

20 October 2011

Brits don't like helping those who have broken down

Almost two-thirds of Brits wouldn't stop if they saw someone broken down - what ever happened to chivalry?Breakdowns are a common occurrence on Britain's roads with three and a half ...
11 October 2011

Car made into a piece of jewellery

A car can take you to a lot of places, but who would have thought that it would take a trip into your wardrobe?A Cornish designer has tackeled one of ...
7 October 2011

Is Chivalry Dead On British Roads?

Research released today by leading motor oil manufacturer Castrol reveals that British motorists appear to have lost their roadside chivalry  as  nearly two thirds (64 per cent) claim that they ...
7 October 2011

Squeezed Car Owners Adopt Scrimp-And-Sell Tactics

New evidence suggests that car owners are increasingly scrimping on servicing and repairs in the run-up to their vehicle being sold, a national used car retailer reports. ACF Car Finance says ...
5 October 2011

Motorists Change Driving Patterns As Fuel Prices Rise

Leading vehicle auction company, British Car Auctions (BCA) has released new data that suggests rising fuel cost is the most significant factor affecting the driving habits of UK motorists. The data ...
5 October 2011

Women hate buying cars

Buying shoes and a new dress has become second nature to us, but ask us to buy a motor and we come out in a cold sweat. According to a new ...