Motoring: Car Reviews

23 August 2006

Cabbies take time out for Kids

LTI Vehicles, makers of the famous London taxis, donated £1,000 to help give 250 underprivileged youngsters a day out at the seaside.Big-hearted taxi drivers gave up their time to man ...

18 August 2006

Perodua hits back at Driving Costs

As fuel prices continue to rise this summer, there’s a new reason why cash conscious car-buyers are able to rely on Malaysian manufacturer Perodua to help them keep motoring costs ...

18 August 2006

Faster, Cheaper and Cleaner

CHEAPER motoring is high on the agenda for most motorists. Combine that with cleaner fuel and enhanced performance and you’ve got the dream car.But that dream can turn to reality ...

18 August 2006

New Kia Cee'd Available Soon

Kia has revealed its all-new family car, revealed in photo form at the recent London Motor Show and set to make its world premiere in production-ready form at the Mondial ...

15 August 2006

It's a Mini Makeover

Details of the all-new MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S have been revealed today, Monday 14 August 2006. Featuring a completely new body design, a striking modern interior and modern ...

15 August 2006

RoadPilot warns of Uncertainty over Speed limits

RoadPilot, the company that developed the UK’s first speed camera location device, has voiced concerns over Government proposals to review speed limits on A and B roads. The company warns ...

14 August 2006

Smooth Changes

One of the hallmarks of an advanced driver is a smooth style with manual gear changes.  A car's gearbox is a wonderful piece of engineering, rarely casing problems during the expected ...

10 August 2006

The all new BMW X5

Seven years after its 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show debut, BMW announces the arrival of an all-new X5 Sports Activity Vehicle that aims to redefine its class courtesy of an enviable ...

10 August 2006

Motorists risking £1000 fines

Nearly one in seven motorists admit to risking a £1,000 fine by breaking the current hosepipe ban to wash their vehicle, according to research commissioned by car care people, Comma. ...

10 August 2006

Customers still free to Shop

‘Once again, consumers are being given the misleading impression that they are being overcharged for car repair work,’ said Matthew Carrington, Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) Chief Executive, commenting on ...

10 August 2006

Dirty Pretty Things support Make Roads Safe

A tragic car crash on July 1st in which three teenage girls died returning from a Dirty Pretty Things gig has inspired the band to support the Make Roads Safe ...
10 August 2006

Summer Cycling

One of the great things about summer is that we are tempted to get the bicycle out to make the most of the good weather.“Fair weather” cyclists may not be ...

4 August 2006

Young Drivers offered Curfew

More Than is about to drive down the cost of insuring young drivers - by offering them a curfew deal.Drivers aged 18 to 25 will be offered 40% off the ...

3 August 2006

A new Dimension to Citroen's MPV range

Citroën has revealed first details of its stylish new seven-seat compact MPV, the C4 Picasso. This extremely spacious, practical and comfortable new people carrier will make its world debut at ...

3 August 2006

Rural 40 limit Senseless

Road safety group, the Association of British Drivers, has suggested a new survey from insurers Direct Line takes road safety `up a blind alley’. The survey demands a limit of ...

3 August 2006

Dynamism and Driving Pleasure in the new Audi S3

Dynamism, sportiness and sophistication – the Audi A3 holds an outstanding position in the premium compact class. Now its top-of-the-range version is ready to go, the new Audi S3 boasting ...

3 August 2006

More Pink, Money off

September normally means the beginning of the end of summer. But Nissan is keeping the sunshine feeling going by adding a touch of colour with the return of the Micra ...

1 August 2006

Skoda superb spiced up for 07

Škoda is updating the Superb for the 2007 model year. Built at the Škoda assembly plant in Kvasiny, Czech Republic, the Superb offers exceptional interior space and generous ...

1 August 2006

Length of the UK: One tank of fuel

Vauxhall’s Vivaro has set a new fuel economy record, thanks to a charity drive by one of the company’s most valued customers.Alan Philips, from Nottinghamshire based Morris Vermaport Limited, drove ...
1 August 2006

Rules save drivers £10k

Dreams of a new car could become a reality for Britain's 25 million safe drivers, according to new research by Privilege Insurance.The nation's safe drivers - those who have four ...

1 August 2006

Caterham's 131mpg monster

Caterham is famed for producing some of the fastest cars in the world, but what about one capable of returning 131 miles per gallon?That’s exactly what a modified Caterham Seven ...

31 July 2006

Motorway users an accident in waiting

One quarter of motorway users "an accident waiting to happen"More than a quarter of motorists (26 per cent) are "an accident waiting to happen" because they drive too close to ...

28 July 2006

Drink Driving worse in Summer

A recent survey showed that half the UK's estimated 32 million motorist admit consuming alcohol before getting behind the wheel. Drink driving in the summer is a particular problem, although many ...

27 July 2006

Avoid speeding fines - Drive like a Woman

Philip’s 2007 atlases reveal that 80% of people fined for speeding are menThe latest statistics show that 4 out of 5 drivers who have been penalised for speeding, are men, ...