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Celebrating a century of Citroen at the wheel of its icons

Celebrating a century of Citroen at the wheel of its icons

Wafting around the sunny suburbs of Paris in the back of a Citroen DS, it was hard not to give a presidential wave to the pedestrians who stopped to stare and point. There is something about the original automotive “goddess” that makes you feel slightly superior just by being associated with it. Iconic Citroen cars […]

Citroen
Motorway service stations overcharging drivers by up to £16 per tank

Motorway service stations overcharging drivers by up to £16 per tank

Motorway service stations have been accused of ripping off drivers by charging up to £16 more for a tank of fuel than nearby filling stations. Research has shown that the worst offenders are charging up to 37p per litre more than other forecourts only a few miles away. Kitty Bates of fuel price information service […]

Fuel Prices
New law could ban old tyres in effort to improve road safety

New law could ban old tyres in effort to improve road safety

The Government is consulting on a new law that could see older tyres banned from being used on certain types of vehicle. Under the proposed law, buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses would not be allowed to be fitted with tyres more than 10 years old. If the plan wins support it could be put into […]

Road Safety
Britain’s worst roads named by drivers

Britain’s worst roads named by drivers

The UK’s worst roads to drive on have been named by new research. Using data from councils around the country, Car Parts 4 Less has compiled a list of the most-complained about routes has been compiled, along with a list of those that have had the most money spent on improving them. After two years […]

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Video – Guy Martin smashes tractor speed record in 103mph JCB

Video – Guy Martin smashes tractor speed record in 103mph JCB

Record-breaking TV presenter and engineer Guy Martin has claimed another title after smashing the British speed record – for tractors. Motorbike racer Martin hit the heady heights of 103.6mph at the wheel of a specially adapted JCB Fastrac at Elvington Airfield, near York. The new speed shattered the previous record of 87.27mph set by Top […]

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Why you should never share photos of your driving licence or car documents online

Why you should never share photos of your driving licence or car documents online

Drivers have been urged not to share images of their personal or vehicle paperwork by the government agency responsible for licencing. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has warned drivers amid concerns that they could be exposing themselves to fraud. Identity theft Whether you’re proudly showing off your newly acquired licence or including photos […]

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Electric cars could save drivers £41,000 in their lifetime, study says – here’s all you need to know

Electric cars could save drivers £41,000 in their lifetime, study says – here’s all you need to know

The cost of driving to work has become a real concern for motorists. New research by EDF Energy, found that over two thirds of Brits are prepared to travel further than their nearest petrol station to find the best deal. Here, we take a look at electric cars with our 30 second briefing. British motorists […]

Electric Cars
Dead relatives and 12-foot snakes – the weirdest things car buyers have taken on test drives

Dead relatives and 12-foot snakes – the weirdest things car buyers have taken on test drives

A 12-foot snake, a mattress and the ashes of a dead relative are among the weird and wonderful things car buyers have taken out on test drives in the last year. Car dealers across the country have been dishing the dirt on the strangest things customers have brought with them, ranging from the relatively normal […]

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Watch MINI celebrate a double anniversary with The Italian Job tribute

Watch MINI celebrate a double anniversary with The Italian Job tribute

MINI has celebrated two landmark anniversaries in the history of the world-famous badge with a special event at its Oxford plant. Sixty years ago this year the first Mini rolled off the production line in Oxford and 50 years ago this month The Italian Job, in which the world-famous British car played a starring role, […]

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More new cars identified to be at risk of keyless theft

More new cars identified to be at risk of keyless theft

Four brand-new cars have had their security rating downgraded by testers because they are vulnerable to keyless theft. Independent body Thatcham Research revealed that four of the seven cars assessed in its latest round of testing would have achieved “good” or higher rating had it not been for concerns around their keyless entry systems. Read […]

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