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UK’s safest cars – three SUVs set standard for 2019

UK’s safest cars – three SUVs set standard for 2019

Seat’s new Tarraco has “set the target” for safety in 2019 after testers revealed the results of the first round of crash assessments. The seven-seater was one of three SUVs to score top marks in the opening tests by Euro NCAP. The Honda CR-V and Mercedes G-Class were also awarded a full five-star rating by […]

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Doing any of these 10 things could leave your car uninsured

Doing any of these 10 things could leave your car uninsured

Car insurance is an expensive business. Recent years have seen repeated rises in costs and the average policy at the end of 2018 stood cost £774, up two per cent on the previous quarter. There are plenty of hints and tips about how to keep your costs down but there’s a fine line between being […]

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New Jaguar XE revealed with interior, exterior and technology upgrades

New Jaguar XE revealed with interior, exterior and technology upgrades

Jaguar has revealed an updated version of its XE compact saloon, with minor changes to the outside hiding a major overhaul of its interior. The facelift comes four years after the compact executive model was launched and brings subtle changes to the grille, bumpers and lights to give it a “more assertive” appearance. Slimmer LED […]

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Car tax dodgers have nowhere to hide warns new DVLA campaign

Car tax dodgers have nowhere to hide warns new DVLA campaign

A new campaign by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is warning drivers that they have nowhere to hide if they don’t tax their vehicle. The targeted campaign is focussing on some of the areas in the country with the highest number of offenders, warning them that they face everything from fines to losing […]

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How to tax your car and how to check when your tax is due

How to tax your car and how to check when your tax is due

The DVLA has just launched a new campaign warning of the risks of not taxing your car. As well as a potential fine, you could have your car clamped or even seized by authorities. Even if your car is exempt, for instance if it is more than 40 years old, is a zero-emissions vehicle, or […]

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Skoda Kamiq: Czech brand unveils baby SUV

Skoda Kamiq: Czech brand unveils baby SUV

Skoda has released the first images and more details of its newest SUV – the Kamiq. The compact crossover, or “city SUV”, fits beneath the Kodiaq and Karoq in the Skoda line-up and will rival the likes of the Kia Stonic, Hyundai Kona, Nissan Juke and Seat Arona. The Kamiq will be built on the […]

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Banned: the filthy 19 registration numbers the DVLA won’t let you have

Banned: the filthy 19 registration numbers the DVLA won’t let you have

On 1 March the proud owners of the first cars to bear the ‘19’ registration mark will collect their vehicles. But as it begins to assign the new registration numbers, the body responsible for licensing vehicles – the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) – has issued a list of registration numbers that won’t be […]

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Video: businessman left gutted as ‘pride and joy’ Lamborghini bursts into flames just an hour after picking it up from garage

Video: businessman left gutted as ‘pride and joy’ Lamborghini bursts into flames just an hour after picking it up from garage

A young businessman was left gutted after his prized £125,000 Lamborghini Gallardo burst into the flames on the motorway – just an hour after picking it up from the garage. Lak Sira, 22, said he was nearly killed after his “pride and joy” went up in smoke as he drove along the M6 with his […]

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Mandatory speed limiters to be fitted to all new cars within three years

Mandatory speed limiters to be fitted to all new cars within three years

All new cars are set to be fitted with speed limiters after MEPs backed plans to make several safety systems compulsory. The intelligent speed assistance (ISA) systems will use road sign recognition or GPS data to determine local speed limits and limit a vehicle’s speed to within that. The mandatory fitting of ISA was approved […]

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Mazda announce UK prices for all-new Mazda 3

Mazda announce UK prices for all-new Mazda 3

The all-new Mazda 3, which now features mild-hybrid technology, has gone on-sale at UK dealerships today, with prices starting at £20,595. First deliveries are scheduled to start in May. Initially the range will consist of the five-door hatchback, in both petrol and diesel forms. This will be supplemented later in the year with the addition […]

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