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Keeping cool this summer with a breath of Arctic Air

Arctic Air is your own personal space cooler.

WITH these steamy hot summer days, stocks of fans are disappearing from our retailers rather rapidly, but this personal space cooler from JML could offer a stylish and fun alternative, and because it’s new, not many people know about it yet. It’s like your own personal air conditioner, and we loved it. You fill it […]

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The Honda and Red Bull engine deal: From speculation to discussion

FROM as early as 2015, the F1 industry was discussing just who would be the best choice for Red Bull’s engine plans and while Honda was certainly thought of as contenders, Renault’s fractured relationship with the team won out and until recently, this appeared to be there to stay. However, in late 2017, this changed […]

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Which Cars Are Best For Towing A Caravan Long-Distance?

Jaguar XF towcar

FOR those who own a caravan, you probably already know the struggle of owning a car that doesn’t quite reach standards of a smooth tow.

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AlcoSense could help you keep your driving licence

AloSense Ultra breathalyser

DRINK-DRIVING is never a good idea, and you would hope most motorists are now well enough educated to know that they shouldn’t do it, but what about the morning after? It’s a trap many fall into, having had a good night out, or a glass of vino or two at home, and then driving the […]

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Aldi’s Family Camping range is in stores and online from Sunday, June 18!

Aldi’s new Family Camping range Hammock With Stand 04

AS the temperatures rise and our long-awaited summer finally creeps over the horizon many of our thoughts turn to holidays, taking some time out and recharging our batteries. Following the recent Brexit vote and the drop in the Pound, many Brits are opting to holiday at home, and campsites have seen a boost in bookings. […]

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Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

Bridgestone boss Robin Shaw.

BRIDGESTONE is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety. Only last week, the Irish minister for transport, tourism and sport, Paschal Donohoe announced the new Fixed Charge Notice (FCN) offence for motorists, with fines of €80 now in effect.

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New Nissan dealership is the latest to join Grimsby motor park

Grimsby to welcome Trenton as new Nissan dealer

A NEW Nissan dealership is the latest to join Grimsby motor park and will create up to 40 jobs in Grimsby. Trenton Nissan is expanding its operations with the building of a new Nissan showroom in Altyre Way, where it will join Grimsby Audi, Nunns Mazda and Mitsubishi, Wilson & Co Vauxhall and Read Hyundai and Suzuki, as well as the Stoneacre Volvo dealership.

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Winchcombe is perfect site for exploring Cotswolds

Winchcombe is perfect site for exploring Cotswolds

WINCHCOMBE Camping and Caravanning Club site at Brooklands Farm, near Tewkesbury is One of the nicest sites I have ever stayed on. As well as plenty of room for motorhomes caravans and tents, there is a large mobile home park for lodges which are quite plush and are equipped with everything you need for a luxurious week away from it all and some of the lodges overlook the lake.

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Road Tests and Reviews

Ford Fiesta ST-2 1.5T EcoBoost 200PS road test report and review

Ford Fiesta ST 2018 1.5 200bhp

Ford Fiesta ST 1.5T EcoBoost 200PS road test report and review: In my book, the Ford Fiesta ST is one of the finest hot hatches to grace the motoring scene – its fast, fun, reliable and comparatively cheap to buy and run. It’s the complete package, and we’ve putting the latest model through its paces.

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Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0 Turbo 200bhp Super road test report and review

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Alfa Romeo has recently launched some very smart new models and this Giulia is one of them… and very nice it is too.

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New 2018 Mazda MX-5 road test report and review

New 2018 Mazda MX-5 road test report and review

New 2018 Mazda MX-5 road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER travels to Northern Ireland to put the latest MX-5 through its paces on roads which are no laughing matter! HANDS up if you always thought the Mazda MX-5 was a bit of girls’ car? Not quite fast enough to be a proper sports car? […]

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Subaru WRX STi road test report and review

Subaru WRX STi road test report and review

SOME cars I just don’t want to give back, and this lovely Subaru WRX STi was one of them.

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Toyota GT86 Orange Edition road test report and review

Toyota GT86 Orange Edition road test report and review

EVER feel like you’ve been tangoed? Well it did feel a bit like that when I first laid eyes on this lovely Toyota GT86 as it was basking in the early-evening sun.

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross road test report and review

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross road test report and review

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives Mitsubishi’s latest SUV with its dramatic styling. THE Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a striking new model from the Japanese manufacturer whose model range has developed well in the last few years. If you’re looking for a stylish, medium sized SUV, then surely this sharply […]

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Ford Mustang Convertible road test report and review

Ford Mustang Convertible road test report and review - a great looking car with tremendous road presence.

FORD’S modern interpretation of the classic 60’s Mustang has caused a bit of a storm, and this stunning convertible version certainly grabbed plenty of attention during my visit to Ford Fair at Silverstone.

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Peugeot Traveller Allure STD BlueHDi 180 road test report and review

Peugeot Traveller Allure STD BlueHDi 180 road test report and review

Luxurious transport for busy executives – DAVID HOOPER puts Peugeot’s new Traveller range to the test. WHEN it comes to transporting executives from A to B, few vehicles can match the comfort and versatility of Peugeot’s aptly named Traveller. There’s no getting away from the fact that this new utility vehicle is clearly based on […]

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