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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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Alfa Romeo reveals 4C Spider prices

Alfa Romeo reveals 4C Spider prices

ALFA ROMEO has opened the order book for its much-awaited 4C Spider sports car. The open-top model, which is priced at £59,500, is powered by the same, all-aluminium 240bhp turbo petrol engine as its coupe stablemate. Its performance is also on a par with the hardtop model and capable of accelerating from 0-62 in less […]

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Toyota, Nissan and Honda announce global recall over airbag safety fears

TOYOTA and Nissan have announced the recall of 6.5-million cars worldwide after safety concerns over airbags were raised. Honda recalled thousands of cars in the US in March due to concerns over the airbags and is planning a further recall. The airbags, which are made by Tokyo-based Takata, a world leader in car safety, are […]

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New Shark Skwal helmet with LED lights goes on sale

Shark LED helmet

A BRAND new helmet in SHARK’s 2015 collection is the aggressively styled and unique SKWAL. The French helmet brand is known for its colourful graphics and innovative designs and the SKWAL won’t disappoint – with new technology and striking graphics it’s sure to turn heads. The SKWAL has a brand new shape and its rear […]

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Female drivers more likely to push the limits

Femail drivers

FEMALE car rental customers are considerably more likely to exceed the speed limit than their male counterparts. That’s the result of a nationwide study of driving habits in rental cars by telematics technology provider In-Car Cleverness. The company monitored the hire of more than 10,000 rental vehicles over a six-month period – and recorded surprising […]

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Road Tests and Reviews

Dacia Sandero Stepway Ambiance TCe 90 road test report and review

Dacia Sandero Stepway Ambiance TCe 90 road test report and review

THE Dacia brand has quickly carved itself a comfortable niche in the UK car market, with its formula of affordable if basic cars, backed by a solid warranty.

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Renault Megane GT Nav 205 road test report and review

Renault Megane GT Nav 205 road test report and review: A great looking car with four-wheel-steering

FOR me, French carmaker Renault designs some of the best looking cars you can buy, at any price, and this latest Megane model is another fine example of the company’s styling prowess.

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Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: Pictures by Alistair J Hooper Photography

Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic road test report and review: A great looking car, and one of the most competent all-rounders we’ve driven for some time. DAVID HOOPER enjoys a few days with the Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT Lineartronic IT may not be one of the biggest sellers in the UK, but Subaru has been […]

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Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review:  DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest version of one of his favourites, the new Audi A5 Coupe. THE Audi A5 Coupe has always been one of my favourite models to sport the iconic four-ring insignia, even though it may not […]

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Citroen C3 Flair BlueHDI 100 road test report and review

Citroen C3 Flair BlueHDI 100 road test report and review

Citroen C3 Flair BlueHDI 100 road test report and review: Meet Citroen’s funky new C3 range with bright colours which are sure to catch the eye. DAVID HOOPER has been putting one to the test. WHAT has Citroen done to its popular C3 range? Our test car this week is an example of the trendy […]

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Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review

Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review

Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the baby of the ‘Q’ model line. AUDI’S Q2 is the recently-introduced baby of the German manufacturer’s “Q” model line, and with its big front grille is quite a striking little car, but it’s price tag isn’t so […]

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SEAT Ateca SE 1.0 TSI Ecomotive 115 PS 6-speed road test report and review

SEAT Ateca SE 1.0 TSI Ecomotive 115 PS 6-speed road test report and review

SEAT Ateca SE 1.0 TSI Ecomotive 115 PS 6-speed road test report and review:  DAVID HOOPER drives SEAT’s first contender in the popular SUV sector. THIS smart looking SEAT Ateca is practically proportioned without being too unwieldy and will appeal to owners who need a decent amount of interior space, but don’t want a car […]

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SEAT Ateca 2.0 TDI 4Drive road test report and review

SEAT Ateca 2.0 TDI 4Drive road test report and review

Despite surging sales and a well deserved reputation for building sporty cars, Seat has always struggled to add even a paper-thin profit to Volkswagen Group coffers.

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