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Are you ready for wet weather to come?

WITH wet weather becoming ever more common as winter approaches, a survey has revealed almost three-quarters of drivers are not correctly prepared. Tyre safety campaign group Tyresafe says that many drivers are at an increased risk of being involved in a collision. The results come at the start of Tyre Safety Month. Just 27 per […]

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Samba

Fancy VW Type II split screen camper?

1960 Volkswagen Type II 23 Window Split Screen Samba Deluxe IF you’re in the market for a classic car, a VW camper, or just love to view them, get yourself to Ascot on Saturday (11th). More than 70 classic and collectors’ vehicles will be going under the hammer at Coys ‘Spirit of Motoring’ auction. The […]

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Riders set for Thruxton title showdown

Chris Martin is one of the riders batting for the 250 National title. THIS Saturday will see the crowning of the 2014 NG Road Racing Champions at Thruxton. The Hampshire circuit is renowned as the fastest circuit in the country. Only the toughest will succeed as the quickest NG competitors will top 170mph and average […]

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BTCC title showdown at Brands Hatch

TWO of the British Touring Car Championship’s (BTCC) biggest names will be going head to head for the title this weekend. Colin Turkington and Jason Plato will show no quarter to each other as they bid to win biggest prize in British motor sport The 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will draw to […]

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AA

Vauxhall extends recall programme

VAUXHALL has announced that it is expanding its safety check on Corsa and Adam vehicles. After investigations at the site of one of its suppliers, the company has decided to extend the recall back to vehicles registered since February 2014. This move comes on top of the previous recall to the vehicles registered since May […]

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Honda

Honda and Pata link up for Euro Junior Cup

HONDA and Pata have cemented their partnership further. They have announced that the Pata European Junior Cup, with power plants by Honda, will be contested by Honda’s CBR650F for the 2015 season. Aimed at 14 to 19-year-old riders, the eight rounds of the championship has been a great success in providing valuable racing experience and […]

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Ibiza

5,000,000th Ibiza rolls off production line

IT hardly seems 30 years since SEAT launched its popular Ibiza model. So popular, in fact, that the Spanish carmaker is celebrating the 5,000,000th model to roll off its Martorell production lines in Barcelona. Workers at the plant celebrated the news with company bosses Jürgen Stackmann, Dr Andreas Tostmann, Stefan Loth and Matías Carnero. SEAT […]

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Car tax disc rule changes

Road tax changes come into force from October 1, 2014

FOR more than 93 years, we’ve had to display a tax disc in our windscreens – but after October 1, 2014, that will no longer be the case – but don’t think you’ll get away without taxing your vehicle! The tax disc is being phased out as part of an overhaul of road tax arrangements […]

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