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Road congestion in UK hits a 10-year high

Road congestion in UK hits a 10-year high

ROAD congestion in UK hits a 10-year high according to a survey by the Freight Transport Association. The group’s quarterly report has illustrated the rate of deterioration in reliability on the road network at 55 per cent – which is the lowest it has been since 2002, due to increased traffic in the run-up to […]

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Electric BMW i8 named Car of the Year

ELECTRIC supercar the BMW i8 has been crowned UK Car of the Year for 2015. The stylish four-seater beat off serious opposition from the likes of Porsche and Jaguar to take the Performance Car category before landing the overall vote too.

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VIDEO: Watch swinging lampposts on M62 causing storm of interest

THIS video of lampposts swinging from side to side on the M62 motorway in the middle of a snow storm has caused something of a social media sensation. Filmed by trucker Bob Hill from the passenger seat of a lorry, the lampposts can be seen swinging violently from side to side in time with each […]

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MG’s BTCC new race star Andrew Jordan picks up his car

BTCC racer Andrew Jordan picks up his new MG3.

MG’s new race star, Andrew Jordan, laid down the gauntlet when he visited the iconic Longbridge factory to mark the three month countdown to the start of the new season. Looking lean and mean, the ultra-quick driver who became the youngest ever champion in the history of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship when […]

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New TomTom Rider sat nav for bikes hits the roads

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TOMTOM has launched its all-new TomTom RIDER, designed to make every motorcycle ride more exciting. For the first time, bikers can choose the level of twists and turns they want to ride, to create their own adrenaline-filled adventure. The new TomTom RIDER helps bikers discover and explore new routes. Simply select an area to ride […]

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Motorcycle sales increase by 10% in 2014, says MCIA

Motorcycle sales soar - MCIA

MOTORCYCLE registrations for 2014 were up 10% compared to 2013, with an increase every single month throughout the year. Scooter, motorcycle and  moped registrations totalled 101,277 during 2014, compared to 91,908 the year before, with 48,000 of these registrations  being for smaller commuter-sized machines. The figures, which are collated by the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA), […]

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User choosers await new Mondeo

ARE you a “user chooser”? And are you waiting in anticipation for the all-new Ford Mondeo? If so, you must be one of the more than 50 per cent of UK executives in one of the “user chooser” market segments who are eager for the car’s arrival. Sewells Intelligence questioned over 2,200 “user chooser” company […]

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Elvis car rocks up at Beaulieu

A LITTLE bit of Elvis has entered the room! Or to be a little more precise, one of his cars. And the room in question is the National Motor Museum. The music legend’s 1977 Cadillac Seville is the latest exhibit to go on display at Beaulieu. The car was purchased and driven by the King […]

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Road Tests and Reviews

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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Audi A3 Cabriolet TDi Quattro road test report and review

Audi A3 Cabriolet 2.0 TDi Quattro 184PS S line S Tronic road test report and review

Audi A3 Cabriolet TDi Quattro road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives a quality convertible with a quattro all-wheel-drive system… and loves it! PRESSING down one button is all it takes to convert this gorgeous car into from a refined coupe into an open-topped convertible – and even better than that, it can be […]

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