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VW Passat Estate 2015

New VW Passat range road test report and review

IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.

Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.

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Ford Focus 1ltr EcoBoost

Road test: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Ford Focus Zetec S 1.0T EcoBoost A three-cylinder, 1.0-litre engine in a Ford Focus? Really? A slightly sceptical DAVID HOOPER finds out if the new EcoBoost engines live up to all the hype. Is less really more? RAISED eyebrows and sceptical comments are perfectly normal and completely understandable when discussing […]

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Land Rover Discovery 4

Caravanners aspire to a Land Rover Discovery 4

THE Land Rover Discovery 4 has been voted the top tow car of choice by caravan enthusiasts. A survey of 100 caravan owners was carried out by The Camping and Caravanning Club’s insurance division, Club Care Insurance, which revealed 19 per cent of those questioned said the ideal vehicle to replace their current one would […]

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Are you ready for the dangers of winter driving?

A DRIVING campaign to increase awareness of the potential dangers of winter driving on the roads this year has been launched by GEM Motoring Assist. The road safety organisation and breakdown cover company is aware that UK motorists continue to cut corners on car maintenance due to the economic pinch. And while stressing that it’s […]

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To Binbrook and back on an electric Batribike

Fully charged and raring to go, DAVID HOOPER takes a battery-powered pedal cycle for a spin on the Lincolnshire Wolds. BRADLEY Wiggins may have just made history by winning the Tour de France in some style, but for most of us mere mortals, sipping champagne on the Champs Elysees will remain the stuff of dreams. […]

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