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No need to send ‘Juro’ out in cold for verdict

With most of us feeling the financial squeeze, DAVID HOOPER, editor of wheelworldreviews.co.uk, says Mitsubishi’s latest special edition model provides value for money. With its attractive blue paint contrasting against the snowy backdrop, even mucky cars can look cool. EVERYBODY loves a bargain, but in the world of cars, seeking out a genuine one is […]

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Which are the top car accessories this Christmas?

Sat nav devices are voted the most popular accessories this Christmas. WITH plummeting temperatures this Christmas, it’s not just the turkeys that will be frozen. As the temperatures have dropped again this week, and more snow blankets the country, it’s no surprise that 58% of motorists voted sat nav the most useful car accessory ever, […]

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M+S tyres compulsory for German roads in winter

NO, this isn’t Marks & Spencer moving into the tyre business – it’s a change to German traffic regulations meaning that as from Saturday, December 4, all trucks over 3.5 tonnes and buses with more than eight seats must use Mud and Snow (M+S) tyres on their driven axles on roads covered with ice, hard-packed […]

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TyreSafe adds its voice to winter tyre rumpus

Tests have proven winter tyres work better below seven degrees. THE UK’s leading tyre safety organisation, TyreSafe, has added its voice to the growing chorus of criticism of insurance companies who are hiking premiums for motorists wanting to fit winter tyres to their cars. TyreSafe says it is concerned and disappointed at reported additional premiums […]

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Subarus rally to the rescue in icy conditions

All-wheel-drive Subaru owners could find themselves towing friends and neighbours out of slippery situations this winter. DURING the harsh winter conditions we are now faced with, Subaru says its owners are certain to be called upon to rescue friends, neighbours and other motorists stranded in the ice and snow. With forecasters now predicting a prolonged […]

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4×4 prices rise as snow comes down

Cold snap sees demand increase at auction houses for 4x4s. AS the winter weather looks set to continue for several more days at least, auction firm BCA has reported a surge in interest in 4x4s sold at its auction centres around the UK. For many motorists, particularly those living in rural or remote areas, a […]

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Don’t forget your winter socks!

SnowWorks provide extra grip in snowy and icy conditions. AS the weather turns really cold and the first snows of winter have already fallen, Vauxhall has added a winter driving must-have to its comprehensive range of accessories with the highly-effective ‘Snow Socks’ — tyre covers to get you out of a slippery situation in snowy and icy […]

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