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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Watch Lando Norris drive the new McLaren Elva

Lando Norris drives the all-new McLaren Elva

McLaren F1 racing driver Lando Norris has been getting to grips with the all-new Elva sports car at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix. The latest model in the McLaren Ultimate Series line, the Elva is designed to give the purest distillation of driving thrills. With an 815PS twin-turbo …

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Stay safe with these autumn driving tips

Toyota-RAV4-autumn-leaves

With increasingly adverse weather conditions and darker afternoons because the clocks have gone back, autumn can be a challenging time on the road for drivers. In fact, an RAC study showed that a fortnight after the clocks go back, there is an annual average increase in car collisions of 5.1% …

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Top 50 most reliable used cars

Reliable-cars-collage

Britain’s 50 most reliable used cars have been revealed using the latest research from leading consumer champion, What Car?, in association with heycar, the online used car marketplace. In the listings, the three top performing cars all achieved a perfect 100% reliability rating. They are the previous-generation versions of the …

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Volkswagen Golf review

Volkswagen Golf review

We road test the all-new Volkswagen Golf – arguably the most significant launch of 2020 in terms of sales… After 45 years and more than 35 million examples built, the eighth generation VW Golf is the latest incarnation of a legend. Taking on the likes of the Ford Focus, Seat …

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Range Rover’s half century celebrated at Goodwood

Range Rover 50th anniversary celebration - Goodwood 2020

A parade of 50 Range Rovers has taken place at Goodwood Motor Circuit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Range Rover. The procession included an eclectic mix of models from all over the country including Range Rover fire engines, expedition vehicles, ambulances, and record breakers. It was led …

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Are you a dipstick when it comes to cars?

Car maintenance

Nearly half of adults are baffled by their cars and have no idea where to put the screen wash, how to pop the bonnet – or even what size engine is under it. A study of 2,000 drivers found 44 per cent find cars ‘confusing’, with three in 10 unaware …

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Revealed: Britain’s best new cars

Skoda Octavia

The all-new Skoda Octavia has been crowned Car of the Year at the prestigious Auto Express New Car Awards. The popular hatchback also scooped two category wins (Compact Family Car of the Year and Estate Car of the Year), while Ford, Renault and Mercedes-Benz also won big. Auto Express’ team …

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Prestigious design award for new Fiat 500

New Fiat 500

The all-new Fiat 500 has won a Red Dot Award 2020 – one of the most coveted prizes in the world of industrial design. The Italian car giant’s first fully electric vehicle was crowned winner of the ‘Design Concept’ category.   The prestigious award was bestowed by an international jury consisting …

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Safer driving tips for senior citizens

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More people are are driving for longer than even before. Today, two thirds of people aged 70 and over still hold a driving licence, compared with less than 40% in the mid 1990s. However, recently released road casualty figures for 2019 show a 9% increase in the number of people …

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Last-minute rush to book MOTs

MOT testing station

Millions of motorists are racing to book their MOT tests as garages face a six-month backlog from the Coronavirus lockdown. Nearly 12 million drivers were eligible for the MOT holiday introduced in March, with nearly two in five (37%) making use of the six-month extension. However, there are now an …

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