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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.

Revealed: the most scrapped cars of 2021

Ford-Focus-Mk-2

The Ford Focus family hatchback was the most scrapped car model in 2021, with 29,525 sent to automotive heaven, according to new internal data from the Scrap Car Comparison service. The Vauxhall Astra was revealed as the second most scrapped model (22,143 cars), with the Vauxhall Corsa following in third …

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Kia EV6 crowned ‘Car of the Year’

Kia EV6 review

The all-new Kia EV6 electric car has been crowned What Car? Car of the Year 2022. It’s the second time Kia has won the overall What Car? Car of the Year Award – and the second time it has won with a new electric car, having taken its maiden victory …

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Boxing champ Nicola’s knockout new motor

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Double Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams and Swedish electric performance car brand Polestar have announced an official partnership. The 39-year-old’s first Polestar experience was at the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed during a passenger ride up the famous hill climb in an experimental version of the 100% electric Polestar 2. …

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Porsche Taycan revealed as new Formula E safety car

PORSCHE TAYCAN REVEALED AS NEW FORMULA E SAFETY CAR

Porsche’s first all-electric sports car is the new safety car in the innovative electric racing series, Formula E. The vehicle will celebrate its racetrack debut at the opening round of the new season on January 28-29 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Designed to be more than just the Formula E safety …

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Retired nurse wins ‘lucky’ Ford Fiesta

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Helen Bartz, from Caerphilly in South Wales, has won her dream car worth £14,000 in Motorpoint’s national ‘Win A Car’ competition. The retired nurse entered the competition back in late 2021. It ran for seven weeks and was timed to roll out during Motorpoint’s sponsorship of ITV’s popular Sunday night …

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Honda HR-V review

Honda HR-V review

If you’re looking for a new compact SUV, you’re already spoilt for choice – so is there room for the latest Honda HR-V? Well, Honda is on a roll. The futuristic all-electric Honda e city car is a revelation, and the new Jazz is a supermini transformed. Now magic dust …

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James Bond’s DB5 – the book that’s licensed to thrill

Daniel Craig and the Aston Martin DB5 in Skyfall

It’s fairly safe to say that this article requires no spoiler alert because all self-respecting Bond fans will have seen No Time to Die by now. James Bond’s DB5 is the first official in-depth history of 007’s iconic Aston Martin and it was published to coincide with the late 2021 …

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Britain’s bestselling cars of 2021

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The final figures are in and the Vauxhall Corsa was the the UK’s most popular car in 2021, deposing the Ford Fiesta after 12 consecutive years at the top of the charts. Not only is the Corsa available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines, but there’s also an …

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Hotspots for car theft across England and Wales

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New research has revealed the regions in England and Wales that see the most – and least – vehicle thefts. Car insurance experts at Uswitch analysed how car thefts have changed over the last five years by analysing ONS crime and vehicle theft statistics, to reveal the regions with the …

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BMW iX review

BMW iX review

Time to road test the futuristic new flagship of BMW’s family of electric vehicles… Let’s start by tackling the elephant in the room, because BMW’s big, bold new electric SUV divides opinion. And I’ll admit, I had my doubts when I saw the first pictures, but let me reassure you …

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