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Checking and topping up tyre pressures made easy

Michelin Compact 'Top Up' Digital Tyre Inflator

Product review: Michelin Compact ‘Top Up’ Digital Tyre Inflator If you’ve laboured with a foot pump or a cumbersome air compressor for years when all you want to do is check your tyre pressures, then help is at hand. Designed for topping up car tyre pressures, the Michelin Compact ‘Top …

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Kill Covid-19 in your car in seven minutes

CV1 Shot Aircon and Cabin Coronavirus Neutraliser

Product review: CV1 Shot Coronavirus Neutraliser Before the Coronavirus pandemic, a quick de-clutter, vacuum and wipe down is about as close most motorists got to cleaning the interior of their cars. The “new normal” is to thoroughly sanitise surfaces, and that includes car interiors where major touch points such as …

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Top tips on how to holiday off the beaten track

Volkswagen-Grand-California-campervan

British families are expected to staycation this year with one domestic trip booked very 11 seconds immediately after lockdown was lifted, according to one report. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has teamed up with camping expert Martin Dorey to compile a list of top tips on how and where to holiday off-grid …

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Salon Privé debut for Koenigsegg’s ‘Tiny Friendly Giant’

KOENIGSEGG GEMERA

Koenigsegg has announced that its stunning Gemera hybrid will make its UK debut at Salon Privé Week in the magnificent surroundings of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. Marketed as the world’s first “mega GT”, it’s the Swedish supercar brand’s first four-seat model. Its name is derived from the Swedish words for ‘give …

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The five least reliable car brands 2020

There are few sinking feelings that we dread more than your car suddenly failing you while you’re driving. The rearranged plans, the costly repair bills, the staying indoors – it’s a nightmare! If you’re in the market for a new car you’ll want something that you can rely on, a …

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Most young drivers illegally using mobiles

Young driver using mobile phone

More than half of young drivers have used their phone behind the wheel – with many sending texts or checking social media while on the move. A study of 1,000 UK motorists aged 17-24, found 54 per cent admitted they kept an eye on their mobile when driving their car. …

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Cheapest places to learn to drive

Young driver

Learning to drive is a goal that many look to achieve as soon as they turn 17, but new data has revealed the true cost of getting on the road in the UK. South West England is the cheapest place to learn to drive at £24 a lesson on average, …

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Why it’s worth investing in premium tyres

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5 tyres tested… I’ve been the proud owner of a 2005 Mazda MX-5 for more than four years. It’s served me well, though my wife seems to beat me to the keys more often of than not – especially when the sun is shining. When I …

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Hidden danger: concern over obscured road signs

Obscured road sign - GEM Motoring Assist

Drivers are being encouraged to report any road signs hidden by trees or bushes by breakdown and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist. Hidden road signs are at best a nuisance for drivers, and at worst can be misleading and dangerous, according to GEM. The safety call comes at a …

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