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Revealed: UK’s angry women drivers

Angry woman driver

Women drivers are angrier than men, claims new research. A study of 1,000 UK drivers for Hyundai Motor UK revealed that women are, on average, 12% angrier than men when they’re behind the wheel. In an experiment conducted by Patrick Fagan, a behavioural psychologist at Goldsmiths University, London, drivers were …

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Toro Rosso’s awesome new timepiece

Toro-Rosso-drivers-Daniil-Kvyat-and-Carlos-Sainz

Formula One team Scuderia Toro Rosso and Casio have launched a new watch to mark their official partnership. The new addition to the Casio Edifice line costs £200 and combines “dynamic design with advanced technology”. The limited edition EFR-554TR uses Toro Rosso’s red team colour to accent the second hand …

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Pure electric McLaren launched

Pure electric McLaren launched

McLaren Automotive has unveiled its first 100% electric vehicle – the diminutive McLaren P1. Now available, but only to a limited group of potential customers (those under the age of six), the open-top car features a central driving position – just like the iconic McLaren F1 – and McLaren’s signature …

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We’re simply the best

Top motoring blog

It’s official, we’re one of the best motoring blogs in cyber space. Insurance Revolution has published its list of the UK’s Top 20 Motoring Experts, and we’re there – ” the best-of-the-best within the motor industry”. See for yourselves… And remember, to enjoy the full www.automotiveblog.co.uk experience, head to social media …

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Renault record-breaker back at Bonneville

Renault ETOILE FILANTE AND RENAULT DAUPHINE at Bonneville

Renault’s famous ‘shooting star’ gas turbine-powered car has returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah – 60 years on. The Renault Etoile Filante (“shooting star” in French) established four new world land speed records – two of which still stand to this day. On September 5, 1956, the whistle …

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Top 10 most reliable used convertibles

Mazda MX-5

The previous generation Mazda MX-5 has been named the most reliable second-hand summer driving soft-top. Warranty Direct, the leading provider of direct consumer warranties, analysed its database of 50,000 live policies to reveal that Mazda’s classic roadster (05-15) is the least likely of all convertibles to leave you stranded with …

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Wet weather driving tips

wet weather driving tips

As the song goes, the weather outside is frightful… so here are some driving tips to keep you safe in the wet, courtesy of IAM RoadSmart. Be sure to check your local weather forecast beforehand so you can plan your journey accordingly. If heavy downpours are expected, avoid starting your …

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Britain’s worst drivers exposed

Traffic jam

Motorists aged 25-34 regularly exhibit 11 out of 12 bad habits, including tailgating, driving while tired and fiddling with tech devices in the car. Teenagers are often perceived as being the most irresponsible and riskiest drivers on UK roads, but a new survey by AA Tyres indicates that Generation Y …

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Top tips for driving this summer

MINI Convertible

Summer is here and the holiday season is fast approaching – check out these top tips for staying safe on the road. The advice comes from Motor Codes – the government-backed consumer watchdog for the automotive industry. “With the lure of the summer sunshine, motorists can get caught up in …

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Tested: the ultimate car drying cloth?

Waffle automotive drying cloth from Paragon Microfibre

How often have you cleaned your car, but then struggled to dry it off before heading out? It’s not often that we endorse a product, but when it’s as good as the Waffle automotive drying cloth from Paragon Microfibre, we have no hesitation. Paragon Microfibre claims the new cloth “has …

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