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Parents getting driven round the bend

London traffic

Nearly half of parents admit they find car journeys stressful – with kids’ habits and squabbling siblings adding 29 hours to journeys ever year. A study of 2,000 mums and dads found a quarter get annoyed by kids kicking the backseat, and more than a third get stressed by their …

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Ford’s ’emoji mood jacket’ keeps cyclists safe

Ford's emoji mood jacket to keep cyclists safe

A electronic jacket that allows cyclists to communicate their emotions to drivers via large emoji icons has been unveiled by car giant Ford. The emojis are displayed on an LED panel on the back of the jacket allowing users to convey whether they’re happy, neutral or worried. Indicators, and a …

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Wake up sleepy head: VW to the rescue

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Technology in the latest Volkswagen Touraeg SUV can warn you of hazards ahead at night and wake you up if you fall asleep when behind the wheel. The car’s optional Emergency Assist will detect when a driver is not focused on the road, possibly because they have fallen asleep or …

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The Best Automotive Accessories for Bad Weather

Sponsored Post Like all of us, you want to keep your car as nice as can be for as long as possible. But no matter what region you live in, the weather will take its toll on your auto eventually. Snow, sleet, and even sunshine can damage your vehicle’s finish, …

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Celebrating the iconic Audi quattro

Audi quattro

The Audi quattro, one of the most iconic models to grace both road and rally, will be celebrated at The London Classic Car Show to mark its 40 years anniversary. A specially curated display of some of the finest Audi quattro examples will be showcased at the event, which takes …

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UK’s favourite car colour is grey again

Kia Stinger

Grey has cemented its position as the UK’s most popular new car colour, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The number of grey cars registered in 2019 rose 5.3% to 521,273 and meant an increased market share for the colour, with …

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Futuristic boat, state-of-the art off-roader

This has to be one of the coolest boat/tow vehicle combos ever. You are looking at the new DutchCraft 25 – an 8-metre, fully-electric, carbon fibre boat with a modular deck design being towed by the latest Land Rover Defender. The £235,000 boat is both silent and powerful, delivering up …

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Dangers of driving with iced-up windscreens

Frosty windscreen - picture courtesy of David Cole

Millions of UK drivers are risking their safety as well as their bank balance by driving with their windscreen iced up in wintry conditions, according to new research. The dark, wet and cold months can be the most treacherous on the road – with motorists more likely to be caught …

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New Year, New Tyres: Why you should be Replacing your Tyres

checking tyre pressure

Sponsored Article It goes without saying that your tyres are vital for safe driving. They have more essential functions than simply carrying the body of your car. These include providing grip for acceleration and braking, maintaining control when steering, providing traction on the road surface to prevent skidding and spinning …

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