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New report highlights latest MOT rules

MOT testing station

Did you know that new MOT rules were introduced in May 2018? Not many people do. Some of these new measures include, defects being categorised differently, as they are now either: dangerous, major or minor. There are also stricter rules on diesel run vehicles, and other MOT requirements such as looking for potentially …

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The car festival that celebrates the ordinary

Festival of the Unexceptional winning Morris Marina

A mint 1977 Marina 1.3 Deluxe Estate has been crowned Best in Show at the 2019 Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional. A record number of visitors attended the sixth annual celebration of automotive averageness which took place on the lawns of the Claydon Estate in Buckinghamshire at the weekend. The …

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Car Registration

number plate

Sponsored Post Finding the perfect car registration can be as exciting and fun as finding the perfect car itself. However, there can be many pitfalls along the way which can dampen the entire experience. Many do not even attempt getting the perfect car registration due to a lack of knowledge …

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F1 ace Leclerc opens prestigious new Ferrari showroom

Charles Leclerc has officially opened the new H.R. Owen Ferrari Mayfair showroom in London

Ferrari Formula One hotshot Charles Leclerc has officially opened the new H.R. Owen Ferrari Mayfair showroom in London. Accompanied by Scuderia Ferrari F1 Team Principal, Mattia Binotto, Leclerc cut the ribbon on the new site, which will operate alongside the H.R. Owen Ferrari South Kensington showroom on Old Brompton Road. …

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Beware of fee-charging SORN webistes

Clamped car - HonestJohn.co.uk

If you own a car, but you no longer want to drive or park it on a public road, you must legally declare it ‘off road’ with a Statutory Off Road Notification, or SORN. Failure to SORN a vehicle with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), can result in …

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Don’t leave dogs in cars during the heatwave

Dog in a hot car - GEM Motoring Assist

As temperatures soar, road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has some timely advice for dog owners. GEM’s Neil Worth warns that it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes ill or dies, the owner is likely to face a …

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UK’s most picturesque electric car charging locations

Route 303 Restaurants, Devon

These stunning images capture some of the most picturesque electric vehicle charging points in the country, from rolling hills to the British seaside. The 10 photographs bring to life the unique spots where drivers can stop off to top up their car batteries. Among the stunning locations is a charging …

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The new Suzuki Jimny is a retro, rugged corker

Sponsored Post When you see one, you want one. Puppies. Supercars. Delectable pastries. You know the kind of stuff, and I reckon you can add the new Suzuki Jimny to the list too. I mean, look at it. It’s a baby G Wagon – an unashamedly retro, undeniably quirky and …

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Weirdest things car buyers bring to test drives

Weird test drives - CargGurus

A 12-foot snake, a mattress and a pair of parrots are among the strangest things potential car buyers have brought to a test drive, according to new research by online used car platform, CarGurus. Thousands of used car dealers in the CarGurus’ UK network were surveyed to find out the …

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