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Bennetts Track Days Unveil New Membership Experience

Sponsored post Well-known company Bennetts have unveiled a new experience available to its members. The company has put forward a series of benefits which will culminate in an incredible track day, designed to give people a basic grounding and driving round the course, as well as the chance to meet a …

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One in four parent and child parking spaces ‘misused’

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New research has revealed widespread misuse of parent-child parking bays, leaving mums and dads battling to find spaces with young children in tow. One in four of these dedicated parking spaces are being used by drivers with no kids, according to the study by comparison website Confused.com, though only one …

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Van drivers’ Top 10 gripes

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From not being let out into traffic to small parking spaces, van drivers have revealed their biggest annoyances in a new study. In the research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles of 1,000 UK van drivers, the top bugbear was not being left enough space on tight roads when driving to work. …

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Meet the world’s first electric classic Rolls-Royce

Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom V by Lunaz

UK company Lunaz has unveiled a stunning 1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom V – the first of 30 Rolls-Royce electric restoration cars. “No car in the world matches a Phantom for presence, style and significance,” said David Lorenz, founder of Lunaz. “Through electrification we proudly further the legacy of the ‘best car …

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Do you take a spare car key on holiday?

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New research has revealed that 40% of UK drivers never take a spare car key with them when on a driving holiday. A lost car key means a lot of unwanted holiday hassle, yet the Toyota survey of 1,000 drivers showed that 19% admit that they’ve misplaced or lost their …

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Demand for white cars surges

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The popularity of white cars continues to grow, outpacing every other colour with more being driven on Britain’s roads now than ever before. Despite this, black is still most most popular car colour overall, according to data seen by RAC Insurance, following a freedom of information request to the DVLA. …

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Most motorists took advantage of the MOT extension

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More than half of car owners who had an MOT due between 30th March and 31st July 2020 chose to use the six-month extension to delay their vehicle’s test beyond the expiry date on their existing certificate. According to a YouGov poll commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman, 56% took advantage …

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Award-winning electric and plug-in hybrid cars

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The UK’s best new electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars for every budget have been revealed at the inaugural What Car? Electric Car Awards. Held in association with charging point provider Myenergi, the 16 categories were devised to help buyers of every need and budget make the best choice …

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Britain’s best-selling new cars

Vauxhall Corsa

Vauxhall’s all-new Corsa was the UK’s best-selling car for the second consecutive month in July. According to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), 5,455 were sold – just pipping the Ford Fiesta (5,421). Overall, sales for diesel cars were down 25.9 per cent on …

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