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Road rage: One in five road users feels intimidated

Traffic jam

A new survey commissioned by Auto Trader suggests that all is not well on our roads, with drivers, cyclists, pedestrians, runners and wheelchair users all feeling threatened. Half of all road users (53%) have been or felt intimidated when they’re out and about, with people admitting they’ve faced aggression from …

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Citroën celebrates centenary with showstoppers

Citroën CX

Citroën will showcase some of its most iconic vehicles at this year’s London Classic Car Show (February 14-17) at ExCel London. As part of its centenary celebrations, the French automotive brand will display 10 of its most iconic heritage vehicles including a Citroën B12 Taxi, Type H Van and DS, …

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Suzuki tops customer satisfaction survey

CANTERBURY SUZUKI DEALERSHIP

Suzuki has been ranked as the best automotive brand in the Institute of Customer Service’s UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI) for January 2019. A national measure of sentiment across the country, the research asks 45,000 consumers to rate their experiences of dealing with nearly 260 different companies across 13 sectors, …

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Are You Really Sure You’re Safe On The Road?

After passing our driving test, most of us are excited to get out there and feel the freedom of motoring around from place to place without an instructor there beside us keeping our feet on the ground. After finally proving that you’re good enough and getting away from the shackles, …

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New Porsche 911 in spectacular Alpine stunt

Porsche 911 Alpine stunt

This is the extraordinary moment the all-new Porsche 911 was literally dropped off at an exclusive Alpine resort by helicopter. The iconic sports car – now in its eighth generation – has previously only been on display at motor shows. However, enthusiasts got an extra-special close-up of the 911 Carrera …

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Top car award for Kia e-Niro electric car

Kia e-Niro - What Car Car of the Year 2019

The Kia e-Niro has beaten 23 other category winners to take the overall title at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards. The 100% electric vehicle (EV), which has a class-leading 282-mile range, also picked up ‘Electric Car of the Year’ at the awards. “This marks an important …

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Electric cars leading the charge

Nissan Leaf

One new electric car was registered every nine minutes in the UK last year, according to the latest record-breaking official figures. The total number of new 100% electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered last was 59,911, making it the most successful year for electric cars to date. Once again, plug-in …

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UK’s Top 10 most popular new car colours

Ford Fiesta ST

Grey has become the UK’s favourite new car colour for first time since records began, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Nearly half a million grey cars registered in 2018, meaning that just over one in five of 2018’s 2.4 million new …

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Land Rover Discovery Anniversary Edition announced

Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover is celebrating 30 years of the award-winning Discovery with a limited ‘Anniversary Edition’. Just 400 examples of the special SUV, priced at £59,995, will be available exclusively to UK customers in Santorini Black, Corris Grey Loire Blue or Indus Silver. The Anniversary Edition Discovery will feature a host …

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Limited edition to mark Mini’s 60th birthday

MINI 60 Years Edition

MINI has announced a special model to mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of the iconic original Mini. A limited run of 500 ‘MINI 60 Years Edition’ vehicles will be available in the UK from March 2019, priced at £29,990. Built in the UK at MINI Plant Oxford, the …

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