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Award-winning electric and plug-in hybrid cars

Porsche Taycan Turbo S

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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UK’s most common driving misconceptions

Snow-covered-car

A new study has revealed the motorists are risking fines and licence penalty points every day because they are unknowingly breaking some simple laws. The survey of 2,000 British drivers from findandfundmycar.com highlighted a number of illegal habits that UK drivers are guilty of, including: Flashing their lights to give …

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Younger car buyers opting for PCP deals

Mini forecourt

New research suggests that almost one in five (17%) of under 34s use a PCP scheme to finance a car purchase, compared to just 9% of over 55s. More than two-thirds (69%) of car owners over 55 bought their car outright without using finance, compared to half (50%) of 34–54s …

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Honda stars take centre stage at design museum

Honda e and CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP superbike

The award-winning Honda e and CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP superbike have been inducted into the prestigious Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany. The impossibly cute Honda e electric vehicle also takes centre stage in the museum’s special “Milestones in Contemporary Design” exhibition as one of the 76 best products of …

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Land Rover chooses Goodyear tyres for new Defender

and Rover Defender - Goodyear 4x4 tyres

Goodyear is supplying two types of 4×4 tyres for the all-new Land Rover Defender – an off-road icon back with a new generation for 2020. The first is the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure is available in 18, 19 and 20-inch wheels. This multi-skilled and all-round tyre allows Defender drivers to …

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Car insurance prices dip during lockdown

The price of car insurance has dropped by £39 in the past three months – the steepest quarterly drop in prices in more than two years. According to the latest car insurance price index by Confused.com, the average price of car insurance now stands at £770 following a £19 (2%) …

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Volkswagen, Tesco, Pod Point: leading the charge

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point free charging network

The UK’s largest free retail charging network for electric vehicles has given away enough energy to power the homes of almost 130,000 people. Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point teamed up to launch the scheme for electric vehicle (EV) owners across the UK in November 2018. The partnership has now hit …

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