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Top 10 UK car crime hotspots revealed

Vehicle crime and car theft

Manchester is the city where you’re most likely to become a victim of car crime, according to new research.Using data obtained through Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from towns and cities across the UK, car finance company ChooseMyCar has revealed the highest and lowest car crime areas.Cities/towns with the lowest …

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Most expensive UK cities to drive a car

London traffic

Birmingham is the most expensive city to own a car in the UK, according to new research. Researchers looked at the most common items of motoring expenditure in 20 locations across the country and found that our second city is actually top of the table. Its position was largely driven …

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Bentley Continental GT ice racer breaks cover

Bentley Continental GT - 2020 GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria

Bentley Motorsport has unveiled a specially-prepared Continental GT which will compete at the prestigious GP Ice Race at Zell am See, Austria, for the first time. The Ice Race Continental GT will be running in livery that pays homage to its record-breaking compatriot from the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb …

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Top 50 used cars revealed

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The Peugeot 3008 has been crowned DieselCar and EcoCar Magazine Used Car of the Year 2020. The medium SUV won thanks to its fresh, original, crisp styling, the distinctive i-cockpit interior and the way that the driver is cocooned. The 3008 also secures the title of Best Used Medium SUV. …

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First big prize for impressive new Ford Puma

Ford Puma - Spain launch

The all-new Ford Puma compact SUV has been crowned What Car? Car of the Year 2020, beating off the challenge of 26 other category winners. Rivals for the overall Car of the Year title included the Skoda Scala, Range Rover Evoque and Tesla Model 3 among others, reflecting the diversity …

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Britain’s best-selling cars of 2019

Ford Fiesta ST

The Ford Fiesta has been named Britain’s favourite new car for the 11th year in a row after easily topping the sales charts in 2019. Almost 78,000 new Ford Fiestas were registered last year, beating the 58,994 total of the car in second place, the Volkswagen Golf. It just pipped …

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Actress Sheridan plumps for as Range Rover

Sheridan Smith - Saxton 4x4

Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith OBE recently picked up the keys to her Range Rover Vogue from Essex dealership Saxton 4×4. The 38-year-old star of stage and screen sought help from the four-wheel drive specialist in preparation for the upcoming birth of her baby. Having owned many Mercedes-Benz sports cars, Sheridan and her …

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Parents spend four days getting kids into the car

Children car seats

New research has revealed that parents spend the equivalent of FOUR DAYS every year battling to get their children into the car – with toddlers causing the biggest delay. As the Christmas break comes to an end, families will return to the regular routine of school runs and nursery drop-offs. …

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Bond’s Aston Martins top movie cars poll

A pair of super spy James Bond’s Aston Martin cars have topped a list of Brits’ best-loved cars from the silver screen. Daniel Craig’s sleek silver DB10 came top, followed by the classic DB5 from 1964’s Goldfinger, starring Sean Connery. The research, commissioned to mark the start of Discovery Channel’s …

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Beat the post-Christmas car battery blues

car battery

Motorists are being warned to make sure that the first Monday after the festive break doesn’t turn into a nightmare due to a flat car battery. The first day back after the Christmas and New Year break is traditionally the biggest breakdown day of the year for the RAC as …

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