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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Why dream cars have to wait

Aston-Martin-Vantage

UK motorists won’t own their dream car until they are 47 – and it’s likely to be a black sports car, preferably an Audi or Aston Martin. A study of 2,000 drivers found many know what they want, but most will have to wait before making the dream a reality, …

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Toyota Yaris is 2021 Car of the Year

Toyota Yaris review

The all-new Toyota Yaris supermini has been crowned European Car of the Year 2021. The fourth-generation Yaris, which is only available as a petrol-electric hybrid, scored 266 points and beat six other short-listed cars. The runner up was the 100% electric Fiat 500 (240 points), which just pipped the Cupra …

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Kia Sorento review

Kia Sorento review

If you need a seven-seater, but would prefer a handsome SUV to a sensible people carrier, then the all-new Kia Sorento could be right up your street. Starting at £38,845, this striking fourth-generation model has just been launched and the great news is that it’s better than ever. Back in …

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Chelsea stars train with the new Hyundai IONIQ 5

Chelsea stars train with the new Hyundai IONIQ 5

Watch Chelsea’s players take part in a training session with a difference, courtesy of Hyundai Motor UK. Dozens of footballs were launched at the star footballers by a machine powered by the all-new, all-electric Hyundai IONIQ 5. Club captain Cesar Azpilicueta, goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, defender Ben Chilwell and striker Olivier …

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Tackling the electric car charging challenge

Kia Soul EV - Rolec WallPod_EV home charger

By 2030, sales of new cars and vans powered wholly by petrol and diesel will be banned, with hybrids to follow five years later. Between now and then most new cars launched will be offered with some form of electrification, accelerating demand for charge points. As a motoring journalist I …

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Get set for new ‘greener’ E10 fuel

Filling up at the petrol pump

The Department for Transport has confirmed that new E10 petrol will be introduced in filling stations across the UK this September. E10 fuel is a more eco-friendly blend of petrol and ethanol, which is made from materials including low-grade grains, sugars and waste wood. It’s claimed its introduction could cut …

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Top 10 most popular learner driver cars

Ford Fiesta

A new study has revealed that the most common car for private driving lessons is the Ford Fiesta. The Fiesta is the car most people insure for learning to drive with learner driver and temporary car insurance specialists, Veygo. Veygo reckons the UK’s best-selling new and used car is “nice …

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British Gas makes electrifying commitment

British Gas Vauxhall e-Vivaro van

The largest electric vehicle order for a commercial fleet in the UK has been awarded to Vauxhall by British Gas. The order is for 2,000 all-new all-electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, adding to the 1,000 purchased in summer 2020. All 3,000 electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road by 2022. …

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Suzuki Across review

Suzuki Across review

We review Suzuki’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle – the Across SUV… The handsome Across 4×4 is the first fruit of a collaboration between Suzuki and Toyota. You’d be forgiven for thinking it looks familiar, because it is – and in a good way. Let’s face it, if you’re going to …

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Pandemic leads to cleaner cars

Car WASH

Almost half of motorists are cleaning their cars more thoroughly since Covid-19, new research suggests. Asda Money surveyed 2,000 UK car owners to better understand if the importance of cleanliness due to the pandemic has reached our cars, and it was very revealing. Since Coronavrius struck early in 2020, almost …

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