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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.

Peugeot 208 GT review

Peugeot 208 GT review

Is this sporty small car just a piece of eye candy? The latest Peugeot 208 is one of the best superminis on the market and has won various awards, including the coveted 2020 European Car of the Year title. Offered with both conventional petrol and diesel engines and as a …

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How to prepare for the perfect family camping expedition

TV Adventurer and Toyota Highlander Hybrid driver Steve Backshall's camping tips

It’s a staycation summer, so TV adventurer Steve Backshall has teamed up with Toyota to provide some essential camping tips. The author and wildlife expert uses his passion for nature to add a sense of adventure to holidays with his family – wife Helen, their three-year-old son, Logan, and 15-month-old …

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Top 25 things drivers dread most

Peugeot-208-driving-n-the-snow

Travelling in the snow, reversing around a corner and overtaking cyclists are among the most uncomfortable scenarios for motorists, new research has revealed. A study of 2,000 drivers by flexible car insurance firm Cuvva found one in 10 dislikes or hates driving and nearly a quarter (24%) feel less confident …

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Prestigious award for new Fiat 500 EV

New electric Fiat 500

The all-new New Fiat 500 has been crowned Best Electric Car at the first ever Marie Claire UK Sustainability Awards. Praised for its impressive range, iconic design, connectivity features and use of recycled materials, its other awards include Best Small Electric Car for the City by WhatCar? and Auto Express’s …

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BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid review

BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid review

The impressive plug-in hybrid version of BMW’s popular 3 Series is one of the big sales successes of 2021. With officially quoted CO2 emissions as low as 37g/km, the 330e is especially appealing for company car drivers looking to make significant tax savings. It also makes sense for private motorists …

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Most drivers planning UK staycations

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The vast majority of British motorists are planning summer staycations, despite the easing of international travel restrictions, claims new research. According to the study by Autoglass, the UK’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company, four in five (85%) drivers will be heading out to explore homegrown attractions. This is a …

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Keep your dog cool in the car

Dog in a car - GEM Motoring Assist

As the hot weather returns, road safety and organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging pet owners to ensure their dogs are safe and comfortable on car journeys. And remember, it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes ill or dies, you …

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Do you live in a UK car theft hotspot?

Vehicle crime and car theft

Make sure you take steps to protect your vehicle – especially if you live in London and you drive one of Britain’s most popular cars. Co-op Insurance has carried out a four-year study based on actual claims and nine out of the Top 10 car theft postcodes are located in …

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Ford Puma ST review

Ford Puma ST

A little over a year since its launch, and the Ford Puma compact crossover has become a firm fixture in the Top 10 UK best-selling cars list. Up until now it’s only been available with the excellent 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine in various states of tune, but now there’s the sporty …

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