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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

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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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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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Road trips: everything you need to know

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The typical road trip lasts just under four hours, covers 150 miles and includes 41 songs to sing-along to, according to a new study by Esso. More than a third of the of 2,000 adults questioned believe one of the most important aspects of a road trip is who they’re …

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7 Benefits of Leasing an Electric Car

Electric vehicles have been available for several years now, but with the UK Government’s agreement to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030, electric vehicles (EVs) are really taking over the car market. Leasing an electric car can be a great way to make the transition …

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Own a McLaren Elva speedster for just £17.99

LEGO McLaren Elva speedster with Rachel Brown

McLaren Automotive and the LEGO Group have joined forces to create the new LEGO® Speed Champions McLaren Elva. The 263-piece replica of one of the world’s most exclusive open-top speedsters comes complete with a mini figure inspired by McLaren’s Principal Development Engineer for the Ultimate Series, Rachel Brown. Designed for …

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Toyota fuel cell technology lights up Paris

Toyota fuel cell tech lights up Paris

The Eiffel Tower has been illuminated green, using a Toyota fuel cell powered generator. The striking display took place during the hydrogen and mobility exhibition, Paris de l’hydrogène, organised by Energy Observer – the Toyota-supported, self-sufficient world-travelling boat operator – and the City of Paris. The exhibition highlights the vehicles, …

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