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Why Alloy Wheel Refurbishment is About More Than Just Good Looks

Alloys have become the ultimate status symbol for your car. If you want your ride to look its best, you simply have to invest in a set of quality alloy rims. But keeping up appearances isn’t the only reason to opt for alloy wheels. Compared to standard steel wheels, they …

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The Best Eco Cars Priced £15K and Under

It’s hard to quantify the actual size of the eco car market, particularly with a number of different vehicle types represented within. However, the market is undoubtedly growing at a considerable rate, with more than 395,000 pure-electric cars now on UK roads and a further 740,000 hybrid models in use …

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Brits baffled by car jargon

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV badge

Terms such as PCH, range anxiety and supercharger leave seven in 10 people scratching their heads, according to a new survey. In fact, almost a quarter (24 per cent) have even walked away from buying a new or used vehicle because they didn’t understand the salesperson’s terminology. The study of …

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Retired nurse wins ‘lucky’ Ford Fiesta


Helen Bartz, from Caerphilly in South Wales, has won her dream car worth £14,000 in Motorpoint’s national ‘Win A Car’ competition. The retired nurse entered the competition back in late 2021. It ran for seven weeks and was timed to roll out during Motorpoint’s sponsorship of ITV’s popular Sunday night …

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Review of the Best Roof Top Tents for Aussie 4x4s

Camping is among the favourite pastimes for many people in Australia today. This is why it is no longer too strange to see individuals or families sitting outside or inside a camp tent somewhere in the open. But then, as much as Australians like to camp in the open, many …

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James Bond’s DB5 – the book that’s licensed to thrill

Daniel Craig and the Aston Martin DB5 in Skyfall

It’s fairly safe to say that this article requires no spoiler alert because all self-respecting Bond fans will have seen No Time to Die by now. James Bond’s DB5 is the first official in-depth history of 007’s iconic Aston Martin and it was published to coincide with the late 2021 …

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Tow and Go – everything you need to know

Toyota Prius - tow bar

Staycations are set to become more popular than ever in 2022, so Toyota has created these top tips for anyone planning to tow a caravan or trailer… Is your vehicle legally permitted to tow? Your vehicle’s maximum towing capacity can be calculated by deducting the gross vehicle weight (found on …

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Stay safe over the 12 days of Christmas

Driving home for Christmas - courtesy of GEM Motoring Assist

We’ve teamed up with road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist to offer a selection of safer driving tips for the 12 days of Christmas. The pressures of the festive season mean it’s often easy to let good habits slip, so now is an ideal time to remember the …

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What will be the future of car paints

What future for automotive paints? In a modern world of constant and exponential progress, the future of car paint will surprise us in all its aspects, especially the exterior finish. We are at the dawn of a new page turning : While waiting for driverless cars, all-electrics, new batteries or …

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