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Nissan helps supply 100,000 NHS face visors per week

Nissan Sunderland Plant Scales Up Delivery of Protective Equipment to UK Health Workers

Car giant Nissan is using its huge Sunderland plant to help a project deliver 100,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) visors for NHS workers fighting Coronavirus. A team of volunteers have created a parts processing line in the final assembly area to sort thousands of individual visor parts and pack them …

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Toyota celebrates 10 million RAV4 sales

Toyota RAV4 review

Toyota’s ground-breaking RAV4 has reached the 10-million sales milestone globally. After 26 years and five model generations, the SUV is selling better than ever.  In 2019, it was not only the world’s best-selling SUV – it was also the fourth best-selling passenger car overall. North America is by far its …

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Skoda’s K-9 Kodiaq reports for police duty

Skoda Kodiaq police dog unit

The Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle in the Skoda range to be converted into a specially designed police dog unit. Providing greater visibility for the driver and offering increased ground clearance to help enable access to remote locations, the Kodiaq dog vehicle is fitted with a range of driver …

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Survey reveals UK’s fair weather motorists

wet weather driving tips

A fifth of motorists have been put off a car journey because of the rain over the past year, according to new research. The UK was hit by a series of torrential downpours last month following Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge, with the Met Office reporting the wettest February on …

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Olympian Pippa Funnell handed keys to new SsangYong Rexton

Pippa Funnell and her new SsangYong Rexton

Top British horsewomen and member of the 2016 Olympic Team GB, Pippa Funnell MBE has taken delivery of her new SsangYong Rexton Ultimate. As a brand ambassador for SsangYong, Korea’s oldest 4×4 and SUV specialist producer, Pippa represents the company at all the major equestrian events she attends. “I am …

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Parents getting driven round the bend

London traffic

Nearly half of parents admit they find car journeys stressful – with kids’ habits and squabbling siblings adding 29 hours to journeys ever year. A study of 2,000 mums and dads found a quarter get annoyed by kids kicking the backseat, and more than a third get stressed by their …

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Ford’s ’emoji mood jacket’ keeps cyclists safe

Ford's emoji mood jacket to keep cyclists safe

A electronic jacket that allows cyclists to communicate their emotions to drivers via large emoji icons has been unveiled by car giant Ford. The emojis are displayed on an LED panel on the back of the jacket allowing users to convey whether they’re happy, neutral or worried. Indicators, and a …

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Wake up sleepy head: VW to the rescue

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Technology in the latest Volkswagen Touraeg SUV can warn you of hazards ahead at night and wake you up if you fall asleep when behind the wheel. The car’s optional Emergency Assist will detect when a driver is not focused on the road, possibly because they have fallen asleep or …

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The Best Automotive Accessories for Bad Weather

Sponsored Post Like all of us, you want to keep your car as nice as can be for as long as possible. But no matter what region you live in, the weather will take its toll on your auto eventually. Snow, sleet, and even sunshine can damage your vehicle’s finish, …

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