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Don’t leave dogs in cars during the heatwave

Dog in a hot car - GEM Motoring Assist

As temperatures soar, road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has some timely advice for dog owners. GEM’s Neil Worth warns that it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes ill or dies, the owner is likely to face a …

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UK’s most picturesque electric car charging locations

Route 303 Restaurants, Devon

These stunning images capture some of the most picturesque electric vehicle charging points in the country, from rolling hills to the British seaside. The 10 photographs bring to life the unique spots where drivers can stop off to top up their car batteries. Among the stunning locations is a charging …

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The new Suzuki Jimny is a retro, rugged corker

Sponsored Post When you see one, you want one. Puppies. Supercars. Delectable pastries. You know the kind of stuff, and I reckon you can add the new Suzuki Jimny to the list too. I mean, look at it. It’s a baby G Wagon – an unashamedly retro, undeniably quirky and …

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Weirdest things car buyers bring to test drives

Weird test drives - CargGurus

A 12-foot snake, a mattress and a pair of parrots are among the strangest things potential car buyers have brought to a test drive, according to new research by online used car platform, CarGurus. Thousands of used car dealers in the CarGurus’ UK network were surveyed to find out the …

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Secrets to a safe, stress-free commute

Don’t let your commute leave you feeling defeated

Commuting can be a drag, but it can also be dangerous if you become complacent and lose concentration. IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, has put together five tips which can help you have a smooth, stress-free commute to and from work. Check your route. The …

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Ferrari celebrates 90th birthday in style

Ferrari Museum celebrates landmark anniversary with “90 Years Exhibition

The Ferrari Museum in Maranello is marking its 90th anniversary of Scuderia Ferrari – the most successful team in the history of Formula One – with a major exhibition. Founded in Modena on November 16, 1929 by Enzo Ferrari, who understood the potential of gentlemen drivers to deliver great racing performances, …

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Best cars for families with young children

Three child seat - Land Rover Discovery

SUVs may be riding high in the sales charts, but new research has found that MPVs are the superior choice for families with young children thanks to their capacity to accommodate a greater number of child seats. What Car? tested 16 vehicles, from luxury SUVs to MPVs, to see how …

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5 British Vintage Sports Cars That Found A V8

This is a partnered post The theory of a small car with a large engine is nothing new, in fact, this has been the cause of some of the world’s greatest sports cars for the street or race track. Nowadays, independent mechanics or at-home garage addicts are fulfilling their power …

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Top tips for running in a new car


Buying a new car is an exciting experience, but there are a few things to bear in mind as you drive your pride and joy away from the showroom. IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, has these tips for running in a new car… Allow the …

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