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Get set for new ‘greener’ E10 fuel

Filling up at the petrol pump

The Department for Transport has confirmed that new E10 petrol will be introduced in filling stations across the UK this September. E10 fuel is a more eco-friendly blend of petrol and ethanol, which is made from materials including low-grade grains, sugars and waste wood. It’s claimed its introduction could cut …

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Top 10 most popular learner driver cars

Ford Fiesta

A new study has revealed that the most common car for private driving lessons is the Ford Fiesta. The Fiesta is the car most people insure for learning to drive with learner driver and temporary car insurance specialists, Veygo. Veygo reckons the UK’s best-selling new and used car is “nice …

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British Gas makes electrifying commitment

British Gas Vauxhall e-Vivaro van

The largest electric vehicle order for a commercial fleet in the UK has been awarded to Vauxhall by British Gas. The order is for 2,000 all-new all-electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, adding to the 1,000 purchased in summer 2020. All 3,000 electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road by 2022. …

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Pandemic leads to cleaner cars

Car WASH

Almost half of motorists are cleaning their cars more thoroughly since Covid-19, new research suggests. Asda Money surveyed 2,000 UK car owners to better understand if the importance of cleanliness due to the pandemic has reached our cars, and it was very revealing. Since Coronavrius struck early in 2020, almost …

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Sneak peek of the all-new Maserati Grecale

Maserati Grecale SUV teaser

Maserati has teased the Grecale, its new small SUV due to be revealed later this year, with a set of blurred pictures of a prototype. The photographs of the Levante’s little brother were taken outside the Trident brand’s historic Maserati plant on Viale Ciro Menotti in Modena. Camouflaged Grecale prototypes …

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Revealed: the all-new Nissan Qashqai

All-new-Nissan-Qashqai

Nissan has taken the wraps off its latest version of the UK’s most produced car – the popular Qashqai crossover. More than three million Qashqais have rolled off the production line in Sunderland over the past 14 years. Laid out in a line, the cars would stretch more than 7,500 …

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British Cycling teams up with Skoda UK

Skoda Octavia Estate teams up with British Cycling

Skoda UK has entered into a one-year agreement with British Cycling to become the Official Vehicle Supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team. Skoda will supply a nine-strong fleet of Octavia Estate support cars as riders compete in major races throughout the UK and Europe, as well as during training …

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Daniel Ricciardo drives the new McLaren Artura

Daniel Ricciardo drives the new McLaren Artura

McLaren Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo took time out of his busy pre-season diary to take the all-new McLaren Artura high-performance hybrid supercar for a spin. Now he’s part of the McLaren family, alongside team-mate Lando Norris, Daniel gets to drive McLarens with two seats as well as one – …

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Alloy Wheels or Steel Wheels – Take Your Pick!

Much is made of the fact that steel wheels are sturdier and cheaper than alloy wheels, and those who are only concerned with budget are content to stick with steel wheels. But alloy wheels have their own advantages, and those who take the time to properly weigh up the pros …

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Nissan GB celebrates crossover milestone

One Million Crossover Sales for Nissan GB

Nissan has become the first car manufacturer to sell ONE MILLION crossover vehicles in the UK – with more than 90% built on British soil. Crossovers, which combine SUVs and family hatchback traits, have experienced mass growth over the past decade, with Nissan manufacturing the Qashqai, Juke and X-Trail models. …

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