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Leading the charge: Energy Superhub Oxford

Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging hub, Oxford

“Europe’s most powerful electric vehicle charging superhub” has been announced and it’s heading to Oxford. UK-based Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, and Oxford City Council have joined up with Fastned, the European electric vehicle (EV) fast charging company, Tesla Superchargers and Wenea, one of the largest EV charging services …

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Eight of the best post-lockdown road trips

With UK road trips now possible and staycations on the agenda for the coming months, we’ve got together with Lexus to recommend some spectacular driving routes to enjoy this summer.From Land’s End to John O’Groats, via sweeping bays, soaring cliffs and rolling fells, there are great roads to enjoy. To …

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7 Things You Should Never Do On The Road

Fuel cost is dropping, global positioning system (GPS) technologies are improving, and car accidents are becoming less rampant than before. As a result, hitting the road has become an increasingly appealing hobby for many car owners. However, while road trips are no longer as difficult to plan and pull off, …

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Top 5 DIY car maintenance tasks for drivers

Car maintenance

A new study has revealed the car maintenance jobs motorists feel most and least confident about tackling themselves. According to an AA-Populus survey, more than 97% of drivers can open the bonnet and top up the windscreen washer fluid. However, checking the power steering and changing the oil are the …

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How a bad credit score can cost drivers dear

Used MINIs

Having a poor credit score could end up costing you as much as £8,000 extra when financing one of the UK’s most popular cars, according to new research by Uswitch.com. For instance, the best-selling Ford Fiesta costs £16,645 to buy outright. However, when bought on finance with a four-year repayment …

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JCB goes hybrid with Toyota Corolla fleet order

JCB orders 40 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports models

Construction equipment giant JCB has made the switch to self-charging hybrid electric technology by replacing its sales team’s fleet with 40 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports models. The handover of the first 20 vehicles took place at the company’s Rocester headquarters in Staffordshire. The British-built Corolla estates are all powered by …

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Applications Of Van Wrapping In Marketing Campaigns

The purpose of any successful marketing campaign is to draw eyes and ears to a particular product or brand. There are a variety of techniques that are used in this regard, with most of the focus going towards online marketing since this can reach the widest possible audience. Still, a …

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#BillyWhizz takes delivery of Toyota GR Supra

Billy Monger's adapted Toyota GR Supra

Racing driver Billy Monger is all set to take on a unique para sport challenge to be broadcast on Channel 4 in August – with a little help from Toyota. The 21-year-old, who achieved success in the Ginetta Junior and British F4 race series before tragically losing both his legs …

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First podium of the season for “Ferrari”

Verstappen with the winner's trophy and a Ferrari Trento celebration bottle

Red Bull ace Jos Verstappen’s first win of the year at the chaotic, incident-strewn Emilia Romagna Grand Prix also marked a new era for F1- it was the 2021 podium debut for Ferrari Trento, the new Official Toast of Formula 1. After the ‘dry’ Bahrain Grand Prix two weeks ago, …

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Roadkill: UK wildlife road death toll revealed

Animal-road-death-toll-report-by-GoCompare

Six badgers, five pheasants and five hedgehogs are run over on UK roads EVERY day, according to a new report by GoCompare. Small mammals are the most commonly hit animals on our roads (8,580 a year), followed by birds (4,652) and large mammals such as deer (1,000). Amphibians (72 a …

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