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Range Rover’s half century celebrated at Goodwood

Range Rover 50th anniversary celebration - Goodwood 2020

A parade of 50 Range Rovers has taken place at Goodwood Motor Circuit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Range Rover. The procession included an eclectic mix of models from all over the country including Range Rover fire engines, expedition vehicles, ambulances, and record breakers. It was led …

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Are you a dipstick when it comes to cars?

Car maintenance

Nearly half of adults are baffled by their cars and have no idea where to put the screen wash, how to pop the bonnet – or even what size engine is under it. A study of 2,000 drivers found 44 per cent find cars ‘confusing’, with three in 10 unaware …

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Revealed: Britain’s best new cars

Skoda Octavia

The all-new Skoda Octavia has been crowned Car of the Year at the prestigious Auto Express New Car Awards. The popular hatchback also scooped two category wins (Compact Family Car of the Year and Estate Car of the Year), while Ford, Renault and Mercedes-Benz also won big. Auto Express’ team …

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Prestigious design award for new Fiat 500

New Fiat 500

The all-new Fiat 500 has won a Red Dot Award 2020 – one of the most coveted prizes in the world of industrial design. The Italian car giant’s first fully electric vehicle was crowned winner of the ‘Design Concept’ category.   The prestigious award was bestowed by an international jury consisting …

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Last-minute rush to book MOTs

MOT testing station

Millions of motorists are racing to book their MOT tests as garages face a six-month backlog from the Coronavirus lockdown. Nearly 12 million drivers were eligible for the MOT holiday introduced in March, with nearly two in five (37%) making use of the six-month extension. However, there are now an …

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Young drivers recklessly video calling while driving

Traffic jam

New research has revealed that nearly one-in-five of drivers aged 17-24 admit to taking part in video calls while behind the wheel. The rise in popularity of the likes of FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat for video calls “is posing a new and present danger on the UK’s roads”, …

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Vauxhall Corsa is top of the pops

Vauxhall Corsa

The all-new Corsa was the best-selling new car in September, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). A total of 10,553 new Corsas hit the road in September with the new 70-plate registration – the third month this year the supermini has achieved …

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Awards for UK’s best used cars

Seat Ateca

The Seat Ateca has been crowned Used Car of the Year at the 2021 What Car? Used Car Awards. It also took victory in the Used Family SUV category at the awards held in association with heycar, the online used car marketplace.Since its launch in 2016, Seat’s popular SUV has …

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Skoda Kodiaq becomes remote emergency responder

Skoda Kodiaq joins Great Western Air Ambulance Charity fleet

A specially converted Skoda Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle to join Great Western Air Ambulance Charity fleet. Critical care responders will now be able to reach the most remote emergency 999 calls by car across the region which covers Bristol, Bath, North Somerset, North East Somerset, Gloucestershire and South …

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Introducing the special edition Monte Carlo Rally MINI

MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition

A MINI Paddy Hopkirk Edition has been launched in honour of the Northern Irish rally driver and the historic Monte Carlo Rally winning model. The special edition is painted Chili Red with a white contrast roof and features the famous starting number 37 livery from the legendary 1964 car. Priced …

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