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Revealed: Top UK Christmas markets for EV drivers

Peugeot E-2008 - Christmas market

The best Christmas markets for electric vehicle drivers have been revealed in a new study conducted by Peugeot UK. Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market was found to be the most accessible, offering the best balance of charging options, according to the research. Using Time Out’s list of best Christmas markets in …

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End of an era: Just 3% of new cars come with a spare wheel

Flat tyre

A review of 313 new cars across 28 brands by the RAC found that just eight models came with a spare wheel as standard. The trend means there are an increasing number of breakdowns where drivers need help in the event of a unrepairable flat tyre. The dramatic decline of …

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Volkswagen to electrify the Pope’s vehicle fleet

The Pope and Vatican's Volkswagen EVs

The Vatican has teamed up with Volkswagen to replace the city state’s entire car fleet with electric vehicles by 2030. At the beginning of 2024, VW will deliver some 40 fully electric models from its ID family, ranging from the ID.3 to the ID.4 and ID.5. The vehicles are part …

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Celebrating 30 years of the Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage - five generations

We head off for a trip down memory lane, taking all five generations of the Kia Sportage for a spin… Originally launched in 1993, the Kia Sportage has been the backbone of the South Korean brand’s remarkable success story. The popular family-sized SUV’s evolution perfectly reflects the manufacturer’s rapid rise …

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Half of van drivers overload their vehicle

Volkswagen Transporter 6.1

A survey by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has found that 48% of UK van drivers admit that they overloaded their vans. This is despite the fact that 89% of drivers claim to know the legal weight restriction for their light commercial vehicle (LCV). Overloading your vehicle by as much as 30% …

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Vinnie Jones chooses Isuzu D-MAX AT35

Vinnie Jones chooses Isuzu D-MAX AT35

Actor, TV personality and former footballer Vinnie Jones has chosen the Isuzu D-Max AT35 with premium accessories as his personal vehicle. He will use the tough pick-up truck while filming his new Discovery Channel TV show, showcasing his love for country sports and wild space management. Vinnie’s new Isuzu D-Max …

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See and be seen on the roads this winter

ŠKODA ensures drivers aren’t left in the dark as the clocks go back thanks to innovative Matrix LED

The clocks have gone back, the nights are closing in and the risk of a road collision is reaching its peak, according to breakdown and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist. This, combined with the kind of heavy rain and strong winds we can expect at this time of the …

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Imminent death of the manual handbrake

Manual handbrake - c/o CarGurus

Just 9% of new cars on sale come with the once ubiquitous manual handbrake, according to an annual study. The research by CarGurus, the fastest-growing automotive marketplace in the UK to shop, buy, and sell used vehicles, also showed that car buyers now have 61% fewer cars to choose from …

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Revealed: The ultimate autumnal road trips

Dacia - top UK road trips

Scotland’s North Coast 500 has been crowned the UK’s best drive by British motorists, according to a survey conducted by budget car brand Dacia . The study of 2,000 motorists uncovered the ultimate UK road trips, with over nine in 10 (96%) stating that the UK has the world’s best …

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Ancel OBD2 Scanner: A Glimpse into the Future of Motorcycle Diagnostics

Have you ever imagined a world where motorcycle maintenance is as easy as checking your email? Welcome to the era of the Ancel OBD2 Scanner. But first, let’s break things down a bit. What is an OBD2 Scanner? An OBD2 (On-Board Diagnostics II) scanner is a device that interfaces with …

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