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Top 10 most family-friendly service stations

Motorway services

With the summer holidays fast approaching, new research has revealed the most family-friendly service stations in the UK. Based on factors including play areas, parking, shops, food options and Google ratings, Beaconsfield, Leigh Delamare and Tebay North are the top three journey stop-offs. The study by GAP insurance provider ALA …

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Revealed: Biggest back seat troublemakers and distractions

Biggest back seat troublemakers and distractions revealed by Skoda

Almost 70% of UK motorists claim to have been distracted by their children when travelling, according to a new study by Skoda. An alarming one in four have nearly had an accident when driving due to being preoccupied by their children in the car. With the school holidays and the …

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Sergio Perez shuts down the streets of Madrid

Red Bull's Sergio Perez

Formula One star Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez lit up the streets of the Spanish capital for a Red Bull Showrun at the weekend. At the wheel of both the RB7 and RB8 (two of Sebastian Vettel’s championship winning cars), Checo took the city by storm, as the iconic sound of the …

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Bentley sets new trailer-blazing record at Goodwood

Renewably-fuelled Bentayga EWB sets a new trailer-blazing record at Goodwood

A Bentayga EWB, Bentley’s newest flagship, has established new towing record on the famous Goodwood Hillclimb. Powered by Bentley’s proven 4.0-litre V8 petrol turbo engine, which develops 542bhp and 568 lb ft (770Nm) of torque, the hill climb was completed in just 1 minute 21 seconds. What’s more, the Bentayga …

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Top 10 tourist attractions for EV drivers

Genesis GV60 at Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

A new online tool which could transform the way electric vehicle owners plan their staycations has been launched. The EV Holiday Hotspot Index, developed by the UK’s leading EV charging provider, GRIDSERVE, will help electric car driving travellers looking to visit UK tourist attractions this year. With just one in …

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New Lexus UX 300e launch event: A Japanese-Scottish EV fusion

Lexus UX 300e - Carlowrie Castle

Opt for a Lexus and you’re buying into a lifestyle – not just the premium brand’s reputation for comfort, reliability, build quality and top customer service. The launch event for the updated version of the all-electric UX 300e was a chance to drive the car in around Edinburgh, but also …

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Game-changing Dacia Spring EV coming to the UK

Dacia Spring

Dacia has confirmed that Europe’s most affordable new electric car will be launched in the UK in 2024. The Dacia Spring could be a game-changer because it’s currently sold in France from just €20,800 (£17,773) before up to €5,000 in government grants are deducted. The UK will launch an all-new …

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Six quick checks to help you avoid a breakdown this summer

Six summer car health check tips - GEM Motoring Assist

With the summer holidays around the corner, thousands of cars will get dusted off to tackle long journeys on potentially congested roads in hot weather. Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has a selection of simple tips to minimise the risk of breaking down during a trip. Six …

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Volkswagen ID.5 review

Volkswagen ID.5 review

We get behind the wheel of the VW ID.5 – the “style-focused coupe-SUV” version of the ID.4… Apart from that sexy roofline, the ID.5 is basically the same car as the ID.4 crossover, which is no bad thing. The latter is, after all, a very tidy family EV. The ID.5 …

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Holiday drivers urged to their check cars

Kwik Fit advises drivers not to leave their pre holiday checks to the last minute

An estimated 17.6 million Brits are going on summer holiday by car this year, according to new research, but one in seven drivers won’t make any checks before setting off. The analysis from Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, also reveals that drivers will cover an …

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