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Dogs ‘prefer electric cars to diesel ones’

Dogs are more relaxed in electric cars than diesel cars, research finds

Dogs are more relaxed in electric cars than diesel cars, new research claims. Online vehicle marketplace CarGurus partnered with the University of Lincoln on the new study, which looked at the effects on dogs of travelling in a diesel car versus an electric vehicle (EV). The two-day investigation used 20 …

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Wimbledon stars and their cars

Novak Djokovic – an ambassador for PEUGEOT

With Wimbledon fast approaching, all eyes are on the world’s elite players as they battle for one of the sport’s most lucrative prizes. Overall, there’s £40.35 million worth of prize money to play for, spread out over four rounds, the semi-finals and the finals. The 2022 Wimbledon winners will win …

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Looking forward to getting back on the road?

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet R-Line

We may not be able to get out much at the moment, but our enduring love affair with cars is stronger than ever, according to a new report. More than eight in 10 motorists (83 per cent) admitted they have always had a love for driving and more than a …

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Top 10 fastest disappearing cars from the 1990s

Vauxhall Cavalier

New research has revealed that the Top 10 best-selling cars from the decade of ‘Cool Britannia’ are vanishing from our roads at an alarming rate. In 1993 the Mk5 Ford Escort was Britain’s best-selling car. It sold 122,002 units that year, but now there are just 460 of those left …

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Beware: car clocking cases are accelerating

Car clocking on the increase

The number of cars on UK roads showing mileage discrepancies has also risen to one in 16, according to the latest data. hpi, the UK’s leading authority on vehicle checking services, claims the figure has worsened from one in 20 cars less than three years ago. What’s more, it reckons …

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Out-of-warranty? Cars with most claims…

Garage servicing

Land Rovers, Jaguars and Vauxhalls are the brands with the most claims after manufacturer warranties have expired. Axle and suspension faults are the most common claims on four-year-old vehicles, according to the latest research from Warranty Direct. Cars of this age were picked because the majority of manufacturers offer three-year …

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Cars can “put off” house buyers

Cars parked in the street

More than a third of Brits would be put off buying or renting a property based on the type of cars parked on the street, according to a new survey. Car leasing experts UK Carline carried out a survey of 1,023 people to find out what factors influence their opinion …

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London Motor Show highlights

London Motor Show collage

We’ve been snapping away at the 2016 London Motor Show in Battersea Park, London (May 6-8) – here are a few highlights… Hot Mexican supercar, the VUHL 05, made its debut and it’s awesome close-up… Another motor show gem – this time it’s the Zenos E10R lightweight track car. Britain at …

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Britain’s most reliable car brands

Honda Civic Type R

The car brands motorists think are the most reliable, often aren’t, according to new research. WarrantyWise.co.uk asked more than 750 people what they thought were the most reliable manufacturers in the UK, and the results indicate that there’s often a gap between perceptions and hard data. For instance, UK buyers …

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Confessions of a motorist

Tax disc

One in five of us still has a paper tax disc on display, according to new research – plus, motorists’ top five confessions revealed. The finding is surprising considering the the road tax system turned ‘paperless’ in October 2014. When asked why they hadn’t removed it, the most common responses …

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