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Vauxhall Mokka-e review

Vauxhall Mokka-e review

What are your key considerations when choosing a new car – practicality, running costs, connectivity or safety? The reality is that looks tend to trump all of the above, which is why kerb appeal is so crucial. Now, they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I’d …

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British Gas makes electrifying commitment

British Gas Vauxhall e-Vivaro van

The largest electric vehicle order for a commercial fleet in the UK has been awarded to Vauxhall by British Gas. The order is for 2,000 all-new all-electric Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, adding to the 1,000 purchased in summer 2020. All 3,000 electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road by 2022. …

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Vauxhall Vivaro Life review

Vauxhall Vivaro Life review

If you’ve ever tried squeezing seven people into a so-called seven-seater SUV or MPV you’ll know that the third row is often best suited to agile, small children. We tested Vauxhall’s new Vivaro Life people carrier to see whether it’s more than just a van with windows and extra seats… …

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Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Vauxhall helps create giant fruit and veg stall

Giant veg grower Kevin Fortey has teamed up with Vauxhall Motors to create the UK’s biggest fruit and veg stall. The gargantuan groceries on display at RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex were transported from around the UK using Vauxhall’s smallest van, the Combo Cargo. Proving that no job is …

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Vauxhall Grandland X joins Blues and Twos

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety’s fleet of new Vauxhall Grand X vehicles

Vauxhall’s range-topping Grandland X SUV has joined the ranks at Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service which has ordered a fleet of eight vehicles. They will be used by officers to respond to incidents within the local community, including fire and emergency response. The Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community …

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Watch the new Vauxhall Corsa GSi – on the limit

Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Find out what happened when top precision driver Paul Swift was given the keys to Vauxhall’s new Corsa GSi and access to a closed test track… Naturally, Paul pushed the 148bhp pocket rocket – with VXR sports suspension and grippy Michelin rubber – to the limit.

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Awards for Britain’s best used cars

Audi four rings logo

Audi has scored a hat-trick of category wins at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards 2019. The German car maker won Used Family Car of the Year (Audi A3), Used Luxury SUV of the Year ((Audi Q7) and Used Coupé of the Year (Audi TT). However, the …

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Most common cars on dating profiles

Car dating

A study of 5,000 online dating profiles has revealed the No 1 car manufacturer featured in dating profile photos. And the big news is that Vauxhall beat BMW and Audi as the automotive brand of choice for both men and women. However, rather than encouraging someone to swipe right, using a …

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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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Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer review

Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer

When it comes to attractive estate cars, we’ve never had it so good. The latest example is the load-lugging version of the impressive new Vauxhall Insignia. Longer, lower, lighter and wider than the outgoing car, the second generation Sports Tourer has big road presence. Inheriting sleek good looks from its …

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