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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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Introducing Vauxhall’s most powerful car ever

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS

Vauxhall has announced that a limited edition version of its new VXR8 will make its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29 – July 2). Just 15 examples of the 587bhp VXR8 GTS-R super saloon – the most powerful car in the company’s 114-year history – will come …

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Iconic Lotus Carlton tops all-time poll

Lotus Carlton

The mighty Lotus Carlton has been named the most iconic performance Vauxhall ever. Powered by a 3.6-litre turbocharged engine and capable of a top speed of 177mph, there were calls for the super saloon to be banned when it was launched in 1990. The Lotus Carlton topped a poll carried …

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Peugeot 3008 crowned Car of the Year

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The acclaimed new Peugeot 3008 SUV has edged out the Alfa Romeo Giulia to win the title of European Car of the Year (ECOTY). The distinctive car, complete with the i-Cockpit digital display across the range, also beat the Citroen C3, Mercedes-Benz E-class, Nissan Micra, Toyota C-HR and Volvo S90/V90. …

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Film festival ‘Oscar’ for Vauxhall

Smokin' Chevette HS

Vauxhall Motors’ homage to its historic Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant – featuring 50 years’ of Griffin-badged cars sliding, jumping and two-wheeling through the factory – has won Best Commercial Film at the London Motor Film Festival. Produced by evo Film, 50 Years of Ellesmere Port, beat entries from Bentley, Land Rover and …

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The best vans in the automotive market

Ford Transit Custom

No matter whether you are looking to buy a van for work or leisure, it can often be a daunting task as there are so many options to choose from. Despite the array of choice, there is certain to be a van out there that will be perfect for you. …

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Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam

Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam

Vauxhall is hoping it’ll be game, set and match to its new Adam Grand Slam range-topper. The new top-of-the-range Vauxhall Adam Grand Slam is set to make its UK debut at Autosport International 2015 (January 8-11) at the NEC Birmingham. Previewed at the Geneva and Frankfurt Motor Shows, the Grand …

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Viva la Viva

All new Vauxhall Viva

First official pictures of all-new Vauxhall Viva city car released ahead of Spring 2015 launch. Meet Vauxhall’s new entry-level five-door Viva which will join its Adam and Corsa siblings next year. With a name that pays homage to Vauxhall’s original Viva, which was made from 1963 to 1979, it’s just …

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Vauxhall Corsa – first drive

New Vauxhall Corsa

The new Corsa is Vauxhall’s toughest challenger yet for the Ford Fiesta’s sales crown. It shouldn’t be underestimated how important the new Corsa is to Vauxhall. Consistently among the top three bestselling cars in the UK, it also happens to be Vauxhall’s most profitable car. The current third generation hatchback …

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