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2019’s Fastest Selling Used Cars
Release Date: 18-03-2019

  Data retrieved by Indicata UK has revealed which vehicles sell the fastest on the used car market. The survey analysed 98,500 used cars sold in February 2019. 60% of the top 10 run on pe...
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The Posh New Renault Clio
Release Date: 05-02-2019

  Renault have redesigned their supermini to allude a more premium feel, using plush interior embellishments and a range of exterior styling upgrades. Unlike the previous model, the new Cl...
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The Fleet World Honours 2018
Release Date: 15-02-2018

  Fleet World held their honours for 2018 this month, naming the best when it comes to the motoring industry. In London on the Pall Mall, the 2018 Fleet World Honours were held at the Roya...
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The most popular new car colours
Release Date: 19-10-2017

  According to The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders, superminis continue to be the most popular type of car sold up until Quarter 2 of 2017. But what colour is everyone buying the...
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How safe is your vehicle to drive?
Release Date: 14-09-2016

How safe are your cars? Family-oriented vehicles are leading the way with the highest levels of safety as standard, according to test results issued by the European New Car Assessment Programme (...
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Renaults new Kwid comes to the block
Release Date: 22-05-2015

Renault and Nissan have become an alliance to create a new city car crossover. The original concept for the Kwid was hailed as an innovation for Renault, but the real vehicle is a far-cry from that...
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Alternative Route Finance Christmas Gift Guide
Release Date: 20-11-2014

Christmas is finally upon us, and with less than five weeks to go, it is about time you got started on your Christmas Shopping. And if you have a car lover in the family, it can sometimes be a litt...
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Concept Cars we wish made the cut
Release Date: 14-11-2014

They’re exciting, they’re different, and they’re a chance for car designers to truly go a little bit crazy. Designed to shock, provoke awe and dip a toe in the water for the futur...
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Regent Street Motor Show this weekend
Release Date: 29-10-2014

Whilst London is busy hotting up for a bit of Pre-Christmas shopping, the tinsel and gift-sets are put on hold this weekend, whilst London’s East End paves way for a one-of-a-kind motor show....
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The World’s First 3D printed car hits the road
Release Date: 13-10-2014

The world’s first 3D printed car, The Strati, has recently hit the road with a test drive in Brooklyn, New York.  The car, which was created by Local Motors in Phoenix, is a two-seater ...
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Driverless Cars: Mercedes Get Their Road Licence
Release Date: 24-09-2014

This week, we’ve seen Mercedes become the latest car manufacturer to receive a licence to test autonomous cars on public roads. The state of California has allowed limited use of public roads...
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Review: Renault Megane
Release Date: 27-08-2014

The new Renault Megane takes no compromises on the safety it is known for, but takes a leap forward in terms of technology and performance. Renault is working on deploying its new design identity a...
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Formula E Car to Star in Forza Motorsport 5
Release Date: 13-08-2014

It’s a good time for electric cars. The Tesla Model S and various other models have been doing a good job of increasing their reputation, and now they’re going to get even more popular....
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Goodwood Festival of Speed draws record crowds
Release Date: 04-07-2014

Goodwood’s Festival of Speed 2014 attracted crowds of 200,000 this year, according to the West Sussex-based circuit. It was the largest and most successful event in the event’s histor...
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New Renault Clio Review
Release Date: 11-06-2014

Since 1990, the Renault Clio has continued to stand out as one of Renault’s best selling cars, and in the past 24 years has celebrated nearly 12 million sales. The new Clio champions Renault...
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5 worst and ridiculously funny car names of all time
Release Date: 03-06-2014

We’ve been graced with some truly remarkable cars since their conception. We’ve also been witness to some mechanical abominations. Good or bad, everyone likes to name their creation &nd...
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DPF problems push petrol
Release Date: 22-04-2014

Diesel cars have been climbing the popularity ranks; however driver ignorance could push petrol back up on the fleet agenda if problems persist with diesel particulate filters (DPFs).  DPFs h...
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Are electrical vehicles as perfect as they seem?
Release Date: 19-03-2014

There is a great deal of hype surrounding electrical vehicles at the moment, and the vast amount of benefits they pose to both the environment and your wallet. However, past that noiseless engine, ...
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Renault celebrate low emission success
Release Date: 03-03-2014

Renault Group has become the first automotive group to have an average of below 115g/km CO2 emissions. This figure is based on its sales of passenger cars over the full year of 2013. Renault Twing...
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New website to improve views on electric vehicles
Release Date: 04-02-2014

Although the popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles is growing, there is still a certain amount of negative stigma behind them. The Government and UK automotive industry are hoping to quash the...
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Audi Q3 hits top selling list
Release Date: 28-01-2014

Glass revealed this week that the Audi Q3 has taken first place in this month's league of fastest selling cars with an average of 33.5 days of Britain's forecourts.  The first place victory w...
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