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The NEW Mercedes-Benz GLS
Release Date: 18-04-2019

  Mercedes-Benz have announced their updated GLS model, promising superior luxury and quality in the SUV segment. The exterior design of Mercedes-Benz’s range-topping SUV is very sim...
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Volkswagen Have Released an Image of a 6-Wheeled Touareg
Release Date: 01-04-2019

  The German car giant has released a first look at the upcoming 6-wheeled SUV, due to launch in 2021. The 6-wheeled Touareg is yet to be officially named, but speculation has it that the ...
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Coca Cola and employees face large bills after company car ruling
Release Date: 28-03-2019

  Coca Cola and two of its employees will face large, backdated bills after a court overturns an appeal from the soft drink giant. One Vauxhall Vivaro and two Volkswagen Kombi vans owned b...
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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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Motoring Guinness World Records
Release Date: 13-03-2019

   World's Longest Car Image Source: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/longest-car  In California, Jay Ohrberg designed the world's longest car in 1986...
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Release Date: 13-02-2019

  Vauxhall’s popular Vivaro van is now available to order, expected to hit streets at the end of summer 2019. Vauxhall’s mid-sized van has finally been updated and will include...
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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 new BMW 7 Series
Release Date: 17-01-2019

  BMW have updated their flagship saloon to incorporate their new design language along with a refreshed interior. The new BMW 7 Series has been redesigned for an impressive and eye-catchi...
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Van Drivers Say Dogs Can Be Good For Business
Release Date: 05-12-2018

  Mercedes-Benz Vans have found that dogs have a positive impact on the day-to-day life of van operators. Mercedes-Benz Vans have found that 200,000 van drivers have a canine companion alo...
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The Mini Velar – Land Rover updates the Range Rover Evoque
Release Date: 23-11-2018

  The Range Rover Evoque has been completely overhauled for 2019, stealing many styling cues from its older brother, the Range Rover Velar. The Range Rover Evoque has been dramatically red...
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Sales for SEAT on the rise – 13.7% growth
Release Date: 09-11-2018

  From January to October 2018, SEAT have seen a 13.7% increase in the number of vehicles sold worldwide. 449,000 vehicles have been sold by the manufacturer in 2018 to date, a significant...
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New T-Cross from Volkswagen looks to secure customers in the supermini market
Release Date: 29-10-2018

  Volkswagen have expanded their SUV line-up with a sister model to the Polo: The T-Cross. Outside, the T-Cross sits 97mm taller than its sister model, the Polo, and comes with full front ...
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New Citroen Berlingo Van Crowned International Van of the Year 2019
Release Date: 24-10-2018

  Citroen has updated their Berlingo van with fresh new design language and technology, winning the International Van of the Year 2019 award. From Quarter 4 of 2018, the new-style Berlingo...
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The brand new Audi Q8 - see the new coupé SUV.
Release Date: 27-08-2018

  The Q8 is to be the new range-topping SUV from Audi, offering assertive coupé styling and a sleek new interior. For a long time, the Q7 has perched at the top of Audi’s SUV ...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between £250 - £350
Release Date: 20-07-2018

  So, you have a healthy budget of £250 - £350 + VAT per month. What do you get? This is our breakdown of what we think are the top 5 vehicles to lease for the money. All pricing...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between £150 - £250
Release Date: 19-07-2018

  Have a budget in mind? Need help narrowing it down to the best vehicles your money can get? We've dwindled the list down to what we think are the top 5 vehicles to lease for a monthly renta...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease for under £150
Release Date: 11-07-2018

  Working to a budget can be tough, especially when working with limited funds. But this doesn't mean you can't get a fantastic car for low monthly rentals - for under £150 per month, h...
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Top Five Cars to Look Forward to In 2019
Release Date: 26-06-2018

As the year goes on, the car industry is steering further and further towards electric vehicles, with trends predicting an even larger spike for these sorts of vehicles as we roll into 2019. Ther...
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The 2019 Audi A6 Saloon
Release Date: 25-06-2018

  In July 2018, the refreshed Audi A6 saloon will go on sale, featuring a high level of standard specification and an exterior redesign. The A6 will come in two trims from launch: Sport an...
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Audi have totally refreshed their A1 model
Release Date: 22-06-2018

  Audi have refreshed their supermini model, the A1, with all-new exterior and interior design. Audi have built their new A1 to impress. The car now comes with full-LED headlights and the ...
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The new BMW X5
Release Date: 08-06-2018

  The new X5 has landed, refreshing the current model with contemporary styling and enhanced performance. The new X5 sports design, performance and technological upgrades over the previous...
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The new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Concept.
Release Date: 14-05-2018

  Volkswagen have announced plans to build a faster version of the Golf GTI – the Golf GTI TCR Concept. At the Wörthersee show in Austria, Volkswagen showcased their new Golf GT...
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Unmanned at 40mph: man convicted of dangerous driving
Release Date: 04-05-2018

  A man has been banned from driving after putting his Tesla on autopilot and leaving the driver's seat unmanned. The 39 year-old, Bhavesh Patel, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving on Fri...
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The Flying Car - the newest edition to the Ford fleet
Release Date: 01-04-2018

  Ford have released details of a new model to be added to their vehicle line-up, offering a new way to beat rush-hour. By EU2016 SK (AEROMOBIL, SRO) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons   ...
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The new Volkswagen Touareg
Release Date: 27-03-2018

  Volkswagen have unveiled their new Touareg set for arrival in summer 2018, adding that it is the most technologically advanced model they have ever produced. The Touareg has been updated...
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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 new BMW i8 Roadster
Release Date: 18-12-2017

The new BMW i8 Roadster has finally landed. The hybrid convertible is BMW’s latest offering in the supercar market. The i8 Roadster boasts the latest eDrive technology, as well as an intel...
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The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
Release Date: 27-11-2017

  January of 2018 is set to welcome the new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross which, as the name suggests, is a crossover vehicle to rival the likes of the Nissan Qashqai or Seat Ateca. The Eclipse C...
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Two new vehicles from Tesla
Release Date: 20-11-2017

Tesla have recently unveiled two new all-electric vehicles, although they come from two very different categories. The first of the two vehicles is a Semi truck, which Tesla announced at a prese...
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Infiniti have announced the new QX80
Release Date: 17-11-2017

At the Dubai International Motor Show, Infiniti unveiled their redesigned QX80 SUV which adorns updated looks and new interior styles. Infiniti have announced their updated QX80 model for 2018. ...
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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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The new SEAT Arona
Release Date: 10-10-2017

With prices starting from £16,555, the new compact crossover SEAT Arona is up for order here in the UK. The younger brother of the Ateca SUV is hoping to attract the crossover market with its...
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Van or car? Tax confusion over company vehicles
Release Date: 05-10-2017

  Are you paying the right tax amount? Confusion arises after Coca-Cola vans are legally regarded as cars.  An accountancy firm in the UK has recently warned that many people may not be...
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The new Volkswagen Arteon
Release Date: 14-08-2017

  The new Volkswagen Arteon is open to order this month, hoping to take on the likes of its rival saloons from BMW and Audi. The standard specification of the Arteon (the Elegance model) i...
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The top 5 vehicles to lease between £350 - £450
Release Date: 30-07-2017

  So, you've got a considerable monthly budget to spend on your new lease, but aren't too sure what to get. Let us point you in the right direction. Here are the top 5 cars to lease for the m...
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The New BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo
Release Date: 13-07-2017

  The new 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo is finally here. The Crossover has been added to the 6 Series line-up to replace the 5 Series Gran Turismo, promising to retain the sporty and elegant...
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Take a look at the futuristic Peugeot concept car
Release Date: 23-06-2017

  During February 2017, Peugeot revealed its new concept car ‘Instinct’, with its sole theorem based on ‘freedom’ - bringing a promising array of new technology to the...
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Try our mock-up theory test!
Release Date: 22-06-2017

Figures from the DVSA show that the overall pass rate for theory tests is falling: in 2007/08 there was a pass rate of 65.4%, whereas in 2016/17 there is a pass rate of only 48.2%. This got us thin...
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Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e Concept Unveiled
Release Date: 14-03-2017

Bentley have introduced a brand-new concept. Defined as effortless, exclusive and exhilarating the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept car was showcased at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. A high-perform...
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The Geneva Motor Show - the only way is the hybrid way
Release Date: 09-03-2017

At the Geneva Motor Show Kia unveiled not only one, but two, plug-in hybrid models: the all-new Niro PHEV and Optima Sportswagon PHEV. Both are planned to go on sale in Q3 2017 and are expected to ...
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The Geneva Motor Show 2017 Preview
Release Date: 07-03-2017

This prominent motor show is all set and ready to thrill once again, and the list of known vehicles being showcased is a staggeringly-good one. A place where historically countless models have b...
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The Audi A5 Coupé Review
Release Date: 17-02-2017

Audi have revealed their latest model, the brand-new Audi A5. This practical and economical vehicle is predicted to be a popular choice for company cars with its redesigned cabin oozing style and s...
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Say hello to the new BMW 5 Series Touring...
Release Date: 07-02-2017

It looks like the 5 Series Touring is continuing on the success of the 5 Series Saloon as it is revealed before its official introduction at the Geneva Motor Show. The Touring is described as a pra...
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The All-New BMW 4 Series Range
Release Date: 30-01-2017

2017 represents new beginnings for BMW and in particular for their 4 Series range. The Coupé, Convertible and Gran Coupé are being refined with several upgrades to its styling, cabin ...
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The New Mini Countryman
Release Date: 25-01-2017

The Mini, a quintessentially British design, has been reinvented. With lots of modifications made to both the interior and exterior of the vehicle, this second-generation Countryman is redefining t...
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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review
Release Date: 17-01-2017

The 2 Series Active Tourer is BMW’s first-ever people carrier which represents a noteworthy change for the German manufacturer. With a combination of efficient engines and premium interior th...
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Unveiled: The VW I.D. Buzz
Release Date: 12-01-2017

Volkswagen have introduced their first-ever, all-electric vehicle at the Detroit Motor Show and this revised microbus is breaking grounds in every direction. Following on from Volkswagen’s...
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Revealed: The Kia Stinger GT
Release Date: 11-01-2017

Kia have taken on the likes of Audi and BMW by revealing their latest addition at the Detroit Motor Show this week. Available in the UK from September 2017, this vehicle has launched Kia to new hei...
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New Year, New Škoda Octavia
Release Date: 21-12-2016

Almost immediately after they announced their Kodiaq at the Paris Motor Show (2016), Škoda have released details on their renewed Octavia, available February 2017. Škoda’s popul...
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The Tesla Model X Review
Release Date: 13-12-2016

A fast, all-electric, all-wheel drive SUV with seven seats is breaking boundaries at an astounding speed. Extremely fast the Model X can reach 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds with a 100kWh battery which &n...
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The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review
Release Date: 07-12-2016

  When Alfa Romeo take on the SUV… When promoting their Giulia model, Alfa Romeo stated that ‘the wait is over’, and the same can be said for their first-ever SUV. Their S...
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 Porsche Cayman Coupe 2.0
Release Date: 29-11-2016

The Porsche Cayman has been branded as a luxury and classically characteristic sports car. Although they have downsized from a six-cylinder to a four-cylinder engine, and this has unsettled so...
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Christmas Car Gifts...
Release Date: 25-11-2016

For those of you who have already started your Christmas shopping – I praise you – you're organised, well-prepared and ready people. For the rest of us, Christmas is happily in the dist...
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The Jaguar I-Pace is coming…
Release Date: 17-11-2016

It’s time to get a little bit excited, not just because Christmas is right around the corner, but because Jaguar have recently revealed their I-Pace concept at the 2016 LA Motor Show. Althoug...
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Skoda announce their first SUV
Release Date: 15-11-2016

Škoda announce their first SUV It seems that SUVs are increasing in popularity as everyone is jumping on the bandwagon - including Škoda – who launched their Kodiaq at the Pari...
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The Jaguar XE – have they done it at last?
Release Date: 09-11-2016

The Jaguar XE – have they done it at last? It’s certainly clear that Jaguar have had an unsteady past, as their X-Type didn’t quite make the cut and was axed back in 2009. The la...
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Seat get involved in a whole new ball game...
Release Date: 08-11-2016

Seat get involved in a whole new ball game Seat Ateca Review Seat has launched it’s first-ever SUV, the Seat Ateca, and we welcome aboard the Spanish company whilst congratulating them on a...
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Discover the All-New Discovery
Release Date: 01-11-2016

Discover the All-New Discovery... Due to the abundance of choice 2016 has largely been regarded as a year for cars. But 2017 looks like it will not disappoint – with the new BMW 5 Serie...
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The brand new BMW 5 Series review
Release Date: 24-10-2016

A glimpse into the New Year…the brand new BMW 5 Series Along with a fresh start the New Year is bringing the new BMW 5 Series with it, with its host of technology and immaculate design feat...
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Kia Niro Hybrid
Release Date: 18-10-2016

The Kia Niro Hybrid ‘2’ – Kia’s Answer for a Hybrid. The Kia Niro Hybrid ‘2’ model has been promoted as a practical family car which, by the way, just so happen...
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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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Audi Q2 Review
Release Date: 09-09-2016

Audi have revealed their latest car, the Audi Q2 and its available now to buy. This new small SUV brings a new degree of style and class with loads of big car features, but this comes at a price&he...
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Top five cars for new drivers…
Release Date: 24-08-2016

Top Cars for new drivers… Congratulations you’ve passed!!! You’ve done the hard bit now it’s time to find you the perfect vehicle. Getting a new car when you’re a ...
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15 Car Accessory hacks you can
Release Date: 16-08-2016

For all those moments on road trips when you think …'Oh gosh, I wish I had a…’  Well, look no further here is our Top 15 list of car accessories you should all run to...
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15 Car Accessory hacks you can
Release Date: 16-08-2016

For all those moments on road trips when you think …'Oh gosh, I wish I had a…’  Well, look no further here is our Top 15 list of car accessories you should all run to...
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Jaguar XE Review
Release Date: 05-08-2016

Jaguar XE Review   Jaguar have gone straight to the top in the rankings with their newest saloon car. It’s been a long time since Jag have been in the running for the compact sector but...
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Jaguar XE Review
Release Date: 05-08-2016

Jaguar XE Review   Jaguar have gone straight to the top in the rankings with their newest saloon car. It’s been a long time since Jag have been in the running for the compact sector but...
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Futuristic cars sooner than we think?
Release Date: 08-07-2016

 Rolls-Royce 103EX Concept - Futuristic cars sooner than we think?  Rolls-Royce have recently released their concept, The103EX. Clearly recognisable as a Rolls Royce but n...
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Find out about the new Citroen C3
Release Date: 04-07-2016

Citroen have revealed their newest car, available to order from 1st October 2016.   Up to date with fashion, this car is aimed to set new trends with classy design features such as colo...
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BMW X5 xDrive40e review
Release Date: 31-05-2016

BMW is once again leading the direction of innovative driving pleasure with their new X5 xDrive40e, their latest Sports Activity Vehicle. The first plug-in hybrid production car from the core bran...
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Mitsubishi ASX Review
Release Date: 12-04-2016

Mitsubishi ASX - If you’re on the lookout for a motor that is roomy and efficient, this compact crossover is an ideal candidate for your driveway. The ASX retains the striking looks of the C...
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Where will our cars be in 100 years time?
Release Date: 11-04-2016

The Future of the Motoring Industry  The wonder of what vehicles will become like in 100 years is a wide mystery. Seeing as in 1989 we'd thought we'd be having flying cars and hover boards by...
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New Kia Sportage Review
Release Date: 14-03-2016

The all new Kia embraces an exciting new future for its Sportage model... With an attractive brand new interior and exterior design, a whole host of advanced new technology features and a higher q...
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Nissan Navara NP300 Review
Release Date: 18-01-2016

Comfortable, refined and robust, this is a 4X4 with style Nissan have combined their crossover SUV experience with the best car-like qualities to produce their newest offering in the pick-up segme...
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Citroen Berlingo Review
Release Date: 16-12-2015

"Ideal for if you need a van but want to drive a car." Although the Citroen Berlingo is a van, it has all the driving qualities of a car meaning it is easy to handle and to park yet suffices to th...
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Honda HR-V review
Release Date: 10-12-2015

In what Honda is billing as their first crossover, their new HRV is set to take the market by storm. Labelled as having the characterful looks of a coupe with the tough stance of a 4x4, this is a v...
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Jaguar F-Pace Review
Release Date: 18-11-2015

The first SUV in their 70 year history, Jaguar’s new F-Pace is a real breath of fresh air for the prestigious brand. Despite entering the segment so long after their luxury competitors, JLR h...
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Mercedes Benz GLA Review
Release Date: 16-11-2015

The Mercedes-Benz GLA reinterprets the compact SUV segment. Being a light-foot master of all day-to-day challenges yet also ideally robust for off-road excursions, the versatility of its capabiliti...
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Aston Martin DB10 James Bond Spectre
Release Date: 09-11-2015

The names Martin. Aston Martin. DB10 to be exact.And this Aston Martin is not just any old car. Designed, engineered and hand-crafted by a dedicated team at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters...
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New Range Rover SVAutobiography
Release Date: 02-11-2015

If you are on the lookout for pure, unrivalled luxury, look no further then Range Rover’s newest release. The most exclusive, luxurious and powerful production the manufacturer has ever made,...
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New Vauxhall Viva Review
Release Date: 24-09-2015

With a tag lineof “Just like the old VIVA, but completely different” it is clear you're in for a surprise with the new smart version of one of Vauxhall’s most popular models... ...
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Sexism in Car Adverts - Through the ages
Release Date: 27-07-2015

The past century has seen the face of women change significantly- from silent and objectified house-bound objects to equal figures in their own right. Between the early 1900’s to present day,...
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Ford Helps Promote the Upcoming Game Halo 5
Release Date: 25-06-2015

With the world’s premier conference for computer, video and mobile games (E3) now at a close, where games were shown left to right, and what better way to promote your upcoming game than to g...
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BMW launches new 7 series model
Release Date: 12-06-2015

BMW have today released pictures and specification for the new 7 Series saloon, including details of two new hybrid models. This sixth generation of the luxury flagship saloon is also a glimpse int...
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A new dawn of vehicle for Rolls Royce
Release Date: 22-05-2015

If you have a spare quarter of a million lying around in the bank, we have found a sure-fire investment to spend it on. And if you haven’t, you can experience a sufficient amount of aesthetic...
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Fit for royalty! Our top car picks for the Royal family
Release Date: 15-05-2015

From the UK to numerous countries around the world, the birth of the second child of the Duchess of Cambridge & Prince William was a highly anticipated one. And as the new Princess reaches her ...
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The Best April Fools Pranks from Car Manufacturers
Release Date: 01-04-2015

  The automotive industry loves April Fools. Each year, it’s difficult to tell who is joking and who is telling the truth, leading to some comical comments and confused customers. It&rs...
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Jaguar’s new XF for 2015
Release Date: 27-03-2015

 The New Jaguar XF for 2015 The current Jaguar XF has been a roaring success for the British manufacturer. The fantastic design, wonderful build quality and impressive price meant the XF tick...
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The Ultimate Road Trip- Bloggers Study
Release Date: 20-03-2015

The evenings are getting lighter, scarves and gloves are being stowed back away in closets and we are beginning to slowly wind down the windows when we drive. And that can only mean one thing- summ...
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BMW 1-Series gets a facelift for 2015
Release Date: 23-02-2015

BMW have sharpened up their popular 1-series, and we really like it.  The BMW 1-Series has always been an attractive hatchback. The sleek and curvaceous panel work appealed to the masses, and...
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Review Mitsubishi L200 Challenger 2015
Release Date: 23-02-2015

  Just how good is the new Mitubishi L200 Challenger for 2015? We take a look. 2006 saw the L200 first arrive onto the scene, riding proudly on the previous success of its predecessors. Howe...
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The Jaguar XF Review
Release Date: 29-01-2015

We love the Jaguar XF. A perfect company car without comprise. The Jaguar XF has been at the centre of Jaguars re-emergence as one of the worlds’ most luxury manufacturers. The wide range of...
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Mercedes A-Class Review
Release Date: 23-01-2015

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been a roaring sucess for the German manufacturer. We take a look further into this fantastic car.  The latest Mercedes A-Class is a practical hatchback that has...
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New Ford Mustang comes to Europe
Release Date: 23-01-2015

American Muscle comes to the UK with the Ford Mustang - will it live up to the hype? The Ford Mustang. A vehicle that is as much iconic as it is timeless; has been a prevalent figure of stature in...
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Classic Car Show 2015 review
Release Date: 16-01-2015

For any classic car fan, an inaugural event over the last weekend was one most certainly deemed to set your gears into motion. Hosted at the ExCel centre, thousands of classic car enthusiasts flock...
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Racing to revolution: motoring at CES 2015 so far...
Release Date: 08-01-2015

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) started this week and has kicked 2015 off with a bang. Motoring companies have only recently started to drive onto the stages of the consumer show, and this year ...
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Volkswagen Tiguan Review
Release Date: 06-01-2015

Versatile, tough and attractive. The Volkswagen Tiguan is a winner in our books. The Volkswagen Tiguan is often overlooked in the 4x4 and Crossover market - by doing so, you're missing out easily ...
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Volkswagen Passat Estate 2015: Review
Release Date: 19-12-2014

The eagerly awaited eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat has arrived. Set to rival the more upmarket brands such as Audi and BMW, it is hoped the sleeker image and refined technology will revolution...
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Our top ten articles of 2014
Release Date: 01-12-2014

2014 has been a year of the good, the bad and the ugly in terms of car stories, and we have put together our list of the top ten most read news stories on our site, so you can relive some of the be...
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Seat Leon Hatchback 1.6D TDI SE 2014 Review
Release Date: 01-12-2014

This could be the best SEAT Leon yet. With responsive brakes, precise steering and a smooth gearbox, the 2014 model is a clean and comfortable drive. The SEAT Leon actually shares its foundations w...
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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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Jaguar’s new scheme means you can test drive the classics
Release Date: 30-10-2014

Everyone’s had that feeling of envy when seeing someone drive by in a classic Jaguar. The feel of driving a classic is something that almost all motor enthusiasts crave. And soon we’ll ...
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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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The new Ford Mondeo- Review
Release Date: 13-10-2014

The new Ford Mondeo was announced last month, and it has some interesting new technology. The pick of the bunch has to be the Mondeo’s ‘pedestrian detection system’. The new sa...
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Review: Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
Release Date: 23-09-2014

The Evoque was born to challenge the growing compact SUV market back in 2011. Since, it has grown to become one of most iconic models in Land Rovers line-up. The lower end of the engines bolsters ...
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Review: Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé
Release Date: 02-09-2014

If you’re thinking about getting your hands on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, you’d better get used to people staring. The sharp and stylish design of the sleek coupe is guaranteed t...
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The Toyota FT-1 is Made for Superheroes
Release Date: 14-08-2014

Toyota has been busy this week. After announcing the FT-1 ‘Vision GT’ concept for PlayStation 3 exclusive Gran Turismo 6, a real life version of the concept sports car has been unveiled...
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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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Review: Mercedes-Benz ML AMG Sport
Release Date: 06-08-2014

 Distinctive, dynamic and efficient are just three of the words you could use to describe the new Mercedes M Class diesel station wagon. Built to deliver both on and off the road, this vehicle...
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UK power new BMW i8 sports car
Release Date: 17-07-2014

BMW are launching their first plug-in hybrid sports car this weekend in the form of the i8. A first for the German brand, the BMW i8 is a contemporary sports car focused on sustainability with thre...
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Review: Infiniti Q50
Release Date: 16-07-2014

Building on Infiniti’s legendary sports aesthetic, the Q50 carries on the award-winning design, performance and technology leadership the brand is known for. This compact executive sedan is...
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16 Fastest Sports Cars in History
Release Date: 10-07-2014

Ever since the release of the Benz Velo in 1894, the first production car to hit 12mph, automobiles have always strived to outdo each other in the need for speed. As the years fly by, a new car has...
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Which car is for me?
Release Date: 09-07-2014

Cars are like clothes. There is something for every occasion- the fancy over the top showy pieces, the bland blend-into-the background pieces, the suits anyone goes anywhere piece, and those that f...
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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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Top 10 most famous cars
Release Date: 13-06-2014

Film & TV has done wonders for so many cars over the decades. Ordinary cars that might have been resigned to the scrap heap or simply forgotten about over the generations have seen their popula...
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Mini Hatchback opens its doors to fleets
Release Date: 09-06-2014

 Anyone who is anyone will recognise Minis by their typical 2-door stance, however, they are now adding another pair of doors to their erstwhile hatchback, signalling that the BMW-era Mini is ...
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Review: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Release Date: 04-06-2014

A mud-plugging Mitsubishi SUV with a PHEV engine is one way to describe the new Outlander. Eleven years after Mitsubishi first coined the term ‘Crossover’ this third embodiment of the c...
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Funniest Car Insurance Claims
Release Date: 02-06-2014

Car insurance is a vital component for any driver, and although we would all prefer to never have to claim it, it is likely you will have to at some point or other during your time on the road. We...
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Partners create stress for drivers
Release Date: 16-05-2014

You may expect that when sitting with your significant other, you would feel a little more relaxed when you’re driving, as you would have someone to ease the stress and give a helping hand if...
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Review: Volkswagen Passat Estate
Release Date: 14-05-2014

The Volkswagen Passat Estate was born from Volkswagen’s desire not to revolutionise the Passat, but to enhance competitiveness with other similar brands. And that it does. With a strong engi...
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Kia recalls Sportage and Soul models
Release Date: 12-05-2014

Kia is recalling 5,787 Sportage and 1,432 Soul models in the UK to check a possible fault with the vehicle's seat belt pre-tensioner.  The fault was discovered as a result of on-going monitor...
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Global NCAP recommends 5-star vehicles
Release Date: 06-05-2014

Global NCAP has recommended that organisations operating vehicle fleets only buy 'five-star' cars; a statement that comes from new guidelines they have published.  These guidelines advise fle...
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Nissan announce X-Trail and Juke prices
Release Date: 01-05-2014

Nissan have announced the full pricing and specification for the brand new X-Trail and the updated Juke.  The Nissan X-Trail will launch this coming July, with a choice between 2-wheel drive ...
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Review: Porsche Macan Diesel
Release Date: 16-04-2014

It might disappoint some Porsche enthusiasts who were hoping to see a new 911 or Boxster in the manufacturer’s line-up, but the choice to launch the Macan is a vital one for Porsche. It mea...
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BMW M4 Convertible announced
Release Date: 10-04-2014

BMW have announced the M4 Convertible (F83), the final car of the latest BMW M3 and M4 generation. The M3 Saloon and M4 Coupé both sport revised exterior and interior designs, and the M4 C...
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Toyota recalls vehicles
Release Date: 09-04-2014

Toyota is issuing a recall on a number of vehicles. This move will affect 35,124 registered UK RAV4, Yaris and Urban Cruiser vehicles and is because of DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) co...
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Seat pick Leon Cupra to spearhead 2014 Company Car in Action line up
Release Date: 04-04-2014

Seat have picked the Leon Cupra 280 to lead the line at 2014’s Company Car in Action. The new car will sit alongside the equally fresh Leon ST Estate and Leon SE 1.6 TDI.  The Leon Cupr...
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New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Release Date: 02-04-2014

Being branded the ‘Car without compromise’ the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will offer customers the choice of diesel or plug-in hybrid SUVs for the same price. Launched in the UK this...
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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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Nissan take a LEAF out of their own book
Release Date: 04-03-2014

Nissan are celebrating the achievement of their 2013 sales being even better than before, a success which is thought to be greatly due to the popularity of their new electric car the Nissan LEAF, w...
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New BMW X3 is more efficient
Release Date: 13-02-2014

The BMW X3 has been given a facelift, with new styling and colours as well as changes to its interior design and trim options. But more importantly, the new model is more efficient than ever. CO2...
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BMW 4-series Gran Coupe revealed
Release Date: 04-02-2014

BMW unveils its third and final member of the 4-series range; the Gran Coupe, which will be unveiled at the Geneva motor show on March 4th and on sale June 21st. The vehicle provides the elegant ...
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Review: BMW X5
Release Date: 03-02-2014

A truly beautiful car, the new BMW X5 is pleasing both to the driver and to the eye with a design that will not only capture your attention, but keep it.  The tail has a new uptight stance th...
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Reluctanct attitude to Driverless Cars
Release Date: 15-01-2014

In terms of motoring technology, one project taking the front seat is driverless vehicles. With everyone from Volvo to Google hopping aboard the bandwagon, it is hardly surprising drivers are just ...
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Citroen release Grand C4 Picasso
Release Date: 15-01-2014

Citroen have just released their new Grand C4 Picasso. Priced £1,700 higher than an equivalent five-seat C4 Picasso, ownership starts at £19,200 for the VTi 120 manual VTR, rising ...
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Ford brings 3 new models to UK
Release Date: 15-01-2014

Following on from Vauxhall's ambition to nab the top spot by 2016, Ford is bidding to retain UK leadership by bringing in a trio of models next year. Bringing an iconic American sports car, a new S...
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Volkswagen adds to Passat Line-up
Release Date: 03-01-2014

To add to its Passat range, Volkswagen has introduced the new Executive and Executive Style trim levels models to replace the Highline, Sport and R-Line variants. The Executive has a comprehensive...
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The 12 Delays of Christmas
Release Date: 13-12-2013

With Christmas fast approaching, the roads are getting busier as people rush to finish their shopping or reach relatives’ destinations. However if you think the M1 is at present more chaotic ...
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Crash detection technology launched
Release Date: 29-11-2013

In the latest of accelerometer technology advances, Telematics Company Risk Technology are hoping to negate past problems of false reports utilised in conventional devices, with its Advanced Crash ...
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Quick Look: BMW 4 Series
Release Date: 22-11-2013

BMW has decided to make a change to its line-up as it announces yet more models to add to the 3 Series range; the German manufacturer is turning the 3 Series Coupé into the new 4 Series rang...
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Review: Nissan Qashqai+2 Hatchback 1.5 dCi 360 5dr
Release Date: 19-11-2013

The original Qashqai was the first ever SUV crossover to touch UK soil, and the five-seater combined some of the best elements that you would associate with such a creation. It gave drivers the b...
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Volkswagen launch new R-Line CC
Release Date: 13-11-2013

The Volkswagen CC has proved popular with both private and fleet owners since its launch in 2008; largely due to its saloon-style practicality and coupe style and elegance. And now they are releasi...
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Mazda3 to become successful company car
Release Date: 08-11-2013

Mazda3 is set to become incredibly popular among fleets, according to experts in the industry. The new model is set to be released in January 2014.  Available as both a Hatchback and a Fastba...
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Tips for driving down CO2 emissions
Release Date: 06-11-2013

When searching for a vehicle type, fuel consumption and efficiency are a large contributing factor for fleet owners; not only is it better for the environment, but also better for the wallet too. ...
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New Audi A8 available to order
Release Date: 05-11-2013

The highly anticipated Audi A8 is now available for pre-order. With a choice of five petrol and TDI engines, the new model has been revised to improve performance and efficiency to the max. The fl...
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