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Monday, December 5, 2016

With the party season upon us, a Welwyn Garden City-based road safety charity has launched its Christmas anti-drink drive campaign.

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New cars

Mon, 09:38

Over nearly 50 years the Toyota Hilux has earned a reputation for being virtually indestructible. The latest version is pretty plush too, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe is a large, luxurious cruiser with a strong image and good driving manners, says Jack Evans.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Nissan will be hoping its new Micra takes the supermini segment by storm. Rebecca Chaplin checks out if it’s got what it takes.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The new 10th-generation Civic, Honda’s biggest single model development ever and the first designed for a world market, shows that life begins at 40, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

The E-Class All-Terrain is Mercedes-Benz’s answer to the likes of the Audi A6 Allroad and Volvo V90 Cross Country. Laura Thomson finds out how it fares.

Used Cars

13:56

Owners of classic and sports cars of all ages can enjoy a drive through Norfolk countryside and help charity at the same time on the fourth annual Nelson County Car Run on August 20.

Thu, 11:21

A graduated licensing system for novices is being suggested as a way to cut accidents among young drivers.

Mon, 10:02

Lotus continues its meticulous mission to create lightweight sports cars with heavyweight performance by launching the new Elise Sprint which sheds 41kg.

Mon, 09:38

Over nearly 50 years the Toyota Hilux has earned a reputation for being virtually indestructible. The latest version is pretty plush too, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe is a large, luxurious cruiser with a strong image and good driving manners, says Jack Evans.

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06:18

The long walk for passengers leaving northbound trains at Hatfield Station is necessary for their own safety, according to rail chiefs.

Quick Tips & Advice

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

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