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Monday, August 14, 2017

A Welwyn Garden City-based road safety charity has welcomed the ‘long overdue’ plans to allow learner drivers onto motorways from 2018.

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A Welwyn Garden City-based national road safety charity has appointed a new ambassador for younger drivers.

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New cars

Wed, 09:17

With the supermini sector hotting up with a host of new models, SEAT’s all-new, fifth-generation Ibiza’s sunny disposition shines through, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Nissan’s facelifted X-Trail has landed in the UK. Ryan Hirons heads to Snowdonia to find out what it’s like.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Skoda’s Citigo is a little car that makes a big impression with motoring editor Andy Russell – an appealing package that puts your motoring needs into perspective.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The SQ5 is the hottest version of Audi’s Q5 currently on sale. Jack Evans finds out how hot it really is.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Hyundai i30 Tourer adds better practicality levels to the successful hatchback. Has it changed the way it drives? Aidan Rennie-Jones finds out.

Used Cars

Wed, 11:10

Teams are being urged to put their knowledge to the test and help good causes by taking part in John Grose motor group’s charity quizzes at three of its dealerships.

Wed, 09:17

With the supermini sector hotting up with a host of new models, SEAT’s all-new, fifth-generation Ibiza’s sunny disposition shines through, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Wed, 09:02

With safety fears over extending the first MOT test from three to four years, new data shows the best and worst pass rates and common faults.

Tue, 11:22

Hundreds of Ford racing and road cars will be on track and on display at Snetterton on Sunday for the circuit’s newest event, Ford Power Live.

Friday, October 13, 2017

It is arguably the world’s best-known car manufacturer, which has designed some of the most iconic cars that have for decades transported people across the land.

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Mon, 10:40

Police were called to South Mimms this morning following a crash on the A1(M).

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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