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Friday, September 23, 2016

Volkswagen’s Passat Estate Alltrack lifted the overall trophy, as well as class and category wins, in The Caravan Club Towcar of the Year 2017 competition.

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Britain’s best used cars for 2016 have been revealed by Auto Express, with Kia coming out on top in two key categories.

Visitors to this autumn’s Classic & Sports Car Show will be treated to the sight and sound of some of the world’s most iconic historic cars as they take part in on-road parades in the grounds of Alexandra Palace.

The 2017 London Classic Car Show will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of Ferrari road cars.

The UK’s leading independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has announced it will be moving its head office from Chiswick to Welwyn Garden City at the end of the year.

I bought this 1932 Austin Seven “cabriolet”, complete with a barrow load of spares, in 1961 for the princely sum of £15 when a pound was worth, well, a pound.

The Rotary Club of Potters Bar raised around £2,500 for charity at its annual car and bike show.

TomTom has created the world’s first scooter smartphone-connected sat nav called TomTom VIO.

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2016 shopping opening hours for the Sainsbury’s supermarket in Welwyn Garden City, and the opening times for the stores in Potters Bar, Hertford, Stevenage, St Albans, Harpenden and London Colney, Hertfordshire.

Here are the 2016 August Bank Holiday shopping opening hours for Marks & Spencer in Welwyn Garden City, and the stores in London Colney and St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2016 shopping opening hours for Asda in Hatfield, and the times for the superstore in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Here are the 2016 August Bank Holiday shopping hours for John Lewis in Welwyn Garden City, and the opening times for the partnership’s department store in Watford, Hertfordshire.

Here are the 2016 August Bank Holiday shopping opening hours for Waitrose in Welwyn Garden City, and the stores in St Albans, Harpenden, Hertford and Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Here are the August Bank Holiday 2016 shopping opening hours for Morrisons in Welwyn Garden City, and the store in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Following a successful practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, reaching 274.2mph to become the world’s fastest Triumph, Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed the attempt to set a new outright motorcycle Land Speed World Record will take place in mid-September, weather permitting.

ClassicLine Insurance has compiled a list of eight top tips every classic car fan can take to ensure endangered cars are preserved for future generations.

The E-type Club Round Britain Coastal Drive, supporting Prostate Cancer UK, has set up an online auction giving the public the chance to bid for a half-day ride in an iconic Jaguar sports car.

September is one of the busiest times of the year for buying a new car, so ahead of next month’s 66 registration Motor Codes, the leading provider of Codes of Practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution for the automotive industry, has the following advice for consumers.

Audi is promising to deliver a bold yet familiarly premium take on the compact SUV class with the launch of the new Q2.

Vehicle history check provider, HPI, is urging car buyers to be aware of their rights and remember to check if the vehicle they want to buy is subject to a manufacturer recall.

A survey of more than 500 MyCarCheck.com customers has revealed some intriguing differences in male and female perspectives on motoring.

The Auto Express Driver Power survey 2016, considered the most comprehensive analysis of car ownership satisfaction in the UK, has found that Renault and Dacia franchised dealers provide the best all-round customer service of any of the major brands.

We deliver full and part-time programmes in a huge range of sectors and occupational areas. We also deliver programmes for students who need additional support to complete their studies.

Highways England is warning road users that one lane will be closed on the A1(M) next week for necessary repairs.

My first car was a 1927 Austin Seven. I bought it while in the air force at RAF Wartling in Sussex.

Now that the Great British summer has finally arrived, here are some warm weather safety tips from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

Arguably the finest remaining 1963 Ford Cortina, that’s travelled an average of one mile-a-day in its 53 years, will be up for auction this month.

The Hertfordshire Motor Show will be joining forces with the Annual Classic Motor Show at Knebworth Park, Knebworth House on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016.

I thought you may be interested in this picture of my father in what I think was his second car in the very early 1950s.

I bought my first car in July 1960 from a motor engineer friend who ran a village garage in Ingbirchworth, West Yorkshire. It was a black 1948 Vauxhall 18.

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