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Geneva motor show cancelled due to coronavirus

Geneva motor show cancelled due to coronavirus

Next week’s Geneva International Motor Show has been cancelled due to fears over the spread of Covid-19. The cancellation of the prestigious car convention came after the Swiss government announced an immediate ban on all “public and private” events in the country involving more than 1,000 people as a measure to halt the spread of […]

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Five things every learner driver should consider before taking their test

Five things every learner driver should consider before taking their test

Getting your driving licence is a big deal for many people. With the freedom and opportunities it offers, it can be tempting to rush into sitting your test in an effort to get it sooner rather than later. However, plunging in too soon can be an expensive way to find out you’re not ready for […]

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These are the 10 most stolen car models in Britain last year

These are the 10 most stolen car models in Britain last year

New data has revealed the 10 models of car most targeted by thieves last year. With car thefts soaring by almost 50 per cent in the last five years, figures from the DVLA show that more than 56,000 cars were stolen between November 2018 and November 2019 – equivalent to 154 cars per day. According […]

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The Citroen Ami is cute two-seat city EV that will cost £17 a month

The Citroen Ami is cute two-seat city EV that will cost £17 a month

Citroen is planning to put its Ami all-electric city car into production. Closely based on the Ami One concept shown at last year’s Geneva Motors Show, the Ami is a compact all-electric two-seater designed for urban use. Citroen is positioning it as a safer alternative to scooters, bikes and mopeds for city-dwellers looking for a […]

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Volkswagen reveals details of new Mk8 GTI, GTD and GTE

Volkswagen reveals details of new Mk8 GTI, GTD and GTE

Volkswagen has announced details of the first three performance editions of the new Mark 8 Golf. In keeping with previous generations the iconic GTI model is joined by a high performance GTE hybrid and diesel-powered GTD. Exterior Externally, the three GT models all feature body kit enhancements over standard Golfs. A deep honeycomb intake and […]

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Insurer calls for driving test change to meet move to electric cars

Insurer calls for driving test change to meet move to electric cars

One of the UK’s leading insurance companies has called for an overhaul of the driving test to better fit the requirements of electric cars. LV= General Insurance has claimed that the current test isn’t relevant to “green drivers” and wants to see it altered to reflect the move towards electric cars.  Electric car ownership is […]

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Ford Puma recalled and roll-out halted over airbag fault

Ford Puma recalled and roll-out halted over airbag fault

Ford has halted deliveries of its Puma SUV and recalled vehicles already on the roads after uncovering an airbag fault. The Fiesta-based compact SUV only went on sale at the end of 2019, with the first customer deliveries made in January. However, Ford has confirmed that customer deliveries have been put on hold and it […]

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These are the supermarkets cutting their fuel prices this week

These are the supermarkets cutting their fuel prices this week

Three of the UK’s big four supermarket chains have announced that they are dropping their fuel prices. Asda is leading the way, announcing that it has dropped its petrol and diesel prices to its lowest for two years, with a 2p per litre reduction across its filling stations. It is the second reduction by the […]

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Bad road signage putting drivers in danger, warns watchdog

Bad road signage putting drivers in danger, warns watchdog

Overgrown trees and substandard road signs are putting motorists in danger, according to an independent transport watchdog. Transport Focus says too many of the country’s road signs are damaged, confusing or out of date, leading to stress, wrong turns and dangerous last-minute manoeuvres among drivers. It has now launched a campaign encouraging road users to […]

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Land Rover announces price for Defender 90

Land Rover announces price for Defender 90

Land Rover has confirmed pricing for the short wheelbase version of its new Defender. The three-door version of the reimagined 4×4 costs from £40,290, with orders being accepted now. Deliveries are expected to begin this summer, following on from the arrival of the first customer Defender 110s, due to arrive with buyers from this spring. […]

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