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The cars of the 1980 and 90s on the verge of extinction

The cars of the 1980 and 90s on the verge of extinction

Some of the most recognisable and popular cars of the 1980s and 90s are in danger of dying out completely, according to new data. Figures from the DVLA show that models from the likes of Citroen, Renault, Alfa Romeo and Vauxhall which used to be a common sight on Britain’s roads are now almost completely […]

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Car buyers urged to be wary of flood-damaged ‘bargains’

Car buyers urged to be wary of flood-damaged ‘bargains’

Motorists are being urged to be wary of the financial and safety risks of buying a flood-damaged car with an apparently great value price. In the wake of the storms and flooding that have hit the UK in recent weeks, car data and valuation specialist HPI is warning of unscrupulous dealers selling undeclared write-offs and […]

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Product review – Ryobi R18ALF Folding Area Light

Product review – Ryobi R18ALF Folding Area Light

The Ryobi R18ALF cordless folding area light does exactly what its name would suggest. It’s a bright, cordless work light, designed for use in the garage/workshop and around the home with a clever, rotating design that can be arranged in a number of configurations. It is part of the Ryobi One+ system which allows you […]

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Kia reveals details of 2020 Sorento

Kia reveals details of 2020 Sorento

All-new seven-seater offers more space and hybrid drivetrain for first time

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Kia reveals details of 2020 Sorento

Kia reveals details of 2020 Sorento

Kia has released the first images and details of its all-new Sorento SUV ahead of the car’s public debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The seven-seat family car is the first SUV to be built on Kia’s new platform and will be available with a hybrid drivetrain for the first time when it goes on […]

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DVLA warns drivers to beware of these online scams

DVLA warns drivers to beware of these online scams

The DVLA has released pictures of some of the latest scams being used to con motorists out of their money. The tricks range from fake tax refunds designed to steal bank details to fraudulent offers to delete driving convictions or issue new driving licences. The DVLA’s action comes as new figures show a 20 per […]

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Everything you need to know about driving an electric car in winter conditions

Everything you need to know about driving an electric car in winter conditions

With the help of new government tax incentives for low emission vehicles, there has been a recent surge in electric vehicle sales in the UK. But with temperatures dropping to sub-zero levels this winter, thousands of new electric vehicle drivers may find themselves unprepared. In many ways, driving an EV vehicle in winter is like […]

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7 safety tips for driving in heavy rain and floods

7 safety tips for driving in heavy rain and floods

With the weather being less than ideal for driving recently, and it set to continue as such, it’s important that motorists are prepared for all conditions. These are seven safety tips for driving in extreme weather conditions that have been issued by Lease Plan UK. Plan your journey As traffic moves off flooded A roads, […]

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Staying loyal to your car insurer may be costing you up to £270 extra per year

Staying loyal to your car insurer may be costing you up to £270 extra per year

A total of 16.8 million UK drivers let their car insurance auto-renew last year, at an overall cost of £674 million, new research has revealed. This was a 175 per cent increase on the year before. Price comparison site, MoneySuperMarket, found that 41 per cent of drivers let their car insurance increase automatically – more […]

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The driving theory test is changing this April – here’s what you need to know

The driving theory test is changing this April – here’s what you need to know

If you’re looking to take your driving theory test after 14 April this year, you should be aware that some changes are being implemented. This is what you need to know about the changes and why they’re happening. What is changing? As it stands, the driving theory tests asks participants to read a case study […]

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