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November, 2018

  • 17 November

    Ford Focus estate puts the boot in

    On the road, the Focus Estate feels little different to the hatchback (Image: NC) So where exactly does that leave the likes of this new Ford Focus Estate? Possibly in a better position than you might at first think. For starters, as more buyers turn away from diesel cars, here ...

  • 15 November

    Car insurance errors that could invalidate your cover and a hefty fine

    Motorists are being warned about a number of car insurance myths that could see their cover voided if they’re believed or ignored. This include beliefs such as fully comprehensive drivers can drive any car which is not actually correct. The revelation of them coincides with a campaign to crackdown on ...

  • 14 November

    Diesel cars UK – Death of diesel could cost UK drivers more as CO2 emissions rise

    CO2 emissions in the UK have risen due to the death of diesel cars which has taken place over the past few years, starting in 2015 after the VW scandal was broke. The death of diesel cars came as a result of the growing concern with how much harmful emissions ...

  • 13 November

    ‘Corrupt MOT test centre’ WARNING – Drivers cold be at risk from rogue test centres

    New data warns drivers that there are a number of dodgy test centres across the UK (Image: GETTY) Earlier this year the MOT test changed significantly in the UK, which will affect every motorist in the UK. Three new fault categories were introduced – Minor, Major and Dangerous – which ...

  • 12 November

    Why Hyundai Nexo could be one of the most important cars of 2019

    Hyundai Nexo will clean the air as it drives (Image: HYUNDAI) Hyundai released the new Nexo at the Consumer Electronics Show on January 8th 2018. It is a hydrogen car which has a driving range of up to 414 miles (WLTP). The most important significant feature of the car is ...

  • 10 November

    Honda Civic 2018 REVIEW: – The wildcard hatchback that’s full of surprises

    Honda Civic 2018 (Image: HONDA) Honda Civic 2018 Review VERDICT: Sporty, spacious and sleek hatchback has all the right ingredients to be a hit  PROS: Unique styling, surprisingly practical, safe CONS: Some frustrating design choices, few cheap-feeling elements, clunky infotainment system Honda Civic is a compelling purchase. The team behind ...

  • 8 November

    Pavement parking news – Council backtracks on plan to outlaw inconsiderate motorists

    Motorists complain as councils fail to tackle pavement parking in the UK (Image: PH) Pavement parking is a major inconvenience to vulnerable members of society. A car parked on the pavement could force a parent with a pushchair, a blind person or someone wheelchair bound into the road to avoid ...

  • 4 November

    Volvo XC40 T3 Momentum Pro 2018 REVIEW – Desirable SUV is another hit for Volvo

    Volvo XC40 T3 Momentum Pro 2018 (Image: VOLVO) Pros  – Cool styling, intelligent practicality, generous standard equipment, a class leader in safety Cons – Not the cheapest, some irritating design choices, rear pillars are too chunky  Volvo was once synonymous with dull, boring and boxy cars. If you asked someone to picture a Volvo ...

  • 3 November

    New BMW 8-Series: A question of sport

    BMW’s 8-Series is more of a grand tourer than an out-and-out sports car (Image: NC) Their marketing people got it into their heads a long time ago that sporty sells, so almost everything made of metal and fitted with four wheels can have the label. Sports utility vehicles are a ...

October, 2018

  • 31 October

    Electric cars real world range REVEALED and how much is costs to charge them

    Hyundai Kona Electric topped the list for the best real world range (Image: HYUNDAI) Electric cars are becoming increasingly more popular in the UK. The demonisation of diesel and increasing pressure to improve emissions and air pollution is seeing more people move towards electric vehicles. What Car? Has launched an ...