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What Does Brexit Mean For Motorists?

Published: April 8, 2021
So, we've left the EU. 52% of Britons voted Brexit in the referendum in June and have changed the course of the country. Now that we've begun to cut ties with Europe, how are motorists going to be affected?

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Five Future Car Technologies to Look Out For

Published: April 1, 2021
The brightest minds working in technology, all over the world, are persistently developing new and exciting concepts and innovations – including those found in cars. As one key example, electric cars are constantly developing to improve their efficiency and range through new technology. Yet, innovation in cars is not limited to only electric models. Other recent inventions such as in-car voice assistants and self-parking capabilities are becoming more commonplace, too.   With new car technology […]

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New Law Coming into Place Means Touching Your Phone Will Land you Six points

Published: February 26, 2021
Current Laws & Hands Free  In the UK, it is currently illegal to make phone calls or send text messages while driving. Yet, handsfree phone users are technically able to make calls while driving.  Phones behind the wheel: explaining the law  Using a hand-held mobile phone or sat-nav while driving is illegal  Any hands-free devices should be fully set up before you […]

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Should You Still Buy A Diesel Car in 2021?

Published: February 23, 2021
The future of diesel cars seems uncertain in 2021. After the double-barrelled blast of increased environmental consciousness and global scandal, it seems like diesel cars are dead in the water.

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Most Highly Anticipated Cars of 2021

Published: February 5, 2021
Every year, car fandom reaches fever pitch when the big brands unveil their latest concepts and line-ups destined for the market. However, in 2020, setbacks caused by the uncertainty of lockdowns, dealership closures and paused production lines means many manufacturers were forced to stall new releases.   But, hopeful as ever, 2021 is anticipated by many pundits to be a productive year for the automotive industry and […]

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The Best Cars of 2020

Published: January 18, 2021
The mantra of “best” car in our yearly round-up is a prestigious one. The top spots are reserved for noteworthy cars that not only impress with slick exteriors and punchy paintwork, but with exciting mechanical performances. A car’s value runs deeper than its sticker price. From the size of your budget to the power of […]

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How the UK will Prepare for All Electric Cars

Published: December 16, 2020
When Will Electric Cars Take Over?   With the recent announcement that the sale of new petrol and diesel cars is set to be banned from 2030 instead of 2035, the United Kingdom is turning to electric cars and asking if the infrastructure will be in place for this deadline. Will schemes, grants and perks will be available to switch? In this article we discuss how the […]

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Guide to the Best Track Days in the UK

Published: October 30, 2020
Relish the journey, not just the destination. This maxim, it would seem, still carries weight. And this is especially true for owners of performance cars in the UK. When testing the performance – speed, handling, etc – car owners can learn, and push, the strengths and weaknesses of their cars on one of many top […]

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Can You Convert A Car To Electric In The UK?

Published: September 18, 2020
As the UK prepares for a greener future, where celebrated brands like Tesla lead the charge, having your next car as an electric option may seem increasingly tempting. New taxes or an early retirement, the road ahead for diesel cars is one running against limited mileage. It would seem as Government plans, recently accelerated to […]

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Pavement Parking Could Be Banned in the UK to Make Life Easier for Pedestrians

Published: September 9, 2020
In a recent announcement, UK motorists could now be fined for parking on pavements. The UK Government’s Department of Transport has released new proposals to make walking safer and easier for families and for those with disabilities, such as visual impairments. Pavement parking has historically been banned in London for 50 years now, but outside of our capital the only vehicle that can’t park curbside is a lorry.   For years, communities have been vocal with complaints from members of […]

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Why Are Japanese Cars So Reliable

Why Are Japanese Cars So Good?

Published: September 7, 2020
Once sceptical, the American and European car markets have gradually embraced Japanese imports and brands alike. Impressing beyond their domestic market, automakers like Honda, Toyota, and Nissan – nowadays big market names – are very reliable. Many have noted that Japanese carmakers have historically been associated with manufacturing long-lasting and durable vehicles. With the passage […]

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The UK’s First Dutch-Style Roundabout That Prioritises Cyclists and Pedestrians Opens

Published: August 11, 2020
Britain’s very first Dutch-style roundabout has this month opened to the public in Cambridge, and local residents aren’t happy about it. Described as a ‘killing zone’ and ‘confusing’, with the cost of the scheme originally estimated at £800k, residents are furious at the final outcome of the project costing £2.3m.  The difference between this Dutch-style roundabout and normal ones is the fact there is an additional outer ring where cyclists and pedestrians have priority. This has […]

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Everything About Electric Car Modifications

Published: July 30, 2020
What You Need to Know About Electric Car Modifications   With the increasing demand for electric cars, which has rapidly grown over the past decade, the demand to modify them has also increased. With France and the UK planning to ban all sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, it’s no surprise that people are already converting to electric vehicles. Inevitably, […]

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DVLA Announce More Changes for Learner Drivers Amid Covid-19

Published: July 28, 2020
The DVLA announced last week that driving tests will resume after a long three-month break. This will mean learner drivers will be back on the road immediately, although they do still need to have passed their theory test within the last two years to be able to take their test. There will unfortunately be no extensions allowed to your theory test certificate if your test was cancelled due to Covid-19.  “Your theory test certificate will not be extended; this […]

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£6K Government Scheme for Electric Cars

Published: June 18, 2020
Boris Johnson is considering proposals to give drivers up to £6,000 to exchange their petrol or diesel car for an electric model – according to reports.   The Telegraph newspaper has reported that the government may use a speech on the economy on July 6th, to set out plans for a ‘scrappage scheme’ regarding electric cars.   How would the scheme work?   As the scheme hasn’t […]

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