Saturday, 22 September 2018

Electric car's well worth a plug

Electric car's well worth a plug

IT seems to me that the driver of an all-electric car experiences two conflicting emotions while at the wheel. One is a rather ...

 

Helping hand gives a flavour of the future

Helping hand gives a flavour of the future

BRACE yourselves, folks — autonomous driving is just around the corner and the car I have been at the wheel of this week reinforces ...

 

‘Horse strength’ makes sense with new Škoda

‘Horse strength’ makes sense with new Škoda

GIVE a car a boost of real power in the engine department and it can make the world of difference to the way it drives. Obvious, yes, ...

 

SUV’s baby brother is great value for money

SUV’s baby brother is great value for money

THE Spanish car maker Seat has an avowed ambition to launch one new car every six months until 2020. The first two vehicles will be ...

 

Compact crossover’s safe as houses

Compact crossover’s safe as houses

SUBARU fans will be glad to know that while the Japanese car maker continues to go its own sweet, individual way — which many of us ...

 

Clever and versatile with nod to motorsport heritage

Clever and versatile with nod to motorsport heritage

THE Monte Carlo Rally was a source of wonder and excitement for me when as a child I watched it light up the tiny screen of our ...

 

Spoiled for choice with Mazda tourer

Spoiled for choice with Mazda tourer

MAZDA came to the Cotswolds last week to launch upgraded versions of its flagship model — the large and handsome Mazda6. I was able to ...

 

Crossover really makes the grade

Crossover really makes the grade

THE smallest of cars come in all shapes and sizes. No, scratch that, they come in one size — small — and that should fit all. They are ...

 

All eyes on the Range Rover Velar

All eyes on the Range Rover Velar

THE Range Rover Velar is as smooth as it sounds and the DNA of its name, like all the best ancestry, hides a secret. Back in the ...

 

Vauxhall’s star has global reach

Vauxhall’s star has global reach

A WELCOME aspect of attending the biggest annual flower show in the world last week was the recognition that gardening can “improve ...

 

Holiday drivers urged to watch alcohol limits

A ROAD safety organisation has warned holiday drivers to watch out for the lower drink-drive limits in force across Europe this summer....

 

‘Gold standard’ racer has its diamond anniversary

‘Gold standard’ racer has its diamond anniversary

ITALIAN car maker Maserati is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its fabulous Fifties racing car, the Eldorado. Though an exotic ...

 

SUV’s a flag-bearer for better safety standards

SUV’s a flag-bearer for better safety standards

I AM not much of a flag waver myself and yet the tiny flutter of a flag on the new Volvo XC40 caught my eye and spoke volumes. The ...

 

SUV’s flowered into an even bigger beast

SUV’s flowered into an even bigger beast

ABOUT this time of year land around Snowshill in the north of the Cotswolds is tinted with the unmistakable hue of lavender fields in ...

 

Convertible’s hi-tech from the top down

Convertible’s hi-tech from the top down

STOP the World — I Want to Get Off is the brilliant title of a Leslie Bricusse-Antony Newley musical from the Sixties. It is a ...

 

Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

Grown-up Cactus is less spiky, more sophisticated

THAT cheeky chappie of not so long ago, the Citroën Cactus C4, which so made everyone sit up and take notice at its inaugural outing ...

 

Special edition offers big car luxury

Special edition offers big car luxury

THERE has to be a good reason for a limited edition of any model and Mazda saw the launch of the Mazda3 Sport Black special edition ...

 

‘Safe Car Wash’ app aims to help tackle scourge of modern slavery

‘Safe Car Wash’ app aims to help tackle scourge of modern slavery

THE automotive industry’s leading car wash trade body has called on the government to do more to combat the scourge of modern slavery. ...

 

Drivers risk breaching new MOT rules

RESEARCH by leading breakdown cover provider Green Flag reveals that a whopping 58 per cent of drivers are unaware of the MOT changes ...

 

Motorcycle retailers pinning their hopes on sunshine days

Motorcycle retailers pinning their hopes on sunshine days

MOTORCYCLE retailers are hoping the sunny weather will boost sales after the prolonged winter led to a dip in April. Stephen Latham, ...

 

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