Thursday, 05 August 2021

Take the pressure off with tyres check

ONE in five motorway breakdowns is caused by tyre problems, according to a new survey. Highways England found that out of more than 2,...

 

Nissan’s latest Leaf is the sound of the future

Nissan’s latest Leaf is the sound of the future

WHEN modern electric vehicles (EVs) first appeared on British roads, one concern was that they might be seen but not heard. Now Nissan ...

 

Helping drivers park smarter

Helping drivers park smarter

A NEW tool to help drivers avoid falling victim to car thieves has been launched by Co-op Insurance. Park Smart is an interactive ...

 

Gran turismo that’s all about the ride quality

Gran turismo that’s all about the ride quality

I HAD to pinch myself to check I was not dreaming when I sat behind the wheel of this week’s drive, the Kia Stinger. It seems ...

 

Kia celebrating 30 years of UK sales

KIA is celebrating 30 years of UK sales, having gone from a single-model debut in 1991 to today enjoying its highest ever market share ...

 

Electric revolution will continue to cross over

Electric revolution will continue to cross over

NISSAN’S announcement last week of a £1 billion upgrade of its Sunderland plant was very good news for the North East of England and ...

 

Seat’s investment pays off with award-winner

Seat’s investment pays off with award-winner

CARMAKERS are looking forward to a prosperous future of electrified and autonomous vehicles and are not shy about spending money to ...

 

Volvo flagship evolves to meet new challenges

Volvo flagship evolves to meet new challenges

SO what does the future hold for very large cars? I mean the ones that have in past decades been revered but that now might be ...

 

Parental classics to star at motor show

FOR petrolheads all over the world, their very first car memories are associated with the vehicles their parents owned. From Austin ...

 

Brit classic moves with the times

Brit classic moves with the times

THE Range Rover needs no introduction, yet in 2021 this titan of British motoring is headed in a new direction. The Range Rover still ...

 

Young opera singers in showcase at St Mary’s

Young opera singers in showcase at St Mary’s

A HENLEY charity that specialises in giving young opera singers a start is staging a concert to showcase their talents later this ...

 

Boot’s so good, the back seat took, er, back seat

Boot’s so good, the back seat took, er, back seat

NOT being a golfer myself, though admittedly an avid TV fan of the majors, I have never engaged in any debate about the size of a car ...

 

Best value EV’s an electric dream

Best value EV’s an electric dream

ABOUT a year ago I wrote a column about an electric car that has just picked up a 2021 award for being the “best value” EV around. But ...

 

SUV’s more car for your money

SUV’s more car for your money

THERE’S something to be said for people working together to achieve a common goal and this could easily apply to carmakers. Mighty ...

 

Sleep guru helps carmaker find ‘40 winks’ formula

Sleep guru helps carmaker find ‘40 winks’ formula

MORE than a third of passengers struggle to sleep in a car, according to the latest research by Citroën. As part of a study of 2,000 ...

 

£190m for road maintenance

HIGHWAYS England has awarded a contract worth more than £190 million over the next eight years to help maintain a safe, reliable and ...

 

Meet SUV that actually does help environment

Meet SUV that actually does help environment

THE all-new Peugeot 2008 SUV has a lot going for it — including a positive take on what it means to be “environmentally friendly”. At ...

 

‘Ultimate Subaru’ under the hammer

A CAR described as the “ultimate Subaru” for the road is going under the hammer this weekend at the first Silverstone Auctions sale ...

 

Hi-tech Jeep has more ‘family-oriented’ feel

Hi-tech Jeep has more ‘family-oriented’ feel

IF you live in the South Korean capital, Seoul, the chances are you are already up to speed with all that’s new in the digital world. ...

 

Electric Kia shows us the future

Electric Kia shows us the future

TODAY we take a look into the future with a model that signals one major carmaker’s significant step into the coming world of ...

 

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