Buying a second hand car this autumn – our tips for getting it right 0

Autumn is an especially busy time for the second-hand car market. Buying a used car can be a minefield at the best of times, so it’s important to know what to look for, and what to prevent against when looking for a good quality second-hand motor. Be warned! There are some dodgy sellers out there.(…)

‘Great British Bake Off’ host Paul Hollywood to host BBC motoring show 0

Britain’s favourite baker, Paul Hollywood is set to be rewarded with his own car show following the success of ‘Bake Off’. According to The Sun, the new series would feature Paul, a noted car enthusiast, travelling to different European countries to learn about their car cultures and habits. Once in the frame to present Top(…)

German driver drives into 14 parked cars 0

Thanks to a series of high profile incidents in the UK; the debate as to whether driving tests should be made mandatory for the over 75’s rages on. If you’re a resident of the German town of Dueren your mind is probably already made up on the matter however. Recently, a 75 year old driver(…)

21st Century Fox to invest $6.5m in former Top Gear team’s motoring site 0

The American film and multi-media giant 21st Century Fox has invested $6.5 million in an online car enthusiast’s community founded by the former Top Gear trio. Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, who all presented the show – along with producer Andy WIlman – left the BBC’s flagship motoring show last year and now(…)

August sees UK car sales continue to grow 0

The UK car industry continued to thrive throughout August, despite warning about the implications of Brexit. Figures showed car sales were in fact up, ahead of projected figures that had predicted a slump. Throughout the month of August, over 81,600 new cars were registered, up 3.3% compared to the corresponding month last year. This brings(…)

World’s first armless racing driver 0

This inspirational Polish racer is determined to become the drifting King of Europe – despite having lost both his arms. Nine years ago, a horrific accident resulted in Bartek Ostalowski, now 29, having to have both his arms amputated. Up to this point, he had given up everything to become a racing driver and the(…)

The woman getting disabled drivers into motorsport 0

Nathalie McGloin made her debut in the Porsche Club Championship at Brands Hatch last year. She finished eighth overall in her class driving her trusty Cayman. A respectable achievement you might think, but what makes that achievement remarkable, is that Nathalie is paralysed from the chest downwards. Despite her disability – the result of a(…)

Five disabled motor racing game changers 0

The dangers associated with motor racing are no secret. Travelling at the speeds involved in racing mean that the most miniscule of circumstances can result in a catastrophic accident with severe consequences, even death. Many factors can contribute to a crash, that can change the lives of those involved forever. Beneath are five such people(…)

Servicing Stop scoop Innovative Business award 0

Servicing Stop has been named as one of the top 50 Innovative Companies in the UK. At the Innovative Business Awards 2016 – which credits companies pushing the envelope with regards to forward, fresh thinking – Servicing Stop was praised for turning a groundbreaking business model into success. The Innovative Business Awards were set up(…)

Older drivers are safe and preventing them from driving could hasten their death says study 0

Researchers have claimed that older drivers are neither doddery nor unsafe on the roads. To prevent them from driving could even speed up their deaths. In a study carried out by Swansea University’s Centre for Innovative Ageing to determine whether elderly drivers caused more road traffic accidents, the response times of senior motorists, whilst performing(…)