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August sees 14-year high for UK car production 0

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has hailed August as the highest month for car production since 2002. The trade body revealed that 109,004 vehicles were produced in UK car plants last month, an increase of 9.1% on August of 2015. Both at home and overseas, there was an increase in demand following investment(…)

The ten best estate cars to buy in the UK 0

Since the rise of the SUV, estate cars have seen a marginal decline in popularity, but there definitely still remains a market. Plenty of motorists are still attracted by the well balanced combination of car like driving performance; as well as plenty of additional boot space. Here are ten of the best editions on the(…)

Head lights: don’t be left in the dark this autumn 0

To be able to see the road ahead is the most important aspect of driving. The ability to avoid danger and stop safely is a necessity for all motorists, especially when driving when it’s dark. As we move into autumn, your headlights play much more of an important role in your day to day driving(…)

Five essential autumn driving tips 0

It’s going to happen soon, despite this late summer resurgence we’re having. Yes, in the not too distant future, clocks will be going back, evenings will be darker. It’ll be getting colder too, especially overnight and first thing in the mornings as millions of us get in our cars for the journey to work. Most(…)

Top car breakdown faults in autumn – and how to steer clear of them 0

Alas, we’re now in to the year’s second highest breakdown season. Not quite as brutal on our cars as winter obviously, but this is the season when our motors really start to feel the strain as the temperatures drop and the roads become more treacherous. Here are the most common reasons why cars break down(…)

Five motoring events coming up this autumn 0

Autumn sees no slowing in the motoring events calendar. Here are five top events for petrol heads and vintage car enthusiasts alike: American Auto Club UK – 18th September. First up this autumn is the regular September meet-up of American car, bike, truck, van, or hot rod owners and enthusiasts throughout the UK at the(…)

‘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(…)

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(…)