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Driverless Roborace car crashes during Buenos Aires 0

A pioneering race between two driverless cars has ended with a crash at the Roborace competition in Buenos Aires. The unfortunate vehicle misjudged a corner and crashed at high speed. Its competitor meanwhile successfully completed the race and clocked an impressive average speed of 116mph. “One of the cars was trying to perform a manoeuvre,(…)

How not to get burnt when you’re buying a second hand car 0

Too good to be true? Unfortunately, when it comes to second hand car buying, that’s quite often the case. We all know someone who’s been unlucky/foolish enough to have bought what’s turned out to be a right old banger. There are some good deals out there, but it’s important to know what to look for.(…)

Common Autumn breakdown reasons 0

Alas, we’re now well into 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 pinch as the temperatures plummet and the roads become more unforgiving. Here are the most common reasons why cars break down(…)

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(…)

Electric cars: the solution to the diesel damage? 0

Electric cars are becoming rapidly more popular in the UK, with an increase from 3,500 on the road in 2013, to around 40,000 in 2015. That figure is set to keep rising, especially in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal that is casting a dark cloud over the diesel industry. Electric cars have seen(…)

Car smoking ban in action 0

Campaigners are celebrating the start of a new month and a new law, as England and Wales make smoking in cars illegal when driving with anyone under 18. It may seem a long time coming, as we’ve already banned smoking on trains and in public places but the 1st of October 2015 marks another dent(…)

What does the future hold for diesel? 0

Following the recent US Volkswagen emissions scandal, our attention turns to the product causing these harmful pollutants: diesel. What is being dubbed as the “diesel dupe” sees the VW models: Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat, as well as the Audi A3, under investigation for cheating emissions tests. The cars were fitted with computer software allowing(…)