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August, 2017

  • 17 August

    The top SUVs and crossovers of 2017 – buying guide, price, specs and review

    PEUGEOT Peugeot 3008 prices start from £22,495 PEUGEOT 3008 Price: from £22,495 MORE than a million of the previous generation Peugeot 3008 were sold from 2009 but despite its talent, it always remained somewhat anonymous against big-selling rivals like Nissan’s Qashqai.  That is certainly not a criticism you could aim ...

  • 16 August

    These are the BEST new cars you can buy right now, and the list may surprise you

    PH Volkswagen Arteon, from £34,305 VOLKSWAGEN ARTEON Price: from £34,305 No, you’re not imagining things. Yes, this new Volkswagen Arteon is a four-door saloon and yes, VW already has a four-door saloon in its range in the form of the Passat. In fact, it is the replacement for the old ...

  • 15 August

    Electric cars explained – What’s the difference between a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and EV?

    GETTY Electric cars, plug-in hybrids, hybrids and EVs are all low-emissions vehicles As the dust settles on the Government’s announcement that sales of diesel and petrol cars will be banned by 2040, many motorists are wondering about what will happen to their vehicle until that point.  Whether the laws will ...

  • 14 August

    UK councils cash in on parking charges – Do you live in these top 10 hotspots?

    GETTY UK top ten parking charge hotspots have been revealed New data has revealed that councils raked in a whopping £338 million on penalty charges alone in 2016.  The total UK parking income exceeded £1.5billion in 2015-16 an increase of four per cent, according to the data by RAC.  In ...

  • 13 August

    Fiat 500L review – Price, specs, pictures and in-depth review

    PH Prices: £16,195-£21,195 The supermini MPV’s looks have been updated and its three configurations – regular five-seater, pumped-up rugged five-seater and seven-seater – have new names: Urban, Cross and Wagon, respectively. The Urban is aimed squarely at young families on a budget; the Cross, with its raised ride height and ...

  • 9 August

    Nissan Qashqai 2017 review – Veteran crossover is better than ever

    Being first to the market with this ground-breaking new type of car has been good for Nissan. Despite more than 30 similar models now being on sale in the UK, the Qashqai is still ahead of the pack sales-wise and was the UK’s fifth best-selling car in 2016. Buyers seem ...

  • 8 August

    Hyundai Kona 2017 – Here’s how you could get your hands on the car for FREE

    PH Hyundai Kona 2017 will be given away to UK driver in Mercury Prize competition Hyundai Motor UK is marking their return as title sponsor for the Mercury Prize for the second year by offering one person the chance to win the Uk’s first all-new Kona 2017.  This year’s Hyundai ...

  • 7 August

    Everyday driving offences you may not know you’re committing – how many are you guilty of?

    GETTY There is a number of driving offences that can see motorists face penalties and fines We all like think we’re fantastic drivers that have impeccable standards when we’re on the roads. The reality is though we forget certain rules while driving and acquire bad habits that affect the way ...

  • 6 August

    Skoda Kodiaq 2.0TDI review: Value-packed with clever touches

    PH Skoda Kodiaq will cost between £21,765 and £34,200 While most manufacturers are pushing their new versions further down the market to compete with traditional superminis, there’s plenty of action further up as well with larger seven-seater models such as this Skoda Kodiaq. To be fair, they have a lot ...

  • 3 August

    WARNING – Drivers face new £80 fine in pollution crackdown

    GETTY Drivers are being warned they can get fiend in Westminster for idling engines Drivers in London could face a fine of £80 for leaving their engine ticking over while parked. In Westminster, drivers will now face a fine of £80 if they are caught with their engines idling when ...