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June, 2017

  • 2 June

    Car insurance increase TODAY – How much MORE you can expect to pay in rise

    GETTY Car insurance premiums are set to rise in the UK Insurance premium tax, IPT, is scheduled to rise tomorrow. The increase in IPT will see the average cost of car insurance rise to a record high. Average car insurance premium costs are set to increase to £800 starting from ...

  • 1 June

    Car seat law – why you need to check your child's seat NOW

    A warning has been issued to parents after a study found that eight in 10 drivers fail to properly secure child seats in the car. WhatCar? and Leicestershire Police and Child Seat Safety Ltd conducted the study, assessing 85 child car seats in 51 cars.  Of those examined for the ...

May, 2017

  • 30 May

    BMW 5-Series Touring review – BMW’s new tour de force

    Having arrived in showrooms in mid-February, the track record of the six previous generations of the model was an incredible 7.9 million sold since 1972 and 2.2 million of the outgoing model alone.  BMW’s mid-range saloon has firmly established itself as the ultimate status executive saloon. Despite all that history, ...

  • 29 May

    Jeremy Clarkson’s car collection – Find out what vehicles The Grand Tour host has owned

    GETTY Jeremy Clarkson’s car collection has been revealed The former Top Gear presenter has owned all sorts of cars from a classic Ford Escort RS Bosworth, to a convertible Lamborghini, to a modest Ford Focus.  Car Keys has discovered what cars the car show host has owned over his life ...

  • 28 May

    Volkswagen Golf GTE: A bargin hybrid with brisk performance

    Volkswagen The new Volkswagen Golf GTE There’s an electric motor to potter silently around town with zero emissions and a normal combustion engine for trips when you can’t get to a charging station.  The Volkswagen Golf GTE claims to be able to add an element of enjoyment to that mix ...

  • 27 May

    Bank holiday traffic NEWS – Best times to travel, roads to avoid and checks to make

    GETTY Traffic news update for bank holiday reveals huge risk of congestion It is expected to be one of the busiest bank holidays of the year and congestion is expected to be at an all-time high.  Due to the recent good weather too more Brits are expected to hit the ...

  • 24 May

    Electric cars to cost the same as petrol cars by 2018 

    GETTY Electric cars in the UK will cost on par with petrol by 2018, claims analysis The analysis by UBS will come as a shock to many, as there is a generally perception that electric vehicles (EV) cost more than petrol-powered vehicles. Experts from the investment banks’s ‘evidence laboratory’ made ...

  • 23 May

    Peugeot 308SW GT review: Estate with space, pace and grace

    PR With the Peugeot 308SW GT you can opt for a performance estate with destroying your bank balance However, performance estates opened out the possibilities for drivers who wanted to put a smile on their face when devoid of children and the household labrador. The only trouble was that, doing ...

  • 21 May

    REVEALED: The cars that can be hacked in SECONDS – Do YOU own one of them?

    The Sun revealed vehicles from 30 manufacturers which could be unlocked and started using one simple hack.  A German company ADAC, used radio transmitters to test which cars could be broken in to. BMW, Audi, Ford, Land Rover, Hyundai Renault and VW were among the manufacturers whose cars are at ...

  • 19 May

    You may NEVER get caught in rush hour again, thanks to THIS awesome new tech

    GETTY A new traffic light technology could see the end of rush hour traffic and congestion A sophisticated “smart” traffic light system, which uses artificial intelligence to put an end to dreaded rush hour congestion, will be tested in the UK next year.  The groundbreaking new technology uses sensors and ...