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DRIVING AN ‘OLD CAR’ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A WHILE

How old were you 2002? I was ten, going on eleven. The Queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee and the foot and mouth crisis was coming to an end. Meanwhile, I was care free playing cops and robbers with my friends in the playground and I was prettified of catching cooties from girls. During all this […]

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WHY DO WE GET SO ANGRY ON THE ROAD?

Almost every driver has experienced some kind of road rage in their lives. Road rage can vary from a brief exchange of hand gestures, to full blown fighting or even coming under violent attack. A worrying three in ten people have reported that they’ve been involved in an altercation or have been threatened in the […]

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THE UK’S BEST SELLING CARS ARE VULNERABLE TO KEYLESS THEFT, STUDY FINDS

Cars with keyless entry are at risk of being stolen by thieves using cheap equipment that can be bought easily online. Consumer group Which? has found that 99% of cars fitted with keyless entry are at risk of being hacked by special transmitters that can remotely unlock your car whilst your keys are inside your […]

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ROBOTS WILL PARK YOUR CAR FOR YOU AT GATWICK AIRPORT

Robots are officially taking over. French tech firm, Stanley Robotics is introducing a fully-autonomous car parking service which will be trialled at London Gatwick Airport from August of this year. The scheme promises to squeeze an extra 30% more cars into Gatwick’s already overcrowded long-stay car park by utilising ‘Stan’ the robotic valet parking service. […]

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ALL THINGS ALPINE IN WEST LONDON

Alpine is a lightweight sports car manufacturer owned by French automotive giant, Renault. The brand was made famous back in 1973, where Alpine competed in the first ever World Rally Championship in Monte-Carlo and won. We were invited to the launch day of the refurbished Alpine Centre London West, where we were promised to see […]

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Grey is the UK’s favourite car colour

Grey is the new black for car buyers. At this time of the year, everything seems to be grey coloured. The roads, the skies and now it seems the cars are too. Over half a million new British drivers have bought a grey-coloured car in 2018. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders […]

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YELLOW VESTS SABOTAGE 60% OF FRANCE’S SPEED CAMERA NETWORK

Protesters in France have damaged around two thirds of the country’s speed camera network as part of their fight against rising fuel and commuting costs. The French government was forced to start a hard-hitting speed campaign amidst thousands of road-related deaths and injuries last year. The Interior Minister, Christophe Castaner has said the devices had […]

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HERE’S THE ITALIAN SUPER-SALOON THAT’S DESIGNED TO BEAT THE GERMANS

Alfa Romeo was once a notoriously unreliable car maker. Despite this, drivers still buy them, which is partly thanks to three TV presenters telling us that a true petrol head must own one. So what’s all the fuss about? We were invited by Glyn Hopkin Group to test the Giulia Quadrifoglio. WATCH OUR VIDEO REVIEW […]

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THIS IS THE NEW FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT500

Ford has teased a video of the new Mustang Shelby GT500 on Twitter. The 700 BHP muscle car will be powered by a supercharged 5.2L V8 and will promise a 0-60 time in the mid-three seconds, through a dual-clutch gearbox that can shift gears in under 100 milliseconds. Just listen to that engine sound. WATCH […]