Andy Russell Motoring editor firstname.lastname@example.org @andyrussellauto My First Car: ‘Pushbar’ modified Austin 7 Sunday, April 23, 2017 Andy Russell Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5. My First Car: Heinkel Kabine bubble car Thursday, April 13, 2017 Andy Russell Janet Lucas was glad when husband Ted passed his car test as it meant that, when they needed to reverse, she no longer had to push their bubble car backwards. Tour de Ford cycle ride Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Andy Russell Fancy a taste of the pro cycling experience with Team Sky? John Grose at Ipswich is giving cyclists the chance to take part in its Tour de Ford group cycle rides. My First Car: Renault Dauphine Monday, April 10, 2017 Andy Russell Stuart Seaman’s Renault Dauphine may have been rated as one of the worst 50 cars ever but he loved it. Eyes tests for motorists Thursday, April 6, 2017 Andy Russell Department for Transport figures revealed that “uncorrected, defective eyesight” was a contributory factor in 232 reported injury-causing road accidents in 2015, 10 of them fatal. Dealer group’s Motability win Thursday, April 6, 2017 Andy Russell John Grose is celebrating more success in the national Motability dealer awards which recognise outstanding customer service. Car sales record Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Andy Russell New car registrations last month smashed sales record as buyers looked to beat the new annual car tax rates introduced on April 1. Drivers’ pet hates Thursday, March 30, 2017 Andy Russell UK motorists find other road users not indicating more annoying than bad parking and talking on a mobile phone. Beware of tailgating Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Andy Russell Tailgating is said to be worse in the east of England than anywhere else in the UK but many drivers may not be aware they are even committing the offence. Learner driver call Thursday, March 23, 2017 Andy Russell A graduated licensing system for novices is being suggested as a way to cut accidents among young drivers. Lotus lightens Elise Monday, March 20, 2017 Andy Russell Lotus continues its meticulous mission to create lightweight sports cars with heavyweight performance by launching the new Elise Sprint which sheds 41kg. My First Car: MGB GT Saturday, March 18, 2017 Andy Russell Clive Harvey had a classic reason to take up driving later in life but finding and owning his MGB GT, dubbed The Yellow Peril, has not been straightforward. Gallery: Ford Fiesta pricing Friday, March 10, 2017 Andy Russell Ford has announced pricing for the all-new Fiesta, and the cost of entry has been reduced. Crash, bang, wallop – what a picture! 1935 Morris 8 ‘parked’ against tree Thursday, March 9, 2017 Andy Russell Mike Healey’s was broken hearted when his first car, a 1935 Morris 8, came to a sorry end in a confrontation with a tree. Europe’s best car Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Andy Russell Peugeot’s new 3008 sport utility vehicle is on a winning streak, adding the prestigious European Car of the Year title to its trophy cabinet. Gallery: Geneva Motor Show Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Andy Russell It’s showtime in Geneva with the cream of the new motoring crop vying for attention. Motoring editor Andy Russell picks out some of his star cars and eye-catching updates. My First Car: Austin A35 van Saturday, March 4, 2017 Andy Russell Mick Cook switched from two wheels to four with a 1959 Austin A35 van but then he had to pass his driving test. New challenge to cut CO2 Thursday, March 2, 2017 Andy Russell The UK has hit lower CO2 emissions targets for the 19th year but changing buying habits and tax changes is going to make it harder in future. Gallery: Concept car pooch perfect Thursday, March 2, 2017 Andy Russell This time of year can be far from ‘paw-fect’ for keeping your car clean if you carry dirty dogs, muddy mutts and horrible hounds. This Nissan canine concept car could be your pooch paradise. UK Car of the Year winner Monday, February 27, 2017 Andy Russell The top UK Car of the Year title went to the luxurious Mercedes-Benz E-Class which showcases a wealth of innovative technology. Blog: Blog: Kill the conversation Monday, February 27, 2017 Andy Russell New penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving come into force on March 1 but are they tough enough to make people hang up and switch off, asks motoring editor Andy Russell. Qashqai – strength in numbers Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Andy Russell Nissan has focused on the number 10 as the Qashqai celebrates a decade of sales success and crossover leadership. Gallery: New Range Rover Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Andy Russell A new fourth member of the Range Rover family was revealed today when Land Rover released a teaser picture of the Velar. Gallery: Technology: Citroen’s clever camera Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Andy Russell Ever wished you could capture a magic moment on a memorable drive? Now you can with a clever car camera from Citroen. Motoring editor Andy Russell gets in the picture. Gallery: My First Car: A sporty looker Monday, February 20, 2017 Andy Russell Peter Bedingfield Gallery: New car sales smash record Thursday, January 5, 2017 Andy Russell New car sales achieved another motoring milestone with another record year in 2016 that saw also 2.7 million registrations but how will they fare in 2017. Motoring editor Andy Russell reports. Hyundai enhancing i10 with big-car technology Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Andy Russell Hyundai’s successful i10 city car has been enhanced with new advanced active safety and connectivity features from the segments above, as well as modern design refinements. Choice and value drives EMG used car centre Thursday, September 8, 2016 Andy Russell EMG Motor Group is highlighting the benefits of its used car centre in Ipswich which is growing its services and customer experience. Specialist parts company holds charity open day after move Thursday, September 8, 2016 Andy Russell Land Rover and Jaguar parts specialist Britcar (UK) held a charity open day at its new Ipswich base and raised more than £4,000 for Parkinson’s UK. Rallying call to owners for Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival Friday, July 22, 2016 Andy Russell The best of British motoring nostalgia will gather at Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival on Sunday, September 25.