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MINI’s Clubman is the latest car to reveal a powerful new upgrade, coming in the form of the John Cooper Works Clubman.

More than three-quarters of European millennials have named driving an eco-friendly car as the primary action they would take to make their lives greener, a survey has revealed.

Sporty spider will blow away cobwebs

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The more powerful, faster Abarth version of Fiat’s 124 Spider two-seater sports car is being launched by Desira dealerships this weekend.

205mph Beetle belter for land speed record

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed event that has long been a tradition at Lake Bonneville in Utah, America.

Honda has unveiled the all-new 10th-generation Honda Civic ahead of its global debut at the Paris Motor Show next month.

Caterham has released a ‘new’ version of its popular Seven – the Seven Sprint – which made its debut at the Goodwood Revival after a 50-year wait.

Skoda reveals new Kodiaq large SUV

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The new Skoda Kodiaq sport utility vehicles has finally been unveiled after months of teaser shots ahead of it going on sale early next year.

Tips to drive safely in torrential rain

Friday, September 16, 2016

With torrential downpours sweeping across the region and causing chaos on the roads here are some tips about how you can stay safe when travelling in wet weather.

Being tough is key to Ford Transit

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ford has introduced a new super-tough ignition key for the new Transit range after extensive, extreme durability tests.

Five years since the launch of its first electric vehicle, Renault has handed over the keys to its 100,000th electric car customer.

Audi TT RS off the mark... quickly

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The new Audi TT RS will be available for order in the UK later this month, with prices starting at £51,800 for the Coupé version of the all-wheel drive sports car.

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.

EMG Motor Group is highlighting the benefits of its used car centre in Ipswich which is growing its services and customer experience.

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.

New Land Rover Discovery revealed

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Land Rover today revealed the first glimpse of its new full-sized, seven-seat Discovery sport utility vehicle.

New car road tests

Volkswagen’s Sharan is a magnificent seven-seater people-carrier that’s now even better geared up for family duties, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Load-lugging Kia aims to unlock fleet market

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Kia is looking to break into the fleet market with its first D-segment estate in the stylish shape of the Optima Sportwagon.

When it comes to travelling in space, Ford’s Galaxy is out of this world and is now in a new orbit, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Volvo’s image gets two more big boosts with the arrival of the executive S90 saloon and V90 estate. They’re all about relaxed confidence, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Audi’s new Q2 will win over those looking for an affordable, premium compact sport utility vehicle.

Enjoy heat in SEAT’s pocket-rocket Ibiza

Thursday, September 8, 2016

It’s the new hot property in the junior performance hatchback sector. We love its big brother, the Leon Cupra, but can the success rub off?

Alfa Romeo Giulietta sharpens up in style

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Alfa Romeo’s Giulietta has always been stylish and dynamic but a family facelift makes it even sharper, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Infiniti has stepped up its assault on the premium compact market with the QX30 crossover helping to get the prestige brand noticed, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

My first car

A 1951 Humber Super Snipe put Adrian Cannon on the road and, with a friend’s help, taught him a valuable lesson of money-saving mechanical maintenance.

Tony Martin enjoyed many ‘manoeuvres’ and journeys of discovery while in the Army with Fred his trusty Austin Seven.

Ian McLauchlin recalls some quirks of his Citroen 2CV and relives a humorous case of mistaken identity.

While living in Berlin, Peter Forster used a BMW Isetta bubble car to get to the building site and take five people to the cinema!

Geoff Town started his motoring in style – Amercian style – with a Hillman Californian based on the Minx.

Jim Barnes-Phillips tells how his Mini, one of four in the family, put him on the road to rallying.

Henry Vincent tells of his new-found freedom as the first member of his family to own a car.

Chris Bowler relives the adventure of flying a trusty Mini, fully loaded with four people, food and camping kit, to France for a memorable holiday.

Sally Palmer’s first car, a Renault Dauphine, which she restored, with the help of her dad and sister, was a labour of love.

Maurice Hayward tells of the ups and downs, highs and lows of an action-packed holiday in his fully-loaded Morris Minor.

From pedal car to bubble car and a couple of classic Citroens – Tom Evans tells of his ongoing motoring love affair.

John Bowler was such a fan of the Ford Capri that he managed to track down, and buy back, his first car but it was beyond saving from ‘tin worm’.

Nev Sanderson’s family toured the UK in his Vauxhall with a small caravan – it never let them down but the rusting body was like camouflage.

Tony O’Loughlin tells of keeping his 1933 Singer Le Man on the road... repairing the worn big ends with the help of the local blacksmith.

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