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Ford Ka+ Active review – more for your money

Ford Ka+ Active review – more for your money

Ford retired the once popular Ka model a number of years ago and replaced it with the larger, budget-orientated Ka+ in 2016. It’s too big for the city car class like the original Ka, so in theory it sits in the same segment as Ford’s top selling Fiesta supermini. Based on an Indian market model, […]

Car Review
Future Volvo cars will pull over if they detect their driver is drunk

Future Volvo cars will pull over if they detect their driver is drunk

Future Volvo cars will sport technology capable of analysing if their driver is drunk and autonomously pulling over to the side of the road, the Swedish car maker has confirmed. The vehicles will be fitted with interior cameras and other sensors to monitor the car’s driver, allowing autonomous systems to take control and safely park […]

Alcohol
Peugeot 5008 long-term test month 2

Peugeot 5008 long-term test month 2

The 5008 is a car that’s easy to take for granted – but in a good way. After initially wowing me with its modern fabric and metal interior and the smart i-Cocipit driver display it’s now just become an integral, undemanding part of everyday life. Whether I’m driving to work, moving furniture or schleping across […]

Car Review
Police warn motorists not to wear lanyards while driving in case of a crash

Police warn motorists not to wear lanyards while driving in case of a crash

Wearing a lanyard while driving can make car crash injuries much worse, police have warned. Following reports of serious injuries involving people behind the wheel wearing lanyards, a police force has spoken out on the issue and detailed some of the accidents encountered. What could happen if I wear a lanyard while driving and crash? […]

Car News
Jaguar Land Rover wins court dispute over Chinese ‘Evoque rip-off’

Jaguar Land Rover wins court dispute over Chinese ‘Evoque rip-off’

Jaguar Land Rover has won a significant case in the Chinese courts against a company that JLR claim produced a copy of the Range Rover Evoque SUV. The decision issued by the Beijing Chaoyang District Court decreed that the Evoque has five unique features that were copied directly in the Landwind X7 built by Jiangling […]

Chinese Rip-off
‘Harmless’ insurance cheats could land you in jail

‘Harmless’ insurance cheats could land you in jail

British drivers have been told not to risk a criminal record by lying about their car insurance after new data revealed a near-50 per cent rise in fraud cases in a single year. Fraudulent claims in motor insurance increased by 45 per cent in 2018, with young drivers responsible for the majority of offences, according […]

Car News
Knowing where to find the date printed on your car tyres could save your life

Knowing where to find the date printed on your car tyres could save your life

Much like a person, a car also requires regular health checks to ensure it keeps running and functioning smoothly. While the key vehicle checks include testing the likes of the brakes, steering, lights and fluid levels, some important information can be easily missed. Do you know how old your tyres really are? In a post […]

Driving
Row erupts over keyless car security as half of new models rated ‘poor’ for theft prevention

Row erupts over keyless car security as half of new models rated ‘poor’ for theft prevention

A row has erupted between car makers and security experts after more than half of new cars were criticised for having poor protection against the latest theft techniques. Thatcham Research, which assesses the security of all new cars launched in the UK and sets vehicle insurance groups, rated six of 11 models released this year […]

Car News
Illegal phone use ‘rockets’ as harsh penalties fail to have long-lasting effect on drivers

Illegal phone use ‘rockets’ as harsh penalties fail to have long-lasting effect on drivers

One of Britain’s leading motoring organisations has warned that tough penalties for drivers using handheld phones have failed to have the desired effect. The RAC has warned that drivers are “returning to their old ways” after its latest Report on Motoring found a rise in phone use among drivers. After a fall in the number […]

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Frantically looking for your car keys could become a thing of the past, with Hyundai’s new key system

Frantically looking for your car keys could become a thing of the past, with Hyundai’s new key system

Frantically looking for your car keys could become a thing of the past after a manufacturer developed an app to control a vehicle by mobile phone. Hyundai has created the ‘Digital Key’ which uses Near Field Communication to allow a phone and car to talk to each other when in close proximity. After the smartphone […]

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