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Watch MINI celebrate a double anniversary with The Italian Job tribute

Watch MINI celebrate a double anniversary with The Italian Job tribute

MINI has celebrated two landmark anniversaries in the history of the world-famous badge with a special event at its Oxford plant. Sixty years ago this year the first Mini rolled off the production line in Oxford and 50 years ago this month The Italian Job, in which the world-famous British car played a starring role, […]

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More new cars identified to be at risk of keyless theft

More new cars identified to be at risk of keyless theft

Four brand-new cars have had their security rating downgraded by testers because they are vulnerable to keyless theft. Independent body Thatcham Research revealed that four of the seven cars assessed in its latest round of testing would have achieved “good” or higher rating had it not been for concerns around their keyless entry systems. Read […]

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Thousands of drivers have been taken to court over this paperwork error

Thousands of drivers have been taken to court over this paperwork error

Tens of thousands of drivers have been taken to court in the last year for failing to keep the DVLA up to date. New figures show that in 2018, 73,500 vehicle keepers ended up in court for keeping a vehicle which does not meet insurance requirements, paying out more than £12 million in fines. That […]

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Nissan takes the ICE out of ice-cream vans with zero-emissions concept

Nissan takes the ICE out of ice-cream vans with zero-emissions concept

Nissan has unveiled an all-electric ice cream van to mark this year’s Clean Air Day. The zero-emissions concept vehicle takes the ICE (internal combustion engine) out of the traditional ice cream van and replaces it with the battery electric running gear of the e-NV200 van. Cleaner treats Most ice cream vans use diesel engines which […]

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Foreign diplomats dodge £111m in unpaid traffic fines

Foreign diplomats dodge £111m in unpaid traffic fines

Foreign diplomats in the UK have dodged paying more than £111 million in traffic fines, according to new data. Diplomats from the United States are the biggest offenders, racking up fines worth £11,929,685. The vast majority of the charges (£11,925,920) arise from for London’s Congestion Charge but the embassy’s vehicles have also accrued £3,765 in […]

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Peugeot 508 SW review – an estate car with boot-loads of style

Peugeot 508 SW review – an estate car with boot-loads of style

I’m a sucker for an estate car – always have been – and I can’t think of a car that hasn’t been improved by the addition of a station wagon-style back end. The Peugeot 508 is no exception. In fastback form it is one of the most stylish and attractive models in its class and […]

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Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of British drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit at least 10 times in the last four years, according to official figures. While nearly 250,000 motorists have multiple speeding convictions, 38 have been caught more than 10 times, with one driver clocked breaking the limit a staggering 25 times in just four years. […]

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Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

One in four British drivers would welcome tolls on the country’s motorways if it improved road conditions, according to new research. The study into attitudes towards road charging comes ahead of increases to costs on Britain’s only privately funded motorway – the M6 Toll. From July, rates for cars, vans and lorries will go up […]

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Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way

Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way

With a new Subaru Forester due in the UK late 2019 you could forgive the Japanese all-wheel drive specialists for running down the clock and shifting focus onto other models like the XV compact crossover, or the Outback estate. But the Forester SUV is still a key part of Subaru’s lifestyle-focused UK line-up and, instead, […]

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Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

The company behind the electrified London taxi has revealed a new eco-friendly van that is say will transform inner city deliveries. Based on the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the LEVC TX cab, the new LCV van is designed for businesses operating in low-emissions zones which also need access to out-of-town distribution centres. Diesel […]

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