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  • December 15, 2017 - Ted Welford

    A survey has found that two-thirds of motorists think the current drink-drive limit should be reduced. It comes at a time of year when police forces ramp up their efforts to get boozy drivers off the road over the Christmas period. The survey was carried out by personal breathalyser provider… Read More

  • December 15, 2017 - James Ash

    The updated Mazda 6’s external enhancements revealed in LA recently are just the tip of the iceberg compared to what’s been changed in the cabin and under the body. Not only is there a new interior with more luxurious appointments, but the chassis has been upgraded with stiffer sheet metal… Read More

  • December 14, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Research has found that 71 per cent of drivers still value driving as important, at a time when autonomous cars seem to be getting ever nearer to becoming mainstream. The research carried out by Mazda – a firm that prides itself on the driver involvement of its cars – found… Read More

  • December 14, 2017 - James Ash

    The Euro emissions standard was introduced 25 years ago and was created to curb vehicle emissions throughout Europe. In the UK, this meant that from 1992 onwards cars would have a catalytic converter fitted. From then – Euro 1– to now, we have passed through various stages to cut emissions… Read More

  • December 13, 2017 - Jack Healy

    Highways England are to announce plans to fit 700 miles-worth of fibre optic cables under motorways that will help with smart and autonomous vehicles. Information on the road ahead and traffic conditions will be transmitted into modern and driverless cars, which could also spell the end for conventional road signs…. Read More

  • December 12, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Disruption from snow has caused travel chaos in the past few days, but many drivers probably didn’t know that driving with snow on your car could cost you. Motorists could be fined £60 and receive up to three points on their license for failing to clear snow from windows, number… Read More

  • December 11, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Lexus has announced that prices for its new LS 500h saloon will start from £72,595. Nearly all of Lexus’ current models – minus its performance cars and the entry level IS – are now hybrids, and the new LS is no exception. Now in its fifth-generation, the new LS has… Read More

  • December 8, 2017 - Ted Welford

    With snow flurries and freezing temperatures sweeping across much of the country this weekend, warnings have been issued to motorists braving inclement weather. Roadside assistance company the RAC is expecting breakdown callouts to be up by nearly nine per cent. On Sunday, when the worst weather is forecast, it’s anticipating… Read More

  • December 7, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Volkswagen has expanded its existing range with new engines and trim levels being added to three of its cars. The recently launched T-Roc small SUV, Arteon saloon and new Polo supermini have received either new engine choices, trim levels or both. The adjustments to the new T-Roc crossover are the… Read More

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