• May 17, 2013 - Daljinder Nagra

    While it may seem a trivial matter for those without children, the availability and use of parent and child spaces in supermarket car parks is often a sore subject. Designed with extra room around the car, these spaces are there to offer those with small children the extra room they… Read More

  • November 5, 2014 - Chris Lloyd

      Electric cars may be hailed as the saviour of the planet and a cheap option for environmentally-conscious drivers, but will these cars actually save you money once you factor in the higher than average purchase price and charging costs? We’ve compared the costs of buying and fuelling a petrol,… Read More

  • October 13, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    More than 43 years after production began, VW has killed off the Scirocco. Volkswagen has hit the kill switch to make way for production of other models, including the all-new T-Roc SUV. Head of PR for Volkswagen UK, Mike Orford said: “We are no longer taking new customer orders for… Read More

  • April 21, 2017 - James Ash

    More than eight out of every 10 British motorists are unaware of new speeding fines, which could see someone earning £50,000 pay a fine of £1000* for travelling 41mph in a 20mph limit. In a survey carried out by the Honest John, 84% of respondents said they didn’t know what… Read More

  • March 31, 2017 - James Ash

    In a rare victory against fraud, a serial conman was sentenced to 18 months at Snaresbrook Crown Court yesterday, after making a bogus insurance claim about crashing his fake Ferrari. The incident occurred on 12th September 2014, when Adam Islam, of Southwold Drive, Barking, Essex, crashed his Toyota MR2, which… Read More

  • January 20, 2017 - Laura Thomson

    Last week we helped you with choosing the right Outlander, and now we’ve stepped it down a notch, with a buyer’s guide on its smaller sibling, the ASX. ASX stands for Active Sports Crossover, and that’s exactly what it is. A sporty, stylish and above all practical car, the ASX… Read More

  • March 1, 2017 - James Ash

    Kwik Fit, the automotive repair and servicing company, is marking the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2017 on 6 March with the announcement of 200 new apprentice roles. These jobs are being offered throughout its UK network, providing local opportunities for many school leavers. Most of the two-year apprenticeships are… Read More

  • October 7, 2016 - Jack Evans

    Depreciation is one of the biggest, and most overlooked, costs when it comes to owning a car. The amount you pay for your vehicle and the amount you sell it on for can differ wildly, and this is down to a number of aspects, such as the model of the… Read More

  • January 27, 2017 - Laura Thomson

    Apart from the cost of the vehicle, fuel is one of the largest costs of car ownership, especially if you drive frequently. It can be a drain on your resources, and a drag to have to stop at the pumps so often. The more fuel you use, the more harmful… Read More

  • July 19, 2017 - James Ash

    A new survey has revealed that 69% of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm. The research from Venson Automotive Solutions comes as tyre problems still accounting for 40% of fatal or serious injuries caused by vehicle incidents. Of motorists surveyed, those aged 25 to… Read More

  • May 19, 2017 - James Ash

    An extremely rare 1959 Volkswagen 23 Window Samba Campervan, faithfully restored to authentic standards, is up for grabs at the upcoming Classic Car Auctions (CCA) event at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 10th June. The 23 window model, featuring eight small skylight windows and sunroof, is among the most… Read More

  • January 18, 2017 - James Ash

    UK parents are being warned to prepare for changes in car seats safety regulations which are expected to come into effect later this year. The new proposed rules will mean that backless booster seats will only be approved for older children, weighing more than 22kg and taller than 125cm. However, this… Read More

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