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Petrol stations ‘will be forced to close’ as fuel prices plummet

Petrol stations ‘will be forced to close’ as fuel prices plummet

Petrol stations across the UK could be forced out of business due to falling prices caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to a trade association. The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has warned that rural filling stations are particularly vulnerable as fuel prices fell by their biggest amount in nearly 20 years. Filling stations are permitted […]

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Land Rover puts Defenders to work supporting emergency services

Land Rover puts Defenders to work supporting emergency services

Land Rover and its sister brand Jaguar have turned over more than 160 vehicles to emergency services working to cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Jaguar Land Rover has sent 57 vehicles, including 27 new Defenders from its press fleet, to the British Red Cross to support its efforts to help vulnerable members of society during […]

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Typical EV early adopter is a Remain-voting vegan Londoner who works in PR, claims study

Typical EV early adopter is a Remain-voting vegan Londoner who works in PR, claims study

Male PR and marketing executives in their 20s and 30s are the most common early adopters of electric vehicles, according to a new study that has tried to profile the EV-buying demographic. EV registrations soared by almost 250 per cent in 2019 as more drivers decide to make the switch to zero-emission motoring. So a […]

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Typical EV early adopter is a Remain-voting vegan Londoner who works in PR, claims study

Typical EV early adopter is a Remain-voting vegan Londoner who works in PR, claims study

Research claims to have found the most common profile of electric car buyer, and it’s not all about the environment

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Land Rover puts Defenders to work supporting emergency services

Land Rover puts Defenders to work supporting emergency services

Car maker hands over more than 160 vehicles to global agencies working to tackle coronavirus

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Tougher seatbelt penalty ‘long overdue’

Tougher seatbelt penalty ‘long overdue’

Drivers and passengers who do not wear their seat belt must face stricter punishments, according to one road safety group. The penalty for not wearing a seat belt when driving is currently a £100 fine, rising to £500 if you are taken to court. However, GEM Motoring Assist wants the Government to make it an […]

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2020 SsangYong Rexton review – Off-road capability and refinement at a competitive price

2020 SsangYong Rexton review – Off-road capability and refinement at a competitive price

“Just crest the hill, take your feet off the pedals and let the car do the rest”. As our off-road instructor Ian explained how the SsangYong Rexton’s hill descent control system would stop momentum sending us hurtling into a tree, he made it sound so easy. However, trusting a car you’ve never driven before, on […]

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2020 SsangYong Rexton review – Off-road capability and refinement at a competitive price

2020 SsangYong Rexton review – Off-road capability and refinement at a competitive price

Putting the Korean brand’s flagship through its paces on and off the beaten track

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Pothole damage cost UK drivers £1.25bn in vehicle repairs last year

Pothole damage cost UK drivers £1.25bn in vehicle repairs last year

Pothole damage cost UK motorists a total of £1.25 billion in vehicle repairs over the last year, new research has revealed. Poor road conditions have affected more than 10 million drivers in the past 12 months, with the average bill amounting to more than £100 each. Costs likely to ‘rise even further’ Repairs for pothole […]

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Looking after your unused car during lockdown

Looking after your unused car during lockdown

With most Britons staying at home and only venturing out for basic shopping or for getting to essential jobs, many of us will find our cars lying idle for prolonged periods. It’s only sensible that we shouldn’t be heading out for day trips and joy rides at the moment but leaving a car unused for […]

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