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Traffic Fury: Let The Need For Speed Recede

In light of the recent tragedy of three lads killed at a bus stop it seems reasonable to look again at the issue of speed. At the time of writing this the facts about this accident are not clear but the words ‘high speed’ have been reported. On today’s busy roads in this troubled country, as much as it might go against the grain, the need for controlling some drivers’ baser instincts is clear. In the case of this appalling accident it seems that even speed cameras festooned like fairy lights along that road would not have made any difference because the car was driven by a runaway coward for whom the law would probably not be a consideration. Continue reading

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Buying A Car On A Tight Budget

You don’t have to save up for months to buy a car. If you’re on a tight budget and need something fast to help get you around, there are options out there. You’ll probably have to set your expectations low – you’re not getting a Mercedes. But you shouldn’t settle for something straight out of the scrapyard either. Here are just a few tips for buying a car on a tight budget. Continue reading

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Automotive Sponsorships

Automotive manufacturers do their fair share in sponsorship, with many taking a particular interest in sponsoring sporting events. It is estimated that the car industry is now spending $1.285 billion on general sports. Continue reading

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Introducing The Vauxhall GTC

Vauxhall has long been considered one of the best family car creators in the industry. The Vauxhall Astra is a front-runner in the small family hatchback class, and competes strongly against the VW Golf and SEAT Ateca, while being widely acknowledged to be better than its main rival; Ford Focus. And the new Vauxhall GTC range is up there with their best – but with a twist in the three models. Continue reading

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How To Get A Car Loan With A Bad Credit Score

Having credit problems can certainly limit your possibility of being accepted for a car loan, though there is still hope as many companies now offer bad credit car loans, giving a multitude of people the opportunity to own a car. Continue reading

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Top 7-seater 4×4 Cars For 2018

If you’re interested in SUVs, you need to check out this guide into 2018’s top 7-seater, 4×4 motors. Most drivers who are interested in these cars need to know about features like space, practicality and versatility. In collaboration with Lookers, leading motor retailers, we’ve put together a list of the top eight 4x4s for UK driver this year — expect luxury and off-road capability… Continue reading

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The World Rally Championship: Time For Monte Carlo

Last year the new generation of World Rally cars helped deliver, arguably, one of the best championships since the old Group B days; only without the tragedy. It also saw the steady rise to the top echelon of another British rally ace, Elfyn Evans, the son of the legendary Gwyndaf as rally fans will remember. Continue reading

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Traffic Fury: On The Motorway

Here’s another of my Traffic Fury rants. This time we had occasion to drive to Western-super-Mare the other day which entailed using the M4 and M5, possibly the most boring stretches of motorway ever. To entertain and inform we decided to keep actual real notes about driving standards; a sort of automotive version of Ten Green Bottles. This is the plain, unvarnished account of misdemeanours witnessed: Continue reading

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Driving The Experience Of Track Day Fun

Since the dawn of the invention of cars and the charge to make them better and faster there have been people determined to slow them down by way of the introduction of rules. It has always been so. As time has gone on our roads have become increasingly festooned with signs and gantries and the evil eyes of traffic cameras. Such is the lot of the modern motorist. Continue reading

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Why The Mirrorless Camera Is Right For Car Journalists

In this day and age when the white heat of digital technology has delivered imaging devices of stunning quality and performance, it can be seen, as a glance through used car sales websites will demonstrate, that private car sellers and even motor traders still cannot take a decent shot. If selling a used car surely you would want it to look its best? Continue reading