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December, 2017

  • 5 December

    New driving test comes into force TODAY – Here’s what has been changed and why

    The new practical UK driving test is here.  A number of changes have been made to the current practical examination by the DVSA to improve the test.  These changes are part of work set out in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s 5-year strategy for 2017 to 2022 – ‘Helping you ...

  • 4 December

    LA Auto Show 2017 round up: The best new cars on display

    INFINITI QX50  On sale: Winter 2018 Price: est from £33,000  COULD this be the car that sees Nissan’s Infiniti break through into the mass consciousness of the British premium car buyer?  With the current boom in crossovers and alongside the new Volvo XC40 you would have to say so.  This ...

  • 2 December

    New UK driving test launches NEXT WEEK: Here’s what is changing and how it affects you

    The new UK practical driving test will come into force next week on December 4th.  Plans to change the test were announced earlier this year by the DVSA, seeing a number of rules changes and new standards introduced.  Here are the four key new changes:  1. Independent driving The independent ...

  • 1 December

    You could soon face £25 DAILY charge for driving your car, here is why

    GETTY New Ultra Low Emissions Zone plans revealed Earlier this year the toxic T-Charge was introduced in London, which required drivers of older vehicles to pay a daily fee to use the congestion charge zone.  This takes the daily charge up to £21.50 for thousands of drivers, totalling up to ...

November, 2017

  • 30 November

    New Mercedes CLS 2018 specs, performance power and pictures REVEALED

    MERCEDES New Mercedes CLS 2018 has been revealed Mercedes has revealed the new CLS 2018 at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.  The third-generation model features a few exterior style upgrades, most notably the new diamond studded grille which has a different shape than its predecessor. The headlights have also ...

  • 28 November

    Hyundai i30N REVIEW: A stylish and comfortable hot-hatch

    GETTY The i30N is Hyundai’s fastest car sold in the UK The Korean firm is putting that right with its most powerful car yet sold in the UK, a 275bhp version of the accomplished, but ordinary, i30 hatchback. The N stands for Namyang, where the firm has its base in ...

  • 26 November

    World’s fastest electric cars – The stunning crop of supercar crushing electric vehicles

    World’s fastest electric cars – Supercar beating EVs in pictures Mon, November 20, 2017 World’s fastest electric cars REVEALED in pictures. TESLA 1 of 27 Related articles Electric cars are causing shockwaves across the car industry with disruptive new vehicles.  Tesla mounted the assault with the stunning Model S and ...

  • 23 November

    Budget 2017: What diesel drivers expect from today's announcement

    Diesel drivers are bracing themselves for the Autumn Budget 2017 today.  Chancellor Philip Hammond is tipped to introduce a number of new measures designed to discourage diesel drivers from using their vehicles, due to the nitrogen oxides emissions and particulates they produce.  These emissions can cause respiratory issues such as ...

  • 22 November

    Government knew diesel cars were harmful when they told YOU to buy them, reveals document

    GETTY Previous Labour Government were aware of diesel car’s negative effects on the environment This week diesel drivers are expected to be hit with higher car tax and fuel duty in the Autumn Budget 2017.  Potential tax increases for diesel drivers were discussed earlier this year when Chancellor, Philip Hammond, ...

  • 20 November

    New BMW X3 REVIEW: Does it beat the Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC and Volvo XC60?

    PR The sleek new X3 has matured into its looks and features this oversized grille With three more new SUVs in the pipeline for next year, BMW looks set to capitalise on the crossover/4×4 sales boom with a new product range like few other manufacturers. And before 2018 even gets ...