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September, 2018

  • 18 September

    Baby car seat WARNING – Children’s lives are being put at risk by retailers safety advice

    Children could be at risk from poor advice from retailers selling car seats (Image: GETTY) The advice being provided to parents by leading retailers is putting children’s lives are at risk, warns new research. In the investigation, it found that nine out of 10 retailers who sold children’s car seats had ...

  • 17 September

    Driving licence WARNING – Inform the DVLA of THIS or risk £1,000 fine

    Last week it was reported that a father lost his driving licence and his job after he was misdiagnosed with epilepsy.  Rod Puckey, 63, claims doctors told him he had epilepsy but in fact, it was just a case of extreme diarrhoea.  Mr Puckey informed the DVLA who said he would ...

  • 16 September

    Skoda Fabia 2018 REVIEW – UK price, specs and road test

    Skoda Fabia (Image: SKODA) Most of us wanted something compact, which would be cheap to run and easy to drive and park. So we flocked to the Ford Fiesta (still Britain’s best-selling car), Vauxhall Corsa and… well, about 20 other different models. And despite the attractions of the SUV – ...

  • 14 September

    Kia Proceed 2019 REVEALED – New car specs, power and release date

    Kia Proceed 2019 has been revealed for its European audience (Image: KIA) Kia has pulled the wraps off the all-new Proceed car, based on a concept vehicle that shares the same name. ProCeed is expected to make its official world premiere at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, before going on ...

  • 13 September

    New Mercedes GLE 2019 REVEALED – UK specs and release date confirmed

    The new Mercedes GLE 2019 has been revealed in the UK (Image: MERCEDES) The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE 2019 has officially been unveiled in the UK. Mercedes pulled the wraps off the updated car which benefits from a number of upgrades from its exterior, interior and its trim options. Aesthetically the ...

  • 12 September

    New Mazda 6 REVIEW – A premium car without the price tag

    Mazda 6 (Image: MAZDA) While rivals hogged the limelight with dramatic designs and fanciful performance boasts, one of Mazda’s models has weathered the SUV boom rather well. The Mazda 6, updated for 2018, brings a premium-grade cabin and handsome looks to the affordable mid-size party. A quick glance at the ...

  • 10 September

    Smart motorway WARNING – The rule you may not be aware of that could land you £2,500 fine

    Smart motorway speeding cameras are always switched on meaning drivers can be fined (Image: GETTY) Earlier this year, Highways England commissioned some analysis which found that as many as 20 per cent of cars and vehicles were driving through the red X signs used on smart motorways. According to the ...

  • 9 September

    Dashboard warning lights – How not knowing THESE essential symbols could lead to a crash

    UK motorists are being urged to improve their knowledge of dashboard warning lights and symbols as it could drastically increase their safety on the roads. New research has highlighted that drivers have a distinct lack of knowledge when it comes to certain warning lights and symbols. The research conducted by ...

  • 8 September

    Jeep Wrangler Rubicon trial REVIEW – Off-roading is effortless in this behemoth motor

    Jeep Wrangler handled the Rubicon trial with ease (Image: PH) Our guide motions us forward, giving us instructions to thread our way through this stony minefield.  And then, just when we think we’ve escaped, one of the tyres side-slips on the dusty rock, we lurch sideways and there’s an unmistakably, ...

  • 7 September

    Most unreliable cars of 2018 REVEALED in the UK and the faults you need to look out for

    Most unreliable cars have been unveiled in the WhatCar? Reliability Survey 2018 (Image: PH) Every car owner wants their vehicle to be reliable and nobody wants it to be in and out of a car garage all the time. Naturally, some cars are more reliable than others and certain brands ...