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Don’t let this useless ‘safety’ check put you in danger

Don’t let this useless ‘safety’ check put you in danger

Motorists have been warned not to rely on a cliched and useless method of checking tyres after new research revealed shocking levels of ignorance when it comes to car safety. A survey of more than 20,000 drivers found that almost a third (32 per cent) though kicking a car’s tyres was a reliable means of […]

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Here are the most likely reasons your car will fail its MOT – and how to avoid them

Here are the most likely reasons your car will fail its MOT – and how to avoid them

More than a third of cars failed the MOT test last year, according to government figures. Data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) shows that 34 per cent of cars presented for the roadworthiness test failed at the first attempt, and also reveals the most common reasons for failure. Three-quarters (77 per cent) […]

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Jeep Wrangler review – 4×4 stays true to its roots

Jeep Wrangler review – 4×4 stays true to its roots

As far as iconic car names go Jeep is up there with the best of them. To many people the brand is synonymous with off-roaders in the same way that Hoover is with vacuum cleaners or Sellotape is with sticky-back plastic. It can trace its history back to America’s entry into the Second World War. […]

Car Review
Motorway casualties almost double following lights switch-off

Motorway casualties almost double following lights switch-off

An initiative to save energy by switching off lighting on motorways has seen the number of people killed or seriously injured on those roads almost double. Figures from Highways England show an 88 per cent increase in the number of casualties on “lighting unlit” sections of motorway. Those are sections where lighting was either deliberately […]

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Pot holes and corner cutting putting lives at risk as drivers give up on lane discipline

Pot holes and corner cutting putting lives at risk as drivers give up on lane discipline

Britain’s decaying roads are putting lives at risk as drivers veer out of their lane to avoid pot holes, according to new research. A poll of drivers found that of those who had drifted out of their own lane on a single-carriageway, three-quarters did so to avoid a damaged road surface. However, distractions caused by […]

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Ryobi R18HV-0 ONE+ Cordless Hand Vac review

Ryobi R18HV-0 ONE+ Cordless Hand Vac review

Price: £27.99 (body only) What is it? A cordless handheld vacuum aimed at householders and car owners. The R18HV-0 ONE+ is part of Ryobi’s One+ automotive range – a line of tools ranging from tyre compressors to impact wrenches and light systems that all use the same battery system. Ryobi say that this makes its […]

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Tesla Autopilot could allow minor collisions, says Elon Musk

Tesla Autopilot could allow minor collisions, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk has said that Tesla’s autopilot system could one day feature a mode that would allow a “slight risk” of a collision. Speaking at an event on Monday that focused on Tesla’s plans for autonomous vehicles, the company’s CEO said that as it became more confident in its systems, the US car maker would […]

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Citroen Berlingo review – check your ego at the door

Citroen Berlingo review – check your ego at the door

The Citroen Berlingo, like the Peugeot Rifter and Vauxhall Combo Life with which it shares a platform, is an MPV built on light van architecture. It’s a segment that lauds practicality above all else, prioritising masses of space in the boot (775 litres, 4,000 with the seats folded) to swallow up buggies, prams, wheelchairs and […]

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Britain’s ugliest cars – from the melted hearse to the plastic pig

Britain’s ugliest cars – from the melted hearse to the plastic pig

Car design is a subjective thing. The Lamborghini Miura has been splitting opinions for decades and for every person who loves the VW Beetle there’s another that thinks it’s a bubbly abomination. However, there are some models we can almost all agree are downright hideous and should be consigned to the scrapheap. Cars like the […]

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Tesla launches investigation as shocking video shows Model S explode into flames

Tesla launches investigation as shocking video shows Model S explode into flames

Tesla has launched an investigation after a video apparently showing one of its cars bursting into flames emerged on social media. The clip, recorded in Shanghai and dated April 21, shows smoke emerging from the underside of the Model S before a sudden explosion leaves the car engulfed in flames. The US car maker said […]

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