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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Fast and furious in the new Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang Santa Pod

Two years on from the UK launch of the iconic Ford Mustang, some 6,000 examples have found homes here in the land of potholes, congestion and scenic countryside. Globally, Ford sold some 125,809 Mustangs in 146 countries in 2017, making it the world’s best-selling sports coupe (minus the accent). But …

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Suzuki Swift Sport review

Suzuki Swift Sport review

Acts don’t get much harder to follow than the outgoing Suzuki Swift Sport – a near-legendary pocket rocket. Well, we’re pleased to report that the much-anticipated third generation Swift Sport doesn’t disappoint. Based on the standard five-door supermini launched last year, the new Swift Sport is quicker, lighter, lower and …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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Milk & More’s electrifying float fleet

Milk & More's StreetScooter

Milk & More, Britain’s largest milk delivery service is rolling out its quietest and most environmentally friendly delivery vehicles to date, following its purchase of 200 electric StreetScooters. The £6.5 million investment is part of Milk & More’s strategy to secure the future of the much-loved British milkman and makes …

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Millennials are leading the charge for electric cars

Charging a Renault Zoe

More than eight out of 10 people (82%) claim they would consider buying an electric car, according to new research. The international study, conducted by vehicle history checker hpi, probed people’s perceptions, knowledge and concerns regarding electric vehicles (EVs). Millennials are the keenest age group to make an environmental change, …

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Getting to grips with Goodyear’s new SUV tyre

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV on a Range Rover Velar

Tyres are one of the most misunderstood and least appreciated components of a car. Surprisingly, considering they are the only part of a car that is in contact with the road, they are often known as a “stress purchase” – usually driven by necessity rather than desire. Yet your choice …

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Production milestone for McLaren Automotive

McLaren Automotive 15000th car - 570S Spider

McLaren Automotive’s 15,000th car has rolled off the production line at the company’s HQ in Woking, Surrey. Just seven years after production first began at the state-of-the-art McLaren Production Centre, the milestone comes less than 18 months after the manufacture of the 10,000th car, demonstrating growth in customer demand and …

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Volkswagen Arteon review

Volkswagen Arteon Elegance

We drive the rakish new Volkswagen Arteon – a stunner billed as an “avant garde sport turismo”… What is it? Sitting above the Passat in the VW range, the spacious Arteon boasts a dramatic fastback design. You could say its rivals include everything from the Skoda Superb and Vauxhall Insignia …

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Milestone for iconic VW California camper van

VW California camper van 100,000 celebration

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating the production of the 100,000 California camper van at its Hannover-Limmer site in Germany. The milestone vehicle was a California Ocean (2.0 TSI) with 4MOTION, 7-speed DSG, two-tone Candy White/Starlight Blue Metallic paintwork with matching dark blue pop-up roof sides and awning, cycle rack, navigation …

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Revealed: the time it takes to choose a new car

New 18 plate car

UK drivers spend some 42 hours deciding on their next car – and around a third of that time is now spent on choosing the right kind of finance, according to new research. The survey from AA Cars, the AA’s used car website, found that despite advances such as online …

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