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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.

Dacia celebrates five years in the UK

Happy Birthday Dacia! Celebrating five years in the UK

Renault’s budget brand Dacia has released a new disco inspired video, “Dacia Way I Like It!”, to mark its fifth anniversary in the UK. Since launching in 2013, Dacia has sold more than 120,000 vehicles in the UK. The UK’s most affordable SUV, the Dacia Duster, arrived in early 2013, soon to be …

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Cullinan name confirmed for first Rolls-Royce SUV

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that its new “high-bodied car” will, as expected. be called Cullinan. The luxury sports utility vehicle is named after the Cullinan Diamond – the largest flawless diamond ever found. Rolls-Royce says the new arrival will be “mould-breaking” and “redefine luxury travel”, making it “effortless, everywhere”. …

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Heavens above! Range Rover Sport PHEV’s world first

Range Rover Sport PHEV Dragon Challenge

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover Sport has become the first vehicle to climb the stairs to one of China’s most famous landmarks – Heaven’s Gate. Driven by Le Mans class-winner and Panasonic Jaguar Racing reserve and test driver Ho-Pin Tung, it took a dizzying 99 turns …

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

Launching a new SUV that stands out from the crowd is no mean feat, and the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is one such car. With its sporty coupe-like profile and unusual rear, complete with split-screen spoiler, there’s no mistaking it. It’s a good car too, but I can’t help feeling that …

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Vintage Bugatti Type 57SC named the Best of the Best

1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

This stunning 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic has won the prestigious Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award. The ceremony brought together eight of the world’s finest classic cars – all ‘best of show’ winners from the top 2017 international concours events – to compete for the title of the …

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Meet Suzuki’s very first car

1955 Suzulight - Suzuki's very first car

You’re looking at the Suzulight – the first car created by the Suzuki Motor Company in 1954. Designed and developed by Michio Suzuki and his young engineering team, several European models were used for benchmarking, including the Austin 7. The Suzulight was a compact and light vehicle weighing just over …

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Iconic Jaguar D-type back in production 60 years on

Jaguar D-Type reborn

This beauty is “new” Jaguar D-type. It’s the first of 25 cars that will be hand-built at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Warwickshire. Back in 1955 Jaguar planned to build 100 D-types. However, only 75 were completed, which is why the period-correct cars are being manufactured now. The legendary …

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It’s the in-car espresso coffee machine!

Handpresso Auto Capsule

Ever fancied a decent coffee in the car, but you’re nowhere near a service station? Introducing the Handpresso Auto Capsule – the world’s first 12V onboard coffee machine using Nespresso compatible capsules. The gadget simply plugs into your car’s 12/24 volt socket and sits inside a cupholder. Its manufacturer claims it …

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Hyundai showcases first autonomous hydrogen cars

NEXO Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Showcase

South Korean car giant Hyundai has successfully tested what it claims are the world’s first self-driving hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. A fleet of next generation Hyundai FCEVs completed a self-driven, high-speed, 118-mile test drive from Seoul to Pyeongchang. Until now, autonomous driving has only been demonstrated on selected sections …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 100,000 milestone

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi’s game-changing Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid) has raced to 100,000 sales in Europe, just four years after its launch. Despite increasing competition in the plug-in segment, the SUV was the best-selling PHEV in Europe during 2015, 2016 and 2017, retaining the overall No 1 spot in the United Kingdom, Norway and …

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