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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.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio review

Alfa Romeo Stelvio

If you’re still trying to get your head round the concept of an Alfa Romeo SUV, then rest easy. We’ve driven the Stelvio and not only is it very good, it’s also surprisingly faithful to the brand’s sporting heritage. What is it? Alfa Romeo is on a roll. The acclaimed …

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Ford’s drive for mental health support

Ford's mental health campaign

Ford has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to “break the silence on mental health”. Mental health problems affect around one in four people, and young men are particularly vulnerable. Only a third of men (34%) talk openly about their feelings, while just under one third (31%) are too embarrassed to …

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Enthusiasts gearing up for Camp Jeep 2018

2018 Jeep Wrangler

Camp Jeep – the biggest and most exciting event of the year for the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) and fans of the brand from across Europe – will be held in the Spielberg Arena at the Red Bull Ring in Austria between July 13-15. The stunning location will provide a …

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Unique electric classic Mini revealed

One-off 100% electric classic Mini

BMW-owned MINI has gone back to the future, unveiling a one-off electric version of the iconic Mini. The classic Mini is the world’s most recognisable city car, with more than five million sold between 1959 and 2000. Now engineers at the Oxford-based manufacturer have transported a classic model into the …

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Volvo XC60 crowned World Car of the Year 2018

Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 has been named World Car of the Year 2018 at the New York Auto Show, adding another accolade to the Swedish car maker’s growing list. In March, the XC60’s smaller sibling, the new Volvo XC40 compact SUV, was named European Car of the Year for 2018. The …

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Jaguar unleashes 176mph F-Pace SVR

Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar has taken the wraps off the fastest and most powerful version yet of its F-Pace sports utility vehicle. The winner of the 2017 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year has been re-engineered by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO). Powered by a …

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Parents putting their own kids’ lives at risk

Keeping children safe in the car

Many mums and dads are cutting corners on safety when driving with their kids, according to a new study. The research of 2,000 parents found 34 per cent have allowed their children to travel WITHOUT a suitable child restraint. And around 37 per cent have driven with someone else’s child as …

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Top 10 trickiest driving manoeuvres

Parallel parking

Parallel parking has been revealed as the nation’s most difficult driving manoeuvre, according to a study. The two words every learner driver dreads to hear emerged top in a poll of 2,000 UK motorists for Accident Advice Helpline. Reversing into a parking bay and reversing around a corner followed as …

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Motorists ‘dazzled’ by modern car headlights

Drivers are being temporarily blinded by the latest vehicle headlights, according to new research. Two-thirds of drivers say they are “regularly dazzled” by oncoming headlights even though they are dipped, an RAC survey of 2,061 motorists claims. And 67% of those said it can take up to five seconds for …

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Volvo XC40 review

Volvo XC40

We get behind the wheel of the Volvo XC40 – the 2018 European Car of the Year. Does it live up to the hype? What is it? The XC40 is the newest and smallest member of Volvo’s SUV family, slotting in below the XC60 and XC90. Priced from £27,905 – …

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