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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.

Kia Ceed review

Kia Ceed

The all-new Kia Ceed has lost its puzzling apostrophe, but it’s gained a whole lot more. We drive the third generation of Kia’s popular family hatchback… Competitively priced from £18,295, the new Ceed was conceived, designed and developed at Kia’s European design centre in Frankfurt and tested extensively on roads …

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UK drivers aiming high with car finance deals

Hyundai North London

  New research has revealed that 4.7 million British motorists are paying for their car on some sort of finance package. According to the study for Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, the average monthly payment across the country is £226.12. Finance providers often highlight that …

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Top 10 tips for driving in a heatwave

MINI Convertible

New research has revealed that motorists are sitting ducks when it comes to driving in extreme hot weather with millions failing to take extra precautions. According to car insurance provider 1ST CENTRAL, 4.4 million admit that they fail to take any safety precautions at all when driving in the hot …

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Seat Mii review

SEAT Mii

Looking for a cute small car that’s cheap to run, fun to drive and surprisingly spacious? Here’s why the Seat Mii should be on your shortlist… What is it? The Seat Mii was developed and is built alongside its VW Group sister cars – the VW Up! and Skoda Citigo. …

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Beware of ‘Black Saturday’ on the roads

motorway traffic

Saturday, July 21 at 2.30pm is the time you are most likely to have a crash in Britain this year, according to new research. A ‘perfect storm’ of conditions including peak traffic volumes in July, the start of children’s school holidays and the great summer ‘getaway’ all happening at the …

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Volkswagen’s Pikes Peak record run – from all angles

Volkswagen's Pikes Peak record run

Watch Romain Dumas break the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record in Volkswagen’s revolutionary electric racer. Dumas was at the wheel of the 650PS all-electric ID R prototype specially crafted for the purpose. Defeating cars powered by conventional engines, his time of 7:57.148 minutes not only smashed the previous …

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Million milestone for British-built Nissan Juke

One millionth Juke built at Nissan Sunderland Plant

Nissan is celebrating after the one millionth Juke rolled off the production line at its giant Sunderland plant. The quirkly-styled car which Nissan claims created the compact crossover when it was launched in 2010 becomes the fourth Sunderland-built model to hit one million. On average, a brand new Juke is …

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Range Rover Sport SVR sets stunt record

Land Rover and Terry Grant smash world record at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A Range Rover Sport SVR driven by Terry Grant smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Terry’s 2:24.5 run up the famous hillclimb broke his previous best time, set in 2011, by more than 30 …

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Most Brits planning to ditch diesel cars

Diesel fuel

UK motorists look set to go green in the near future, as 55% plan to swap diesel for a more ‘planet-friendly’ alternative with their next car purchase. A study of 2,000 motorists currently in the market for a new vehicle found 42% are concerned that they may be taxed more …

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Jeep Compass review

Jeep Compass

We get to grips with the newest member of the Jeep family – the mid-sized Compass SUV… What is it? The all-new Jeep Compass has the unenviable task of taking on everything from the Nissan Qashqai, Skoda Karoq, Kia Sportage and Seat Ateca to the Volkswagen Tiguan, Peugeot 3008 and …

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