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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.

Winter driving pet peeves revealed

Frosty windscreen - picture courtesy of David Cole

De-icing car windscreens first thing in the morning, poor visibility and people driving too fast in harsh conditions are the biggest annoyances for motorists in the winter. New research conducted by car leasing specialist, Leasing Options, also found that nearly a third (29%) of motorists said that driving in the …

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London museum showcases Ferrari spectacular

Ferrari exhibition at London's Design Museum

A must-see exhibition has opened at the Design Museum in London to mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari. Some £140 million worth of cars from the Prancing Horse feature in “Ferrari: Under the Skin” including a racing car driven by F1 legend Stirling Moss. Rare exhibits from private collections include original …

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New Kia Stinger storms airport runway

Kia Stinger Newquay runway

Kia has celebrated the launch of the all-new Stinger Gran Turismo with a high-speed airport stunt. Three Kia Stinger ‘GT S’ models were let loose on Cornwall Airport Newquay’s 1.7-mile runway, achieving speeds of more than 150mph. Demonstrating the power of the new rear-wheel drive Kia flagship, three pro-drivers took …

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Sir Chris Hoy sets donut record in a Caterham

Sir Chris Hoy Caterham donut record

Six-time Olympic cycling gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy has broken his first record on four wheels at Donington Park. Sat inside Caterham’s most powerful model, the Seven 620R, he completed 19 consecutive donuts in 60 seconds as part of the Seven’s 60th anniversary celebrations. “Everyone knows I spend a lot …

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Do you judge people by their car?

Mini forecourt

More than half of Brits say they make assumptions about a person based on their car, new research claims. The survey of 1,002 adults carried out by car leasing company Vantage-leasing.com also revealed that the type of car you drive may even affect your love life. One in three said …

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BMW 2 Series review

BMW 2 Series Coupe review

The 2 Series coupe was originally launched in 2014, replacing the 1 Series equivalents, with the convertible following in early 2015. For 2017, BMW’s entry-level four-seater gets refreshed looks at the front and rear, a revised interior and specification upgrades. Click below to watch a review of the facelifted version …

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Men vs women – who are the best drivers?

men vs women

It’s a topic that will run and run – which of the sexes are better behind the wheel? New research has revealed exactly what men and women think about each other’s driving prowess, and it seems that there’s no shortage of ego – on either side. In the survey by …

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Bad habits develop ‘two weeks after passing driving test’

Driving a car

Motorists begin driving without a seatbelt just two weeks after passing their test, according to new research by commissioned by Comparethemarket.com. Furthermore, after three weeks they are tailgating and even illegally using their phone to text when driving. The study, timed ahead of the new driving test from December 4, …

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