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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.

Hyundai Ioniq review

Hyundai Ioniq

The pace of change in the car industry has been palpable since “dieselgate”. Suddenly, ultra low and zero emissions feature in all manufacturers’ game plans. Hyundai has been ahead of the curve and is first out of the box with a new breed of eco car – one that can …

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Million motorists haven’t driven since passing test

New driver

Nearly one million licence holders in Britain haven’t driven since passing their test, new research has revealed. A poll conducted by comparethemarket.com also found that one in 10 of all licence-holders in Britain haven’t driven in the past year – with a crisis of confidence and financial barriers stopping them …

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Alfa Romeo MiTo’s art attack

Alfa Romeo MiTo's art attack

The new enhanced MiTo was given a unique challenge for its UK launch. A masked pro-driver used Alfa Romeo’s exclusive DNA driving mode selector to create a MiTo work of art in a special warehouse course spiced up with powder and paint. Starting in Dynamic mode, the MiTo blasted through …

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“Ice man” melts into Fireman Kimi

Formula One star Kimi Raikkonen has taken part in a unique job swap – becoming a firefighter for the day. The Ferrari ace took the wheel of an 18-tonne fire truck, usually driven by Mohd Uzair bin Abdullah – a veteran with Malaysia’s Fire and Rescue Department. The Shell V-Power …

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Shop for a Caterham at Harrods

Special edition Harrods Caterham

Meet the special edition Caterham designed by world famous department store, Harrods. The £59,999 car is on display in the store in Knightsbridge, London, throughout October for Harrods Man month. On sale exclusively in store, the car includes personalisation options Caterham buyers can add to their vehicles, including paint colours …

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Stay safe during the deer breeding season

Deer breeding season

Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is advising drivers to take extra care in areas where deer are common, as their breeding season gets underway. RSPCA research indicates that up to 75,000 deer are killed each year in road collisions – 10,000 instantly. The human death toll from accidents involving …

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Drink-driving myths debunked

Drink driving

There are numerous myths surrounding drink-driving, some of which are actually widely believed. Drink driving is back in the spotlight because the number of drunk drivers involved in accidents has risen for the first time in a decade. In 2015, 3,450 drivers failed a breath test after a crash – …

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Fiat Tipo review

Fiat Tipo

“Amore for less” – rarely has an advertising slogan summed up a new car so well as the 2016 Fiat Tipo. The all-new Tipo range starts at £12,995 (£159 a month in the PCP world), and at entry level it really is a lot of car for the money – …

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New Land Rover Discovery launched

Bear Grylls, Zara Phillips and Sir Ben Ainslie pose by the new Land Rover Discovery in front of a world record-breaking LEGO Tower Bridge structure

Land Rover has unveiled its fifth-generation Discovery by breaking a Guinness World Record for the largest LEGO structure ever built. Long-term Land Rover Discovery owners Bear Grylls, Sir Ben Ainslie and Zara Phillips took part in the dynamic live reveal of Land Rover’s seven-seater SUV Around a 13-metre high LEGO …

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Dark Knight’s Batpod sells for £312,000

Batman's Batpod for sale

A Batpod from The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises movies has been sold at auction for £312,000. Batman’s hi-tech motorbike was custom designed for the blockbusters and was one of the highest selling lots in Prop Store’s London auction. In The Dark Knight, Batman (Christian Bale) used the Batpod …

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