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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.

‘Bullitt’ Ford Mustang gears up for Goodwood

An all-new 2019 Mustang BULLITT shares the stage with the original 1968 Mustang GT that starred with Steve McQueen in the movie “Bullitt"

The iconic 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the classic film ‘Bullitt’ – and lost to history until the beginning of this year – will make its first appearance outside of the US at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 12-15). The car, which starred in …

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The speed that bad habits develop in new drivers

new driver

It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test, claims new research. A study of 2,000 car owners found the average new road user lets bad habits creep in less than three months after ripping the L-plates off. And one in 10 even admitted …

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We’re a nation of backseat drivers

in-car arguments

Arguments over speeding are the biggest cause of in-car bickering between couples, according to new research. The poll for online motor retail specialist BuyaCar.co.uk found that complaints about speeding were followed by braking too late and too hard, and taking unnecessary risks. Other frequent causes of irritation for passengers are …

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Most drivers don’t know mobile phone penalties

Almost two-thirds of drivers are unaware of the punishment for using mobile phones at the wheel, more than 12 months after the introduction of tougher laws, claims a new poll. The RAC found only 36% of the 2,000 UK motorists surveyed knew offenders face six penalty points and a £200 …

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Top features motorists want in a car

Hyundai Kona gizmos

New research has revealed that most in-demand options motorists would like in their next car. Air conditioning, parking sensors, electric windows and sat nav are among the Top 20 favourites in the list, according to the study by Hyundai. Air conditioning Parking sensors Electric windows Sat nav Spacious boot Digital …

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Five tips to help you endure long car journeys

Driving a car

Whether you’re off to your favourite festival or on a family holiday this summer, it’s likely you’ll be enduring a long car journey. To save your sanity, Martin Cariven of car finance specialist Moneybarn has put together his five top tips to prepare you for the hours on the road. …

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Rise of the dashcam drivers

Halo dashcam from the Road Angel Group

One in five motorists are now relying on dashcam technology to protect themselves and to monitor other road users, it has emerged. A survey conducted by webuyanycar.com found that more than 60% cent have recorded a road traffic accident, dangerous driving, a car related crime or anti-social behaviour from pedestrians. …

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All-new 2019 Suzuki Jimny breaks cover

2019 Suzuki Jimny

The first official pictures of the much-anticipated fourth-generation Suzuki Jimny have been revealed. The Jimny has become a legend in its own lifetime – loved by customers around the world since the birth of its first model in 1970. As of March 2018, a remarkable 2.85 million Jimny mini 4x4s …

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Your chance to be a movie stunt driver

Ford Go Faster event

Ever dreamed of being a movie stunt driver? Ford’s Go Faster event is back and it could be your big chance… From June 29 to July 8 lucky shoppers at intu Trafford Centre in Manchester will be able to act and perform stunt driving – and then see their newly-found …

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New Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a record-breaker

Sabine Schmitz drives the Skoda Kodiaq vRS

The upcoming Skoda Kodiaq vRS has set a new lap record for the fastest seven-seat SUV around the Nurburgring. Top Gear presenter and ‘Ring specialist, Sabine Schmitz, hustled the 236bhp 2.0-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engined car around the track in just 9 minutes 29.84 seconds. With adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) …

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