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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.

Nodding off at the wheel – the truth revealed

One in six drivers has fallen asleep at the wheel, according to a new survey by vehicle CCTV firm SmartWitness. A further 42% of motorists admitted driving while they felt drowsy and were in danger of nodding off, with only half (48%) heeding Government warnings to stop and take a …

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Cullinan, the ‘Rolls-Royce of SUVs’ unveiled

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce has finally pulled the wraps off its first all-terrain model – the much-anticipated Cullinan. Named after the Cullinan Diamond, the largest flawless diamond ever found, the new arrival is claimed to be “mould-breaking” and will “redefine luxury travel”. From the grassy glens of the Scottish Highlands to the towering …

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UPS leads the charge with these cute electric vans

UPS electric vans

Logistics giant UPS is teaming up with UK technology firm ARRIVAL to trial a fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles in London and Paris. Looking like something out of a sci-fi movie, the lightweight, zero emission vans will have a range of 150 miles. They will also come equipped with …

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Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai Kona review

The striking Hyundai Kona joins the fiercely competitive battle of the compact crossovers, but is it just a case of style over substance? What is it? Up until recently, the likes of the Nissan Juke, Peugeot 2008 and Renault Captur virtually had the small SUV sector sewn up. However, within …

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Hail a Jaguar ‘race taxi’ round the Nürburgring

Jaguar Race Taxi - XJR55 and F-Type SVR

Jaguar is offering fans the chance to experience the performance of the 567bhp V8 supercharged F-Type SVR and XJR575 on a passenger lap of the iconic Nürburgring Nordschleife. Professional drivers will take thrill-seekers on a full-throttle hot lap – that’s 73 turns around the 20.83km circuit known as the Green …

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TV star Vernon Kay drives Formula E car

Vernon Kay inside the DS Virgin Racing team's Formula E car

TV’s Vernon Kay has been allowed behind the wheel of DS Virgin Racing’s all-electric Formula E car at Rockingham Motor Speedway. “I’m one hell of a lucky man,” said Vernon, who presents coverage of the FIA Formula E Championship on Channel 5. “Why? Because the DS Virgin Racing team and …

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Skoda Kodiaq scoops top award

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda is celebrating after its new Kodiaq took the 2018 Car of the Year title and Best SUV award at the Honest John Awards 2018. The car reviews site also named the Superb as the Best Family Car for the second year running. “The Skoda Kodiaq is a smash hit …

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True cost of lost car keys revealed

Lost car keys - RAC

New research suggests that millions of unfortunate UK drivers have been forced to spend a staggering £181m replacing lost car keys. An RAC survey found that one in 20 motorists (that’s almost two million) admit they have lost their keys for good and 6% of these say they have actually …

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Land Rover’s 70th birthday celebrations

Land Rover celebrates 70 years

Watch a special video hosted by Quentin Willson marking 70 years since the original Land Rover was unveiled… The film tells story of how Land Rover was created as a stop gap vehicle after World War II and went on to become one of the world’s favourite 4x4s, with some …

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Volkswagen Polo review

Volkswagen Polo

We drive the latest version of the big-selling Volkswagen Polo. Bigger, yes, but better than ever? What is it? The all-new Polo is the sixth generation of Volkswagen’s popular supermini originally launched in 1975. Some 14 million Polos have been sold worldwide (an estimated 1.4 million in the UK) and …

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