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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.

Export milestone for Kia

Kia cars ready for export

Kia has exported its 15 millionth car from South Korea – 40 years after the first shipment of Brisa pick-up trucks. Or put another way, 15m Kia Optima cars, each measuring 4,845 mm in overall length, would circumvent the earth (40,000 km) 1.8 times when lined up bumper to bumper. During …

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Happy birthday Range Rover

Range Rovers

It’s 45 years to the day since the iconic Range Rover was launched to the world’s media. Range Rover is the original luxury all-terrain vehicle and Land Rover has brought together four generations of the “Rangie” to show its evolution over the years. It’s been a busy year already for …

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Drivers want to go green

Go Ultra Low line-up

Two thirds of UK motorists would consider a plug-in vehicle as their next car, according to new research. The study by joint industry/government funded Go Ultra Low found that the majority of car buyers aspire to own hi-tech, low-emission electric vehicles. Three quarters of motorists said that running costs were …

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Remote-control Range Rover Sport

Remote-control Range Rover Sport

Land Rover has created a car that can be controlled by a driver outside using a smartphone. It may sound like something out of a James Bond movie, but that’s exactly what the boffins at Land Rover have done. It’s just one of the prototype technologies that its UK-based research …

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Ford Focus Titanium X estate review

Ford Focus estate

There’s no mistaking the new Ford Focus estate (especially when it’s in Race Red), but is it as good as it looks? Well, it may be a bit bright for some, but perhaps it sums up Ford’s confidence when it comes to the Focus. Consistently one of Britain’s bestselling cars, …

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Jaguar F-TYPE in Bloodhound SSC test

Jaguar F-Type Bloodhound SSC test

World land speed record holder Andy Green has driven a Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupe at its top speed of 186mph to test Bloodhound SSC’s parachute deployment system. The test continues Jaguar’s technical partnership in the world land speed record project, following a high-speed communications test run in South Africa in …

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Audi RS3 launch treat

Audi RS3 Sportback

We thought we’d share a few pictures from this week’s UK launch of the new Audi RS3 Sportback… Earlier this week I headed up to the Cotswolds for a unique introduction to Audi’s new RS3 5-door hatchback – now capable of 0-62mph in a blistering 4.3 seconds. I’ll post me …

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Off-road fun at Camp Jeep

Camp Jeep 2015

Jeep owners and fans get in gear for the second annual Camp Jeep in France. Organised by the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) – the only official club run by the Jeep, and already established in 17 countries in the EMEA (Europe and Middle East) region – it’s “a celebration of …

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Wilton Classic car heaven

Wilton Classic and Supercar Show

We’ve been snapping away at the Wilton Classic and Supercar Show – here are some of our favourite shots… You had to be there to appreciate the sheer scale of this 1926 Type 41 Bugatti Royale Torpedo. A truly awesome car… The car park at Wilton Classic and Supercar was …

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Dorothy, 97, in rally challenge

Trans-America Challenge Rolls-Royce

The world’s oldest rally navigator. 97-year-old Dorothy Caldwell, takes on the  5,810-mile  Trans-America Challenge. Setting off from Halifax, Nova Scotia, on June 7, Dorothy and her son Alastair will finish the event in San Francisco, California, on June 28. There will be 45 participants in cars ranging from a 1927 Bentley …

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