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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.

Vauxhall Corsa – first drive

New Vauxhall Corsa

The new Corsa is Vauxhall’s toughest challenger yet for the Ford Fiesta’s sales crown. It shouldn’t be underestimated how important the new Corsa is to Vauxhall. Consistently among the top three bestselling cars in the UK, it also happens to be Vauxhall’s most profitable car. The current third generation hatchback …

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Two millionth Nissan Qashqai

Two millionth Nissan Qashqai

Milestone for Nissan’s pioneering crossover as Qashqai reaches new production milestone in record time. The Nissan Qashqai has made automotive history after the two millionth car rolled off the production line. Less than eight years after “inventing the crossover segment”, Qashqai reached its latest manufacturing milestone quicker than any other …

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Wallace and Gromit’s star attraction

Wallace and Gromit's Anti-Pesto Van

Wallace and Gromit’s Anti-Pesto Van is the latest exhibit to join Beaulieu’s On Screen Cars display. A plasticine version of this Austin A35 van was created for the film Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Nick Park, creator of the Wallace and Gromit animations, used to own an …

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Fuel of the future

Solar-powered hydrogen refuellling at Swindon

Zero-emission motoring moves a step closer as UK gears up for hydrogen fuel cell cars. With the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicles (FCV) hydrogen fuel about to his the roads and plans for a network of refuelling stations, the UK is getting set for the next big thing. FCVs have …

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“Rip-off” motorway service stations

Filling up at the petrol pump

Petrol prices are at a three-year low, yet motorists are fuming about the cost of fuel at motorway services. Research from the RAC shows that petrol and diesel prices at motorway service stations can be as much as 10p higher than those elsewhere. The worst offender for high fuel prices …

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Lift-off for flying car

aeromobil 3.0 flying car

Latest prototype of the ‘most advanced flying car yet’ is unveiled in Vienna, Austria. The length of a luxury saloon car, the AeroMobil 3.0 has been designed to drive on normal roads, park in regular spaces, and refuel at petrol stations. In plane mode, it requires a 250 metre grass …

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Detroit Electric car breaks cover

Detroit Electric SP:01 sports car

American electric car manufacturer Detroit Electric reveals SP:01 sports car design. The sleek final exterior design of the pure electric two-seater is unveiled as the company gears up for production in the UK. The Lotus Elise-based car will be built at a new production facility in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Detroit …

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Nissan Pulsar – first drive

Nissan Pulsar

Ford, VW and Vauxhall beware – Nissan is back in the family hatch sector with the all-new Pulsar. For what seems like an eternity, Ford, Volkswagen and Vauxhall have had it all their own way in one of the UK’s most competitive car sales markets. The Focus, Golf and Astra …

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Skoda tops satisfaction survey

Skoda Yeti - Auto Express Driver Power survey winner

More Skoda glory, plus find out who won what at the WeLoveAnyCar.com National Car Awards 2014. Independent customer car review site WeLoveAnyCar.com reveals the models that British drivers are happiest with. The data was supplied by more than 650,000 motorists who independently rated their cars in categories such as excitement, …

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Top 10 least depreciating cars

Audi Q5

Some new cars drop in value by 20% the minute they’re driven off the forecourt, but which ones lose the least? The Audi Q5 holds its value the best after three years and 30,000 miles, according to Carmudi.com – “the world’s fastest growing car classifieds”. They’ve compiled a list of …

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