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Hacking fears for driverless cars

Volvo's autonomous driving vision

There’s no doubt that self-driving cars are going to play a big part in the future of the automotive world, but what are motorists’ biggest concerns? A survey of over 2,000 people commissioned by B2B marketplace Expert Market has found that more than eight out of 10 people fear that …

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Keeping your dog cool in the car

Cool Dog in Skoda Octavia

The current heatwave has seen temperatures soar high into the 30s – good news for UK holiday-makers, but it can make family dogs feel very hot under the collar. Every year dogs die in cars. In fact, in 2016 the RSPCA received 7,187 calls about animals left in potentially life-threatening …

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Classics reborn at new Jaguar Land Rover facility

JLR Classic Works

Jaguar Land Rover has opened a huge new Classic Works facility in Coventry to build, restore and allow people to enjoy legendary cars from both brands. The Classic Works menu includes: The production of ‘continuation cars’ like the six lightweight E Types already completed, or the nine new, hand-built Jaguar …

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Cheapest diesel and petrol cars to run

Dacia Sandero

Ever wondered which new cars are the cheapest to own, taking into account servicing, fuel and other motoring costs over the first three years? The latest analysis from automotive data experts, cap hpi, looks at the total cost of ownership (TCO) across the most popular segements. In the small car …

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Skoda Fabia celebrates double milestone

Fabia production double celebration

Skoda has produced the 500,000th third-generation Fabia – and the four-millionth Fabia since the model debuted in 1999. The half-millionth Fabia – a Combi with a 1.0 TSI petrol engine and an automatic DSG transmission in Moon white – rolled off the production line in Mladá Boleslav in the Czech …

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Dacia Duster 4×4 to the rescue

Dacia UK provides Duster to aid the Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Northamptonshire (SERV OBN)

Dacia Duster to aid voluntary emergency riders in transporting blood and blood products to patients in need of urgent medical attention. The bargain 4×4 will enable SERV OBN (Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Northamptonshire) volunteers to still attend emergencies during adverse conditions. The SERV OBN …

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Bugatti Chiron breezes into London

First Bugatti Chiron customer car in the UK

Bugatti London has officially welcomed the first Chiron customer car in the UK. The supercar is on display at the Bugatti showroom of H.R. Owen on Bruton Street, near Berkeley Square, London, until the middle of next week. The Chiron’s flying visit to the capital coincides with the first anniversary …

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Family road trips: the facts

Motorway traffic (credit RAC)

“Are we nearly there yet?” will be asked three times during the average family road trip – with the first grumble coming in after just 29 minutes. The typical journey lasting over 60 minutes will also include two tantrums, one of which rears its head after 27 minutes. “I’m bored” …

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Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open

Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom is to open at centre:mk in Milton Keynes on July 22. Managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s largest manufacturer and operator of electric charging points, and funded by Milton Keynes’ Go Ultra Low City scheme, the EVEC has been established to increase the number …

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