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Five tips for slashing the cost of car hire abroad

Car rental sign at airport

Brits hire an estimated two million cars abroad every year, according to the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association – but are you getting the best deal? We’ve teamed up with Hitachi Personal Finance to help cash-conscious holidaymakers save money on their rental car and avoid possible extra costs. Read these top tips on …

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Exclusive Goodwood drive day – the highlights

Goodwood Media Drive Day 2018 - credit Malcolm Griffiths-Goodwood

Goodwood is famous to petrol heads the world over for its hugely popular Festival of Speed, Revival and historic racing events. However, earlier this week I was invited to a special Media Drive Day featuring most of Goodwood’s main automotive partners, including Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, …

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Rural road summer safety tips

GEM country road hazards

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to expect the unexpected on rural road journeys this summer. Although traffic levels are generally lighter, rural roads account for nearly 60% of all fatalities (a total of 943 in 2015, compared with 577 on urban roads). “Driving in …

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Do you know the rules of the road?

Driving a car

New research has revealed that millions of UK drivers are clueless about the basics of motoring. Around one in seven were unaware that it is an offence to use a handheld phone while supervising a learner driver. More than half also have no idea that cursing a fellow motorist could …

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Enthusiasts gearing up for Camp Jeep 2018

2018 Jeep Wrangler

Camp Jeep – the biggest and most exciting event of the year for the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) and fans of the brand from across Europe – will be held in the Spielberg Arena at the Red Bull Ring in Austria between July 13-15. The stunning location will provide a …

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Five car repairs that could save you a fortune

Worn tyres

Minor faults on your car are annoying, but they can’t be ignored, warns leasing provider UK Carline. However, as tempting as it might be to avoid getting it fixed, it could end up costing you a lot more money in fines, not to mention potential points on your licence, if …

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Which manufacturers are the best to lease?

Audi A4

    Are you looking to lease a new car? Perhaps you’ve never leased before. Whether you know the ins and outs of leasing or you’re new to the idea, knowing which car manufacturers offer the best models can help you save money and drive away in style. There are …

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Your chance to compete in Mud & Motors

Green Flag's Mud & Motors

Breakdown cover provider Green Flag is launching Mud & Motors, a first-of-its-kind motoring event, later this month. Taking place on March 26, entrants will be tasked with navigating their way around a tricky mud-filled course using their quick-thinking and decision making skills, with the best scorer winning £1,000. Love Island’s …

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Meet the futuristic tyre that cleans the air we breathe

Goodyear Oxygene tyre concept

Goodyear Tyres has launched its vision for the future – a concept tyre that cleans the air we breathe, recycles worn tyres, generates its own electricity and communicates at the speed of light. The tyre giant claims it “literally brings the future of mobility to life as a visionary solution …

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Everyday family hatchbacks vs 100% electric LEAF

There are a number of articles out there about the Nissan LEAF which focus on showing you how it is the best in its class. But, as an everyday combustion engine driver you don’t want to know if Nissan have produced the best electric car in the EV class, you …

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