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Top 10 best new cars to own 2018

Motorists are happier than ever with their cars, according to one of Britain’s biggest new car ownership surveys. Auto Express Driver Power revealed overall customer satisfaction is at an all time high, with the Peugeot 3008 crowned Driver Power Car of the Year. The 2018 Driver Power average score of …

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New Toyota Auris is a smokin’ drift star

Drift champ Fredric Aasbo with his Toyota Auris

This is a Toyota Auris like no other. The all-new family hatchback has been transformed into a 1,000-horsepower track hero of Formula Drift in the hands of champion driver Fredric Aasbo. The racing prototype version of the new model has just posted a smoke-billowing win on its debut in the …

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Record number of women car owners

MINI Convertible

The number of cars registered to women has surged by more than a fifth (21%) since 2007, according to new research. Females now own more than a third (11.8m) of the 34.7 million cars on UK roads. New Motorparc data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) …

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All-new Ford Focus breaks cover

2018 Ford Focus

Ford has unveiled the fourth-generation Focus family hatchback – “the most accomplished and technically advanced Focus ever”. Almost seven million Focus cars have been sold in Europe and more than 16 million around the world since the game-changing Focus was introduced in 1998. Available to order now in five-door and …

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Things to consider when choosing a car dealership

Buying a new Hyundai

  As consumers, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to buying a car. For every person who wants to get a brand new vehicle, there are at least three different dealerships within a mile of each other. This makes picking the right one for your needs sometimes a bit …

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Should Audi and BMW Join Formula One?

Formula One has been dominated by two teams for the past eight years, with Red Bull and Mercedes enjoying a monopoly of the Drivers and Constructors’ Championship. Since 2010, only three drivers have managed to claim the crown, with Sebastian Vettel reeling off four wins on the bounce. Lewis Hamilton …

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Save ‘dough’ on your next pizza with Dacia

Dacia celebrates with Deliveroo pizza offer

Budget brand Dacia is celebrating five years since it launched in the UK with a tasty £10-off takeaway pizza offer. Dacia reckons it has saved its customers an incredible £1.5 billion (or £13,100 each) when comparing the average cost of a new car with the cost of all Dacias sold …

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Do you know how to change a tyre?

Changing a wheel

Almost three quarters of millennials admit they have no idea how to change a tyre, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 drivers revealed that while more than four in 10 of those aged 36 and above could confidently change a wheel at the side of the road, just …

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Ford’s drive for mental health support

Ford's mental health campaign

Ford has launched a nationwide awareness campaign to “break the silence on mental health”. Mental health problems affect around one in four people, and young men are particularly vulnerable. Only a third of men (34%) talk openly about their feelings, while just under one third (31%) are too embarrassed to …

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Unique electric classic Mini revealed

One-off 100% electric classic Mini

BMW-owned MINI has gone back to the future, unveiling a one-off electric version of the iconic Mini. The classic Mini is the world’s most recognisable city car, with more than five million sold between 1959 and 2000. Now engineers at the Oxford-based manufacturer have transported a classic model into the …

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