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Nodding off at the wheel – the truth revealed

One in six drivers has fallen asleep at the wheel, according to a new survey by vehicle CCTV firm SmartWitness. A further 42% of motorists admitted driving while they felt drowsy and were in danger of nodding off, with only half (48%) heeding Government warnings to stop and take a …

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Cullinan, the ‘Rolls-Royce of SUVs’ unveiled

Rolls-Royce Cullinan

Rolls-Royce has finally pulled the wraps off its first all-terrain model – the much-anticipated Cullinan. Named after the Cullinan Diamond, the largest flawless diamond ever found, the new arrival is claimed to be “mould-breaking” and will “redefine luxury travel”. From the grassy glens of the Scottish Highlands to the towering …

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UPS leads the charge with these cute electric vans

UPS electric vans

Logistics giant UPS is teaming up with UK technology firm ARRIVAL to trial a fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles in London and Paris. Looking like something out of a sci-fi movie, the lightweight, zero emission vans will have a range of 150 miles. They will also come equipped with …

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Hail a Jaguar ‘race taxi’ round the Nürburgring

Jaguar Race Taxi - XJR55 and F-Type SVR

Jaguar is offering fans the chance to experience the performance of the 567bhp V8 supercharged F-Type SVR and XJR575 on a passenger lap of the iconic Nürburgring Nordschleife. Professional drivers will take thrill-seekers on a full-throttle hot lap – that’s 73 turns around the 20.83km circuit known as the Green …

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Skoda Kodiaq scoops top award

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda is celebrating after its new Kodiaq took the 2018 Car of the Year title and Best SUV award at the Honest John Awards 2018. The car reviews site also named the Superb as the Best Family Car for the second year running. “The Skoda Kodiaq is a smash hit …

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True cost of lost car keys revealed

Lost car keys - RAC

New research suggests that millions of unfortunate UK drivers have been forced to spend a staggering £181m replacing lost car keys. An RAC survey found that one in 20 motorists (that’s almost two million) admit they have lost their keys for good and 6% of these say they have actually …

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Surprising driving laws and the penalties they carry

Mobile phone used as a sat nav

New research has revealed some of the most obscure and least well-known traffic laws. The study for the UK’s biggest online car garage and repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, shows that almost half (49%) of British motorists admit to breaking traffic laws. And half of those drivers who admit to breaking traffic …

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UK’s Top 10 favourite car colours

Silver Skoda Octavia

It’s official – silver has held onto its crown as the most popular colour for cars in Britain. New DVLA data requested by RAC Insurance shows that in the third quarter of 2017 silver cars made up just over a fifth (21%) of all cars on our roads, despite a …

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‘Donut Ignore the Signs’ warns Goodyear

Goodyear donut campaign

Goodyear has launched a new campaign to help motorists spots the signs and symptoms of unhealthy tyres – with a little help from donuts. It’s hoped the ‘Donut Ignore the Signs’ initiative will encourage drivers to commit to the habit of checking their tyres once a month. Poor tyre maintenance …

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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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