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Helping disabled drivers get behind the wheel

QEF Mobility Services to host the relaunched Get Going Live! event for young disabled drivers

A free event is being organised to give young and recently disabled people the opportunity to experience assistive driving. The Carshalton based Driving Assessment Centre, managed by the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People, will be hosting Get Going Live! on October 5. Features of the event will include: Free …

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Milestone as 10 millionth Ford Mustang is built

Milestone as 10 millionth Ford Mustang is built

Ford has been celebrating the production of the 10 millionth Mustang at its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan. The landmark model was a 460 horsepower Wimbledon White GT V8 six-speed convertible – a tribute to the first ever Mustang V8 from 1964 which was painted in the same colour, …

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Renault revives Thierry Henry’s ‘Va Va Voom’

Va Va Voom is back - Thierry Henry returns to Renault (2)

French football legend Thierry Henry has returned to Renault as a brand ambassador, bringing back ‘Va Va Voom’ to UK television screens for the first time since 2011. He will star in new TV idents as part of Renault’s partnership with Sky Sports over the course of the Premier League …

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007’s Aston Martin is greatest movie car ever

Aston Martin DB5

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is the greatest movie car ever, according to a poll. The iconic motor was first seen in 1964’s Goldfinger and has appeared in seven Bond movies to date, most recently in 2015’s Spectre. It comes equipped with a host of gadgetry including a bullet-proof rear …

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Prince Harry’s Audi RS6 Avant for sale

Prince Harry's Audi RS6 Avant

An Audi RS6 4.0 Avant Tiptronic Quattro owned by Prince Harry with just 4,500 miles on the clock is being advertised on Auto Trader for a cool £71,900. The high-performance estate was used by Harry during his romance with Meghan and was first registered in April 2017, so it has …

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UK drivers aiming high with car finance deals

Hyundai North London

  New research has revealed that 4.7 million British motorists are paying for their car on some sort of finance package. According to the study for Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, the average monthly payment across the country is £226.12. Finance providers often highlight that …

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Beware of ‘Black Saturday’ on the roads

motorway traffic

Saturday, July 21 at 2.30pm is the time you are most likely to have a crash in Britain this year, according to new research. A ‘perfect storm’ of conditions including peak traffic volumes in July, the start of children’s school holidays and the great summer ‘getaway’ all happening at the …

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2018 F1 Season: Half-way review

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With an unexpectedly close title race unfolding, technical modifications will be the main focus for all teams in the upcoming summer break. So too will strategies relating to ‘secondary’ drivers, and how they may decoy rivals, enabling their team to get the best results possible. Here, Automotive Blog looks at …

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Million milestone for British-built Nissan Juke

One millionth Juke built at Nissan Sunderland Plant

Nissan is celebrating after the one millionth Juke rolled off the production line at its giant Sunderland plant. The quirkly-styled car which Nissan claims created the compact crossover when it was launched in 2010 becomes the fourth Sunderland-built model to hit one million. On average, a brand new Juke is …

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Range Rover Sport SVR sets stunt record

Land Rover and Terry Grant smash world record at Goodwood Festival of Speed

A Range Rover Sport SVR driven by Terry Grant smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Terry’s 2:24.5 run up the famous hillclimb broke his previous best time, set in 2011, by more than 30 …

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