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Winter driving pet peeves revealed

Frosty windscreen - picture courtesy of David Cole

De-icing car windscreens first thing in the morning, poor visibility and people driving too fast in harsh conditions are the biggest annoyances for motorists in the winter. New research conducted by car leasing specialist, Leasing Options, also found that nearly a third (29%) of motorists said that driving in the …

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See and be seen this winter, motorists advised

Dark evening driving GEM Motoring Assist

Drivers are being urged to see and and be seen during the coming winter months by road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist. Darker days bring poor visibility and higher risk of collisions, simply because it can be harder to spot hazards. However, a combination of straightforward actions can reduce these …

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Volvo’s bold plan to go all electric

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine

Every Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor, it’s been announced. Håkan Samuelsson, President and Chief Executive of Volvo Cars, made the historic pledge, placing electrification at the core of the Chinese-owned company’s future business. For Volvo, it marks the end of an era of cars that have …

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De-ice, stay safe

Winter driving

One in three motorists involved in car accidents in wintry conditions did not fully de-ice their car. New research by a money saving website VoucherCodesPro.co.uk has revealed that as many as one third of British motorists either experienced or came close to a car accident this winter after not fully …

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Mourinho’s Jaguar F-Pace ice adventure

José Mourinho in a Jaguar F-Pace

Ex-Chelsea manager José Mourinho has been learning the art of high speed drifting and full throttle ice driving. Now with a little more time on his hands, Mourinho was testing the new Jaguar F-Pace prototype ahead of the first UK customer deliveries in late spring. The challenge took place at …

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Top 12 winter motoring tips

Winter driving

Motorists advised to prepare their cars for the months ahead with a set of simple checks. We’ve teamed up with automotive expert Trevor Eastman of Haynes Car Manuals to offer a list of top tips to help you stay out of trouble on the roads this winter. “There are some …

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Bentley dancing on ice

Bentley Flying Spur in Finland ice event

This is what happens when you let a World Rally legend loose in a Bentley on a frozen lake. Juha Kankkunen looks like he’s having a ball putting the all-wheel drive Flying Spur through its paces in Finland. The four-time champion is one of the star attractions at this year’s …

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