Cars


Jaguar E-Pace Preview: Birth of the Cub

Jaguar E-Pace Preview: Birth of the Cub

A new compact SUV from Jaguar is destined to be the biggest-selling car in the company’s history, and the first built outside Britain. When Jaguar first revealed the F-Pace in 2015, it was a dramatic change in style for the big cat brand. It was as if Jaguar had...

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Seat Arona Preview: Spain's Cute New Crossover

Seat Arona Preview: Spain’s Cute New Crossover

Barcelona is home city to Seat, and it was host to the unveiling of the new crossover car from the sporty Spanish member of the Volkswagen family. Car company Seat is as Spanish as paella, dished up with German bratwurst. Although based just inland from Barcelona, Seat is part...

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Citroen C3 Aircross Preview: French SUV

Citroen C3 Aircross Preview: French SUV

The double chevron car maker has taken the wraps off its chic new compact crossover SUV With the Paris skyline as a dramatic backdrop, and with trendy French electro-pop band Blow playing at full revs to emphasise the Frenchness of the event, Citroen has just unveiled its new crossover-SUV....

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Bad at Driving? Blame your Parents!

Bad at Driving? Blame your Parents!

If you’re a bad driver then you may want to blame your parents, as 65% of younger drivers say they are influenced by the parent’s habits behind the wheel. A new study carried out by Vinci Autoroute Group, which runs French motorways, looked at nearly 100 motorists aged between 18...

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Increased Insurance Premiums Ahead

Average Car Insurance Premiums Set to Rise

News released this week indicates some potentially bad news for drivers of high-end or expensive cars; car insurance premiums are set to increase again, potentially bringing the UK average rate to over £700 in the next few months. A report released by comparethemarket.com says a record gap between the...

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Mercedes E-Class-Full

Such a Clever Car, the Self-Drive Mercedes

As the world’s oldest car manufacturer, around for 130 years, Mercedes-Benz is steeped in tradition. It has a history spanning three centuries, after all. So a new car from the doyen of motoring comes with a wealth of pre-conceptions. It will be meticulously engineered, expensively crafted, a plush armchair...

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New Look for British Taxis

New Look for British Taxis

British black taxi going green It will soon be all change for the iconic British taxi.  The familiar look of the boxy-shaped black cab that is such a common sight in the traffic around London and other major cities across the country is heading for a major overhaul. Timed...

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Union flag licence

Union Flag Will Now Feature on British Driving Licences

It was announced last week that all new and replacement photocard driving licences issued in England, Scotland and Wales will now carry the Union flag alongside the existing European Union flag. This change comes in a bid to bring “the country together”. Lord Ahamd of Wimbledon said: “Our flag...

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What’s yours Called?

What’s yours Called?

Cars tend to become so much a part of our daily lives that many of us give them names, just as if they were human and part of the family. So Fred the Ford, Victor the Vauxhall or Peter the Peugeot insinuate themselves into our affections, and gain a...

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paper driving lience

DVLA To Scrap Paper Driving Licence

In just under a month’s time The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will be scrapping the paper licence which accompanies all UK photocard licenses. This means that paper licences will no longer be valid and will not be issued with any future applications. But what does this mean...

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