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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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Paris To Ban Cars Over 19 Years Old

Paris To Ban Cars Over 19 Years Old

It’s known as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, but from next month there’ll be no more vintage cars on the pretty boulevards of Paris as a new ban on older vehicles comes in to force. From 1st July any cars over 19 years old or motorbikes made...

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London Toxic Fumes Charge

‘T-Charge’ Planned to Cut Toxic Fumes in London

London motorists could soon incur charges based on the level of toxic fumes emitted by their car. The new ‘T-Charge’ would be an additional fee on top of the existing congestion charge and cover the same area. Using London’s vast network of cameras, enforcers would identify the worst polluting...

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Clarkson & Co's New Show Finally Gets a Name

Clarkson & Co’s New Show Finally Gets a Name

After months of deliberation, some rubbish ideas and a fair few false announcements, the Ex-Top Gear hosts have finally released the name for their new show. “In short, the BBC not only owns the rights to the Stig and the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car and the Cool...

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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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A concept drawing for the Audi Q1

New Year, New Cars – 2016

Coming in 2016 So here we are, more than a week into 2016 already. This will be the year of the monkey, according to the Chinese New Year calendar. It is also a leap year, so singletons can get ready with their proposals. More bizarrely, it is the International...

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The new Volvo S90 is a formidable new rival to German car manufacturers!

Swedish Move to Rival the Germans

Something is stirring over in Gothenburg. The Swedish city is home to Volvo, the motor firm that used to be known for its brick-shaped estate cars and obsession with safety. Way back in 1956, Volvo was the first manufacturer to fit seat belts to its cars. Now owned by...

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The new genesis promises a 'human-centred' luxury. Sounds interesting.

Birth of a New Car Brand

Everyone loves the upper-crust cachet of a prestige brand. So now Hyundai is the latest mainstream car maker to add a posh up-scale brand to its repertoire. Get ready to welcome the new Genesis range, which its Korean owners say will deliver ‘human-centred’ luxury, whatever that means. Genesis is...

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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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