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Lotus Espirit

Did you know you can now lease classic cars? Here’s what you need to know...

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MG GS

Earlier this month MG Motor UK unveiled its latest new model, an all-new SUV called the MG GS.

United Kingdom
Nextbase In-Car Cam 402G Professional

Dash-cams are all the rage. They’re becoming more and more popular, as the burgeoning quota of accidents and near-misses on video-sharing websites will attest.

United Kingdom
2014 Nissan NV200 London taxi (black cab)

Think dads never get paid for their taxi services? Think again, says research from Goodyear Tyres.

United Kingdom
2016 Seat Mii FR Line (Matt Kimberley/PA)

They’re standard on more and more new cars these days, but have you ever wondered what difference low-rolling-resistance tyres make? Wonder no more, writes Matt Kimberley

File photo of traffic on the M1 motorway, as the number of telematics or 'black box' insurance policies that reward motorists for careful driving has jumped by 40\% over the last year, according to research (Rui Vieira/PA)

Since David Cameron became Prime Minister the average annual increase in the UK road network is just seven per cent of that achieved under his Conservative predecessor Sir John Major, Press Association analysis has revealed.

David Cameron
My First Car - Simon Hearn

My first car, at the age of 18, in 1990, was a blue Triumph Dolomite.

Norwich
A woman riding a bike (cyclists)

A dedicated highway code for cyclists, believed to be the first of its kind, has been published by the AA.

House of Commons
Car insurance quotes

Drivers who enter fake details when searching for insurance online are actually costing themselves big money, a new study has shown.

Post Office
Tyres being fitted to a car (Kwik Fit)

A pet python, a sex toy and a headstone are among the 10 most bizarre items discovered in cars by a repair and servicing company.

Herts Auto Show

Thousands of cars, bikes, trikes and vans descended on Stanborough Park for the Herts Auto Show on Sunday.

BBC
2016 Renault SYEO concept (Image: Renault)

Renault has unveiled a series of eye-popping concepts in advance of Clerkenwell Design Week, including a single-person vehicle described as ‘wearable’ transport.

2014 Mini Cooper

Football fans driving in France during Euro 2016 are being advised to check the laws of the road after a study revealed fewer than two-thirds (65 per cent) of motorists know they have to drive on the right after crossing the Channel.

Ireland
Dark-tinted glass on a Mercedes-Benz ML (Image: Mercedes-Benz)

Window tinting is one modification that can actually add practicality to your car as well as a cool new look - as long as you steer clear of the legal pitfalls.

Refuelling at an Asda petrol station (diesel, fuel)

Asda is the UK’s favourite place to buy fuel, according to a new analysis that puts the major supermarket brands well ahead of dedicated petrol retailers.

Tesco
House, driveway, two cars

Enterprising homeowners in London, Leeds and Bristol have topped a table of earnings from simply renting out their driveways as public parking spaces.

United Kingdom
Eye test

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers of all ages to ensure they get regular eye tests.

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S with MkI Golf GTI

Volkswagen will use the annual GTI gathering at Lake Wörthersee in Austria to reveal the fastest and most powerful Golf GTI ever to reach production, celebrating 40 years since the launch of the first Golf GTI.

Volkswagen
Parents in a family car

The most popular ways to keep a child entertained on a long journey are playing I Spy or just giving them an iPad, according to a new survey.

Fergus Walkinshaw with the 1982 Range Rover to be restored at the Silverstone Classic (Jakob Ebrey/Silverstone Classic)

The Silverstone Classic takes place from July 29-31 this year will not only feature a multitude of classic racing but also a live restoration of an original Range Rover, thanks to official parts and accessories partner eBay.

vehicle wheel add air pressure

Faulty tyre pressure monitoring systems are causing thousands of MoT failures, according to new research.

Adapted Vauxhall Astra at Get Going Live 2014

Disabled drivers will have the chance to pilot a choice of more than 40 different specially-adapted cars around the world-famous Silverstone race track next month.

Ford
Car servicing

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

United Kingdom
Motorbike helmets (biker, motorcycle, motorcyclist, motorbiker)

Four in 10 bikers are riding while wearing helmets that need to be replaced, according to a report from insurance broker Carole Nash.

Japfest will celebrate the Mitsubishi Evo

A move to a bigger and better venue has allowed the organisers of Japfest 2016 to accommodate more cars and features than ever before.

Mitsubishi
Motoring battery advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Nissan
London Motor Show

The new London Motor Show has continued to grow and now the Battersea Park Evolution event, just a month away, has attracted 35 car brands and more than 130 different models, some to be seen in the capital for the very first time.

Cat thief

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

File photo of motorists starting to queue in heavy traffic on the M25 (Andrew Matthews/PA)

More than half of British motorists (51 per cent) admit to being confused by car maintenance, according to a survey.

Cash is still a strong bargaining tool when it comes to buying a car (money, notes)

If insurance applications ever make you wonder whether your career is working with or against you, you’d better hope you’re not an accountant.

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