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Triumph World Record attempt

Following a successful practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, reaching 274.2mph to become the world’s fastest Triumph, Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed the attempt to set a new outright motorcycle Land Speed World Record will take place in mid-September, weather permitting.

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Morris Ital

ClassicLine Insurance has compiled a list of eight top tips every classic car fan can take to ensure endangered cars are preserved for future generations.

United Kingdom
E-type Round Britain Coastal Drive

The E-type Club Round Britain Coastal Drive, supporting Prostate Cancer UK, has set up an online auction giving the public the chance to bid for a half-day ride in an iconic Jaguar sports car.

United Kingdom
Car salesman

September is one of the busiest times of the year for buying a new car, so ahead of next month’s 66 registration Motor Codes, the leading provider of Codes of Practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution for the automotive industry, has the following advice for consumers.

Audi Q2

Audi is promising to deliver a bold yet familiarly premium take on the compact SUV class with the launch of the new Q2.

United Kingdom
Beside the car

Vehicle history check provider, HPI, is urging car buyers to be aware of their rights and remember to check if the vehicle they want to buy is subject to a manufacturer recall.

Toyota
Woman driving car

A survey of more than 500 MyCarCheck.com customers has revealed some intriguing differences in male and female perspectives on motoring.

Tesco
UK Bank Notes And Pound Coins

New research from Vauxhall has revealed how kids in the East of England are set to clean up during the holiday, earning an average of £40.66 during the summer break – a slice of a staggering £257,201,859, which will be paid in pocket money to children across the UK.

United Kingdom
Renault Kadjar

The Auto Express Driver Power survey 2016, considered the most comprehensive analysis of car ownership satisfaction in the UK, has found that Renault and Dacia franchised dealers provide the best all-round customer service of any of the major brands.

United Kingdom
Gran Fondo cycling event, Pondersbridge. Whittlesey. Picture: Steve Williams.

Cyclists are being encouraged to get on their bikes in a bid to help local motor dealer Porsche Cambridge raise money for the Whizz Kidz charity.

My First Car - Ken Cooke

My first car was a 1927 Austin Seven. I bought it while in the air force at RAF Wartling in Sussex.

United States
Summer driving

Now that the Great British summer has finally arrived, here are some warm weather safety tips from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman.

Historics at Brooklands - Mk1 Ford Cortina

Arguably the finest remaining 1963 Ford Cortina, that’s travelled an average of one mile-a-day in its 53 years, will be up for auction this month.

Ford
Vauxhall Astra

Murketts Vauxhall is encouraging families to take to the road and make the most of the school break with its Summer of Fun Top Five guide to attractions across the East of England.

United Kingdom
Glyn Hopkin Romford

Glyn Hopkin, one of the largest automotive dealer groups in the South East, is celebrating a significant employee milestone, with the group who have worked for the business for over two decades now having accumulated an incredible combined 600 years of service.

Renault
My First Car - Judy Hamblin

I thought you may be interested in this picture of my father in what I think was his second car in the very early 1950s.

My First Car - John Deacon

I bought my first car in July 1960 from a motor engineer friend who ran a village garage in Ingbirchworth, West Yorkshire. It was a black 1948 Vauxhall 18.

Older driver assessment

A new video, launched by Driving Mobility, aims to help older drivers stay safe at the wheel for as long as possible.

House of Commons
Lotus Espirit

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

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.

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