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Range Rover Evoque SD4

2014 Range Rover Evoque Review

It was not really easy to make a case for the Range Rover Evoque to be your next car last year – it was stylish, yes, but it was among the least fuel efficient...

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Tips for Driving Abroad

When driving abroad the most important thing to do is to stay legal. Being prepared and taking care when on the roads in Europe can ensure you don’t get hit with a big fine...

The Classi Combi van

Choosing the right van for your business

Vans are the workhorses of the automotive world. Depending on your requirements, your commercial vehicles have to be versatile enough to complete a variety of tasks during the course of a typical working week...

2014 Chevrolet SS

First look at the 2014 Chevrolet SS

If you live in the UK or any other part of Europe, then the likes of the BMW M3 and Audi RS4 are the best mid-size performance saloons money can buy. There’s others, but...

Used commercial vehicle sales on the rise

Record high for used-van values

Market analysis of the wholesale light commercial vehicle industry has revealed that used-van values reached an all-new high last month. In November, automotive products and services provider Manheim found that a van sold at...

The new, faster VW Golf R

First look at the Volkswagen Golf R

Traditionally, the Volkswagen Golf R had a V6 engine. The first Golf R to change this was the MK6 Golf R, which had a 2.0 TSI engine. Immediately, motoring purists jumped at the opportunity...

Used Audi A3

How to buy a used Audi in the UK

How to buy a used Audi in the UK Alongside Mercedes-Benz and BMW, Audi is one of the the best selling luxury automobile manufacturers on planet Earth.  An Audi A3 in the UK is...

New 2014 Mazda 3

New Mazda 3 Review

The all-new Mazda 3 isn’t on sale yet, but we recently had a chance to test drive a demo model to see what’s what. So, is it any good? Take my hand dear reader...

Car Finance Myths Debunked!

The Truth about Car Finance

There are many common misconceptions surrounding car finance and in this article we aim to debunk some of these potentially harmful myths.   A poor credit rating will result in a huge rate of...

Cost of Supercar ownership - PremiereVelocity

The cost of supercar ownership

Imagine that you’ve won the lottery.  What’s the first thing that you are going to do?  OK, once you’ve drunk the champagne, booked the holiday and paid off the mortgage?  For a lot of...