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drink driving limits

Know your limits

Any police officer or road safety campaigner will tell you that abstinence is preferential to restraint when it comes to drinking and driving. A soft drinks only policy when you’re out and about behind...

There are many ways to finance a car purchase

The essential guide to Car Finance

Choosing the best method of financing your new car is as important as choosing the right vehicle itself. Make sure that you make the right decision by using this guide to help you understand...

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...