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Tesco, Morrisons and Asda slash petrol prices by 12p

Tesco, Morrisons and Asda slash petrol prices by 12p

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have cut up to 12p per litre off the price of their fuel in what is thought to be the single biggest reductions by either retailer. The supermarkets have reduced unleaded petrol prices by 12p per litre and taken 8p per litre off the price of diesel in the wake of […]

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MOT cancellations – everything we know so far about how testing is affected by the coronavirus

MOT cancellations – everything we know so far about how testing is affected by the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is having an unprecedented impact on virtually every aspect of our lives at the minute, including how we get around and how we carry out mundane tasks. With the country in lockdown, driving tests have been cancelled for three months and drivers are being urged to stay at home unless travel is […]

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NHS workers can get a 75% discount on car insurance during the coronavirus outbreak

NHS workers can get a 75% discount on car insurance during the coronavirus outbreak

Key workers – such as doctors, nurses and teachers – who usually rely on public transport to get to work may be looking for alternative means of travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. If you need to temporarily borrow a car in order to safely get to where you need to go, it’s important to […]

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The most reliable used cars revealed, plus the makes and models to avoid

The most reliable used cars revealed, plus the makes and models to avoid

The Lexus CT has been named the UK’s most reliable second-hand car, according to an in-depth study of owners’ experiences. The Japanese premium hatchback was ranked as virtually faultless by owners who took part in the annual What Car? Reliability survey, leading a table that was dominated by Japanese brands. Just four per cent of […]

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Kia Soul EV review – at the heart of the electric revolution

Kia Soul EV review – at the heart of the electric revolution

Electrification looms large in any conversation with car makers at the moment. With new limits on average fleet emissions as well as the spread of low-emissions zones and changing public opinion, all eyes are on ways to bring down their CO2 levels. Kia is already making big strides that way. It’s ditched two big-emitting models […]

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Halfords launches zero-contact garage service

Halfords launches zero-contact garage service

Car servicing provider Halfords has introduced a “contactless” maintenance scheme for drivers worried about the coronavirus. During the outbreak, the motoring group’s mobile technician team will continue to operate but will offer at-home services without its engineers coming into contact with vehicle owners who are self-isolating. Karl Baker from Halfords who is responsible for the […]

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Volvo recalls 750,000 cars over automatic braking fault

Volvo recalls 750,000 cars over automatic braking fault

Volvo is recalling nearly three-quarter of a million cars over a potential fault with their autonomous braking system. The safety recall affects 736,430 vehicles worldwide, including 56,368 in the UK. The fault was discovered by the Danish motoring body FDM in late 2019 during a test of various advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). It found […]

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Driving tests cancelled across the UK in response to coronavirus

Driving tests cancelled across the UK in response to coronavirus

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has cancelled all driving tests in England, Scotland and Wales. All theory tests are suspended from Friday, March 20 until Friday, April 20 while all practical tests have been halted for up to three months. The licencing body said the decision had been made to prevent the spread […]

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Crash driver jailed after hiding medical condition from DVLA

Crash driver jailed after hiding medical condition from DVLA

A driver who failed to tell licensing officials about a serious medical condition has been jailed after causing an accident that left a young boy with life-changing injuries. Jason Sweeney was sentenced to three years in prison after admitting causing serious injury through dangerous driving and failing to notify the DVLA of a disability. Sweeney […]

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2020 Kia Sorento: new images and details revealed

2020 Kia Sorento: new images and details revealed

Kia reveals details of European versions of its flagship SUV, including new technology and a hybrid powertrain

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