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Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer - Moving People In Great Comfort!
Mercedes-Benz has recently updated its Vito van range and deciding which model to review presented something of a challenge. There is a positively bewildering array of variants, the aim being to…
Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer
Andy Harris
Ford Mustang - UK Buyers Excitedly Placing Orders Ahead Of Launch
By Andy Harris
Motoring and Property Editor

Almost 2,000 Ford Mustang orders have been taken in the UK since January as the first right-hand drive cars begin to roll off the production line at Flatrock Assembly Plant in Michigan, North…

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Mon 24th Aug, 2015 | 2:36pm

Superb! Can Skoda's Range-Topper Live Up To Its Title?


There's a brand new Skoda Superb now on sale and as before, the Czech manufacturer's aim is to offer the space, refinement and comfort of a prestige, premium saloon, but without the price tag to…

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Thu 20th Aug, 2015 | 10:46am

All-New Mazda MX-5 Launch Review


When the much-loved MGB Roadster was finally laid to rest in 1980, many feared that we would not see its like again. Mazda had other ideas and in 1989 launched the MX-5. Far from being innovative,…

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Fri 14th Aug, 2015 | 9:27am

Vauxhall Vans - Updated 2016 Models Are Here

Vauxhall Movano van
Vauxhall Movano van
Vauxhall has updated its range of award-winning light commercial vehicles, which will see model year 2016 CV passenger carriers receive a variety of new features. Vivaro and Movano will now have…

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Mon 10th Aug, 2015 | 1:45pm

Let's Get Driving On The School Curriculum - Sign The Petition!


Major motoring organisations and experts are backing a petition urging the Government to include driving on the school curriculum.

The petition has been launched in a bid to help cut the high…

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Wed 29th Jul, 2015 | 10:31am

New Q7 - A Quantum Leap For Audi's SUV Flagship


The order books are now open for Audi's all-new second generation Q7 and the first deliveries to lucky customers will commence next month.

The current model has become a familiar sight on UK roads…

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Thu 23rd Jul, 2015 | 9:09am

The New BMW 320d ED Sport Saloon And Touring Models


BMW is now offering a sportier look and design to the popular EfficientDynamic models of the 3 Series. Based on the recently introduced ED Plus model, the ED Sport adds the sporting design…

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Fri 17th Jul, 2015 | 10:28am

New Mazda CX-3 Joins The Mini SUV Battle


There can be no doubt that Mazda is undergoing a resurgence in the UK.

All 137 dealerships are undergoing a major revamp, in readiness for the raft of new model arriving on these shores.

Latest…

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Tue 7th Jul, 2015 | 9:27am

Audi's A3 Cabriolet Gears Up For Summer


With impeccable timing, I had the chance to sample Audi's latest A3 Cabriolet before this period of lovely warm weather arrived. No matter, for in a modern soft top, al fresco motoring can be…

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Tue 30th Jun, 2015 | 4:18pm

Mitsubishi Dealer Opens New Halifax Showroom

Karl Humphrys, director of Dews Mitsubishi
Karl Humphrys, director of Dews Mitsubishi
A family-run motor group has opened a new Mitsubishi showroom in Halifax to meet the increased interest in the brand.

Dews Motor Group, which opened its first Mitsubishi dealership in 2011, has…

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Mon 29th Jun, 2015 | 4:25pm

Geoff Scutt
Living With A Supercar
By Geoff Scutt
Motoring Correspondent
Tony Horrocks with his Alfa 4C
Tony Horrocks with his Alfa 4C
Let's be honest; who of us has not dreamed at some time of owning and driving a so-called supercar? Be it the adrenalin rush we crave, accelerating from nought to sixty in the blink of an eye and…

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Thu 20th Aug, 2015 | 11:10am

Land Rover Discovery Sport - A Week Behind The Wheel


There can be no doubt that the Land Rover Freelander has been a huge success story. Even though it is getting a little long in the tooth, it still has the ability to shame more modern competition.…

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Wed 19th Aug, 2015 | 4:34pm

Suzuki's Junior SUV - The Vitara DDiS SZ5 ALLGRIP Review


The Suzuki Vitara burst onto the motoring scene way back in 1988 and has built up a loyal following. Compact dimensions, decent on-road performance and genuine off-road capability are amongst the…

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Mon 10th Aug, 2015 | 3:41pm

The Estate Car Is Alive And Kicking - Ford's Latest Mondeo On Test


Many moons ago I learnt to drive in an old Ford Cortina 2000E Estate. The range-topping wagon served me well for many years until some light-fingered tealeaf decided he had a greater need for it…

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Wed 29th Jul, 2015 | 5:15pm

Chris Froome Celebrates Second Tour De France Victory With A Little Help From Jaguar


Jaguar designed a special livery for its Team Sky F-PACE prototype to celebrate Team Sky's third Tour de France victory in four years in Paris yesterday.

The prototype version of the Jaguar…

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Mon 27th Jul, 2015 | 5:59pm

And All That Jazz - Honda's New Small Car


Honda UK has announced that the all-new Honda Jazz subcompact hatchback will be priced from £13,495 on-the-road for the entry-level S model, rising to £17,425 for the flagship EX Navi…

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Wed 22nd Jul, 2015 | 3:12pm

Nissan Leaf's Sparky Performance In UK Sales Chart


Nissan Motor (GB) is celebrating a significant milestone as figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturing and Traders (SMMT) confirm that more than 10,000 Nissan LEAFs have been sold in the UK…

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Tue 14th Jul, 2015 | 9:30pm

Skoda's Latest Fabia Under The Spotlight

The Skoda Fabia is instantly recognisable
The Skoda Fabia is instantly recognisable
Last year Skoda chose the south coast resort of Brighton for the UK launch of the new third generation Fabia.

So does the Fabia boldly go where no Skoda has gone before?

Clearly Brighton had…

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Thu 2nd Jul, 2015 | 4:59pm

Harrogate MG 2015 Show Fast Approaching


Sunday 9th August will see MGs from across the UK flock to Pateley Bridge near Harrogate for the 29th annual MG show, incorporating the MG Owners Club Northern National event.

Amongst the…

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Tue 30th Jun, 2015 | 9:30am

Porsche Racing Star Dan Cammish Takes Double Home Win At Croft

Dan Cammish wins at Croft
Dan Cammish wins at Croft
Race One

Current Championship points leader Dan Cammish took his fifth win of the season thanks to a commanding drive in Round 7 of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Croft. The 26-year-old, who…

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Mon 29th Jun, 2015 | 2:46pm

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