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The 10 best traditional car games for the whole family

The 10 best traditional car games for the whole family

With the holiday season fast approaching, many families will be hitting the road for long trips. As well as the stress of packing, route planning and dealing with holiday traffic there’s the ever-present spectre of boredom, especially among young family members.. While phones or tablets might offer a quick solution to the endless cries of […]

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Summer SUV savings – why now is the ideal time to buy a 4×4

Summer SUV savings – why now is the ideal time to buy a 4×4

Shopping for a 4×4 at the height of summer might feel like trawling for a winter coat and scarf during a heatwave. But it’s not as daft as it sounds – it can in fact be a very astute move. A 4×4’s ability to breeze through snow and ice means demand for them picks up […]

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Footballers’ rides – classified car ads prove money can’t buy taste

Footballers’ rides – classified car ads prove money can’t buy taste

Footballers have long come in for mockery over their choice of cars.  There’s an image that the highly-paid superstars of the sport like to splash the cash on fancy motors with little thought for things like taste, subtlety or practicality.  As if trying to prove this point, online marketplace Autotrader has just released details of […]

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2019 scrappage schemes – here are the manufacturers offering discounts on new cars

2019 scrappage schemes – here are the manufacturers offering discounts on new cars

The first UK car scrappage scheme ran from 2009-10 and removed 392,227 older models from the road in a bit to reduce CO2 emissions. In the face of Dieselgate and growing concerns over air pollution, recent years have seen calls for the Government to repeat the scheme. However, it has resisted amid fears that a […]

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Celebrating a century of Citroen at the wheel of its icons

Celebrating a century of Citroen at the wheel of its icons

Wafting around the sunny suburbs of Paris in the back of a Citroen DS, it was hard not to give a presidential wave to the pedestrians who stopped to stare and point. There is something about the original automotive “goddess” that makes you feel slightly superior just by being associated with it. Iconic Citroen cars […]

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In pictures – 100 years of Citroen celebrated with spectacular Parisian display

In pictures – 100 years of Citroen celebrated with spectacular Parisian display

2019 marks 100 years since the launch of the very first Citroen motor car – the Type A. Since then, the French manufacturer has produced some of the most recognisable, innovation and, occasionally ridiculous cars in the business. To celebrate its centenary, Citroen invited us to try driving some of its most famous historic models […]

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I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

It’s come to something when one of Formula 1’s leading lights says he’s falling out of love with the sport because drivers “all sound like lawyers” and aren’t allowed to say what they think. But I know what Sebastian Vettel meant in the wake of his controversial penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix. Once a […]

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‘Hugs and nice bits’ on Top Gear? It’s far too late for that

‘Hugs and nice bits’ on Top Gear? It’s far too late for that

Gentlemen, stall your engines. Top Gear returns to BBC2 on Sunday for its 27th run, just three months after the last. Following the second major overhaul of its presenting line-up in only four years it seems the programme will never recapture the chemistry nor the massive audience of its supposed heyday, when it was hosted […]

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The best cars for young families – SUVs and MPVs compared

The best cars for young families – SUVs and MPVs compared

New research has found that MPVs remain the best choice for young families, despite the rising popularity of SUVs among family buyers. Motoring title What Car? carried out tests on 16 popular models to find which were best at accommodating multiple child seats and found that traditional people carriers remain far more suitable than SUVs, […]

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How to drive safely in heavy rain and floods

How to drive safely in heavy rain and floods

It’s a sad fact of life in Britain that we have to put up with more than our fair share of rain. As well as the general damp, miserableness of it, heavy rain and associated flooding poses a real danger to road users – an RAC survey has found that one in 20 drivers’ cars […]

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