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September, 2018

  • 24 September

    Car insurance – Five ways you can slash hundreds off the cost of your policy 

    Car insurance can be incredibly expensive and prices have risen over the past year due to changes to Insurance Premium Tax and claim payouts. It can be one of the most expensive expenditures for a motorist and can run up into the thousands for younger drivers. Picking the correct premium ...

  • 17 September

    Baby car seat WARNING – Children’s lives are being put at risk by retailers safety advice

    Children could be at risk from poor advice from retailers selling car seats (Image: GETTY) The advice being provided to parents by leading retailers is putting children’s lives are at risk, warns new research. In the investigation, it found that nine out of 10 retailers who sold children’s car seats had ...

  • 16 September

    Driving licence WARNING – Inform the DVLA of THIS of risk £1,000 fine

    Last week it was reported that a father lost his driving licence and his job after he was misdiagnosed with epilepsy.  Rod Puckey, 63, claims doctors told him he had epilepsy but in fact, it was just a case of extreme diarrhoea.  Mr Puckey informed the DVLA who said he would ...

  • 13 September

    Kia Proceed 2019 REVEALED – New car specs, power and release date

    Kia Proceed 2019 has been revealed for its European audience (Image: KIA) Kia has pulled the wraps off the all-new Proceed car, based on a concept vehicle that shares the same name. ProCeed is expected to make its official world premiere at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, before going on ...

  • 12 September

    New Mazda 6 REVIEW – A premium car without the price tag

    Mazda 6 (Image: MAZDA) While rivals hogged the limelight with dramatic designs and fanciful performance boasts, one of Mazda’s models has weathered the SUV boom rather well. The Mazda 6, updated for 2018, brings a premium-grade cabin and handsome looks to the affordable mid-size party. A quick glance at the ...

  • 10 September

    Smart motorway WARNING – The rule you may not be aware of that could land you £2,500 fine

    Smart motorway speeding cameras are always switched on meaning drivers can be fined (Image: GETTY) Earlier this year, Highways England commissioned some analysis which found that as many as 20 per cent of cars and vehicles were driving through the red X signs used on smart motorways. According to the ...

  • 9 September

    Is this proof you're more likely to have a car accident than ever before?

    2018 cars are up to 20 per cent wider than those made in 1998 (Image: GETTY) The most popular cars in the UK have grown in size over the past few decades which could increase the possibility of a motorist having an accident. According to new research by Direct Line ...

  • 8 September

    Jeep Wrangler Rubicon trial REVIEW – Off-roading is effortless in this behemoth motor

    Jeep Wrangler handled the Rubicon trial with ease (Image: PH) Our guide motions us forward, giving us instructions to thread our way through this stony minefield.  And then, just when we think we’ve escaped, one of the tyres side-slips on the dusty rock, we lurch sideways and there’s an unmistakably, ...

  • 6 September

    Most unreliable cars of 2018 REVEALED in the UK and the faults you need to look out for

    Most unreliable cars have been unveiled in the WhatCar? Reliability Survey 2018 (Image: PH) Every car owner wants their vehicle to be reliable and nobody wants it to be in and out of a car garage all the time. Naturally, some cars are more reliable than others and certain brands ...

  • 5 September

    Citroen C4 Cactus REVIEW – New car is all style and no substance

    Citroen C4 Cactus (Image: CITROEN) The only problem is that such innovations, while favoured aesthetically, haven’t always been favoured critically or in terms of pure sales. Sometimes those individual models fly out of showrooms, such as the likes of the Skoda Yeti or Nissan Qashqai, but with others, like this ...