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Toyota is celebrating 50 years in the UK this week; we thought we would share some interesting facts from those 50 years. Pride and Clark were once a leading name in motorcycle sales and parts, then this South London firm made it big with cars as Toyota’s official UK importer. … Continue reading

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Anyone who ever watched with youthful innocence Back to the Future starring Michael J Fox during the 1980’s should remember the second of the films in the trilogy, most will almost certainly recall the infamous hover board scene. Those who watched the film should have very fond memories of that … Continue reading

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UK New Car On-Sale Dates – Upcoming Ford Vignal exclusive new product and unique ownership proposition Arrives Spring 2015 Jeep Renegade world first nine-speed automatic transmission in compact SUV Arrives Spring 2015 Mercedes-Benz V- Class new premium people carrier can seat up to eight people Arrives Spring 2015 Audi Q3 … Continue reading

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Reduction of the pollution created by diesel cars is now starting to become a political priority. This week sees the French government setting out plans to phase out diesel completely, with a staggering 80 per cent of French drivers choosing diesel-powered cars, a choice that has been encouraged by both … Continue reading

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In a recent survey compiled by Flexed.co.uk the lack of basic automobile knowledge shown by vehicle owners has been shown to be seriously lacking, basic common sense knowledge about the vehicles we drive simply doesn’t exist. The survey highlighted the following very worrying facts. 49% didn’t know how to change … Continue reading

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The most interesting vehicle I have driven this year has to be the Chevrolet Volt, The on-board petrol powered generator technology is a fabulous idea, the car drives well , it really looks the part and in my opinion offers a better alternative to other “hybrids “on the market at … Continue reading

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Forget all the news this week being reported everywhere about the new laws giving the police the power to issue £100.00 fixed penalty fines for tailgating and middle-lane hogging, for me the most important news this week has to be Hyundai’s first delivery of assembly line-produced ix35 fuel cell vehicles. … Continue reading

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I have attended a number of risk management courses over the years with the majority being quite informative, some of them quite humorous in the approach to the subject of duty of care and accident prevention. I have also been on a number of advanced driver training courses which have … Continue reading