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Illegal driving instructor complaints rarely result in conviction

Illegal driving instructor complaints rarely result in conviction

Just two per cent of complaints made about illegal driving instructors have resulted in a conviction over the last five years, official figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have revealed.  Driving instructors who take payment for lessons are legally required to have […]

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts

Exclusive data has revealed that motorists whose cars develop faults could net some huge savings if they opt to have a broken part repaired by a specialist, or buy a reconditioned unit. That’s instead of having a brand-new item fitted by a manufacturer’s franchised dealership.  […]

Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine

Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine

The Dacia Duster is now available with a new, entry-level TCe 100 turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. Prices for the new engine start from £10,995 in base Access spec, £12,495 in the mid-range Essential version and £13,995 in the Comfort variant. Dacia’s new 1.0-litre three-cylinder […]

New McLaren GT by MSO to debut at Pebble Beach

New McLaren GT by MSO to debut at Pebble Beach

McLaren Special Operations will bring a unique version of the new McLaren GT to this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to showcase the grand tourer’s range of customisation options. Called the McLaren GT by MSO, it will feature on the event’s Concept Car Lawn on Sunday 18 […]

New open-top McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar confirmed

New open-top McLaren Ultimate Series hypercar confirmed

McLaren has confirmed that a new ‘Ultimate Series’ hypercar is in the works, which will make its full debut at some stage in 2020 and will be strictly limited to just 399 examples.  Announced at Pebble Beach Concors d’Elegance, McLaren has also teased the design […]

New Bugatti Centodieci revives spirit of iconic EB110

New Bugatti Centodieci revives spirit of iconic EB110

Bugatti has revealed an exclusive new model that echoes one if its most forgotten cars. The Centodieci, launched at Pebble Beach, California, harks back to the EB110 of the nineties and celebrates 110 years of the French brand. Centodieci – which literally translates to one hundred […]

Bosch developing next-generation 3D digital instrument panels

Bosch developing next-generation 3D digital instrument panels

German technology giant and key automotive industry supplier Bosch has revealed new technology that will underpin next-generation 3D digital displays, intended for use in cars.  The firm says it has created a range of new products for automotive manufacturers, using passive 3D technology to create […]

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed

Rolls-Royce has revealed a new run-out, special edition Ghost which the firm describes as the “apex” of its smaller limousine, which will be limited strictly to 50 examples.  Called the Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith, it follows the same convention set out by the 2016 Phantom Zenith […]

New 2020 BMW 4 Series spied at the Nurburgring

New 2020 BMW 4 Series spied at the Nurburgring

The new BMW 4 Series Coupe has been caught on camera for the very first time, following a recent sighting of the next 4 Series Cabriolet that will join it on sale next year. Sharing its mechanicals with the latest BMW 3 Series saloon, the […]

New 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet fills gap in range

New 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet fills gap in range

This is the brand new Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet, and in a world of ever more niche SUVs this could be the peak of the genre, being a drop-top compact crossover intended to make the T-Roc line-up one of the more versatile model lines in the VW […]