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Deliveries of half all new VW cars delayed as they fail to meet emissions standards

Half of all VWs current UK models have failed to meet stringent emissions standards meaning customers could have to wait until February for their new cars.  Under the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedures (WLTP) all new cars sold in

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Do insurance companies charge for change of number plate?

In the UK, it is a well-known fact that you need to consider the cost of your insurance when it comes to buying a vehicle as this can be a hefty additional cost. There are several things that can affect

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EV and Hybrid car sales take up the slack as UK car registrations decline

New car sales in the UK have continued their downward trend with August showing a 1.6% dip. Figures from the SMMT show that a total of 92,573 cars were registered in the UK last month, 1521 fewer compared to the

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Top 3 reasons to sell your old car and buy a new one in 2019

Top 3 reasons to sell your old car and buy a new one in 2019  There are more vehicles on the road now than ever, and not just cheap run-arounds but flashy, expensive cars too. It seems as though more

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Winter tyres

Winter season in some countries comes with severe cold and heavy snow. Driving on regular summer tyres in these conditions is dangerous, as the rubber of tyres gets stiff and their tread is unable to provide proper grip with snow-

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Skoda Octavia MK4 spotted

Make no mistake. I love the Skoda Octavia. Having owned my Mk3 VRS for nearly 5 years, I’ve been keen to jump the mess that was the double headlight Mk3 facelift in favour of the upcoming Mk4. These pictures (Thanks

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Running on Fumes. Just how much fuel do you have on empty? Skoda Octavia MK3

  Sometimes you just can’t help running in “the red”, maybe you’re further away from a petrol station than expected or you’re going for a hypermiling full tank range record. When you’re cutting it to the wire, you need to

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