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People’s choice: Best hatchbacks

The compact hatchback class is one of the most attractive, yet fiercely disputed on the European market. This is why almost every single manufacturer, mainstream or premium, has at least one of this models on its products list. For this reason, we decided (with a little help from our readers) to make a list of the most attractive options that ...

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European Breakdown cover “A must have” during holidays?

Today’s bad weather made me realize that sadly, summer is ending. I had a great time this year by traveling all the way to Spain in my family car. Had no problems on the road but have to say Vehicle breakdowns can be very stressful as they appear when you’re least expecting. From my previous experiences this time I had ...

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Ford Transit Custom - 2012 Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP tests Business and Family vans

Euro NCAP has crash tested some of Europe’s best-selling business and family vans, making public the safety test results. Among these, only one has achieved five-star safety, the others having poor results. The vans that participated in this Euro NCAP safety tests were: Ford Transit Custom, Hyundai H-1, Fiat Scudo (Peugeot Expert, Citroen Jumpy), Renault Trafic (Vauxhall/Opel Vivaro, Nissan Primastar). ...

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Car buying trends 2012

If you’re a motorist, you’re probably feeling down about the spiralling cost of owning a car. Rising fuel prices, excessive tax and expensive insurance premiums are all problems that many car owners face, and when they need a new one, they wonder whether they can buy new or go for a used Ford from VCARS.co.uk. 2012 has surprisingly seen modest ...

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Making a driving accident claim

Every year the roads in the UK and Europe are the scene of a great many driving accidents, for all manner or reasons, most of which can be attributed in some degree to human error. What this means for motorists is that, even if you make every possible effort to driver responsibly – including following speed limits, maintaining concentration and ...

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