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With the supermini sector hotting up with a host of new models, SEAT’s all-new, fifth-generation Ibiza’s sunny disposition shines through, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Nissan’s facelifted X-Trail has landed in the UK. Ryan Hirons heads to Snowdonia to find out what it’s like.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Skoda’s Citigo is a little car that makes a big impression with motoring editor Andy Russell – an appealing package that puts your motoring needs into perspective.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The SQ5 is the hottest version of Audi’s Q5 currently on sale. Jack Evans finds out how hot it really is.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Hyundai i30 Tourer adds better practicality levels to the successful hatchback. Has it changed the way it drives? Aidan Rennie-Jones finds out.

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Quick Tips & Advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

Traffic News

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Passengers fear that bus firm Stagecoach’s 35 service – which connects Huntingdon to the March area – will be axed in the new year.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A group of talented arts students from Huntingdon missed out on a trip-of-a-lifetime to Budapest after getting caught up in the Ryanair debacle.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the A14 near Huntingdon this morning (Tuesday).

Monday, September 18, 2017

A section of the A1 near Huntingdon will be closed overnight this week as work continues on the A14 upgrade.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Cambridgeshire County Council is warning motorists of daytime lane closures to allow work on a new shared cycleway and footpath to be completed.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Moving protected species, creating new habitat and taking traffic for two and a half million tonnes of construction materials off the road are just some of the ways that a major project to upgrade the A14 in Cambridgeshire is caring for the environment.

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